A privately-owned game farm in the malaria-free region of Mossel Bay
Hartenbos Private Game Lodge is a privately-owned game farm in the malaria-free region of Hartenbos in Mossel Bay. Guests can relax by the pool or on the sundowner deck while appreciating the peace and quiet of the surroundings, or enjoy game drives, quad bike rides, hiking, and other bush activities. The lodge is surrounded by evergreen fynbos, with fantastic views of the Outeniqua Mountains, while the game farm is home to animal species like giraffe and zebra, as well as over 135 species of birds. Hartenbos Private Game Lodge is located on the Garden Route and is only 15 minutes' drive from Mossel Bay’s stunning Blue Flag beaches.
Best time to go to Garden Route
The best time to visit this region is in the warmer months of September to April. The Garden Route is rainy throughout the year and is a popular summer destination that can get busy over the Christmas holidays. You will soon understand why, as you feel the warm rays while kloofing, abseiling and paragliding or simply taking a dip in the azure Indian Ocean. The months of May to August are colder but will provide opportunities for whale watching (peaking in September) with more windless days to enjoy.
The Luxury Villas are 2 spacious self-catering suites, each with 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom comes with a queen-size bed, while the second bedroom has 2 single beds. Both have en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers. Amenities include a kitchenette, dining area, lounge, microwave, fridge, hairdryer and heaters.
The Luxury Tents each accommodates a maximum of 2 guests and have an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and bath. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and fridge, a fan, a heater, a private deck, as well as towels and toiletries. The tents allow breathtaking mountain views.
Luxury Family Tent
The Luxury Family Tents each accommodates up to 4 people with 2 en-suite bedrooms. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the second has 2 single beds. Amenities include a kitchenette, a fan and heater, a private deck, and towels and toiletries. The tents allow breathtaking mountain views.