Accommodation - Guest House
Five Assegais Country Estate
3 star rating
The 4-star Five Assegais Country Estate situated between Machadodorp and Badplaas (Mpumalanga) offers accommodation in Candlewood Camp, Pongola Express, God's Window Camp, and Fishing Lodge.
Cadlewood Camp sleeps 20 and has two huts. It has donkey geysers with hot water, a kitchen, paraffin lamps, kettle, cutlery, crockery, braai facilities, bunk beds - no bedding - and a gas stove. God's Window Camp has four huts that all sleep eight, have a kitchen, bunk beds - no bedding or towels - ablution and shower block, and two fridges. The Pongola Express, a converted train with a dining carriage, can sleep 20, has three bed berths, hot shower and bath, kitchen, verandah, and shop. Fishing Lodge has four bedrooms, four en suite bathrooms, a kitchen, dining area, sitting area, verandah, garden, Jacuzzi, DStv, and secure parking.
Attractions and activities in the area include God's Window, the Pinnacle view point, Bourke’s Luck potholes, the Echo Caves, Mac Mac Falls, Berlin and Lisbon Falls, Blyde River Canyon, Sudwala Caves, Graskop, Shangana Cultural Village, Pilgrim’s Rest, mountain biking, hot air ballooning, interacting wih elephants, and skyway trails.

Physical Address:

Portion 1 & 2, Bermondsey, Machadodorp

Postal Address:

PO Box 593

Web Address:

Visit Website

Telephone Number:

+27 13 256 9263

Mobile Number:

+27 82 889 6757/ +27 72 889 9284

Fax Number:

+27 86 652 7054

E-Mail Address:


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  • Afrikaans
  • BBQ | Braai Facilities
  • Catering By Arrangement
  • English
  • Fire Place
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Jacuzzi
  • MNet / Satellite TV
  • Private Garden / Patio
  • Secure Parking
  • Self-catering
  • Tea and coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • TV Room / Lounge


  • 4x4 Trail
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Eco & Nature
  • Fishing
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks
  • Guided Tours
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Leisure
  • Mountain Biking
  • Outdoor
  • Quad Biking
  • Safaris
  • Wilderness


  • Countryside
  • Tourism attractions
  • Town / City Outskirts
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    From Johannesburg take the N12 to Witbank/ Springs which becomes the N4 after the Middleburg Toll Plaza| turn into Machadodorp and take the R541 to Badplaas for 175 kms and turn right at the Bloemfontein turn off for 2 kms turn left at the T junction and go straight to the lodge
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