Escape to Ama Poot-Poot/Uitvlugt Ponds, a stunning farm just 17 km from Dullstroom. Our two self-catering units overlook tranquil trout dams and scenic surroundings, providing a peaceful and relaxing escape. There are two magnificent hiking trails on the farm with wildlife viewing, and great fishing opportunites. Come experience the beauty of the Highland Meander and all it has to offer.
Evening Rise Cottage – 6 Sleeper
Evening Rise Cottage has a private entrance, double beds and single beds, and a private bathroom. Extra blankets are available for convenience. The unit has a kitchen that is equipped with a stove, a microwave, a fridge, as well as tea-and-coffee-making facilities, and meals can be enjoyed at the dining area. The unit opens onto a stoep, and braai facilities, as well as parking is available. A crate of wood is provided. Evening Rise Cottage also has a fireplace for the chillier days.
Main bedroom – en-suite with shower, 2 single beds or king bed.
Second bedroom – en-suite with shower, 2 single beds.
Third bedroom – separate bathroom with shower, 2 single beds.
Extra 2 on sleeper couch in lounge.
Open plan kitchen and lounge area with fireplace.
Dining area separate with indoor braai.
Views over the dams and game.
Covered rondavel kuier area with a fire pit, braai and sink.
Covered parking for 2 cars.
Stone farm house style.
Lake View Cottage – 9 Sleeper
Lake View Cottage is a spacious cottage that comprises 3 en-suite rooms and a loft. The cottage has an indoor braai and fireplace ideal for those cold nights in Dullstroom. The first bedroom has a king-size bed. The second and third bedrooms have queen-size beds that can be converted to 2 single beds. The loft room has space for 4 guests. Extra blankets are available. Each en-suite bathroom is fitted with a shower, a basin and a toilet. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, microwave, fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and meals can be enjoyed in the dining area. The cottage leads out onto a verandah with braai facilities. Secure parking is also provided.
Main bedroom downstairs – en-suite with shower, option of 2 single beds or king size bed.
Second bedroom downstairs – en-suite with shower, option of 2 single beds or king size bed.
Third bedroom downstairs – en-suite with shower, 2 single beds.
Fourth bedroom upstairs – 4 single beds, en-suite toilet no shower or bath – better for kids/teenagers.
Inside braai in the dining area as well as fireplace in the lounge.
Open plan living area – kitchen/lounge/dining area.
Views over the valley and dams, game often comes up to the cottage.
More modern than the other cottage, very big 5/game themed.
Each cottage gets 2 complimentary crates of wood; if more wood is required, it can be purchased on the farm.
Fishing is catch and release. There is a nominal fee if guests want to keep their caught fish – please enquire about price.
Walking trails included in rate.
High rise vehicles recommended, SUV or bakkie. BMW or Mercedes sports cars won’t make it on the dirt road.
300 hectare farm with game, bird watching, marked hiking trails, fishing and hunting safaris.
Ama Poot-Poot Hiking Trail:
Enjoy this beauty and tranquillity on this private nature reserve with different species of game to be viewed – the experience of hiking through an exceptional private nature reserve!
Two circle routes of 13 km and 6 km are available:
Mountain Reedbuck Trail.
Angles over 13 km of rocky ridges and kranzes with beautiful views and rock formations. The trail crosses rivers, wanders past an exceptional array of game, to a spectacular 10 m high waterfall.
Runs for 6 km past a meandering river, magnificent waterfalls and trout dams.
Day hikes R 80 per person. Please book in advance