Troutways Private Retreat is situated just outside the picturesque old town of Waterval Boven / Emgwenya in a valley on the eastern Drakensberg escarpment.
We are halfway between Gauteng and the Kruger National Park making it the ideal spot for travelers to sleep over in a very tranquil environment where we have 4 well stocked trout dams as well as our farming activities, farming with cattle and bees.
We are a pet friendly establishment with activities such as fly-fishing for Rainbow Trout, Bass fishing, hiking, mountain biking -all accessible from the property without additional costs.
We have excellent ratings on all the booking providers we use. 9,5 /10 on Booking.com
The farm is a birding paradise with lots of small wild animals. You can hear the Jackal, see the owls and bats hunt at night. Wake up with the call of the fish eagle and just laze around should you wish. There are breathtaking views from the mountains around us.
The quiet, tranquil environment is ideal for meditation and nature lovers. Our crystal clear and pure water is sourced from a mountain spring. Clean fresh air ensures the stars are bright at night. World renowned Rock climbing and abseiling sites within 5 km in both directions. Mild and wild Adventure Motorcycling routes and numerous mountain passes on tar and gravel.
Our beds are 5 star quality , self catering accommodation with all the amenities you would require. Three of our lodges are wheelchair friendly.