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Kaaimans River Cottage


3 bedroom Self-Catering Cottage in Kaaimans from R500 per person sharing
Unique and Pet-Friendly Riverfront Cottage

Featured in our Garden Route Pet-Friendly Guide

Kaaimans River Cottage is a unique Self-Catering Cottage situated on the banks of the spectacular Kaaimans River in Kaaimans.

With direct access to the beautiful and secluded Kaaimans Beach and Waterfall, various activities are literally on your doorstep including river kloofing, SUP, canoeing, swimming, fishing from your patio or lazing around on the idyllic beach at the river mouth. Alternatively, just stay home bound with a good book and watch the world go by!

Kaaimans River Cottage offers clean and comfortable holiday accommodation with three bedrooms plus double sleeper couch in upstairs loft area, accommodating up to eight. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy sun room/lounge, dining room with six seater table, two bathrooms (one with shower over bath, the other with bath only), a covered patio with dining table and chairs as well as sunloungers, an open-air deck with built-in BBQ/Braai plus outdoor shower. A generator provides light during the evening with a gas operated stove, fridge and hot water system in place.

There is an indoor, wood burning fireplace to keep you warm on those cooler evenings!

Its secluded location is ideal for those who enjoy being outdoors, away from the hustle-and-bustle of every-day life. Only accessible by the rowing boat or canoe provided, privacy and seclusion is guaranteed.

Kaaimans River Cottage is family-friendly as well as pet-friendly Garden Route holiday accommodation.

Ideal for families or group of friends. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.


  • Unique Location
  • Pet-Friendly


There are 3 bedrooms in total that sleep up to 6 people plus additional double sleeper couch in the upstairs loft. The cottage sleeps 8 very comfortably.

Main bedroom: Upstairs. Two single beds pushed together with King size mattress.

Bedroom 2: Upstairs. Twin beds.

Bedroom 3: Downstairs. Twin beds.

Loft: Upstairs. With double sleeper couch.

Bathroom 1: Upstairs with bath only.

Bathroom 2: Downstairs with shower over bath.

Additional outdoor shower with hot & cold water.


Living Area – Lounge with basic sofas. River frontage. Opens onto the undercover patio.

Dining Area – Table seating 6.

Kitchen – Equipped for self-catering purposes includes gas oven/stove.

Outside Area – Undercover patio with dining table and chairs. River frontage. Open-air deck with built-in BBQ/Braai. Outdoor shower (hot & cold water).


Rowing boat and canoes for guests use. Undercover patio with seating arrangements. Open-air deck with built-in BBQ/Braai. Outdoor shower (hot & cold water).


Guests to provide own beach/swimming towels as well as petrol to run the generator which takes approx. 1 liter per hour. For additional lighting, please bring torches. There are no candles, paraffin lanterns or gas lamps allowed in the cottage.

There is no microwave, TV or Wifi. Mobile reception is available. No hairdryers please.

Ideal accommodation for those who enjoy basic living surrounded by nature.

Pets upon request. Kaaimans River Cottage is not fenced, however the river provides a barrier so that dogs cannot reach the road unless they swim. Kaaimans River Cottage backs onto the mountain. Pet policy applies.

The N2 highway cuts through the Kaaimans river valley (since 1950) which is on the mountain opposite to this cottage meaning that the highway is visible and traffic can be heard, although to date guests have not complained.


Parking off the N2. Access to the cottage by boat or canoe only.


Upon request, at additional charge.


Kaaimans River, Kaaimans

Wilderness – 3 min drive

Garden Route Mall – 10 min drive

George Airport – 20 min drive

Sedgefield – 20 min drive


Kaaimans River Cottage, Kaaimans. Self-Catering Cottage.

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