Riverside Paradise

GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

RE: RIVERSIDE PARADISE

Riverside Paradise is near Cullinan, De Tweedespruit, approximately 43km from the Kolonnade, Montana Park, Pretoria. Riverside Paradise is a Nature farm, absolutely for nature lovers! Due to the fact, that there’s no electricity, down at the riverside, we still have fire flies during summer nights. We also have several bird and butterfly species. You can swim in our beautiful Elands River, during summer times and use the canoes, free of charge. You are also welcome to do our hiking trail – The Zebra trail. *PLEASE NOTE*- NO CELLPHONE SIGNAL ON THE FARM.

RULES

  • No loud noise, or music allowed. (Only allowed if you book the whole venue/camping area).
  • No drones please.
  • No vandalism will be tolerated- breaking of trees; branches or anything on the farm is not allowed.
  • No quad bikes
  • No fishing allowed
  • Higher Fees in brackets, during School holidays (high season) & long weekends.
  • Pensioners get 10% discount on entrance fee.
  • Groups (15 or more) also get 10% discount.
  • Toddlers (2 yrs and younger), free of charge.
  • You are welcome to use the staff, to do your dishes, at an additional fee of R50pd, payable directly to the staff member.
  • Although we are pet friendly (on a leash, until calm), we do not allow any aggressive dogs, or bigger than a Labrador.
  • No dogs/pets are allowed in the Chalets.
  • No dogs/pets are allowed in our Ablutions or the Pool area.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE

**We have septic tanks. No foreign objects to be flushed down the toilets. Please use the bins provided.**

Time Schedule *(Hiking only):

Saturday/Sunday:

Check-In: 8h00

Check-Out: 11h00

Check-In: 9h00

Check-Out: 12h00

** HIKERS PLEASE ARRANGE IN ADVANCE FOR EARLIER ARRIVALS. **

The Zebra trail is a circle route, under 5km, easy to moderate, with stunning views, beautiful scenery and if you are lucky, you could also see Zebras, Kudus & different Buck species along the trail. Remember to bring your camera/cellphones with! Certain spots, on the trail, you could also find cellphone signal.

Our Hiking Fee:

  • Adults @ R50pp
  • Kids @ R40 (3-11yrs)
  • Doggies welcome @ R20 each.

** Please bring a leash, if you think they will chase the other animals, or run away. **

  • No cellphone reception, No ATM, or card facilities on the premises. Only cash will be accepted on arrival, or advance online booking/internet payments.
  • NB- ‘HIKERS/ONLY HIKING’ DO NOT NEED TO PAY OR BOOK ONLINE.
  • FOR CONTROL PURPOSES, ALL OTHER VISITORS HAVE TO BOOK IN ADVANCE AND PAY ONLINE PLEASE.
  • PLEASE FORWARD PROOF OF PAYMENT WITHIN 48 HOURS.

DAY VISITORS (Picnic/Braai & Hiking)

Time Schedule:

Check-In: 9h00

Check-Out: 17h30

  • Adults (12yrs & older) @ R60pppd / (R70pppd).
  • Children (3 – 11yrs) @ R40pppd / (R50pppd)
  • Toddlers (2yrs and younger)- free of charge.
  • Pets @ R20pd each dog.
There is a huge Boma/Fire pit, near the tent camping area, to use freely. We provide table, chairs & a gazebo (day camping only), when necessary. You are welcome to bring your own camping chairs, wood, charcoal etc, or buy from us.

We do occasionally sell

Charcoal @ R45

Wood @ R30

Firefighters @ R25

Ice @ R30

1L Milk @ R20

2L Cold Drinks@ R20-R30

(Cans) @ R10-R15

Still Water (500ml) @ R10

Various Chocolates (Bar-One/Lunch Bar, etc) @ R10-R20

Jelly Sweets @ R10

Small packets of chips (Willards/Simba) @ R10

** (Cash only & as long as stock lasts) **

  • We also have a bush lapa with electricity (plug & lights), steel tables & chairs, which you could rent at a minimal amount, for birthdays etc (max 25 people)
  • a bush barn (with electricity), max 40/50 people. Enquire/book directly with Admin.
  • Overnight visitors are also welcome to use, the communal wooden-kitchen (with electricity), near the Day & Tent Camping area. It’s equipped with a kettle, pots, tables, small gas stove, microwave, fridge & freezer.

Build-in braai’s (with taps), as well as portable braai’s, available at tent sites, as well as at the Day camping area. We also supply each stand, with a steel table & chairs. The ablution facilities are neat, with lights & a gas geyser. Jungle gym for the kiddies, near the caravan sites, as well as a swimming pool.

