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Spioenkop Game Reserve, South Africa
Three Trees at Spioenkop
- Great attention to detail
- Warm and friendly service
- Eco-friendly Lodge
Facilities includeWIFI in main areas Swimming Pool Restaurant Lounge/Dining Area
- Nature Walks
- Canopy Tours
- Horse Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Croquet and Boule
- Children's Activities
Seasons in South Africa
About Three Trees at Spioenkop
Against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, and overlooking the secluded Mfazimnyama Valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve lies Three Trees at Spioenkop, also known as Three Tree Hill lodge. This Eco-friendly lodge, which is Fair Trade Tourism certified, places great emphasis on responsible travel and offers spectacular scenery, locally grown farm-style country food with superb hospitality. It is the ideal environment in which to unwind and be rejuvenated. This intimate, luxury 18 bedded lodge is owner-managed by Simon & Cheryl Blackburn whose passion and enthusiasm for Africaâs wildlife, history and culture is immediately evident. You are welcomed into their home, and invited to experience the warm hospitality and relaxed atmosphere in their 4-star family-run lodge.
S 28 deg 39' 41.6'' E 29 deg' 13.6''
Altitude 1207m / 3959ft
How to get there
Mid-way between Johannesburg and Durban westwards towards the Drakensberg mountains. 27km from the N3 highway. 8km of Gravel Road. 4X4 necessary.
360km from OR Tambo (4 hours drive) 260km from King Shaka International (3 hours drive)
Nearest airstrip Ladysmith 1200m/3937ft - grass surface.
Transfers arranged on request.
When to go
Summer is the rainy season so there are often afternoon thunderstorms. Annual average rainfall 650mm. The days are hot (average 77F/ 18C) but by nighttime it cools off. However, please be prepared for the occasional cold snap.
Our winters are generally mild and dry with warm days (average 60F/ 16C) and chilly mornings and evenings, a wonderful time for visiting Kwa Zulu Natal.
The region is the coldest during July when the mercury drops to 2.1 Degrees on average during the night.
This is a malaria free area.
Travelling with children
All ages are welcome, except at Churchills (only children over 8 years old allowed due to high balustrade).
Children over 12 years are charged at adult rate.
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