Fish Eagle River Lodge Guest House in Riebeek Kasteel, Western Cape

Fish Eagle River Lodge

Guest House / Self Catering at Off R44, Riebeek Kasteel, Swartland, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests10
  • Units/Rooms5

About Fish Eagle River Lodge

Fish Eagle River Lodge was named after the two breeding pairs of African Fish Eagles nesting on the banks of the Berg River, which forms one of the boundaries of this working olive and vine farm. The upmarket accommodation is set in beautifully landscape gardens with the imposing Elandskloof mountain range as a backdrop to the tranquil setting.

Only 45 minutes from Cape Town, the farm is situated in the heart of the Riebeek Valley, just outside the quaint village of Hermon and about five minutes from the restaurants and shops of Riebeek Kasteel. The historic towns of Tulbagh and Wellington are both about 20 km's away and the scenic winelands of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch are easily accessible from here. We invite you to experience friendly country hospitality at its best.

Wake up to the sounds of the prolific bird life, breathe in the fresh country air and enjoy long walks on farm roads. Enjoy the lush garden, shaded veranda and sparkling swimming pool. Canoes are available to enjoy leisurely outings on the Berg River. Be amazed at the stars in the clear night sky and remember the haunting call of the Fish Eagle for a long time to come.


Fish Eagle River Lodge offers both B&B and self-catering on the banks of the river.

B&B Suites
Accommodation comprises of four spacious and comfortable Bed & Breakfast Suites, all en suite and fully air-conditioned, equipped with TV, DVD and a honesty bar for your convenience. Two rooms have separate entrances and their own private balconies with stunning views.

Self Catering Suite
The spacious Self-Catering Suite has one double bedroom and can sleep four more on two luxury futons in the lounge. The fully equipped kitchenette has an honesty bar and the suite is equipped with air-conditioning and TV with DVD player. Its own entrance and a private sundeck, with beautiful views over the river, farm and mountains beyond, make this the ideal getaway for a couple, with or without kids or friends!


Full English breakfasts are served, either on the balcony overlooking the garden and river, or in the cosy dining room.

Guests are welcome to use the communal braai area (barbeque) and the sparkling swimming pool.

Activities and Attractions

In the vicinity you can explore the Riebeek Valley and just five minutes away are the quaint twin villages of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West, nestling among vineyards and olive groves, offering excellent restaurants and shops. Taste wine and olive products from well known wineries like Kloovenburg, Allesverloren and Riebeek Cellars, to name but a few.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • DVD player
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 750
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.450951
Longitude: 18.959832

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 85km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
January 2011 - No guest reviews.

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