Luxury AccommodationRelax, Unwind, RechargeMountain Biker's ParadiseKarkloof Private Nature ReserveFamily FunCreate your own adventure

Luxury Accommodation

Four self-catering lodges

Relax, Unwind, Recharge

Move in time with nature

Mountain Biker's Paradise

Trails from your doorstep

Karkloof Private Nature Reserve

Escape to indigenous forest and grassland

Family Fun

Freedom of the farm

Create your own adventure

Cycling, hiking, fishing, birding, more

Rockwood Forest Lodge, a unique double storey wooden structure that sleeps up to 6 adults in 3 rooms with 3 bathrooms, lies deep within the  Karkloof Nature Reserve.
Simply enjoy the peace and remoteness of the forest; explore the private Nature Reserve on foot or bicycle all year round; walk to the beautiful Godwini waterfall; brush up of your birding

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FLOWERING PLANTS FOUND ON RECENTLY BURNT AREA OF ROCKWOOD Acalypha peduncularis Albuca setosa Anthericum cooperi Asclepias cucullata Aristea cognata Aster bakerianus Clutia cordata Crassula perforata Cyanotis speciosa Dierama igneum Dipcadi viride Eriosema salignum Eriospermum ornithogaloides Eriosema distinctum Erisema salignum Eulophia hians Euphorbia guenzii Euphorbia sp. (very small fls, round, red rim) Gerbera ambigua Helichrysum aureonitens…

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The indigenous forest of the Karkloof Nature Reserve is home to a variety of bird and mammal species, like those you’ll find on our bird and mammal lists over on our Activities page. We have set up a trail camera on our MTB trail near the hidden waterfall which is in the heart of the…

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Rockwood Forest Lodge is available for this 3 day staged trail run. This 3-day track and trail run will see participants cover just over 100km in 3 days, staged out of a single base camp in the Karkloof area in KwaZulu-Natal. The run will incorporate roads in and around the Karkloof Nature Reserve, and you can expect easy…

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