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LODGES AND ACCOMMODATION

Gekko Getaways offers various accommodation to suit backpackers, hikers, overlanders even romantic weekenders,     for more information please read further....


AF & TOE COTTAGE   
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A rustic cottage for the person who needs to get away. Private, comfortable and relaxed, this cottage is nestled in amongst the trees and a stone throw away from the Olifants River. So if you are looking to sit on the stoep with sundowners or round the fire and blow out the oil lamp come bed time, look no further.

Amenities
  • Fully equipped - Cutlery, crockery etc
  • Built in kitchen, gas cookers, oil lamps and candles
  • Separate bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Indoor fireplace and outside braaiplace
Accommodation - 6 persons maximum

Consists of one bedroom with double bed, an open plan 'loft' with mattresses for two and the main living area with sleeper couch and a huge fireplace for those chilly winter nights.

Ideal for 'romantic couples', the outdoors family, a hiking group or a group of friends for a social get together.


Great Ideas
  • 9-hole golf course in Citrusdal for the golfer.
  • Farm tour - See the oldest Orange tree in the country - R40.00 pp including refreshments
  • Sundowner trips to the top of the mountain overlooking the Cederberg - R50.00 pp (minimum 2 people)
  • Canoeing on the dam in an Indian canoe. Only overnight guests.
  • Swim in the Olifants River or cast a lure to catch the elusive 'Bass'.
  • On your doorstep are various walks through Citrus Orchards (harvest time May to September picking your own fruit) or hiking trails for the more serious walker. (Booking essential for the hiking trails. Day trip : R30.00 pp. Two Day trip : R50.00pp
  • With the Algeria turnoff (gateway to the Cederberg mountain range) 7km down the road, this would be the ideal springboard for trips into the famous mountains. Should transport be needed, trips can be organized beforehand.
Accommodation Price List
  • 2 people - R240.00 per night for the Cottage.
  • 4 people - R280.00 per night for the Cottage.
  • 6 people - R300.00 per night for the Cottage.
  • Children under 12 years of age are no charge.
    Above prices are inclusive of bedding, utensils and firewood.
    Motorized Cederberg tours will be extra.

  • Af & Toe Cottage is also pet friendly.
  • For more information on the above experience, please do not hesitate to contact Reinhardt or Martli Slabber at the following :

    Cell : 082 574 2773
    Home : 022 921 3353
    Email : vism@mweb.co.za

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GEKKO BACKPACKERS LODGE   
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Catering for the international backpacker / visitor, Gekko Backpackers Lodge is situated on the N7 national road to Namibia, 20km outside Citrusdal. Designed for relaxation, Gekko Backpackers invites the backpacker to ease off the backpack and slide into chill mode under the watchful eye of the Cederberg mountains.

Amenities
  • Large fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge etc.
  • 2 bathrooms - One with 2 showers and separate toilet. One with 1 shower and toilet.
  • Indoor entertainment area with large fireplace for those colder days.
  • Large "rock art" diningroom to enjoy meals in.
  • Information lounge with fireplace, writing table, exhibits, maps etc
  • Large garden with outside fireplace to enjoy the outside air, braai's and views.
  • Oranges in picking reach
  • Large natural pools in river
Accommodation - 16 persons maximum


  • Sleeping facilities for 16 people - beds with mattresses. Own bedding essential.
  • 2 dormitory bedrooms with three double bunks in each bedroom.
  • One private bedroom with 2 single beds.


  • Ideal for larger groups of young at heart adventurers on their way to Namibia, the famous Namaqualand flower spectacle, hiking enthusiasts, mountain bike fanatics or just stopping over to relax.


Great Ideas
  • Strolls through the Citrus Orchards (pick your own fruit in season - May to September) - blossom time in September / October is a heady experience!
  • Farm tours - See the oldest Orange tree in the country at + 250yrs old, learn about our way of citrus farming - R40pp including refreshment
  • Sundowner trips to the top of the mountain via tractor wagon the Cederberg - R50.00 pp (minimum 2 people)
  • Swim in the Olifants River (tractor tubing)
  • Fresh water fishing for the elusive Bass in the Olifants River.
  • Hiking trails on your doorstep ranging from morning walks to overnighters where you sleep in a cave. Booking essential for the hiking trails. Day trip : R30.00 pp. Two Day trip : R50.00pp
  • We are 7km from the 'Algeria' turnoff to the Cederberg mountains, and close to a back route to the seaside. Explore the interior in your own vehicle, alternatively, tours can be arranged upon request. See the 'Stadsaal' caves, wine tastings, Wolfberg Craggs, and much more. The famous Namaqualand flower spectacle begins at Citrusdal, seasonal from August to October.
Accommodation Price List
  • R50.00 per person per night in the dorms (6 beds per room)
  • R70.00 per person per night for private room (2 beds)
  • R30.00 per person per night to camp
  • VIP cardholders 10% discount
  • POA Hikes into the mountains / tours etc. For more details see Gekko Tours


  • For more information on the above experience, please do not hesitate to contact Reinhardt or Martli Slabber at the following :

    Home : 022 921 3353
    Cell : 082 574 2773
    Email : vism@mweb.co.za

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