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About Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm is a pet friendly, family friendly mountain getaway situated 27km from Clarens. With more than 14km's river frontage and nestled in the Maluti Mountains, the scenery is nothing short of spectacular.

The farm’s picturesque landscape is enclosed in parts by forest and saturated with three natural springs which form various natural pools, three dams, small waterfalls (summer season only). Perfectly suited for couples, families and groups of friends who want to get away from it all. The accommodation comprises of four Chalets, two Lodges, two Wendy Houses, one Student Diggs, five large campsites, and campsites with no electricity. Facilities include self-catering units all with fire-places (but for student diggs), verandah's with views each with own braai area and fire-pit, picnic spots, pet friendly and limited free Wi-Fi.

On-site activities include trails of many types like Hiking, 4x4 trails (and training course), MTB, adventure biking, enduro biking adventure running and horse-riding (own mounts). Other activities include fishing, birding, guided walks, swimming in dams and river, river-tubing, dinosaur site, star, gazing and many more.Nearby activities include Golden Gate National Park, Clarens, Fouriesburg, pubs, restaurants, horse riding/lessons, golfing, caves, shopping and spa's.

Wedding Venues: Venue hire only. Accommodation for 44 guests. Spectacular views from the 112 square m deck leading out from historical sandstone old mill over the dam, the Caledon River over to Lesotho and the Maluti Mountains. Bookings from April 2017.

Family friendly: We have hiking trails to natural pools, fishing, tubing down the river, mountain biking, adventure biking, dinosaur diggings. We have miniature horses, bunnies and many pets. 4x4 excursions, picnic spots, or build a raft and float down the river.

Romantic: A huge selection of the most spectacular views of the Maluti, the Caledon and the Drakensburg. Private rock pools and skinny dipping spots where only the eagles may find you....

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 123
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 47 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Cosy
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.


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Reviews for Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

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Howard Gibbons
04 June 2018

My Review on this place. This false advert and false expectations. I was not so upset about the road to the farm as what I was when we arrived at the place. They said we are lucky that we have the honeymoon suite, this had a very nice bed in newly build hut. Open plan Bedroom, kitchen (if you can call it that), bathroom, with a separate toilet. I did not have a fire place or heater. The place was cold and seriously the only door in the hut does not even lock. We asked for something better. OMW. They took us to the 4x4 house, well it had sleeping place for 9 people. One toilet and a shower....
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Mandy de Kock
27 May 2018

The place was absolutely stunning, from the modern decor, to the amazing view, to playing with the gorgeous doggies and a awesome horses...the perfect host. Thank you for a weekend we will never forget!***********************************************HI MandyMANY MANY THANKS for your FANTASTIC review.It really does help us in a big way to gain credibility in this very large market :))))it means a lotthank you Kind regards**************************************************

Brenda Lunsford
19 April 2018

The drive in was fantastic..and the peace and quiet and beautiful setting was well worth the trip! An easy drive with my 4x4 Jimney.

Lena Leroux
21 March 2018

Loved the setting but could upgrade on overall neatness of property The unit we stayed in The Rock was clean and neatThe last 3 km of dirt road was really difficult with a low car

Terry Parenzee
20 March 2018

Great location, stunning views! Only downside were the uncomfortable beds and quite bad leaks in the ceiling. Also be aware that if you're taking dogs who aren't used to horses, it's not ideal as the horses roam between chalets and even onto your patio.

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Old Mill Drift Guest Farm Map

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm is 10.4km from the centre of Clarens , the nearest airport 136.7km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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