Three Tree Hill Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge

Experience a fascinating destination that reeks of history and comfort deep in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal bushveld at Spioenkop Game Reserve. Three Trees at Spionskop promises luxury accommodation complete with a sun deck and welcoming outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy the tranquillity of being surrounded by wildlife and having a choice of outdoor activities to take part in – not forgetting the amazing battlefield tours that relive the angst of those clashes at Spioenkop. Try “putu” pap for breakfast!

Against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, and overlooking the secluded Mfazimnyama Valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve, lies Three Tree Hill Lodge (formerly known as Three Trees at Spioenkop). This Fair Trade certified lodge, places great emphasis on Sustainable Responsible Tourism and offers spectacular scenery, locally grown farm-style country food with superb hospitality. It is the ideal environment in which to unwind and be rejuvenated. This intimate, luxury 20 bedded lodge is owner-managed by Simon & Cheryl Blackburn whose passion and enthusiasm for Africa’s wildlife, history and culture is immediately evident when you visit. You are welcomed into their home, and invited to experience the warm hospitality, and relaxed atmosphere in their four star family-run lodge.

Against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, and overlooking the secluded Mfazimnyama Valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve, lies Three Tree Hill Lodge (formerly known as Three Trees at Spioenkop). This Fair Trade certified lodge, places great emphasis on Sustainable Responsible Tourism and offers spectacular scenery, locally grown farm-style country food with superb hospitality. It is the ideal environment in which to unwind and be rejuvenated. This intimate, luxury 20 bedded lodge is owner-managed by Simon & Cheryl Blackburn whose passion and enthusiasm for Africa’s wildlife, history and culture is immediately evident when you visit. You are welcomed into their home, and invited to experience the warm hospitality, and relaxed atmosphere in their four star family-run lodge.

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Highlights
  • Secluded family-run lodge overlooks the battlefield of Spioenkop
  • Built to look like the housing kits brought out from Britain in the 19th century – with a focus on simple luxury
  • Spectacular views and game viewing from your deck
  • Rates inclusive of 3 full meals, morning and afternoon teas with delicious cakes
Overview

Three Trees at Spioenkop also known as Three Tree Hill Lodge is a family-owned and run establishment set in the Battlefields of KwaZulu Natal against the spectacular backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa. This lodge is the ideal location for a South Africa holiday for those who wish to explore the major Anglo-Boer War Battlefields (Battles of Spionkop and Colenso), the Northern Drakensberg Mountains (World Heritage Site) and the Anglo-Zulu War Battlefields (Isandlwana and Rorke’s) which are a mere 2hrs away.
An Eco-friendly lodge set on the former site of a British military headquarters, it has been constructed mainly from wood and iron to resemble the housing kits that were brought out from Britain in the 19th century. Accommodation at this Battlefields lodge is in 6 elegant twin rooms, a self-contained 2 bedroom cottage and 1 family suite, all with private viewing decks.
Three Tree Hill Lodge also features a swimming pool, a main dining area, a roomy lounge area with a wide verandah including a game viewing deck. The lodge is tactfully placed to afford panoramas of a stunning valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve, host to rhino, zebra, giraffe, eland and other antelope species.
Activities at Three Tree Hill comprise tours of the Anglo-Boer War Battlefields, including explorations of the other battlefields in the region. All of these informative tours are led by the residence’s expert guide who has an ability to bring historic events to life with his narrative skills. The Spioenkop Game Reserve offers guests the opportunity to see a variety of animals including rhino, zebra and giraffe. Guided walks, horse riding as well as mountain biking excursions into the foothills of the Drakensberg are also on offer.

Facilities
  • Coffee tea making, cots available, extra beds, fans, internet access, terrace, toiletries
  • Period writing desks, ensuite bathrooms with bathtubs and showers, hand-made toiletries, private verandas
  • Churchill’s cottage – 2 en suite bedrooms plus private pool and fully equipped kitchen
  • Family Suite – master bedroom with en suite bathroom, children’s bedroom with separate toilet, small kitchenette
From ZAR 3 435

PER PERSON SHARING PER NIGHT


ACTIVITIES

  • The flagship tour covering the Battle of Spioenkop, arguably the bloodiest of the Anglo-Boer War clashes
  • Nutritious home cooking with a focus on healthy South African foods Guided game walks through Spioenkop Nature Reserve to really expereince the bush
  • Guided and unguided hiking and mountain-biking along the interesting trails of the Royal Natal National Park and other nearby nature reserves, picnic lunch included
  • Swimming, game viewing on horse back

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation
  • 3 Full meals
  • Morning & afternoon teas with cake
  • Wi-Fi
  • Community Fund

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9 Nights From ZAR 30 290 - PER PERSON SHARING - See the KwaZulu-Natal ocean shores, the fascinating interior with its lively Battlefields tours and the breath-taking beauty of private game reserves with rich wildlife viewing. You will see and experience the best of KwaZulu-Natal – or KZN for short.