About Oori River Lodge
Oori River Lodge overlooks a particularly scenic stretch of the Crocodile River valley. Extensive gardens blend into indigenous riverine bush with sweeping lawns to the riverís edge. This is the perfect place to unwind and relax in tranquil and secluded surroundings. The Lodge is only half an hour from the hustle and bustle of Monte Casino and Fourways, one of Gautengís premier shopping centres. Lanseria Airport is a mere 15 minutes drive away.
The Lodge is in the heart of the Oori Nature Reserve and is fully game fenced. Leisurely walks can be taken in the extensive gardens and in the bushveld environment of the reserve itself. Stroll along our own private nature trail, where prolific birdlife can be observed and there is always the chance of spotting the reserveís varied game, which includes kudu, impala, blesbok wildebeest and zebra, Other small mammals and reptiles are often seen.
The Cottage is a charming self-catering thatched cottage for two guests consisting of a comfortable living room, a double bedroom, a kitchen/dining area, a scullery and bathroom. Kitchen facilities include a microwave and electric hob. Outside the cottage is a large paved terrace leading onto a barbecue area with its own private lawns overlooking the river.
Bed & Breakfast:
There is also a separate en-suite room with direct access to the gardens.
Facilities & Activities
Numerous terraces overlooking the Crocodile River and spectacular views from the cliff side
Private nature trail
Game spotting & bird watching
Three double en suite rooms with their own outside access to gardens
Laundry service available
Location & Attractions
Oori River Lodge is just 5 km off the R512, the road that leads to Hartebeestpoort Dam and the North. It is close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and the museum in the Cradle of Humankind. Also in the vicinity are the Sterkfontein Caves and The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. Further more the new Lion and Safari Park has recently opened only 8 km from us.
Hartebeestpoort Dam with its vibrant African Market is just a short drive away. There are many restaurants and numerous places of interest in the immediate vicinity. Lanseria Airport is only 15 minutes drive from the Lodge and operates regular commercial flights to Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth.
Romantic Champagne Picnics set by the river side and Dinners to be ordered in advance.
We look forward to making your visit an enjoyable experience.