Gecko Rock Private Nature ReserveEnglish
KLIEK ASSEBLIEF HIER VIR BESONDERHEDE
Gecko Rock Private Nature Reserve
Our mission at Gecko Rock is to offer our visitors an unparalleled outdoor experience in the South African Karoo - one of the most unique natural areas on earth.
The scope of activities on offer at this special place, where the emphasis is on preservation of the environment, is sure to hold an attraction for everyone.
The list of options includes:
- Camping and hiking
- Guided 4x4 and 4x2 routes as well as driver training
- Rock climbing and Abseiling
- Mountain Biking
- Customised team building events and conference facilities
- Flower and succulent tours
- Bird watching
- Star gazing
- Or, simply relaxing in an unhurried retreat far away from cell phones and city stress...
Gecko Rock was acquired by the Deal family in 2002, and has been developed in accordance with regulations specified by the Department of Environmental Affairs. It has become 'home' to us, and our wish is that you will feel the same way…
Visitors to Gecko Rock have the choice of two campsites, a wooden cottage and wooden cabins.
Fully equipped for self catering, Rheboksvlakte offers a very private stay. Situated in a panoramic valley the cottage promises a front row seat to the best sunrise in the Karoo. Of wooden construction, the insulated finish ensures cool days and warm nights.
Designed for two adults, the cottage will accommodate two small children on mattresses inside or just outside the door in a tent, where they can enjoy their own adventure.
Tranquility, Solitude and Panorama wooden cabins
Our larger cabins are situated alongside De Wets Rus Campsite and comfortably sleep 6 persons. Modern kitchen area with full size fridge/freezer, 2 plate gas cooker, solar lighting and a plug to charge electronic devices make this your home away from home. A full size stoep with outside table and chairs makes the best of breathtaking views. The braai area is a step down off the deck. All linen (excluding towels) is supplied. Ablutions are a short walk down a neat path where you have a piping hot shower, basin, mirror and toilet. Parking for your vehicle right next to the cabin.
Please note: No hair dryers, kettles, heaters etc. to be used in these cabins.
- Sleeps 6 (All single beds) (Double bed on request)
- Bedding (sheet, pillows x 2, duvet and additional blanket)
- Well appointed kitchen
- Cleaning materials - Sunlight liquid
- Dish cloths
- Full size fridge/freezer
- Crockery and Cutlery
- Two burner gas cooker
- 6 seater dining room table
- 3 seater couch and coffee table
- Moveable braai and grid
- Braai essentials (tongs/casserole dish)
- Solar system for lighting and charging of cell phones etc.
- Bathroom facilities in campsite - Hot & Cold shower, Basin, toilet and Mirror
- Toilet Paper (one roll provided)
De Wet's Rus Campsite
Situated under shady trees in an alluvial plain, this site is equipped with four toilets and four showers in two separate locations. The communal area has a generous kitchen, a central braai area with steel braai drums and grids. For those lazy Karoo days, there is a splash pool which is filled from Mid September to Mid April. There is ample space for up to 20 vehicles. The site is intended for properly equipped campers - there is no electricity supply or cell phone signal.
For campers who enjoy their privacy there is ample space here to choose & enjoy your own spot with moveable braais for your convenience.
- Campsite can accommodate up to 20 vehicles (60 people)
- Kitchen with hot and cold running water
- 4 Toilets with 4 showers in two separate locations
- Central braai area
- Movable braai’s for private camping
- Splash pool (filled Mid September to Mid April)
- 1 x 8 seater table and benches
Echo Valley Campsite
Nestled in a private valley, this intimate campsite is ideal for smaller groups who prefer privacy. The shower and toilet is located at a convenient distance from the camp area and the communal area is equipped with a sheltered kitchen, leading to the braai.
This is the perfect location for climbers as all three climbing walls are in walking distance.
- Campsite can accommodate up to 5 vehicles (10 people)
- Kitchen with running water
- 1 Toilet & shower
- Central braai area
- Betalings Opsies
- Jammer, geen kredietkaarte aanvaar nie
- Eienaar Taalopsies
- Uitleg Slaapgeriewe
- Rheboksvlakte Cottage (Slaap 2) x 1
- Slaapkamer 1 - dubbel
- Wooden Cabins (Slaap 7) x 3
- Slaapkamer 1 - driekwart, driekwart, driekwart, driekwart, driekwart, driekwart, enkele slaapbank
- braai - kommunale
- buite swembad
- kombuis (volledig toegerus)
- kombuis kommunale
- kombuisie (sommige eenhede)
- konferensie lokaal
- natuur roete op die terrein
- nie gediens
- Troeteldiere word toegelaat indien dit vooraf gereël word.
- Spesiale Kategorieë
besonderhedeAccommodates how many people?
Capacity : no information
The following apply
Exclusive / preferred service providers on call Restroom accessible Kitchen accessible Audio – visual equipment (request details) Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes Crockery and cutlery available for hire Catering done in-house Designated parking area Sufficient parking space Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.) Internet connection Wireless internet connection Air conditioning Good lighting that can be operated independently Liquor license Bar on-site A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading Wheelchair friendly A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
besonderhedeWhy is your establishment interesting?
Detail description : Gecko Rock is home to many. Everyone that visits returns. It is an experience of peace, tranquility, connecting with friends and family, Various activities that keep the mind and body healthy and strong. Mountain Biking Rock Climbing Photography 4 x 4 trails Hiking Camping Enjoy the outdoor Gecko Rock is a must visit
besonderhedeThe following apply
Small dogs Big dogs Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside Kennels provided Kennels must be used Other animals on the property Horse stables – bedding provided Horse stables – bedding not provided Horse paddocks Grooms available Arena Parking area for horse box / float
Quad / 4x4 / Fietsroete Verblyf
besonderhedeThe following apply
Bring your own bicycle Bicycles to hire Bicycle set trails Bicycle - free to explore Bring your own quad bike Quad bikes to hire Quad bike set trails Quad bikes – free to explore Bring your own off-road motorcycle Off-road motorcycles to hire Off-road motorcycle set trails Off-road motorcycle – free to explore 4x4 vehicle set trails 4x4 vehicle – free to explore
Meer As 10 Gaste Verblyf
besonderhedeYour establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 60
Max people allowed at the venue? : no information
The following apply
Reception area Chapel Area for wedding ceremony Undercover area for signing the register Fully catered Couple must provide own catering In house events coordinator (compulsory) In house events coordinator (not compulsory) Liquor license Fully stocked bar Cutlery and crockery rental Cleaning / serving staff Bridal suite Honeymoon suite
Gecko Rock Private Nature Reserve verskyn in die volgende afdelings:
Touws Rivier Selfsorg Huis / Kothuis Verblyf • Touws Rivier Troeteldier-vriendelike Akkommodasie • Touws Rivier Quad / 4x4 / Fietsroete Verblyf • Touws Rivier Meer As 10 Gaste Verblyf • Touws Rivier Troue Akkommodasie • Touws Rivier Konferensie Akkommodasie • Touws Rivier Interesante Blyplekke • Touws Rivier Selfsorg Akkommodasie