Mountain Haven has the following self-catering facilities:

We offer comfortable budget accommodation.

2, 4 or 6 sleeper family units

Please note 6 sleeper units have 2 double beds in separate rooms upstairs and 2 bunks (suitable for children or young adults) in lounge.

4 Sleepers contain separate bedroom with double bed and 2 bunks in lounge.
Unless you are close family or friends, we recommend separate units as there is only 1 bathroom per unit.


  • All units are self-catering with basically equipped kitchenettes (hot plates, kettle, bar fridge, toaster, pots, pans, plates, microwave, etc.),
  • En suite shower and toilet,
  • All with views of the surrounding grasslands and forests,
  • Main undercover entertainment area with braai/fireplace, other outdoor braai areas in a pleasant garden setting,
  • We will point you in the right direction if you wish to go unattended or provide guided walks to all the most interesting places,
  • We are part of the village of Kaapse Hoop, (the nearest pubs and restaurants are 100 metres away) but situated on the outer edge, facing the escarpment with views of the grasslands, forests and Blue Swallow Reserve.

Central to most major attractions in Mpumalanga

There are many activities in the immediate vicinity:
  • Horse riding (7km away) 076 108 0081,
  • Scooter Tours, Rudy's 6km downhill scooter tours 083 576 6541,
  • Helicopter and Microlite flights 013 737 819,
  • Adams Calendar Tours Pierre 072 267 6130,
  • Old Mine Tours Pierre 072 267 6130,
  • Kaapsehoop Hiking Trail : Komatiland 013 754 2700,
  • Hiking,
  • Swimming in the dams and rivers,
  • Explore a forest trail,
  • Bouldering,
  • Stargazing,
  • Visit unique pubs, restaurants, arts and crafts shops,
  • Bird-watching at the Blue Swallow Reserve (1 km away),
  • Visit the many waterfalls in the area, including the Battery Creek Falls (0.5 km away),
  • Scenic walks to the escarpment (1 km away),
  • Picnics by the dam at the Pear Orchard (1 km away), where you can also braai, swim and there is space to play family sports and games,
  • Exploring the unusual rock formations of Duiwels Kantoor (Devil's Office) overlooking the village (200 metres away),
  • Ghost Tour: The wild and fascinating history of Kaapsehoop and some of the characters who may still linger. 1 hr tour R150pp; Discounts for larger groups. Vincent 082 590 8363
  • Historical Tour: Tour around the escarpment. Includes the Geology, Pre-Colonial Africa, Tribes, Genetics, Boer War redoubt, Ancient Asian/European/ African connections ending with the Ghost Tour and history of the village.  The tour is very interactive and goes where the participants interests lie. R300pp two & a half to three hrs Vincent 082 590 8364,
  • Plant & Tree Guide: There are plants that are unique to Kaapsehoop and grow nowhere else in the World. Bilaal 073 881 8487,
  • Bird Guide: Johan 083 294 3370,
  • Old Boer War redoubt, trenches and sentry posts,
  • Spotting the famous wild horses of Kaapse Hoop and other wildlife,
  • 35 minutes from Sudwala Caves and dinosaur park (5 hour crystal tours once a month, enquiries 013-733-4152),
  • 50 minutes from Kruger Park,
  • 15 minutes from De Brug Ostrich Farm, guided tours daily at 10am,
  • 25 minutes to Botanical Gardens,
  • 30 minutes to Chimp Sanctuary,
  • 110 minutes to God s Window,
  • 75 minutes to Sabie Waterfalls and Extreme Sports.
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Attractions / Facilities

Horse riding to helicopter flights and more!

Festivals & Happenings

Kaapsehoop 3-in-1 Marathon

Ghost Tour

Murmurs now echo through the old buildings of the many colourful characters that flocked here to seek their fortunes.