OVERNIGHT CAMPING

Time Schedule:

Check-In: 14h00

Check-Out: 11h00

  • Earlier arrivals could be arrange with admin @ R50pppd.
  • Or late departure, could also be be arrange with admin @ R50pppd.

** We regret, no earlier arrival or later departing allowed, during high season. **

TENT STANDS (No Electricity)

  • Adults (11yrs & older) @ R110pppn/(R120pppn).
  • Age 3 to 10yrs @ R60pppn/(R70pppn).
  • Toddlers (2yrs and younger) free of charge.
  • Doggies @ R30pn each.

These stands, are down at the river, with no electricity, approximately 120m from the Ablutions, with build-in braai’s & taps. We have 2 beautiful private stands, partly enclosed and accommodating tents-only.

Then we also have a stunning, huge separate private camping site, accommodating tents/trailers, or motorhomes/RV’s, where friends could camp as a group, or separately, also no electricity, but with built-in braai’s & taps.

Enjoy a pure bush-veld feeling, next to the river! This area, could take approximately 6 to 10 tents/trailers in total, depending on the size of the tents/trailers or RV’s .

We also have additional portable braai’s/small bomas available, if needed.

Incase of emergency, we do rent single/double foam mattresses @ R30/R50pn.

**Limited stock. Please enquire/booking directly with Admin.**

ELECTRICITY STANDS

(Preferably caravans/trailers, or no solid tents)

Partly fenced, lawned and near the Ablution, Swimming Pool and 120/130m from the river):

** LIMITED ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE ON CARAVAN STANDS **

  • R100pn per stand
  • Adults (12yrs and older) R100pppn /(R120pppn).
  • Children- (3yrs – 11yrs) @ R70pppn /(R80pppn).
  • Toddlers (2yrs and younger) free of charge.
  • R30pn per dog.
  • 1 Plug & 1 light, next to the build-in braai, with tap, on each stand; as well as a steel table & chairs.
  • 1 Community Pit fire (Boma), also with 2 Build-in braai’s.
  • Max 1 Caravan/trailer & 1 tent, per stand, or only 2 tents, also allowed.

** 2 Dome tents to rent @ R100pn- (each tent takes 1 double mattress). **

** Double foam mattresses @ R50pn each and single foam mattresses @ R30pn each. **

** Only 1 Permanent caravan available – (sleeps 4), with fridge and a 2-plate gas stove, at additional fee of R250pn. (Please bring your own Bedding & cutlery). **

** Enquire/booking in advance, directly with Admin. **

CHALET 1

Self catering

Hiking, etc included

** Breakage fee, not included. Payable on arrival & will again be refunded, in cash, when you departure (depending on damage/losses). **

Sleep 4- Max (2 Adults & 2 kids).

Minimum 2 nights @ R1800/(R2000).

  • 1 Bedroom (Double bed & cupboard)
  • Lounge with double bed- sleeper couch.
  • Kitchen- Fully equipped with cutlery etc.
  • 4-Plate gas stove, with oven
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Bathroom with basin, toilet & shower (gas geyser).
  • Granite breakfast counter with 4 bar stools
  • Undercover patio with build-in braai, table & 4 chairs
  • Electricity (plugs & lights)
  • No TV
  • No dogs/pets are allowed in the chalets.

PLEASE NOTE

Chalets, will only be cleaned before your arrival and again, after you leave. Should you need any cleaning service during your stay, you have to pay the cleaner directly an additional fee please (+-R30pd-R100pd depending on the work/time she has to spend on the unit).

Breakage Fee

  • Chalet 1:- R300 cash deposit.
  • Chalet 2:- R500 cash deposit.

CHALET 2

Self catering

Hiking, etc included

** Breakage fee is not included. Payable on arrival & will again be refunded, in cash, when you departure (depending on damage/losses). **

Sleep 6 (4 Adults & 2 kids)

Minimum 2 nights @ R2400 / (R2800).

  • 2 Bed & 2 Bath.
  • Fully equipped with cutlery etc.
  • 4-Plate gas stove, with oven
  • Electric fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Granite breakfast counter with 6 bar stools
  • 1st Bathroom with bath, basin & toilet.
  • Main bedroom with a double bed, cupboard, fan light & En-suite bathroom with basin, toilet & shower (gas geysers).
  • 2nd Bedroom with 2 single beds, cupboard & fan light.
  • Lounge with 2 single sleeper couches.
  • Undercover patio with build-in braai, table & 6 chairs.
  • Electricity (plugs & lights).
  • No TV
  • No dogs/pets allowed in chalets.

Building a few more chalets, are also part of our priority list.

Please feel free to reply for more info, or to book.

Kind Regards

Hettie

Riverside Paradise

0825541984