About Meijer's Rust
Meijer's Rust is a working farm offering a wide variety of accommodations within the heart of the stunning Meiringspoort, just outside the beautiful village of De Rust.
You are welcome to enjoy camping and hiking high in the Swartberg Mountains surrounded by fynbos and waterfalls. Try a farm stay in our historic stone house perfect for romantic getaways or perhaps merely savour the Karoo in one of our superb self-catering chalets.
We are located 3km north of De Rust along the N12 Garden Route, only 27 minutes east of Oudtshoorn, 76km from Prince Albert and 84km from the national airport in George in the magnificent Western Cape of South Africa.
We welcome you to stay at Meijer's Rust and experience our hospitality. We offer a variety of accommodations, from camping under the stars to luxury chalets. You can stay the night or take your time exploring this beautiful area.
The romantic Stone cottage, built in the 1850's, is located on a plateau above Meiringspoort. It sleeps two and you need only bring food and wine to make this an unforgettable experience. The cottage is accessible to vehicles with high clearance and is a good starting point for the farmís wonderful hiking trails.
We have four comfortable, fully equipped, self catering chalets. They are set in beautiful, peaceful surroundings and each chalet has a queen size bed.
The Milk Barn cottage is a fully equipped, self catering, two roomed cottage sleeping four. The main bedroom has a double bed and the open plan living area has stacked bunk beds ideal for children.
Upper Camp Ground:
The upper camp ground is located high in the Swartberg Mountains and is only accessible by 4WD. It has spectacular views over the Kamanassie and Outeniqua Mountains. It has potable water and ablutions with hot water.
The camp ground is in the middle of the trail system with an easy walk to the lookout over Meringspoort or a short walk to the waterfalls with their naturally formed rock pools to cool off in. Come and enjoy our brilliant days and for our cool nights, please remember to bring warm clothing.
We invite you to enjoy our varied activities. You will find night skies that are an astronomerís dream, an abundant bird life and numerous walking trails taking you wherever your sense of adventure may lead. In addition to being an active farm where children can return to nature, we are also the perfect gateway to many of the other fantastic attractions located within the region.