ZONGORORO GUEST FARM & HIKING TRAILS
Zongororo Guest Farm is a pet friendly 283-hectare working guest farm just outside Waterval Boven in South Africa's Mpumalanga province, and takes its name from the
Shona people of Mozambique meaning Millipede.
We offer our visitors three top class self-catering Log cabins/units ("Die Herberg", "The Shack" and the "Jan Wintervogel" cabin), and for bigger groups there are
the Koinonia (24 beds) and Ubuntu (12 beds) units in an area rich in historical South African landmarks and activities for young and old. Come and experience the
Elands Valley, and feel the earth at Zongororo Guest Farm.
This unit features 4-6 Beds, 2 separate bedrooms (Queen size bed, 2x 3-quarter beds and a sleeper couch in the lounge. Linen and bedding provided. Bathroom: Shower,
toilet and hand basin. Bring your own towels. Kitchen: Microwave, two plate stove, cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery. Veranda with table and chairs. Braai
facilities. Wood provided.
This is a comfortable log house, situated at the foot of the mountains overlooking the peaceful valley, with an open plan living space comprising a lounge, dining
room and kitchen. The home is furnished with beautiful antiques handed down over generations or lovingly collected by the owners over many years. This unit features
4-6 Beds, 2 separate bedrooms (Queen size bed, 2x 3-quarter beds, sleeper couch in the lounge. Linen and bedding provided. Bathroom: Shower, toilet and hand basin,
bring your own towels. Kitchen: Microwave, two plate stove, cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery. Braai facilities. Wood provided.
This unit was named after the owners visited a Bavarian town, where the locals perform the play "The Passion of the Christ" every decade.
This is a private, fully equipped secluded log cabin for only 2 – 4 persons and is ideal for a family. There is 1 bedroom with queen size double bed and a sleeper
couch in lounge. Open plan bathroom with double shower and bath. Fully equipped kitchen and veranda, braai facilities and wood provided.
For bigger groups, we offer:
Our 6-room log house Koinonia embraces the spirit of fellowship and community. This wooden log house sleeps 12 people in 6x separate bedrooms, linen and bedding
provided. It has it's own communal kitchen area and bathrooms. Bring own towels. It's perfect for private groups, special smaller functions, team-building weekends
Ubuntu is the largest unit on the farm, and is perfect for adventure camps, school, youth, church groups, hikers and those who do not mind sharing open plan
facilities. It consists of 12 rooms, bunk beds and mattresses and sleeps 24. Bring your own sleeping bags and pillows. It also has it's own communal kitchen and
bathroom area. Electricity and gas, oven, 4 plate stove, 3 plate gas cooker. Braai facilities and wood supplied.
There are 3x well planned and clearly marked and sign posted day circular trails with many historical and interesting sites. Hikers will enjoy a big variety of
biosphere and all our trails are suitable for all level of hikers, graded moderate. The trails are color coded with Brown, Blue and yellow markers. A detailed map
with GPS co-ordinates is provided for perfect planning and an exciting and adventurous hiking experience.
- The Brown (6.3km) and Blue (7.6km) trails explore the mountain side and gorges that make up the area. These 2 can also be combined/linked to make up a good
10 - 13km trail for the one day. There is a chain ladder that may be used by adventurous hikers for a climb down and back up. A must seen and great lunch spot is at
a beautiful waterfall on the blue section.
- The 5.6km Yellow trail is along the Elands river bank and leads to an island where one can relax and enjoy a Sunday breakfast picnic. This is a fairly level
walk, graded as easy. It is ideal for the second day and gives hikers enough time to enjoy the hike and have a good late lunch back at camp before departing.
Besides our beautiful hiking trails, we also have a few things to keep you busy:
- 2x big dams for fishing – catch and release – fishing rods for hire or bring own kit.
- Horse riding can be arranged with neighboring farm – groups up to 8, stables available bring your own horses.
- Conferencing / room, function venue for weddings etc.
- Cash bar. Billiards, Boma, Darts.
- Swimming Pool.
- Farm Stall with home-made jams, fruits, veggies in season etc.
Click here to see our tariff list. Special rates for pensioners, mid-week rates big groups.