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About Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge

Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge offers self-catering Cederberg accommodation, located on a 517-hectare private nature reserve. Accommodation is provided in cabins and tents overlooking the valleys and mountains.

We offer full self-catering facilities as well as prepared meals on request. Features include a cool lapa for gathering and cooking, a fire-warmed open-air boma, a stunning salt-water swimming pool, and outstanding ablution facilities.

This mountain hideaway borders the 80,000-hectare Cederberg Reserve, a world of awe-inspiring rock formations, bushman caves and endless hiking trails. The area offers the solitude and grandeur setting of ancient and mystical times, with magical sunrises and sunsets, while the Olifants River is a short distance away, allowing for idyllic swimming and picnics.

The Cederberg is home to the regal Cape leopard, baboons, lynx, antelope and 165 bird species, including the magnificent Black eagle and Eagle owls. Economical scenic flights are also available over the West Coast and Cederberg, and an award-winning vineyard and horseback riding are optional day trips nearby.

We do not allow children under the age of 16 years.

  • Response Rate: 38%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 18 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 196
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 40 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

* Any balance of payment to Gecko Creek must be in cash upon arrival as they do not take credit cards

* We do not allow children under 16 years of age

Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge

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Charmaine McKinney
12 October 2020

Beautiful rustic site.Bonfire in the braai area is a highlight when braaing.Very chilled

Suzie Clarke
04 October 2020

All the great activities that are so easily available from the campsite, and the peace and quiet of the location!

Annelize Young
21 September 2020

I must be honest. I did Not get what I paid for!!. When I did the booking I told Antoinette that it was our 25th Anniversary and I want something special. Well, on our arrival I was shock to realize it was not the usual Self catering cottage experience that I wanted, expected and paid for. First shock was that we had to drag our baggage up a sand path to the cottage (we packed food and cloths for our 3 week holiday). Second shock: The cottage was badly run down. The only reason I stayed that night was the hammock and the view. Then the third shock was towels were not provide as well...
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Anna ivanova
12 August 2019

Nice fresh area to relax and you have everything to enjoy

Maxi Penhall
23 July 2019

A perfect weekend getaway. We spent two nights at Gecko Creek. We were welcomed warmly on arrival, taken on a tour of all facilities and were then shown to our cabin that has a picturesque view. Beauty surrounds you at every moment. Kitchen, braai and ablution facilities were all great. Meeting Maliko was the highlight of our trip. He took us on a sunset hike up onto Leopard Rock where he played drums and we watched the sun go down. The next morning we joined him for a sunrise meditation up on the mountain to welcome the sun. His views on life and the authenticity of his soul has touched our...
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Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge is 25km from the centre of Cederberg , the nearest airport 182.9km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling