Situated in Groblersdal, Limpopo
Uitzicht Jag en Gasteplaas is situated approximately 10km outside of Groblersdal Limpopo on the Bronkhorstspruit Road and is a mere two hour drive (150km) from Pretoria.
The farm boasts of a host of wildlife, well suited to the natural environment and climate of Groblersdal. Animals such as Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, blesbok, a new addition of waterbucks and other small game are to be found with ease on the farm.
The animals are quite familiar with motor vehicles, allowing a visitor the opportunity to admire and perhaps photograph the African plains game in detail from up close and from the safety of the game drive vehicle. As can be expected, a plethora of bird life may also be observed in their natural environment.
Game drives or hiking on farm are an ideal opportunity to explore the farm and to find out what the farm has to offer in terms of fauna and flora.
Uitzicht also caters for the non-hunter. With access roads over rough terrain, in mountainous parts covering nearly the whole farm, the 4 x 4 enthusiast will be challenged to reach heights from where magnificent views can be enjoyed, or he can look up the serenity of the deep bush.
Hikers can also choose between easy or more challenging hikes as an option to spend a day relaxing in the bush. Mountain biking will certainly be an exhilarating experience for the adventuresome cyclist.
Accommodation is provided in a self-catering bush camp is also available for persons that want to stay close to nature. This facility has one(1) sleeping area for 6 (six) persons.
For extra accommodation tents may be erected for an extra 4 persons. Supply own bedding and mattresses.
No bedding and towels will be provided in bush camp. This facility offers a fully equipped kitchen with gas, shower with gas, toilet facilities and a braai area.
There is no power onsite. Battery operated LED lights are available.
A reasonable amount of firewood will be provided, otherwise should more be required you can purchase on farm.
R250.00 per person per night (hunters and non-hunters)
R100.00 per child per night (children between the ages of 7 and 12)
Children under the age of 7 stay free.
A reasonable amount of firewood is provided. Additional firewood can be purchased on the farm.
Minimum 4 persons and 2 nights per booking.
No hunting will be permitted until a hunter signs and executes a waiver of liability and Indemnity.
Only bow hunting is allowed on the farm to ensure that the game remain comfortable with the human presence in their midst. Six (6) hides in different locations offer the bow hunter a chance to hunt in peace and quiet and in a pristine location.
Skinning facility, as well as a walk-in cold room will ensure that the hunter’s meat is handled properly and with utmost care.
Permit to hunt year round but out of season - male hunting only.
Slaughtering fee and skinner fee included in the daily rates.
Cold room fee: R100.00 per hunter per day
Up to shoulder cape - included.
Kudu Trophy: R15 000.00 + R2 000.00 per inch over 50"
No pets, motorbikes or quad bikes allowed.
The NextHunt team recently visited Attie and Marietjie on the farm, Uitzicht Jag & Gasteplaas near Groblersdal, about 180km from Pretoria. The farm is situated at the foot of and against a steep hill, with lots of sekelbos, which makes for thick cover. As this is exclusively a bow-hunting farm, the animals aren't skittish and one unknowingly gets within a few meters of them before you meet eye to eye.
There are about 8 different ground blinds as well as an elevated tree hide, which was previously the children's tree-house. The animals are in very good condition year round as there is enough food to eat. Pigs are scarce as they prefer the neighboring vineyards for their take-away. There are a lot of impala, wildebeest and kudu of decent size.
We stayed in the farmhouse, halfway up the "mountain", with a wonderful vantage point over the valley below. Attie and Marietjie stay in their own cottage adjacent to the farmhouse and enjoy hanging out with their guests. They are warm and friendly people who enjoy company. The climate is more moderate at the farmhouse, as the winters are warmer and the summers are cooler.
Attie took us to see the bush camp, which he built himself using excess scrap materials on the farm. The result is a very basic, yet romantically rustic shelter hidden away in the bush. There's gas for cooking and for the hot water for shower. There are also beds with mattresses. Nothing else, you bring the rest.
Uitzicht Jag & Gasteplaas is a beautiful farm with many winding roads and lots of game. It is not a particularly large farm, but big enough to accommodate a large group of bow-hunters or non-hunters. We really enjoyed our stay. Uitzicht Jag & Gasteplaas is now a NextHunt recommended farm.
Last updated: 25/02/2020Facilities include Cell phone reception, Cleaners available, Cooling facilities, Drinkable water, Family friendly, Game drives, Hiking, Internet access / WiFi, Malaria-free (Non-Malaria Area), Mountain biking, Self-catering and We understand English
4 - 10 guests can be accommodated.
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