Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve Accommodation

Blyde River Canyon Reserve accommodation can be found in the scenic surroundings and quaint villages that cluster around the reserve.

For Blyde River Canyon accommodation, guests can stay in lodges and relaxed family friendly resorts nearby or choose from a variety of options in picturesque villages located in the vicinity. There is a place for every kind of traveller and budget.

The Blyde River Canyon Reserve does not have accommodation itself. However, the below listed accommodation types are within easy access

UmVangati House

UmVangati House, which is tucked away in the Blyde River Canyon, one of South Africa's most breathtaking picturesque areas, is sure to restore your sense of calm from the time you arrive. This is the ideal Blyde River Canyon accommodation for couples as there are no children allowed.

Each morning, take in the Mountain's renowned vistas before choosing from a variety of activities.  The 3 large, air-conditioned Mountain View Suites are reached via wooden paths and are situated for solitude and spectacular mountain views. A sundowner can be enjoyed on your personal deck at sunset while you watch animals gather at the waterhole.

With individual entrances, air conditioning, and views of the lush bush, the Standard Queen and King Guest Rooms are located next to one another in the main house.

Facilities at UmVangati House include a swimming pool, restaurant and wine cellar.

Blyde River Canyon Lodge

Accommodation at the 4-star Blyde River Canyon Lodge comprises luxury bedrooms with double or 2 single beds, en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV and air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, and a Honeymoon Suite.

All the bedrooms lead directly out onto the gardens, the swimming pool and the outside barbeque area. There is also a luxury 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom cottage available.

Blyde River Canyon Lodge encompasses an 80 hectare botanical reserve with diverse wildlife and is situated at the entrance to the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. Guests can enjoy mouth watering country cuisine and daily full English breakfasts.

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

Set in a private reserve on the banks of the Blyde River, this thatched lodge is surrounded by majestic Jackelberry and Fig Trees. Blyde River Wilderness Lodge accommodation is in stylish en-suite rooms.

Options include luxury double/twin rooms, standard rondavels, a large self-catering rondavel which can sleep 4 adults and 2 children and a small self-catering cottage which can sleep 2.

Facilities at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

  • 2 swimming pools
  • Safe parking
  • Nature trails
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Small Wedding and conference facilities
  • Braai by arrangement
  • Candlelight dinners, lunches and picnics by arrangement
  • Wi-Fi

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South Africa Nature Reserves : Game Reserves and National Parks