Welcome to The Wild Horses Guest Lodge

A Luxury Five star romantic getaway in the Northern Drakensberg

Wild Horses is a luxury 5* Sandstone lodge situated in the mountains surrounding Sterkfontein Dam close to the Midlands Meander and the Golden Gate route to Clarens. This is the best place for a romantic, luxury weekend getaway with 5 * boutique accommodation where your batteries are recharged in a private, secure, pristine environment.

Many special occasions such as bespoke weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, honeymoons and engagements are enjoyed at the lodge.

Kitchen, lounge, and bar area merge, and whichever room you choose to inhabit you are treated to the most magical view. The lounge and dining room share an expansive terrace and the private library, wine cellar, Koi pond, rim-flow pool, rose garden and indigenous garden complete the picture.

Imagine yourself with nothing but the sun in your face and the wind at your back in a place to rest and restore your spirit.

The lodge has installed a solar system that allows the main building to operate during load shedding as well as keeping the lights on in the guest rooms. TV, Wifi & a large fire keeps our guests comfortable in the lounge.

Sailing on the Golden City

Golden City Yacht - Sterkfontein Dam, Drakensberg, South Africa 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 […] Read more

Quick Facts

  • 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
  • We are very proud to offer Wild Horses Lodge as a adults only getaway, giving you even more peace and tranquillity to relax.
  • 16 + only. No age restrictions if booking the entire lodge.
  • Please note as we are a fully licenced premises it is not possible to consume your own alcohol on the property or your room. Corkage Fees do apply.
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