Facilities

Facilities at Steynshoop Valley Lodge


Activities on the Steynshoop estate include:

Hiking
Swimming (2 pools)
Volleyball
Badminton
Croquet
Tennis (all-weather flood-lit court)
Billiards (full-size table)
Bird Watching
Braai and outside seating (gazebo) facilities
The dams adjoining the main homestead have domesticated geese and ducks, visiting wildfowl, terrapins and bream.

Guests at Steynshoop Valley Lodge may hike over the Styenshoop Mountain Lodge property which includes almost a kilometere of the mountain range and the Mountain Lodge estate has an extensive natural bush and indigenous forest walks.

By prior arrangement longer hikes with a guide provided by the Lodge may be made over the extensive adjoining properties owned by the Mountain Club of South Africa, which includes famous sites such as the Castle Gorge.

Nearby attractions include:

Hartebeespoort dam
Mountain biking
Wildlife viewing
Hot air ballooning
Sterkfontein caves/cradle of humankind
Pilansberg game reserve (including the Big 5)
Sun/Lost City
Cheetah reserve
Elephant sanctuary

Birdlife is extensive. There are frequent sightings of eagles and vultures from a nearby cliff colony. Jackal cries, baboon barks and sounds of the surrounding wildlife are prolific.

The immediately neighbouring Steynshoop Mountain Lodge, is situated within the Magaliesberg Natural Area and extends to the top of the range. It is full of natural bush vegetation, including thousands of wild protea trees, and has extensive natural game including bushbuck, nyala, mountain reedbuck, baboons, monkeys, kudu, warthog and leopard: