Badplaas Cradle of Life Badplaas Self-Catering Accommodation Mpumalanga

Badplaas Cradle of Life

Guest House at R38 Carolina Road, between Barberton and Badplaas, Grass & Wetlands, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests50
  • Units/Rooms13
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

About Badplaas Cradle of Life

The Cradle of Life is an area where life is very much part and parcel of the environment. There is an impressive array of earthly animal species, including white lions, tigers, jaguars, pumas, leopards, cheetahs, Siberian wolves, hyenas and meerkats. There is also an absolute abundance of bird life including raptors and LBJ's for the birding enthusiast.


Accommodation at Badplaas Cradle of Life comprises fifteen thatched cottages, each designed to sleep four guests in comfort. Each chalet enjoys views over the picturesque valley and the far-off Mpumalanga Drakensberg Mountains.

Deluxe and Luxury Chalets
The Deluxe and Luxury chalets comprise two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchenette is comprised of a fridge, toaster, microwave and coffee making facilities. There is a lounge with a TV, a large covered veranda and covered carport for one vehicle. Braai facilities are available.

Standard Chalets
These chalets have two bedrooms and a shared bathroom. There is a TV in one of the bedrooms. The kitchenette is comprised of a fridge, toaster, microwave and coffee making facilities. Braai facilities are available and there is a large, covered veranda. Undercover parking is provided for one vehicle.

Honeymoon Suite
The suite has one bedroom and one bathroom. The kitchenette is equipped with a fridge, toaster, microwave and coffee making facilities. The lounge has a TV and there is a big covered veranda. Braai facilities are available and there is a covered carport for one vehicle.


Indulge in dishes such as bone marrow, Itakane (salted lamb riblets), T-bone steaks or inkukhu (chicken quarters marinated in a peri peri sauce).

Delicious burgers, toasted sandwiches as well as fish and chips are just some of the favourite classics on the menu. Food that will appeal to children is also available.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


Recommended on TripAdvisor

  • 15% off
    ZAR 1200ZAR 1020
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.916666666
Longitude: 30.598611110777778

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
May 2014 - 7 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

The establishment is so fantastic, clean and well maintained. We really enjoyed our stay. The staff was very friendly and the Sunday Buffet lunch was so...

Gugu Cebekhulu, Gauteng Travellers' Rating


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