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Escape the city

Are your energy levels running low and your stress levels sky rocketing? It sounds like you need to escape the city and come and enjoy a well-deserved break in one of our private luxury tents. We guarantee the sun and fresh air will have you recharged and ready for action again in no time.

Experience world class glamping ‘luxury camping’ at affordable prices. We want our guests to feel relaxed and leave revitalised. That is exactly what you will experience when you book a stay over at Oribi Gorge Hotel’s Luxury Tents.

We are currently running a special for only R1,190 per couple per night which also includes a scrumptious breakfast. Bookings are on a first come first serve basis. Avoid disappointment or being put on a waiting list! Call and make your reservation today. For more information on our exquisite accommodation, conferences, teambuilding packages and mouth-watering dishes, please contact us (039) 687-0253 | 079 5697 333 | info@oribigorgehotel.co.za

Luxury tent getaway

Escape the city and book yourself a revitalising and relaxed luxury tent getaway only at Oribi Gorge Hotel. Take advantage of our current special rates!

Each luxury tent is fully equipped with a modern tiled bathroom, double bed with nightstands, a coffee table and chairs, as well as a bar fridge. Adding to this, we have included a desk fully equipped with a tea and coffee station. Bath towels are provided and a small oil heater for winter times and/ or pedestal fan for summer.

We also provide two deluxe camping chairs for you to relax on while enjoying the outside patio area which overlooks a small and tranquil dam.

Our Luxury tents are surrounded by unspoiled nature and are extremely private.

You also have access to all of the facilities that are available at the Oribi Gorge Hotel which includes The Wild Fig Restaurant and Silver Oak Bar. Not forgetting the onsite swimming pool, kiddie playground, Hiking, Cycling and much more!

There are various types of wildlife and a very rich and diverse birdlife population. This, on its own will provide you with many hours of relaxing entertainment.

For the more business orientated glamping goer, we do also offer conferencing facilities on-site.

The tent is serviced daily, free of charge between 10:00 and 11:00am.

The only rule we have is that you please do not make any fires.

When staying in one of our luxury tents you can look forward to the hues and views of a true country getaway, without sacrificing the joys of modern comforts.

For more information or to make a reservation please contact us (039) 687-0253 | 079 5697 333 | info@oribigorgehotel.co.za

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Drone footage over Wild 5 Adventures

You must watch this amazing drone footage over Wild 5 Adventures. See Lehr’s Falls like never before with this awesome bird’s eye view!

A special shout out and thanks got to Karl Bunge for this amazing footage.

This fantastic drone footage really captures the awesomeness of the Lehr’s Falls in full swing after the recent rains! We are so blessed to be part of this beauty every day!

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Oribi Gorge Hotel offer our visitors a breathtaking once in a lifetime country escape. With loads of in-house activities and facilities. Including the world renowned Wild 5 Adventures, birding, hiking, and game viewing, as well as our prestigious restaurant and friendly staff.

Whatever your reason for visiting, business or leisure, you can look forward to the hues and views of a true country getaway without sacrificing the joys of being pampered. Day visitors are always welcome to share in the fun, but pack a suitcase just in case… you may decide to stay.

For more information on our exquisite accommodation, conferences, teambuilding packages and mouth-watering dishes, please contact us (039) 687-0253 | 079 5697 333 | info@oribigorgehotel.co.za

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Visit the amazing Vulture Viewing Hide

Take your holiday experience to the next level! Visit the amazing Vulture Viewing Hide next time you are in the breath-taking Oribi Gorge region.

The South Coast’s Umzimkhulu Valley is home to a breeding colony of Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres). Offering visitors the unusual experience of observing wild Cape Vultures! At fairly close quarters and in their natural habitat.

With a vulnerable population of only 8000, which is near endemic to southern Africa. The 120-bird Vulture Hide at Oribi is a highly significant colony. Especially considering it started with a mere 20 birds in the year 2000.

Located close to the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, The Barry Porter Memorial Vulture Viewing Hide (14 km from Oribi Gorge Hotel & Wild 5 Adventures) overlooks a “vulture restaurant”. Visitors can experience a 2-hour vulture viewing and close-range photo opportunity at the cliff’s edge with vultures soaring at eye level.

The Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide is a non-profit voluntary association which aims to create awareness of the importance of these magnificent birds in our environment. As well as the dire threats posed to this often misunderstood species. Visitors should book in advance for this rare experience at a highly affordable rate of R100 p/adult, minimum charge of R300, maximum 15 people and 50% discount for children 5-11 years.

Vulture species that can be spotted include the Cape Vulture, White-backed Vulture and Ruppell’s Vulture. Other specials to look out for include the Yellow-billed Kite, Jackal Buzzard, Rock Kestrel, Lanner Falcon, Rock Martin, Alpine Swift, African Marsh-Harrier, Croaking Cisticola, Rattling Cisticola, Common Quail, Red-capped Lark, Rufous-naped Lark, African Pipit, Plain-backed Pipit. To name but a few.

Apart from vultures, spot the Knysna Woodpecker in Oribi Gorge and Umtamvuna Nature Reserve. The Black-rumped Buttonquail, Grass Owl, Broad-tailed Warbler, Pale-crowned Cisticola and Short-tailed Pipit in the Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve. Weza Ngele Forest is home to Cape Parrots, Orange Thrushes, Bush Blackcaps and Forest Buzzards and in the nearby grasslands find Blue Swallows. Common forest residents include the Burchell’s Coucal, Narina Trogon, Green Twinspot and Grey Waxbill.

For more information:

Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide – Chairman and Project Coordinator Andy Ruffle andyruffle@yahoo.co.uk; bookings.vulturehide@yahoo.co.za ; +27 39 695 0829; +27 72 893 3794


Oribi Gorge Hotel
offer our visitors a breathtaking once in a lifetime country escape. With loads of in-house activities and facilities. Including the world renowned Wild 5 Adventures, birding, hiking, and game viewing, as well as our prestigious restaurant and friendly staff.

Whatever your reason for visiting, business or leisure, you can look forward to the hues and views of a true country getaway without sacrificing the joys of being pampered. Day visitors are always welcome to share in the fun, but pack a suitcase just in case… you may decide to stay.

For more information on our exquisite accommodation, conferences, teambuilding packages and mouth-watering dishes, please contact us (039) 687-0253 | info@oribigorgehotel.co.za

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Source: South Coast Tourism


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