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 boats 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.


Map to Otters' Haunt

Map to Otters’ Haunt


We advise you to print this map and bring it in the vehicle. DO NOT rely on GPS.

From Johannesburg, take the N1 and pass through the Grasmere tollgate. Continue on over the Vaal River. Turn off from the N1 1km before the KroonVaal tollgate, crossing over the N1 to join the R59 to Parys (20km). Entering Parys, follow the road as it makes a right angled bend around the town, which takes you into Bree Street (the main street full of coffee bars and art shops). Drive to the only traffic lights on Bree. Turn right at the lights to Potchefstroom. Cross the Vaal Bridge, and within 150 metres turn left onto Kopjeskraal Road. (This road is a loop and returns to meet the Potch road later).

From Potchefstroom drive PAST the first Kopjeskraal turnoff. JUST BEFORE THE VAAL RIVER BRIDGE the second Kopjeskraal is on your right.

Drive 2,3 km down Kopjeskraal, and Otters’ Haunt, at left, is marked by a big white wall and gate with the name. If you pass Khaya iBhubesi, you have gone too far!Come to Reception at Otters. At our gate, slide the gate open. Come straight down the driveway to Reception. At the top of our drive a sharp turn left takes you to the Bush Cabins where you can park and come to Reception.

Tel 082 475 8767 or 084 245 2490




Using Google

If you are confident of your GPS (you have been warned) here is the Google map:

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