Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Winona Griggs

Steenbok Farm Cottages, Tulbagh

Welcome to Steenbok Farm Cottages in Tulbagh! I’m excited to share with you the wonders of our beautiful farm and the cozy cottages we offer. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Why should you choose Steenbok Farm Cottages? Well, let me tell you about some of the amazing things you can expect.

Spectacular Scenery and Tranquility

Imagine waking up to breathtaking views of the countryside, surrounded by majestic mountains and lush vineyards. At Steenbok Farm Cottages, you will find yourself in the heart of nature, with a serene and peaceful atmosphere that will wash away all your worries.

Comfortable and Charming Accommodations

Our cottages offer a perfect blend of comfort and charm. Each cottage is tastefully decorated, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere. You’ll feel right at home with our comfortable furnishings and modern amenities.

Explore the Beauty of Tulbagh

Tulbagh is a place of natural beauty and rich history. From picturesque hikes amidst the mountains to exploring the historic town and its fascinating architecture, there is so much to see and do. And the best part is, all of this is just a short distance away from Steenbok Farm Cottages.

Unforgettable Wine Tasting

Tulbagh is known for its exquisite wines, and we offer you a chance to savor the flavors of this renowned wine region. Take a tour of the local vineyards, sample the finest wines, and immerse yourself in the art of winemaking.

Farm Life Experience

At Steenbok Farm Cottages, you have the opportunity to experience life on a working farm. Interact with friendly farm animals, explore the orchards, or simply soak in the peaceful ambiance of rural living.

Make Memories That Last a Lifetime

Steenbok Farm Cottages promises you an unforgettable experience filled with tranquility, natural beauty, and cherished moments. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway or a family adventure, our cottages provide the perfect setting for creating lifelong memories.

So why wait? Book your stay at Steenbok Farm Cottages today and embark on a journey that will rejuvenate your spirit and leave you with a heart full of cherished memories!

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

I gotta tell you about this amazing place I discovered recently called Steenbok Farm Cottages. It’s located in the Western Cape, right between Tulbagh and Wolsely, on the Witzenberg Game Farm.

Let me set the scene for you – imagine these majestic mountains, the Witzenberg Range, surrounding the game farm. They’re like these fancy curtains, and the way they catch the light, changing color, it’s just breathtaking.

So I went there for a summer break, and let me tell you, I was blown away. Our little cottage, ‘Aalwyn’, was an absolute dream. It was so bright and airy, and everywhere I looked, I was just surrounded by nature. It really helped me relax and soak up the peaceful vibes. I felt at ease the moment I stepped inside.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Imagine yourself sinking into the soft cushions of a large leather couch, completely immersed in a captivating book or flipping through the pages of a fascinating magazine like Getaway. It’s a cozy scene that invites you to relax and escape from the world around you. With a glass of red wine in hand, you find the perfect spot on the front stoop, right next to the braai area. From here, you have an enchanting view of the majestic mountains, their peaks reaching up to the sky.

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But that’s not all. Step to the other side of the cottage, and you’ll discover a splendid wooden deck that stretches along the entire length of the house. It’s a haven where you can unwind and revel in nature’s beauty. On one particular evening, we settled here on the deck, watching as gentle springbok grazed in the clearing below, their tails flicking with grace and elegance.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Imagine sitting on the deck of the cottage, watching springbuck peacefully graze. It’s a beautiful sight that transports me to a place of tranquility and wonder.

The cottages here are designed with comfort in mind. Each cottage has two bathrooms and three bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms are air-conditioned and feature double beds, while the third bedroom has two single beds and a fan to keep you cool during the summer heat. The stone exteriors give the cottages a charming, rustic look, while the spacious interiors boast sleek screed floors and modern finishes.

Both my husband and our children were thrilled to discover that the cottages offer WiFi and DSTV, ensuring we can stay connected and entertained. And if we’re in the mood for a swim, there are two communal swimming pools just a short 5- to 10-minute walk away.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

As I stood on the front stoep, admiring the view of the majestic Witzenberg Mountains, I couldn’t help but marvel at the beauty of the landscape.

During my morning run along the dusty road, I had an unexpected encounter with some of the wildlife that calls this place home. To my surprise, I came face to face with a zebra and a red hartebeest. The hartebeest seemed startled by my presence and quickly darted into the nearby bushes, while the zebra appeared unfazed and continued grazing.

On my second lap, I couldn’t help but feel a pang of sympathy for the red hartebeest. My approach disrupted his breakfast once again, and his skittish nature led him to seek cover once more. Meanwhile, the zebra seemed to have decided that moving away was too much of a hassle and resumed grazing without a care in the world.

When I first thought about visiting Tulbagh in December, I was worried that it might be too hot. But to my surprise, Cape Town had been having unusually cold weather, so when we arrived in Tulbagh, the temperature was a comfortable 28 degrees Celsius – just right for a summer getaway. And the best part is that Steenbok Cottages, with its air-conditioning and cozy fireplaces, is perfect for a winter retreat too.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

The bedrooms in this place are really comfortable and they offer such amazing views. The decor is modern, which adds a nice touch. You’ll definitely feel right at home here. Image credit: Elise Kirsten

After we spent some time relaxing by the pool, enjoying some wine at the cottage, reading, having a BBQ, and playing board games, we thought it would be a good idea to check out the surrounding area. Even though it was hard to leave this cozy spot, we couldn’t resist the temptation. Luckily, it only took us 10 minutes to drive to Tulbagh, a charming town.

