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 info@otters.co.za


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.

FAMILY RAFTING

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.

ORANGE RIVER 5-DAY

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 info@otters.co.za. Watch the video.

Mild winters – ideal for activities

In Autumn and Winter, days in the Vredefort Dome are generally a warm 16-22degC with occasional cold snaps. The sun shines and it’s great for hiking, mountain biking and canoeing among the wilderness islands of the Vaal.

Recently Karen and I explored Rietpoort farm on our mountain bikes, enjoying the bushy paths […]

Rated best stay by Lonely Planet

Otters Den Guinea Fowl Cabin bedroom Cormorant Cabin

We are once again (2018) recommended by Lonely Planet as a great adventure destination. Out of hundreds of lodges, hotels and guest houses in this area, we get the nod as “the pick for adrenaline-pumping adventure” in mountain biking and rafting. Previously, the international best-seller says: “Otters’ Haunt, […]

Come stay, come play!

Vaal Rafting       Hiking       Mountain Biking       Vredefort Dome Talks & Trails

If you’re looking for summer fun in the sun come to Otters’ Haunt. We are surrounded by water, forests and mountains in the beautiful Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site. Ideal for family get-togethers and homely holidays, we are near […]

AfriStay Award for best value

Otters Haunt wins 2018 Best Value Establishment Award!

We’ve been rated as a top value accommodation destination in Parys, based on consistent and excellent rates offered by Otters Haunt to guests.