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Kaaimans Deckhouse


5 bedroom Self-Catering Cottage in Kaaimans from R250 per person sharing
Family and Pet Friendly Holiday House on the Kaaimans River

Sister property to Kaaimans River Villa – enquire now for special combo rates!

Featured in our Garden Route Pet-Friendly Guide

Kaaimans Deckhouse is a perfectly positioned Self-Catering Cottage situated on the famous Kaaimans River nearby Wilderness, Kaaimans.

This spacious Kaaimans Holiday House occupies a prime location being the last property on this sought-after stretch, right opposite the secluded beach, offering both privacy and ease of access. The N2 road runs parallel to the river. The Kaaimans waterfall is a gentle canoe ride away; various adventure activities are all literally on your doorstop including but not limited to the highest abseil in the Garden Route, excellent fishing, river kloofing and SUP (stand up paddle boarding). Surfing at Victoria Bay is just around the corner.

Accommodation is basic, also referred to as ‘rustic’ but clean and comfortable. The Main House offers two private bedrooms downstairs (main en-suite) and an open-plan loft upstairs. There are two extra bedrooms outside with two seperate bathrooms. Kaaimans Deckhouse sleeps 12 people very comfortably, additional 2 upon request at nominal extra charge.

The Main House has an inside lounge with couches and Satellite TV/DStv, also a dining area with indoor fireplace BBQ/braai. Outside is a great undercover kitchen and dining area, bar counter top, outdoor shower, very large sundeck with sunken fireplace BBQ/braai plus additional lower level open-air deck. Enjoy incredible panoramic views of the river below with the famous Kaaimans bridge and ocean in the distance, mountains surrounding.

Kaaimans Deckhouse neighbors Kaaimans River Villa, a smaller 4-sleeper Cottage which shares the same land and owner, however, these two properties are completely separate from one another, each with their own private entrance, boats and facilities and are only accessible via an easy river crossing.

Kaaimans Deckhouse is a family and pet-friendly Garden Route Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation. 

Ideal for group of friends or families, also avid nature and outdoors enthusiasts.


  • Unique Location and Unsurpassed Views
  • Value-For-Money


There are 4 bedrooms plus a loft that sleep up to 12 people, additional 2 upon request at extra charge.

Bedroom 1: In main house, downstairs. Double bed. Bunk bed. En-suite with bath and shower.

Bedroom 2: In main house, downstairs. King size bed.

Loft: In main house, open-plan. Ample single beds.

Bedroom 3: Outside main house. Double bed. Hand basin.

Bedroom 4: Outside main house. Twin beds. Hand basin.

Bathroom: Outside main house. Two separate toilets. Two separate showers.


Living Area – Main house lounge with basic sofas. Flatscreen TV with satellite/DStv and DVD player.

Dining Area – Various indoor and outdoor dining spaces with tables and chairs and fireplaces BBQ/braais.

Kitchen – Undercover outside kitchen, well equipped for self-catering purposes. Outdoor bar countertop.

Outside Area – Very large sundeck with sunken fire place/braai plus lower level open-air deck. Various seating arrangements. River frontage.


Boats/Canoes for guests use. Indoor lounge with DStv and DVD player. Indoor and outdoor fireplaces BBQ/braais. Equipped outside kitchen. Large sundeck. Additional lower level open-air deck. Outdoor shower. Direct access to the river and beach. Private.


Kaaimans Deckhouse is designed to embrace the outdoors and nature – not recommended for people seeking luxuries. Guests to provide additional blankets and/or sleeping bags especially in Winter and cooler months, as well as own beach towels (basic bedding and bath towels are provided).

Guests to bring own supply of firewood or to purchase on-site from the caretaker (easier option). For additional lighting, please bring torches.

Pets upon prior request only. The caretaker and his family live on the same property with their dogs who are accustomed to visitors.

This property is not fenced in, however the river provides a barrier so that dogs cannot reach the road unless they swim. Kaaimans Deckhouse backs onto the mountain.

DStv is activated, upon request of guests.


Parking in the public Kaaimans parking area, just off the N2. Access to the house by boat or canoe, if low tide you can walk from the beach across the river to the house.


Upon request, at additional charge.


Kaaimans River, Kaaimans

Wilderness – 5 min drive

Victoria Bay – 10 min drive

Garden Route Mall – 10 min drive

George Airport – 20 min drive


Kaaimans Deckhouse, Kaaimans. Self-Catering Cottage.

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