Maretlwane Lodge is a tastefully furnished, self-catering “home in the bush” which provides comfortable accommodation for up to 10 people. Two separate wings share a common living area with a central fireplace, a dining room and fully equipped kitchen.
Two different cabins are available with en suite / shared bathrooms, open plan lounge and kitchen equipped with cutlery and crockery, gas stove and fridge. The Hives can accommodate up to eight people, while Heffalump is prefect for a couple.
Two sets of camping facilities are available on the banks of the Maretlwane River. The camp sites do not have electricity and make use of shared ablution facilities.
Access to Maretlwane may be obtained for day hikes, birding and tree spotting. Excellent day walks may be had in the area, with access to Castle Gorge being one of the most sought after. There is a limit of sixteen hikers at any one time.
Wheelbarrow loads of firewood can be purchased as part of an online booking or from the duty manager.
Guests are discouraged from any noise levels which disturb other guests, especially after 21:00.
Permits for access to Castle Gorge are provided upon request.
A compulsory conservancy fee is payable per person per visit. Children 3-12 yrs and MCSA members receive a small discount. Children up to 2yrs of age, are free.
Bring the basics and leave technology at home! Pack your hiking boots, camera, sun screen, hat, swimming costume and water bottle.
In the evenings prepare to braai under the stars and share stories and songs with family and friends.