• Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

    A gem of a hideaway mountain retreat. A place to rest and restore your spirit.

  • Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

    Designed for true comfort as well as aesthetic appeal.

  • Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

    A place to rest and restore your spirit.

  • Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

    Tranquility, comfort and stylish sophistication in beautiful surroundings.

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Sailing On The Golden City

Golden City is a yacht that has been raced extensively from the early seventies and competed in 3 Cape to Rio races, two of which Jon competed in as crew. The yacht has been completely restored and is based on the Sterkfontein Dam and offers luxury accommodation as well as the opportunity to go day sailing or enjoying lying at anchor and being surrounded by nature.

The yacht can be chartered in various ways depending on what sort of experience is desired.

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Lovers Bliss Package:

The perfect package for honeymooners in search of intimate solitude. Privacy, discretion, and utterly personalized service give bride and groom their own romantic hideaway as king and queen of their own castle.

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Weddings at Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

Weddings and Occasions

Our mountain provides a setting that is exclusive and unique where the couple can customize their special day

Luxurious Accommodation at Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

Luxurious Accommodation

Four exquisite suites are designed to maximise the views from the Lodge and have been individually decorated to exceptional standards.

On-site facilities at Wild Horses Luxury Drakensberg Accommodation

On-Site Facilities

Bask in the sun at the rim-flow pool with its views over the expansive Sterkfontein Dam or stroll around the indigenous garden.

Welcome to the Wild Horses Guest Lodge

City dwellers in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Durban have, at their doorstep, a gem of a hideaway mountain retreat. Occupying pride of place within the Sterkfontein Nature Reserve, Wild Horses Lodge is a Sandstone villa facing the breathtaking expanse of the Sterkfontein Dam and the Platberg Mountains.

This Drakensberg Lodge was built with living in mind. Kitchen, lounge, and bar area merge, and regardless of which room you choose to inhabit you are treated to the most magical view. The dining room opens out to an expansive terrace. A private library, wine cellar, Koi pond, rim-flow pool, rose garden and landscaped indigenous garden complete the picture. This is like home ... only better.

True luxury is as much about subtle detail as it is about furniture and décor. You'll notice the night cap on the bedside table as you retire to your suite, and the freshly baked biscuits with the coffee. This mountain retreat has proudly earned each of its five stars.

Wild Horses Lodge should be penned on the map of any traveller who enjoys to drive and explore. Whether it be the Midlands Meander, The Drakensberg Mountains or the Clarens Route, the scenery will literally render you breathless. For a romantic Drakensberg getaway, a few days away from the kids, a place to celebrate a special occasion (birthday, anniversary, or intimate gathering), or a getaway with friends, Wild Horses Lodge accommodates up to 8 people in 4 uniquely decorated suites.

Wild Horses makes for an intimate wedding venue, and can comfortably cater for up to thirty guests. Drakensberg, due to its proximity, value, and magnificent setting is a popular wedding destination. The team at Wild Horses is well versed in the art of matrimony. With access to and experience with local suppliers, brides-to-be are assured of a partner who takes their responsibility on this special day very seriously. No detail is too small - from cake to button hole.

Take a moment to imagine yourself standing with nothing but the sun in your face and the wind at your back. A place to rest and restore your spirit. You owe it to yourself every now and then.

Drakensberg Honeymoon

Your Honeymoon

Few destinations could compare to Drakensberg when it comes to beauty, romance and diversity of activities on offer.

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Drakensberg Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Explore the reserve on one of Wild Horse's specially bred horses. Well trained and sure-footed, these steeds are suitable for riders of all levels.

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Drakensberg Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

We are able to put you in touch with an adventure specialist for specific information on trails in the area.

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Fact file:

  • Five star lodge located in Harrismith, northern Drakensberg, Free State
  • The only luxury boutique hotel within the Sterkfontein Nature Reserve
  • Activities include boat cruises on the Sterkfontein Dam
  • Foodies will enjoy the well thought out menu - 3 course dinner and generous breakfast are included
  • Located along the Clarens Route
  • Perfect for Mountain bikers, hikers, birders, horse-riders
  • Keen fishermen and sailors will never want to leave
  • A wonderful choice in accommodation for those conducting business in Harrismith
  • Engagements, weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries - every milestone on the matrimonial journey
  • Children over 12 are most welcome
TripAdvisor 2020 Traveller's Choice
Afristay Certificate of Excellence 20202
Best 5 Star Hotel Accommodation
Wildhorses, 5 Star rating on Sleeping-Out.co.za
Luxury Travel & Hospitality Award Winner 2017