Aqua Terra Guest House in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests15
  • Rooms/Units6

About Aqua Terra Guest House

Aqua Terra means 'water and earth' in Latin, this is clearly portrayed as the Sterkspruit River flows along the outskirts of this one hectare property, amidst shady willow trees and rolling lawns. The relaxed nature lover can enjoy their coffee in the lapa, looking at the sunrise over the Long Tom Pass, or the busy adventurer can have a mountain bike ride in Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve.


Rooms 1, 2 & 3:
We offer three spacious en-suite rooms with 100% cotton bedding and towels, television and a bar fridge.

Rooms 4 & 5:
For more affordable accommodation we have two guest rooms that share a bathroom, but still have 100% cotton linen, towels, TV and a communal tea / coffee area.

Room 6:
The family / group room can accommodate up to five guests in three bedrooms with a lounge and TV, fridge with a coffee / tea area and bathroom featuring a bath and shower.

All accommodation is serviced daily.

Breakfast & Dining

Guests have the option of breakfast, lunch box and dinner on request.

Additional Facilities

Enjoy the big garden and river frontage on the outskirts of town but we are still only five minutes drive from the town centre.

Attractions Nearby

Lydenburg is the ideal stopover to the Kruger National Park (315km from Johannesburg and 180km to Kruger Gate). Other attractions from Lydenburg:
Long Tom Pass - 5km
Dullstroom - 55km
Sabie - 55km
Nelspruit - 100km
Graskop - 70km


Lydenburg is heaven on earth for the nature lovers and outdoor junkies among us and an absolute must-see on any visit to Mpumalanga. Besides the Sterkspruit and Dorps River, the Doringbergspruit and the Klipgatspruit Rivers also grace the area, making Lydenburg one of the top fly-fishing destinations in South Africa.

There are challenging 4x4 routes and hiking trails aplenty to keep avid adventurers happy and its superb location makes it the ideal point from which to explore the province's many other wonderful tourist attractions, including the picturesque Panorama Route (boasting the unmatched beauty of the Blyde River Canyon and God's Window) and the world famous Kruger National Park, Africa's premier game viewing experience. We do mountain bike trips in Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve and Mankele (near the Sudwala Caves).

Come and enjoy local South African hospitality.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors


  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

En-suite Double Room

Spacious en-suite double room with 2 Twin beds, 100% cotton bedding & towels, TV, fan & fridge. Mattress for a child on request.; Free Bathroom Amenities available.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Standard Shared Room

Double room with 2 twin beds and shared bathroom. TV, 100% white cotton linen, towels & ceiling fan and shared tea/coffee facilties.; Free Bathroom Amenities available.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 5-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Group/Family Unit

This is like a cottage without the kitchen. You have a lounge with a TV, en-suite bathroom (shower & bath) and 3 rooms. 1 room with a single bed and 2 rooms with 2 twin beds each.; Free Bathroom Amenities available.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Beautiful accommodation and truly exceptional service and friendliness

October 2016

Jill Stacey (Greenside )

Verified reviewexcellent

Hi Charlene, Thank you for a really wonderful stay, we enjoyed it a lot. Great hosts, great rooms, excellent food and a wonderful property. Once again tank you and I will be in touch soon. Regards Juan

March 2014

Juan Engelbrecht (Gauteng)

Need to Know

Response timeAqua Terra Guest House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 140km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 15h00 to 19h00
Check-out by 10h00

Please note our reception closes at 19h00. Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since June 2014

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