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  1. Encourage and boost local tourism through making holidays more affordable.
    This is achieved by offering locals a 15% saving. The same 15% that would have left our shores had it been paid as commission to an International Booking site.
  2. Reduce the dependancy on large International Booking sites.
    This is achieved by building up a loyal following of verified users who we will market to on an exclusive and regular basis to maximise the opportunity.
  3. Ensure more money stays within local tourism to benefit us all.
    It is no secret that the large International Booking sites pay no or very little tax to South Africa or Namibia. By taking back a little more control we boost our own economy, and in particular, our local tourism. This is good for us all.
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  3. If the property is currently running a "Special" greater than 15% then the "Special" price will apply. (No further savings needs to be offered). EXCEPT in the case where the "Special" is lower than 15%. In that case the 15% will apply.
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  4. The property must offer valid members the saving all year round. (Properties that pick and chose in which seasons to participate run the risk of being removed from the programme completely. Allowing selective participation defeats the integrity of this initiative).
  5. The property must not inflate the price before the 15% is applied. Prices displayed should be the rack rate. (The official or advertised price of a room).
  6. The property must honour any bookings made while the property was participating as a $elect Stays property.
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Buzzard Mountain Retreat Self Catering, Backpackers, Caravan & Camping Accommodation In Makhado (Louis Trichardt)

Discover this wild and spirited retreat, set in thick indigenous bush, with awesome cliffs and incredible views, spectacular sunsets and experience complete solitude, seclusion and peace.

There are numerous hiking trails, each offering something different, birding is one of the best with a large variety of raptors and specials to be seen. Botanists, lepidopterists or just the learner will be amazed at the variety of plant, animal and insect life to be seen and found here.

Accommodation consists of three stone cottages with separate rooms - a shower and toilet (one has a bath). Open-plan kitchen and lounge (all have fire-places) - plus 4 basic wood cabins (open-plan) with a central ablution (long-drop toilets). Various camp sites are also available.

All accommodation is self catering and all are well fitted-out for such. Two stone cottages have their own splash pools and a central rock pool serves the others. Access to the main camp is only by your own 4x4 or transport is provided. One stone cottage is situated on the mountain-slopes and is accessible by ordinary vehicle.

You will leave this pristine paradise feeling refreshed and rejuvenated!

Facilities:
  • Outdoor Rock Pool

Features:
Braai / barbecue - onsite
Fireplace
Kitchen (fully equipped)
Nature trail onsite
Outdoor pool

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RATES 2017
 
Entrance:
 
R25.00 per person - own 4x4
R50.00 per person - Transport provided

Accommodation
 
Mountain Cottages
R300.00 per person per night
R180.00 children under 16 years
R350.00 per person one night stay
R350 single supplement
 
Koo-Boo Cottage
R300.00 per person per night
R180.00 children under 16 years
R350.00 per person one night stay
R350 single supplement
 
Camping
R150 per person per night
R80 children under 16 years
 
Firewood
R25.00 per crate
 
Important:
  • On booking 50% deposit.
  • Cancellation within 10 days of booking forfeits deposit.
  • 10% handling fee with cancellation.
  • Post-dated cheques not acceptable.
  • Any person not completing their period of reservation shall nonetheless have; to pay as booked.
Rates are subject to change without notice.
Branch: Master