Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly lodge with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa


Located in Drakensberg Gardens, this family-friendly lodge is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from Cobham State Forest, and within 25 mi (40 km) of Garden Castle Caves Nature Reserve and Underberg Country Club. Himeville Museum and Reichenau Mission are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Property Features

Along with 2 outdoor pools, this lodge has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free wired Internet in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 55 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, plus balconies or patios and TVs with satellite channels. 24-hour room service, microwaves, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bushman's Nek features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a children's pool. The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired high-speed Internet access is complimentary.

This family-friendly lodge also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 55 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( ZAR 30 per hour ), Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Bush Pot - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Cellu Beauty Spa. Services include manicures and pedicures.

  • Manicures and pedicures 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 30 per hour (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bushmans Nek
  • Bushmans Nek Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushmans Nek Hotel
  • Bushmans Nek Hotel Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek Lodge Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek Lodge
  • Bushman's Nek Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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