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Melkboomsdrift Guest House, B&B and Self-Catering Accommodation in Olifants River Valley, Vredendal

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Melkboomsdrift Lodge

P O Box 1124
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 27 2172624
Fax: +27 (0) 27 217 2535

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The Melkboomsdrift Romantic Interlude - Your luxurious romantic getaway

Things To Do In Strandfontein & Doringbaai

  • Coastal hiking trail
  • Whale watching
  • Watersports
  • Lighthouse @ Doringbaai
  • Crayfish factory @ Doringbaai


Strandfontein & Doringbaai

Only a 20 minute drive from MELKBOOMSDRIFT GUEST HOUSE, Strandfontein is situated on the mouth of the Olifant's River. Strandfontein ("beach fountain") evolved from being an insignificant rural beach resort to a bustling tourist mecca during the wild flower season (August/September) and during the South African summer season (November to February) and Easter holidays (March/April).

No matter what time of year, you are sure to come away from this beautiful coastal resort with memories of balmy summer nights, spectacular sunsets, water sports and the most delicious fresh crayfish (lobster) meals amongst others.

Strandfontein has become one of the main holiday resorts in South Africa for the observation of Southern Right whales which come close into the protective bay during their calving season.  At this time, you will most certainly spot the Southern Rights frolicking in the bay with their babies close by.

During the bustling Summer holiday season there are Christian groups who arrange several activities locally for young and old who are energetic enough for a game of volleyball or cricket on the beach.

After a fun filled day, return to Melkboomsdrift for a welcome sundowner in the beautiful gardens overlooking the endless vineyards of the Melkboomsdrift Lodge.



GRANDE LUXURY ROOMS with breathtaking views of the vineyards and the river below now ready for occupation.  Fully airconditioned, super luxurious and upmarket styling!


Melkboomsdrift Boutique Wine

Melkboomsdrift Boutique Wine. Try our award winning wines from our very own vineyards. We will arrange a personal wine tasting during your stay with us at Melkboomsdrift.

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* Winter Interlude
* Weekend Special
* Flower Power
* Biker's Special

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Places To See

Citrusdal | Clanwilliam | Klawer | Lambert's Bay | Lutzville | Nieuwoudtville | Springbok | Strandfontein | Upington