About Old Coach Road Guest House
Situated on 13 acres of land 9km outside Barberton, the Old Coach Road Guest House is surrounded by indigenous Lowveld vegetation and many relics from the gold rush days of Barberton. Barberton is situated on the Wild Frontier Tourist Route of the Mpumalanga province, South Africa, only a stone's throw away from the world famous Kruger National Park. (Fully licensed with restaurant).
Accommodation is in rooms separate from the main house, all with private facilities (either bath or shower). Facilities for the disabled are available.
Accommodation consists of five double rooms and one family unit each with two bedrooms, bathroom and small lounge and one single room. Accommodation is offered on a bed and breakfast basis with dinner available on request. Should you require dinner, please advise us of any special dietary requirements, i.e vegetarian, allergies etc when you make a reservation.
Barberton has a robust history from the gold rush days of the 1880"s. The local museum and period houses from that era are well maintained and worth a visit. For the adventurous, view the beautiful Dekaap valley from the air with an early morning microlight flight.
Some 250 different bird species occur in the Barberton area and the Lowveld Bird Club has regular outings to surrounding areas. If you are fit, try the Old Coach Road Mountain hike (duration 3 hours) or the more sedate Rimers Creek Bird Walk.
A day visit to Kruger National Park is possible from Old Coach Road if you have an early start. Malelane Gate is only 64 km away and supplied with our breakfast picnic pack, a round trip Malelane / Sabie / Lower-Sabie / Crocodile Bridge is a unique outing.
For 4x4 enthusiasts, various scenic drives, including the Swaziland border area, lasting no longer than a day are possible from Old Coach Road.