Breede River South Africa

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Breede River Self Catering Accommodation

Explore where the Indian Ocean and the Breede River meet.Experience the uniqueness of being surrounded by river, mountains and fynbos.This is the Mudlark Riverfront Lodge, place of beauty peace and comfort.

Experience a soul rejuvanting getaway in the serenity and seclusion of the Mudlark Lodge, only 3 hours from Cape Town.

The lodge is situated on a 22 hectare property, part of the Lower Breede River Conservancy and nestles on the river bank about 2 kilometers from the tiny villages of Witsand and Infanta both situated on the opposite bank of the river mouth.

This situation is unique in that no other habitation can be seen and the lodge has magnificent views up and down the estuary. The lodge faces north and is protected from the prevailing sea breezes. The lodge is surrounded by fynbos on three sides and the river in front.

The Mudlark River Front Lodge offers exclusivity to residing guests, with individually decorated private rooms. Our menu is renowned for its excellence using products sourced fresh from the sea, river and surrounding farms.



Mudlark Riverfront lodge exudes a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and consists of a central timber lodge containing the entertainment and dining areas.

The bedrooms are situated on both sides of the lodge and the communal dining area overlooks the river so it is breakfast with a view.

There is a large comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those chilly winter evenings and DSTV is provided.

There is also a relaxing lounge with river views and its friendly fisherman's bar where one can spend the evening in the company of new found friends leads out on to a large covered timber leisure deck with exceptional views where one can laze the day away bird spotting or watching the happenings on the river or enjoy sundowners as one watches the firey sun dip behind the Potberg mountain.

With accomodation for a maximum of ten guests this is really getting away from the crowds

All our double rooms are also off timber construction have beautiful panoramic views of the estuary and the surrounding fynbos our five en suite bedrooms are thoughtfully decorated ; some with private balconies. All have en suite bathrooms heaters and fans and separate entrances

All rooms are very comfortable.

We have two twin bedded, two double and one family room



The Breede River area has wonderful historic and natural attractions all within a stone's throw of the Mudlark River Front Lodge.

There's Witsand on the opposite bank of the river which was was the heart of the Barry empire during the 18th century. Now it is a sleepy village with interesting historical buildings.

The old customs shed and church all built by the Barry family near Port Beaufort which was once an international anchorage - only the jetty remains.


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Tel: 028 542 1161
Fax: 028 542 1619
Intl: +27 28 542 1161


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