GlenDonald Cottage

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Privacy in serenity

The original GlenDonald Cottage was built in 1965 and over the years has undergone a number of renovations, the last having been completed in 2014. Situated at the headwaters of the Olifants River, the cottage looks over the “Visgat”, the crystal river pool that will be the central point of your stay.

The cottage has the following features:

  • Four Bedrooms, 2 en-suite and a loft room and bunk room
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge and dining room
  • Pergola covered patio / braai area leading to a free flowing rock pool.

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Getting there

GlenDonald Cottage is a mere 170km from Cape Town as the crow flies and is easily accesible by vehicle and helicopter.


Via car: 2 hours 45minutes
Guests may make their own travel arrangements or we will happily arrange transport to and from GlenDonald Cottage.
Note! While 4 Wheel Drive is not absolutely necessary, a high vehicle clearance is! The last 3km are very rough and normal vehicles will not be able to reach the cottage.

Via helicopter: 45 minutes.
Departing from the Waterfront or Cape Town International Airport, travel by helicopter offers you the added opportunity of viewing the mountains of the Western Cape.