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Braai area
Conference 25 pax





Bird Watching
Bungi Jumping
Elephant Riding
Game Viewing
Quad Bikes
Sea Views


Tsitsikamma National Park - 20 km
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours - 15 km
Blackwater tubing - 15 km
Bloukrans Bungy - 50 km
Boat cruises - 20 km
Birding, hiking & cycling - 1 km
Wolf Sanctuary - 10 km
Horse riding - 4 km

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

South Africa, Eastern Cape, Western & Coastal, Tsitsikamma,
Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Tsitsikamma
Price Per Person Per Night from R770 to R1300
Price Per Unit Per Night from R1760 to R3170
* Prices subject to change without prior notice.

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets Description
Imagine sitting above a 30-metre waterfall, with breathtaking views of a river gorge and the wild Indian Ocean. This is the setting of The Fernery Lodge. It is hard to decide whether to admire the incredible surroundings from the Lodge's deck area with the swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym, or to enjoy it from any one of the five deluxe suites. Each suite is tastefully decorated and every effort has been made to ensure our guests' comfort. For complete opulence, try The Honeymoon Suite with its luxurious spa bath and private deck with beautiful views. The Cellar Dining Room offers excellent cuisine and an equally enjoyable atmosphere. Relax in nature and treat your soul to views of mystical waterfalls, rock pools and fynbos from the seclusion of one of The Fernery Chalets, each beautifully appointed and privately located. The B&B chalets sleep 2 in either twin- or king size luxury, whereas the self catering chalets sleep 4 and have fully equipped kitchenettes, making them ideal for families - or choose one of the plush self catering twin chalets (ideal for 2 couples) which offer en-suite bathrooms and private lounges, fully equipped kitchen and a private plunge pool on the deck. Enjoy the tranquility of the mountains and forests from the privacy of the sheltered deck or curl up in front of the cosy ceramic fireplace with a good book. End off the evening with a pre-arranged barbecue on your deck or fine dining in the Cellar Dining Room. An entertainment area with satellite television, jacuzzi and sauna, as well as a swimming pool, is at the guests disposal. A large jacuzzi, perched on the edge of the river gorge, is a favourite with our guests. Children are welcome in the Chalets, but regrettably no children under the age of 12 years are permitted in the Lodge and dinner restaurant due to its ambiance.
The Fernery is situated in the heart of the Tsitsikamma, a Khoi word meaning "place of abundant water". The region stretches from the Bloukrans River in the west to Eerste Rivier in the east, is bordered on the north by the imposing Tsitsikamma Mountains and in the south by the Indian Ocean. The area is covered in large tracts of indigenous forest, commercial plantation and fynbos. Deep river gorges cleft the plateau as they make their way down to the sea. All year round climate allows one to make the most of all the outdoor activities that are on offer, whilst a high rainfall ensures the lushness of vegetation that the area is renowned for.
The Fernery Lodge & Chalets Directions
➢ The Fernery is situated on the Garden Route, in the Tsitsikamma, mid-way between Plettenberg Bay & Jeffreys Bay and approximately 160km from both the Port Elizabeth & George airports. ➢ When travelling west on the N2 from Port Elizabeth & Jeffreys Bay, continue for 4km after crossing the Kruis River Bridge & The Tsitsikamma Lodge and turn left onto the Blueliliesbush & Nompumelelo Village road ** ➢ When travelling east on the N2 from George & Plettenberg Bay, continue for 4km after crossing the Storms River Bridge and turn right onto the Blueliliesbush & Nompumelelo Village road ** ➢ ** Continue south on the Blueliliesbush road for 2km, passing Nompumelelo Village on the right, to a T-junction. ➢ Turn right at the T-junction & then left after 50 metres & then right again after a further 50 meters; as per The Fernery and Forest Ferns signs. From here it is 6km on a well signposted gravel road to The Fernery Lodge & Chalets. ➢ Please note : Although we do our best to maintain the 6km stretch of gravel road, its' condition is dependent on the weather and the availability of maintenance teams. Please drive carefully. ➢ Once you reach the Forest Ferns Estate, please follow the reception signs to the parking area. Do not be misled by the industrial appearance of what is a working foliage export company, directly opposite the Fernery... beyond the entrance you will find luxurious accommodation, fine dining & pure relaxation. Welcome to the magical, mystical Fernery!
4 Star Star Graded Chalet Exterior The Fernery Lodge dining room The Fernery Lodge deck & pool The Fernery Lodge Luxury Suite The Fernery Lodge Honeymoon Suite The Fernery Twin Chalet