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Brooklands Reserve

Self Catering
  • Capacity: 17 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Vaalvlei Road, Brooklands Reserve, Bathurst, 6140, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R950 per night (for 2 people)


Brooklands Reserve is a 600-hectare, privately owned, family-run game farm in the Malaria-free area of Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape. Experience the African bushveld and witness the wildlife roam free in a diverse variety of habitats, from grasslands, river frontage, mountain cliffs, valleys and dense forests.

The cottage is rustic, the accommodation comprises of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The first bedroom has a double bed and 2 single beds, and the second bedroom has a queen-size bed and a bunk bed. The third bedroom has a double bed. The 3 bathrooms are all en-suite and fitted with a shower, toilet and basin.

The kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee- and tea-making facilities, crockery and cutlery.

The lounge has comfortable seating, as well as a fireplace and dining table. The patio has seating and both a wood braai.

The homestead is our personal family home, which comprises of 2 bedrooms. Bedroom one consists of a king size bed and bedroom two has a queen size bed and a single bed. Additional to this there are 2 single beds which are open plan to the lounge and dining area. These areas all share a bathroom. The kitchen consists of fridge-freezer, built in stove and oven and all necessary utensils, crockery and cutlery, adjacent to this is the lounge with a lovely fire-place for the cold winter months. The lapa area is homely and comfortable with a large fire place, surround by cosy couches and a dining room table.

Activities include mountain biking, trail running, nature hikes, game viewing, catch-and-release river fishing, canoeing, bird watching, swimming in the reservoir pool or the river, tennis, reading your book under a tree, having wild fun or meditating. There is something for everybody to enjoy.

There is an array of wild game on the farm such as giraffe, zebra, nyala, waterbuck, kudu, Mountain Reedbuck, blesbuck, impala, duiker, bushbuck and warthog to name a few.

The birdlife on Brooklands is highly sought after with birding enthusiasts coming to see the Narina Trogon, European Honey Buzzard, Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Black Cuckooshrike, Green Pigeon, Crowned Hornbill, Crown Eagle and Fish Eagle and many more.


Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Secure Parking


  • Swimming Pool
  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced On Demand

Activities Onsite

  • Fishing
  • Bass Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Game Viewing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Activities Nearby

  • Big Five
  • Game Drives
  • Guided Walk

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Electronic Bank Transfer


  • Vaalvlei Road, Brooklands Reserve, Bathurst, 6140, Eastern Cape
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  • Capacity: 17 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Vaalvlei Road, Brooklands Reserve, Bathurst, 6140, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome From R950  per night (for 2 people) Vaalvlei Road Brooklands Reserve 6140 Eastern Cape 0860 022 102 14:00-19:00 10:00 -33.490139854518 26.617641448975