Old Mill Drift Guest Farm, Camping Site near Clarens

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

It is a beautiful and peaceful place, perfect to recharge your batteries.
Description

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 (except 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.

Remote site deep in the stunningly scenic Maluti mountains. Huge site with off-roading trails, hiking paths and river for fishing. Top spot for stargazing, with clear night skies

Want to spend your holidays having a few thrilling adventures? Adrenaline junkies and explorers should make like a river and run to Old Mill Drift Guest Farm, a family- and pet-friendly site in the Maluti mountains, half an hour's drive from the small towns of Clarens and Fouriesburg in the Free State region of Central South Africa.

There's plenty to do within the 666 hectares of land attached to Old Mill Drift: get your adrenaline pumping on the 4x4 obstacle course or with some off roading, explore the Maluti mountains on foot, bike or horseback, or go tubing or fishing on the Caledon river, which follows the edge of the site along the border with Lesotho.

There's another very exciting accommodation option for campers, especially with off-road trailers and caravans: You can camp anywhere you like on this farm!


Types of accommodation:


Campsites with water and electricity - 5
Campsites anywhere on farm, without electricity - 30
Chalets 5
4x4 lodge - 2
Wendy houses - 2
Guard house
Exclusive backpackers


Facilities described:


Large braai with grid
Fire pit
Electrical hook-up (two plug points)
Dustbin
ABLUTION FACILITIES MENS: 2 x showers, 2 x toilets. LADIES: Shower, bath with basin and toilet.
There is a wash-up facility (with hot water) with two basins and a tap
Grass covered campsites

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Activities:


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River tubing
Star gazing


Campsite Environment:


Between Mountains | Guest Farm | Dog Friendly | Camping Chalets


Campsite is along / part of:
Caledon River Campsites

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm. Location of the photos on map:

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Latitude: -28.6090051919
Longitude: 28.454041481
WGS-84 Lat: S 28 36.540
WGS-84 Lon: E 28 27.242
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Directions to site:


Drive on the R711 between Clarens and Fouriesburg. At about 17km out of Clarens or Fouriesburg turn East onto S1356. The campsite is about 11km in on the gravel road.
The road is not in a very good condition. So take the correct vehicle or drive slow and enjoy the view. Low sedan vehicles isn't recommended for this road.

Distance to Town:


29km

Camping Rates. For Indication Purposes Only.:


Camping - R100 pp
Children 7 - 12 years 50% of full rate
Children 0 - 6 years free
Chalet 1,2,4 and 5 @ R400 pp weekends, R300 pp week nights
Chalet 3 @ R500 pp weekends, R400 pp week nights
Lodge Rates @ R400 pp weekends, R300 pp week nights (minimum 5 guests)
Backpackers - R250 pp (minimum stay 2 guests)
Pets @ The first 2 dogs stay FREE; thereafter a fee of R50 per additional dog applies.

School Holiday Price From:


R100p.p., Kids 7-12 R50, Under 7 free
Find more details at website of Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

Contact Details:


Call Karen on +27 (71) 760 7333
SMS: 083 310 9909

PO Box 27
Clarens
9707
✉ Email Old Mill Drift Guest Farm from here
@oldmilldrift
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PLEASE NOTE!

• The 11km gravel road is in a bad condition. Take it slow and enjoy the view.

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Last updated: 2020-03-09
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