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Once we arrived, we took a leisurely stroll down Church Street, which is known for its beautiful Cape Dutch heritage buildings. There’s so much history to explore here. One particular building caught our attention. It’s called Honey Oak, and it was built back in 1852. The name comes from the honey bees that used to make their nests in one of the oak trees near the house. Such an interesting story!

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

As I stood on the porch of ‘Alwyn’ cottage at Steenbok Farm Cottages, I couldn’t help but take in the stunning view. The beauty of Tulbagh enveloped me, and I felt a sense of wonder. South Africa is home to many historic towns, and Tulbagh holds a special place among them. It is the fourth oldest town in the country, surpassed only by Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Swellendam. With its charming Cape-Dutch architecture and rich history, it has an allure all its own.

Walking through Tulbagh’s streets, I came across Paddagang Eethuis & Fijne Wijne, one of the original KWV wine houses. This place held personal significance for me as it reminded me of enjoying lunches there with my grandmother on her birthday back in the 1980s. The memories flooded back, and I couldn’t help but feel a deep connection to this place. The street itself was adorned with guest accommodations and restaurants nestled under the shade of majestic oak trees. It was a picture-perfect scene straight out of a storybook.

If you ever find yourself in Tulbagh, make sure to stop by the tourist information center. It’s located at one end of the town, and the friendly staff there will be more than happy to guide you and provide you with all the information you need to make the most of your visit. Tulbagh’s charm, history, and natural beauty make it a truly captivating destination.

Whenever I visit town, I always make it a point to stop by Saronsberg. Their Shiraz is my absolute favorite, and winemaker Dewaldt Heyns has been doing incredible work here since 2003. The farm itself is truly remarkable, with both indoor and outdoor spaces that leave a lasting impression.

Upstairs, you’ll find a contemporary South African art gallery that showcases some amazing pieces. On the lower level, there are large windows that open up to a patio covered in lush vines. Beyond that, there’s a shaded lawn and a beautiful dam with an iconic statue.

After spending a delightful afternoon at Saronsberg, we headed back to the tranquil Steenbok Cottages to savor a bit more peace and quiet before returning to the hustle and bustle of the city the next day.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

When you step out of the cottage, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking views of the majestic Witzenberg Mountain Range. It’s a sight that never fails to amaze me.

Welcome to Steenbok Cottages

Let’s talk about the cost. You can stay at one of our cozy cottages for just R1,650 per night. And the best part? Each cottage can comfortably accommodate up to six people. That means you can gather your loved ones and create lasting memories together.

If you have any questions or need to make a booking, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can find all the necessary contact details on our website,

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Discover the Delights

Now, let’s talk about all the exciting things you can do during your stay. One activity that I highly recommend is winetasting at the renowned Saronsberg wine estate.

Picture this: you’ll be surrounded by picturesque vineyards, basking in the warm sunshine, and sipping on the finest wines. It’s an experience that will truly tantalize your taste buds and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Remember, your stay at Steenbok Cottages is not just about a comfortable stay; it’s about immersing yourself in the beauty of nature and creating moments that will last a lifetime.

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Hey there! Let’s talk about some amazing experiences you can have in our lovely town.

First up, we have wine tasting at Saronsberg. Prepare to be delighted by a variety of wines that will tantalize your taste buds. You can enjoy this experience for just R80 per person. That’s a steal! You’ll get to sample 10 different wines, each one offering a unique flavor profile that will take your senses on a rollercoaster ride.

Are you a foodie? Well, we’ve got you covered! To accompany your wine tasting, you can indulge in a delicious cheese platter, perfect for sharing with a friend or loved one. And if you’re a fan of cold meats, we’ve got a selection available for just R50 each. So, whether you prefer creamy cheeses or savory meats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Now let’s saddle up for some horse riding at Horse About Trails!

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Have you ever ridden a horse under the moonlight? It’s a magical experience, like something out of a dream. Horse About Trails in Tulbagh offers a moonlight horse trail that will take your breath away. As you ride through the scenic landscape, bathed in the soft glow of the moon, you’ll feel a sense of peace and tranquility.

The Scenic Trail is perfect for novice riders. It lasts for 1.5 hours and costs R290 per person. If you’re an experienced rider looking for a challenge, the Witzenberg Trail is for you. It takes between 1.5 to 2 hours and costs R450 per person.

Do you have a need for speed? Try ziplining in nearby Ceres!

Steenbok Farm Cottages Tulbagh

Welcome to the Ceres Zipslide Tour! Get ready for an exhilarating adventure as you soar through the Skurweberg Mountains, zipping over rocks and river water. With 8 ziplines spanning a total of 1.4 kilometers, this experience is perfect for everyone, starting from the age of three.

Our ziplines range from 100 meters to 290 meters in length, ensuring you’ll have a diverse and thrilling journey. Feel the rush of wind in your face as you glide through the beautiful scenery. It’s an experience like no other!

Now, you may be wondering about the cost. The price for this incredible adventure is R500 per person. It’s a small price to pay for the memories and excitement you’ll take away from this unforgettable experience.

If you’re ready to book your spot or have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can contact us at Tel: 079-245-0354 or email us at [email protected] But wait, there’s more! You can also visit our website at for more information and to secure your spot.

So why wait? Come join us on the Ceres Zipslide Tour and experience the thrill of zipping through the mountains. It’s an adventure you won’t want to miss. Book your spot now!

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