Bohms Zeederberg Country House

Böhm’s Zeederberg is a small owner-run Country House situated in the picturesque Sabie River Valley of the Mpumalanga Drakensberg, South Africa. Mrs Böhm and her German speaking family have been your friendly hosts since 1975, and have been awarded a Four Star Grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.

 

The Country House is situated on a hilltop 900 meters above sea level in a Malaria-Free area, close to the Kruger National Park. The Garden Chalets boast panoramic views over the Sabie River Valley and surround the centrally situated swimming pool in a 2 hectare lush subtropical garden; filled with beautiful indigenous tree which have been labelled for your easy identification. The garden is a bird watches paradise, with two different kinds of Turaco nesting in the huge Wild Fig trees, to name a few of the abundant birds found at Böhm’s. The 60 hectare indigenous bush farm is alive with varied wildlife: small buck including Duiker and Bushbuck, Blue Vervet Monkeys and Bushbabies, many small mammals like Mongoose and Bats, and a myriad of indigenous birds.

 

The Country House is surrounded by all the major tourist attractions: just a 30 minute drive to the Kruger National Park and just a 30 minute drive to the start Panorama Route including all the waterfalls, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels, the historical gold mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest, to the majestic Blyde River Canyon. Mrs Böhm offers up-to-date advice on scenic places to visit and walking trails in the area.

 

Airports are at Nelspruit’s KMIA Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (85km) and Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport (120km), with direct flights from all major centres daily. Vehicles can be rented at all the airports and transfers can be arranged to any destination.

Accommodation

10 Individually decorated Chalets are located in the garden around the swimming pool, with majestic views over the Sabie River Valley from private verandas.


A communal lounge with satellite TV is available in the main building. A safety deposit box is provided and international plug adaptors are for sale at reception.


The Garden Chalets can accommodate 2 guests and are equipped with a minibar fridge, telephone, tea and coffee-making tray, hairdryer, heater and air-conditioner. King-size beds or twin beds are available upon request.


The Family Garden Chalets can accommodate 2 adults & 1 child and are equipped with minibar fridge, telephone, tea & coffee tray, hairdryer, heater & air-conditioner. The main bedroom contains twin beds (a king-size bed is available upon request) and one extra bed is available in the open plan lounge for a child.
The Family Garden Suites can accommodate 2 adults & 2 children and are equipped with minibar fridge, telephone, tea & coffee tray, hairdryer, heater and air-conditioner. The main bedroom contains twin beds (a king-size bed is available upon request) and with two extra beds available for children in the lounge. The large bathroom has private access from both the main bedroom & the lounge.


The Honeymoon Chalet is located in a private corner of the garden, with a majestic view over the Sabie River Valley from its private veranda. It offers a king size bed, open plan lounge, large bathroom with corner bath & separate shower, private toilet and is equipped with a minibar fridge, telephone, tea and coffee tray, hairdryer, heater, and air-conditioner.

Activities

Panorama Tour – Visit the many beautiful Waterfalls, each with a unique walking trail and support the local communities with their art souvenirs sold at all the attractions.


God’s Window and Wonder View offer a breathtaking view over 200km of Mpumalanga Bushveld. The Bourke’s Luck Potholes takes you per footbridge high above the huge potholes carved into the ravine by the Blyde (happy) & Treur (sad) Rivers.


The third largest green canyon in the world, Blyde River Canyon, will take your breath away and creates wonderful photographic opportunities in the formations of the rock walls covered in colourful litchen. This tour can easily be navigated in one’s own car with an informative map & advice from reception but should you prefer a guided tour can also be booked 24 hours in advance.


Kruger National Park – Depart before sunrise with a packed breakfast or leisurely after breakfast via Phabeni Gate to explore this largest National Park in the world. From the Big 5 to the Small 6 and everything in-between can be viewed in their natural bush habitat. This tour can easily be navigated in one’s own car with an informative map & advice from reception but should you prefer a guided tour can also be booked 24 hours in advance.
Other Activities – please enquire / book at reception 24 hrs in advance

  • Night Safaris in open vehicles to the Kruger National Park or the private Game Reserves
  • Guided bushwalks with a qualified ranger in the Kruger National Park or private Game Reserves
  • An Elephant Experience: walk, touch and feed the African elephants
  • Boat trip on the Blyde Dam: board a boat near Swadini Adventura Resort for a scenic trip on the Blyde Dam with splendid views of the Blyde River Canyon and Three Rondawels
  • Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre: near Hoedspruit – the largest animal rehabilitation centre in South Africa! See & touch animals and witness the caring of poisoned, injured and abandoned wild animals. Tours depart 9am / 3pm and take approximately 2.5 hours
  • Aerial Cable Trail: experience the freedom of gliding over one of the last remaining natural forested valleys along the Sabie River. Each section of trail varies in length linking a total of 9 platforms, making it the longest cable trail in Africa (1.2m). All groups are escorted by qualified guides.
  • Hiking Trails: Matumi Hiking Trail, Forest Falls Hiking Trail & Bridal Veil Hiking Trail
  • For the more adventurous: river rafting, horse riding, quad biking, buggy jumping are also available locally