couple-at-river-sept-2016 PEACE & NATURE: The ideal getaway close to Johannesburg. Look no further than our beautiful Otters' Den guest house at the riverside. Or maybe choose the Full Moon Bush Cabins for your group exclusively. Call now +27 82 475 8767 or email

HIKING TRAILS: Take a relaxed stroll in our fields and forest, or test yourself against the Dome Bergland. Lots of trails. Guide available.

CYCLING TRAILS: From easy to tough, from single track to gravel roads, come with kids, friends or your club. Bikes and guide for hire.


American style rafting on guided oar boatsĀ and paddle rafts

Bring the family and enjoy an exciting trip with a guide on board the raft with you. Run the river in expert hands, wield a paddle yourself, and show the kids how nature in the raw is fun! Ages 6 to 75. Bring granny too! Read all about us here.


Otters' Haunt and The Riverman are offering the wonderful 5-day ORANJE GORGE TRAIL between May and September. Don't miss this best and most exciting of all rafting safaris - Kalahari desert scenery, fun rapids, great hikes, fishing and relaxing. School holiday trips. Contact Graeme 084 245 2490 or Karen 082 475 8767 or Watch the video.

Guinea Fowl Cottage


Guinea Fowl Cottage, Otters Haunt

A cottage overlooking lawns and a stone's throw to the river

The Guinea Fowl cottage is a delightful self-contained chalet overlooking the lawns down to the river. Has DSTV bouquet. The cottage is about 120 metres from the riverbank, looking across wide lawns and fields and enjoying great birdlife and impressive sunsets.

Popular with cyclists, hikers and artists. It is named after the flocks of guinea fowl that frequent the surrounding grassland.

The cottage is self-contained and very comfortable. It comprises a hallway, bedroom-en-suite and a lounge / kitchenette containing an extra sleeper couch. There is a hotplate stove, microwave, fridge and cutlery/crockery for your stay. It has a porch and braai area, as well as a shaded parking spot.

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