Tillietudlem Game and Trout Farm Accommodation in Dargle, Midlands

Tillietudlem Game and Trout Farm

Guest Farms / Guest House / Self Catering at D522, Upper Dargle, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Tillietudlem Game and Trout Farm

Set on 1600 hectares in a secluded valley on the southern side of the Inhluzane Mountain, in Upper Dargle, KZN Midlands, Tillietudlem offers a unique eco experience with a variety of activities available such fly fishing, birding, horse rides and game walks, and is host to a myriad of wildlife including rare and endangered animal and bird species plus a plethora of wild flowers and indigenous trees.


Accommodation is available in two lodges and a cottage.

Fully Catered or Bed & Breakfast

Ogramís Colonial House
This is a luxurious classical colonial farm house dating back to the late 19th century, set under a huge oak tree overlooking several tranquil dams, rolling lawns and absolute peace. Roaring fires, original Oregon pine floors, sash windows and high ceilings capture the magic of a bygone era. This luxuriously furnished 4 star graded guest lodge accommodates eight guests in five double bedrooms with three en suite bathrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with electric blankets, gas heaters and hairdryers.

Itís easy to while away the days watching the otters playing in the dam below, taking advantage of the excellent fly fishing literally on your doorstep or dining at your leisure whilst watching the herds of wildebeest grazing on the hillsides. Telephone, satellite internet connection and DsTV are just some of the facilities on offer. Ogramís Colonial house is fully catered, providing delicious farm fresh fare.

When youíre staying at the Ogramís Colonial House, you have the choice of catering options from bed and breakfast to full board. Whatever option you choose, we are fast gaining a reputation for excellent cuisine - some of our guests have already rated our cuisine as ď5 starĒ. From a sumptuous breakfast to a delicious three course dinner, all prepared with the freshest ingredients. A light lunch is served on the expansive verandah overlooking the dams. Special dietary requirements or requests will also be accommodated. On request, we will happily prepare scrumptious breakfast or lunch hampers for those wishing to spend time out walking or bird-watching.

Self Catering

Hleka Manzi Lodge
This is a comfortable self catering lodge perched over the spectacular waterfall on the upper reaches of the Elands River. An expansive wooden deck overlooks the canopy of indigenous forest with a spectacular views. The lodge sleeps eight people in two double bedrooms, and two bedrooms with two single beds, with two bathrooms. Open plan lounge and dining room with welcoming fireplace for those cold mountain evenings, and a fully equipped kitchen. Linen is provided but guests are requested to bring their own towels. The lodge is serviced daily. Other facilities include telephone, DStv, electric blankets, gas heaters and braai facilities.

Attractions & Activities

Fisherman can access several exceptional trout dams and the river within easy walking distance where trophy Brown and Rainbow Trout up to 4.2 kg have been caught. Tillietudlem offers exceptional and exclusive fly fishing for Rainbow and Brown trout, plus indigenous Yellow fish, in 5 dams and the Elandís river. Guided fishing and fly-fishing clinics are available by prior arrangement.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Tillietudlem Game and Trout Farm)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Superior

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.612812
Longitude: 29.938581

Closest airport(s)
Durban International - 150km
Pietermaritzburg Airport - 70km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 13h00
Check-out by 11h30

Exceptions to check-in / out times by arrangement, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
March 2009 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

Absolutely fantastic! Caught my first trout. Accommodation, hospitality and food was superb - staff could not have been...

Zaine Venter, London

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