Bring your tent and camp on the banks of the Grootrivier, in the veld or in the mountains. Get away from people and get back to nature. Ablution facilities provide running water, a flush toilet, hot water shower (donkey system), and enclosed kitchen area with scullery and work surface where a stove can be placed as well as food stored etc. The shady, quiet, peaceful campsites provide excellent bird watching opportunities with kudu and other game visiting to graze and drink water at the river.
Fishing and swimming in the river are possible and, depending on the water level, also canoeing. The campsite is the ideal base from where to explore the farm by foot, 4×4 or 4×2. Marlu Farm Stay lies in the middle of the scenic Groot River Mountains in the malaria-free Karoo region of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. The Groot River runs right through the farm.
Marlu Farm Stays provides a variety of accommodation options and activities. You can opt for bed and breakfast, self-catering or camping, according to your preference. Our neat & practical facilities offer – a quality farmstay experience at affordable rates. Our private “wild” campsite – only one reservation at a time irrespective of the group size (1st come 1st serve) offers, silence, space and serenity.
The area is crime-free and the roads are safe. Marlu is ideally suited for father and son as well as teambuilding weekends for businesses and schools. At Marlu Guest Farm you will always enjoy the personal attention of your hosts, Martin & Lucia.Conveniently located halfway between Steytlerville and Willowmore, only 7 km off the R329 (with easy access for sedan cars), and roughly equidistant from Port Elizabeth, Jeffreys Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Beaufort West and Graaff-Reinet, it is an ideal base from which to explore the attractions of the Baviaans region of the Karoo.
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