Welcome
To Rietfontein
Lodge & Safaris

Rietfontein Lodge & Safaris is a charming off-the-grid establishment situated along the valley of the spectacular Bamboes Mountain Range where the Vlekpoort River runs, 26km from Hofmeyr in the Eastern Cape. While offering stylish and comfortable accommodation, one can experience the warm hospitality and hearty country food that we have to offer. The landscape boasts abundant birdlife, scenery, and wildlife.

Welcome
To Rietfontein
Lodge & Safaris

Rietfontein Lodge & Safaris is a charming off-the-grid establishment situated along the valley of the spectacular Bamboes Mountain Range where the Vlekpoort River runs, 26km from Hofmeyr in the Eastern Cape.   

While offering stylish and comfortable accommodation, one can experience the warm hospitality and hearty country food that we have to offer. The landscape boasts abundant birdlife, scenery, and wildlife.

About Rietfontein

Rietfontein Lodge and Safaris is situated on a farm comprising of 6500ha of lush Karoo veld. 

The area is completely Malaria and Bilharzia free.  The conservancy is comprised of four individual farms whereby the biodiversity of the veld ranges from lush sweet grasses and acacia trees to semi-sour grass veld.  Over twenty species of antelope roam the veld ranging from the elusive klipspringer to springbuck, sable and giraffe who stand tall amongst the trees.  Rietfontein is ideally situated as a central point between Gauteng and the Western Cape and is easily accessible by maintained gravel road via the R391 or by air.  We have a privately maintained 800 metre runway as well as a hanger that sits no more than 100 metres from the lodge.

About Rietfontein

Rietfontein Lodge and Safaris is situated on a farm comprising of 6500ha of lush Karoo veld.

The area is completely Malaria and Bilharzia free.  The conservancy is comprised of four individual farms whereby the biodiversity of the veld ranges from lush sweet grasses and acacia trees to semi-sour grass veld.  Over twenty species of antelope roam the veld ranging from the elusive klipspringer to springbuck, sable and giraffe who stand tall amongst the trees.  Rietfontein is ideally situated as a central point between Gauteng and the Western Cape and is easily accessible by maintained gravel road via the R391 or by air.  We have a privately maintained 800 metre runway as well as a hanger that sits no more than 100 metres from the lodge.

Meet
Your Hosts

Get to know the faces behind Rietfontein Lodge & Safaris, your dedicated hosts who are passionate about providing you with an exceptional and unforgettable stay.

Hennie Vermaak

Rachelle Vermaak

Meet
Your Hosts

Get to know the faces behind Rietfontein Lodge & Safaris, your dedicated hosts who are passionate about providing you with an exceptional and unforgettable stay.

Hennie Vermaak

Rachelle Vermaak

Enjoy free Wi-Fi

Stay connected and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your visit, ensuring you can share your memorable moments with ease.

Pet-Friendly Haven

We welcome your four-legged companions to join the adventure, offering a pet-friendly environment for a complete family experience.

No Load-Shedding

Enjoy uninterrupted comfort and convenience, where you can relax without interruptions, thanks to our dedicated power supply.

Home Away From Home

The lodge is a double story building featuring brick and wood finishes. The downstairs area showcases an open plan living space with three ensuite bedrooms. The three en-suite bedrooms downstairs can accommodate six adults and are each furnished with two single beds that can be made into a king-size bed configuration. Upstairs, what we like to call the loft, boasts open spaces showcasing wooden finishes and elegant architectural lines.

DSTV and Netflix
Free Wifi
No Load-shedding
Splash Pool

Home Away From Home

The lodge is a double story building featuring brick and wood finishes. The downstairs area showcases an open plan living space with three ensuite bedrooms. The three en-suite bedrooms downstairs can accommodate six adults and are each furnished with two single beds that can be made into a king-size bed configuration. Upstairs, what we like to call the loft, boasts open spaces showcasing wooden finishes and elegant architectural lines.

DSTV and Netflix
Free Wifi
No Load-shedding
Splash Pool

Book Your Stay

Ready to experience the natural beauty and warm hospitality of Rietfontein Lodge & Safaris? Book your stay for an unforgettable adventure!

Why Drive When You Can Fly

We are fortunate enough to be able to offer clients the option of flying in to Rietfontein.  The gravel-grass runway (15/33) is 800m long and sits no more than 100m from the lodge.  A hanger is also available for those who would like to use it.  Petrol for LSA planes is available on request. Please contact us should you require details for your flight plan.  

Why Drive When You Can Fly

We are fortunate enough to be able to offer clients the option of flying in to Rietfontein.  The gravel-grass runway (15/33) is 800m long and sits no more than 100m from the lodge.  A hanger is also available for those who would like to use it.  Petrol for LSA planes is available on request. Please contact us should you require details for your flight plan.

Get in touch

Phone

+27 87 550 2914

Address

Rietfontein Farm,
Hofmeyr, 5930