Rates & Terms


All rates per person self-catering.



River house R 450
By making a reservation, you agree that you are bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  • Rates quoted are per head per night self-catering. Catering can be arranged for groups if booked well in advance.
  • There is no shop or restaurant on the premises. However, firewood is sold. Fallen branches and dead trees may not be used for firewood – they form part of the ecology.
  • Check-In / Out times are flexible – please ensure that we are notified of your intended time of arrival. Normal check in times are 12 noon, and check out time 10 am.
  • Gates open at 6am and close at 8pm. Guests are given a key on arrival. If you are coming late, make arrangements. For security reasons we do not open gates for latecomers unless arrangements have been made.
  • Bed linen, towels, kitchenette, crockery and cutlery are provided.
  • Breakages must be reported and paid in cash on departure.
  • DSTV available to guests in Otters Den guest house and Guinea Fowl cottage.
  • Internet Wi Fi in the Heron’s Nest conference room if available.
  • Payment in advance via electronic bank transfers.
    There are no credit or debit card facilities.
  • Deposit: – your reservation is only confirmed once we have received 50% of the booking value.
  • The Balance of the booking value (50%) to be paid 5 days prior to arrival or by arrangement between the parties.
  • Cancellation Policy:
    • The 50% deposit is held for all bookings over the peak holiday season in December and Easter, no refunds are made on these deposits.
    • At other times given more than 14 days notice, provided we refill the booking, we may return 75% of deposits depending on circumstances.
    • At all times cancellations made 0-14 days before arrival: No refunds.
    • In the event of a booking with full payment being cancelled within the last few days, no refunds.
    • In the event of premature departure we may charge the full original booking.
  • Confirmed bookings will not be affected by any changes to our rates after the deposit has been paid.
  • Whilst all efforts have been made with regards to your security and safety, the owners, management and staff are not liable for any losses, damage or injury of any nature by guests or their property on the premises.
  • Malicious or accidental damage caused by you, your client/s, guest/s or invitee/s, will be charged for at the full replacement cost of the damaged item. An additional cleaning charge will be levied accordingly, e.g. heavily soiled bedding, stained carpets, etc.
  • For the comfort of others, boisterous and rowdy behaviour will not be tolerated and if necessary, disruptive guests will be asked to leave without refund.
  • No music is allowed. Please observe this or you will be asked to switch it off!
  • We do not permit certain breeds of dogs on the Pet-friendly visits. Dogs are to be kept under control at all times.
  • We take great care regarding personal information that is provided to us online ensuring it is used only for stated purposes. We do not pass either your email address or personal details on to any third party.
  • We have taken all reasonable care to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this website, however it does not make any warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information within or accessible through the site.
  • Activities such as hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, rafting and whatever else you may undertake are by their nature risky and you participate voluntarily and at your own risk and on your own responsibility.
  • You, your client/s, guest/s or invitee/s irrevocably waive any / all potential claims and further indemnify and hold harmless Otters’ Haunt, its employees, staff & agents. We are not responsible or liable for any inconvenience, accident, loss of or damage to property, or any illness, injury or death occurring on the property or in any activity that you undertake on or off our premises.

We confirm receipt of all payments.



Porcupine Room R 350
Guinea Fowl cottage R 350
Cormorant cabin R 400
Full Moon bush cabins R 300


Wood/coal per crate R 50
Wood wheelbarrow load R 90
Jacuzzi per day (river house only) R 380
 Dogs (subject to approval, no vicious dogs) R 50 p.day


No braai or picnic sites for general public except by arrangement
Day visitors R 90
Flyfishermen per rod (no rods for hire) R 90
Flyfishing guide – subject to availability. ASK


Lost or damaged equipment must be repaired or replaced
Sit-on-top hire 2-person with paddles & lifejackets, no guide. Replacement cost R5500. R 220
Sit-on-top hire single with paddles & lifejacket, no guide. Replacement cost R4000. R 180
2 man Croc inflatable with paddles and lifejackets, no guide. Replacement cost R9000. R 350
Mountain Bike hire R245
* Subject to availability. Enquire & book in advance.


Per group up to 4*
Mountain bike or hiking guide:
1/2 day walk or bike, for four persons. Over four, surcharge of R65pp. R 335
Full dayhike or ride to scenic sites. Over four, surcharge of R65pp. R 650
*Over 4 persons, single supplement: 1/2 day R100. Full day R225.


Mountain biking, hiking and birdwatching
Leeukop, Tweezer rocks, Inlandsee briefing* R 40pp
Parking per vehicle R 80
* No trail without a briefing. Map briefing per person (applies to at least 2 persons in a group)
* Use own mountain bike. Limited number of bikes for hire. Maps subject to sale price.


Wilderness canoeing or whitewater rafting with RIVERMAN
2 1/2 hr guided canoe trail per group up to 4. Thereafter R50pp more. R 300
1/2 day whitewater rafting per person.* R 350pp
Full day white water rafting per person including delicious picnic lunch* R 565pp
* VAT 14% invoice is issued
Ask about group and family discounts


Presentations, guided walks and drives#
1hour to 1.5 hour briefing, video and impact demo, per person R 125pp
Half-day Dome highlights tour per person including briefing* Minimum charge R950 for halfday guiding. R 335
Full day Dome tour using own transport per person*. Minimum charge R1450 for day guiding. R 565
* VAT is included. * Bookings minimum 4 persons, maximum 12 unless school tour
# Discounts for groups.