In the 'hood, Botrivier as a destination

The small, picturesque village of Botrivier lies in the foothills of the Houw Hoek Mountains, en route to Hermanus. The Bot River, after which the hamlet is named, meanders its way through a fertile valley surrounded by mountains covered in fynbos, historical wine farms and fields of wheat. A place of crossing in the Bot River originally served as a spot for bartering butter with the ... cont.

Kempsrivier Farm, Caledon / Botrivier, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Black Eagle Lodge

The lodge is situated on Kempsrivier Farm. The closest town is Caledon.

From Cape Town
Take the N2. Go over the Houwhoek Pass; drive past Botriver and at the Dassiesfontein Farm Stall (before Caledon) turn right, taking the Waboomskloof turn-off. Travel on this gravel road for approximately 8km until you get to a T-junction where you turn right and then, approximately 50m on, take the first left. After about 3km you will see the Kempsrivier Farm gates. Continue through the gates and directly on to the main house (reception). From reception, continue on the same road through the oaks and up the hill where, before the shed, you will see a sign to the right directing you to the Lodge. Follow this road for about 2km up to the Lodge.

From Caledon
Turn right at the silos (Cemetry Road) and drive past Superquick and the traffic department. The road turns to gravel, take the left fork over the railway line. Travel on this road for approximately 10km (past the farm Franskraal) and turn left at the sign to the Lodge. After about 3km you will see the Kempsrivier Farm gates.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (17 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (17 km)
  • Business Services (17 km)
  • Grocery Store (17 km)
  • Laundromat (17 km)
  • Post Office (17 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (17 km)
  • Internet Caf (20 km)
  • Car Hire (45 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (45 km)
  • Shopping Mall (45 km)
  • Airport (103 km)
  • Train Station (103 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Horse riding
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Shark cage dives
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting

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