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Silwerfontein

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  • Cellphone: 079 500 1906
  • Contact: Karin Muller

Business Overview

• Self-catering Cottages • Hiking Route to Ontongs Cave • Mountain Bike Trail • Freshwater Angling in Voëlvlei Dam • Small variety of game can be seen • Non Motorised Water sport • Bird Watching • Fynbos with proteas • Incredible views for the photographer • Our own herd of wild ponies • Farm is organic and eco friendly managed

Products and Services Overview

HIKING INFORMATION

• Safe parking is provided at the Base Camp after signing in at the Silwerfontein Farmhouse. • Hikers could sleep over on Friday night at the Double Decker Bus Base Camp. • The bus sleeps 10 (bunk beds with mattresses). • The cave could accommodate up to 25 people, who will sleep on a sandy bottom (own roll up mattresses must be carried up if so chosen). • The bus has a gas braai, running water, outside shower (cold) and a flush toilet - no open fires allowed by the Bus Base Camp or in the cave. • All water, food, bedding, etc. needs to be carried up to the cave for the duration of the stay. • All dirt generated needs to be removed from the cave and the trail and dumped in the dirt bin at the Base Camp. • Along the trail is beautiful fynbos and proteas (Natural Heritage Site). • At the cave is a long drop toilet. • A guide can be booked for the hike, but you will definitely have the company of the dog Gouda to show you the way - she will gladly accept supper as payment.

FRESHWATER ANGLING

A permit needs to be obtained from the Farmhouse at Silwerfontein - a permit holder shall be in possession of a valid angling license (inland water). A fishing experience can be booked @ R200/day for 2. All extra people + R50/person. Includes all guidance, equipment, bait & transport to the water.

Will even braai your fish for you the evening. Bring only your own picnic.

HIKING INFORMATION

• Safe parking is provided at the Base Camp after signing in at the Silwerfontein Farmhouse. • Hikers could sleep over on Friday night at the Double Decker Bus Base Camp. • The bus sleeps 10 (bunk beds with mattresses). • The cave could accommodate up to 25 people, who will sleep on a sandy bottom (own roll up mattresses must be carried up if so chosen). • The bus has a gas braai, running water, outside shower (cold) and a flush toilet - no open fires allowed by the Bus Base Camp or in the cave. • All water, food, bedding, etc. needs to be carried up to the cave for the duration of the stay. • All dirt generated needs to be removed from the cave and the trail and dumped in the dirt bin at the Base Camp. • Along the trail is beautiful fynbos and proteas (Natural Heritage Site). • At the cave is a long drop toilet. • A guide can be booked for the hike, but you will definitely have the company of the dog Gouda to show you the way - she will gladly accept supper as payment.

FRESHWATER ANGLING

A permit needs to be obtained from the Farmhouse at Silwerfontein - a permit holder shall be in possession of a valid angling license (inland water). A fishing experience can be booked @ R200/day for 2. All extra people + R50/person. Includes all guidance, equipment, bait & transport to the water.

Will even braai your fish for you the evening. Bring only your own picnic.

Silwerfontein

off R44 between Hermon & Gouda,

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