Goukou River magic

What we offer

Stonehaven River Lodge offers four beautiful houses, each with its own unique appeal.

The entire farm can be reserved or houses can be booked individually, except for the Ranch House which has no cooking facilities.

The Boat House and jetty are additional facilities that can be included in your reservation (these are included by default, should you book the whole farm).

How to book

We offer several packages that are tailored according to season.


Peak season: December to January (minimum six nights required)
Mid season: School holidays/long weekends (minimum three nights required)
Low season: Rest of year (minimum two nights required)


The River House

The River House is our deluxe suite. An open plan design features fold back windows across entire front of the suite, which creates a feeling of being one with nature.


  • One bedroom with king size bed
  • En suite bathroom with shower and bath
  • Extra bathroom
  • Open plan dining room / kitchen / lounge area
  • Microwave, oven, fridge with ice machine, kettle
  • TV with DSTV
  • Vodacom booster for cell phone reception
  • Outside braai area overlooking Koi pond with table and chairs
  • Linen and towels


Peak season: The River House is only available through packages 1,2 or 3.
Mid season: R2 000
Low season: R1 780

The Lodge House


  • Two en suite bedrooms
  • Open plan kitchen, lounge and entertainment area
  • Flat screen TV and DSTV
  • Fridge / oven / microwave / kettle
  • Wooden balcony and braai area
  • Linen and towels
  • Optional single bed in lounge area


Peak season: R2 500
Mid season: R1 990
Low season: R1 780

The Ranch House

The Ranch House has two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
Bedroom two has the option of an inter leading door with bedroom three, which has 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed.
All bedrooms lead onto large wooden deck with panoramic view of Goukou River.


  • Two two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
  • Bedroom 3: Inter leading room with two single beds and one bunk bed.
  • Beautiful balcony with exquisite views
  • Linen and towels

Please note that the Ranch House has no catering facilities and needs to be booked with package options 1, 2 or 4.

Alice’s House

Perched at the top of the farm, Alice’s House has one double bedroom with en suite bathroom. A large open plan balcony with a built-in braai area overlooks the Goukou River.


  • One bedroom with en suite
  • Open plan kitchen, living area with indoor fire place
  • Microwave / fridge / kettle / indoor fireplace / Big open balcony with braai
  • Table and chairs for balcony
  • Linen and towels
  • Optional: A second double or single bed can be set up in the living area.


Peak season: R1 500
Mid season: R1 250
Low season: R1 070

Boat House

There could be no better spot to relax or entertain than our Boat House. Boasting a spacious, open plan entertainment area with a full kitchen, it offers spectacular views of the Goukou River. The Boat House leads onto a private Jetty and is perfect for holidays, functions, conferences and weddings.


  • Fridge
  • Ice machine
  • Oven, microwave and kettle
  • TV with DSTV & sound system
  • Open plan living area with lounge suite & large dining table – inside and outside on stoep
  • Wooden deck with outdoor dining area
  • Braai and pizza oven
  • Access to jetty and private slipway


Peak season: The Boat House can only be booked with package options 1, 2, 4 or 5.
Mid season: R1 990
Low season: R1 780


We have a jetty that has place for two boats.

The jetty is included if the boathouse is reserved, otherwise please enquire about obtaining access, should you wish to bring your boat.

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