The Hayward’s Safari House is the private bush villa of Mr Peter J W Hayward, founder of Hayward’s Grand Safari Company and represents a splendorous all inclusive safari experience for those using the villa exclusively. Butlers, waiters in white flowing robes, our maestro chef, top guides and spa treatments all come together to make for the most relaxing weekend possible.
CHOOSE EITHER OUR SELF-CATERED OPTION OR FULLY CATERED SAFARI EXPERIENCE – ALL IN 5 STAR SAFARI CHIC STYLE!
Elegantly appointed in simplistic safari style, the Hayward’s Safari House is centrally situated within the Bobbejaansberg Private Nature Reserve, the HQ of Hayward’s Safaris (a few km from the Dinokeng Big 5 Reserve, Cullinan and Roodeplaat Dam hub – 80 km from OR Tambo airport).
The villa commands great views out over the magnificent Boekenhoutskloof valley – an ideal place for a quick unencumbered and stress free breakaway for peace, privacy and tranquillity.
Hayward’s Safari House has three bedrooms (main bedroom has a Jacuzzi bath), two bathrooms with showers, an East African reading room, a Persian lounge, an upstairs 6 seater classic dining room and a fully equipped kitchen, the bush villa is ideal for private parties of 6 guests (3 couples) with space for up to 4 children under 12. Rooms can be set up in twin or double bed configuration. Towels and luxury amenities are provided. Rooms an outdoor areas are serviced daily.
The bush villa overlooks the spring fed oasis. A mobile safari porta pool is supplied in summer months and hammocks hang between trees. Picnic tables are shifted under shade for long lazy lunches.
Our mobile Tented Spa can be set up (optional extra) in the gardens or around the oasis for relaxing full body massages and treatments by highly skilled anti stress therapists.
The kitchen is fully equipped and used by our chef team to prepare and present a delectable selection of menus for you should you require the fully catered option. There is also an outside lapa (barbecue/braai) dining area under thatch.
A 4 sleeper authentic safari bell tent can be erected in the fenced garden should children (ages 8 – 12) wish to camp out each evening under supervision.
THERE IS NO TV (on purpose) BUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AND DISCOVERY CHANNEL IS RIGHT OUTSIDE – IN 3D!
Cell phone reception is good.
An array of board games are available.
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:-
• BIRDWATCHING – Over 350 species of birds counted in Dinokeng over a 24 hour period!
• GAME VIEWING – Reserve teeming with giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, hartebeest, eland and impala to name but a few – safe for walking, mountain biking and guided interventions such as horse safaris.
• FISHING – Bring your own fly fishing rods – oasis is stocked with bream and the Boekenhouts River has bass.
• RESERVE FEE – USE OF RESERVE ROADS – for mountain biking or bush walks.
• Regrettably no self driving allowed on reserve but guided game drives or horse trails can be pre booked.
GO ORGANIC! (non GMO foodstuffs)
Boekenhoutskloof and surrounding farmers supply Hayward’s with healthy organic produce – and direct to your table (a list can be emailed to you to choose what we stock the villa with for you). From vegetables in season, to real free range chicken and eggs, fresh farm milk, craft beers, artisan wood burning oven breads, outstanding beef steaks, biltong and lamb. You can also visit the Farmers Market at 06h00 on Saturdays in Silverton / Pretoria or the outstanding Hazel Food Market Pretoria on Saturdays mornings from 09h00 – 12h00 to stock up the villa.
I look forward to making sure you have a truly outstanding bushveld breakaway here with us.
Celia du Preez