Of all the Guvon properties, Glenburn Lodge lends itself most to family fun, group excursions and outdoor activities due to the two rivers on the property, a beautiful mountain and stretches of grass lands all within a private game reserve.
SUNDAY LUNCHGlenburn Lodge is famous for its lazy Sunday lunches where value for money and quality is key to the buffet feasts and guests can expect a genuine South African brand of unpretentious hospitality. Family and friends can relax in the Conservatory, Gallery or Piazza where the afternoon is spent listening to the soothing sounds of our live performer. Private dining for special occasions or Executives can be arranged in the Wine Cellar .
NATURE WALKSSituated within a private game reserve in The Cradle of Humankind, the Glenburn / Kloofzicht Lodge nature walks follow two well-marked paths of between one and two hours. The walks meander along the Blaauwbank River, up the rocky back of the Zwartkops mountain, offering a reward of breathtaking views from the side and top of the mountain.
PRIVATE GAME RESERVESharing a private game reserve with the adjacent Kloofzicht Lodge, Glenburn Lodge has hiking routes for those who merely want a relaxing stroll, or fitness enthusiasts who are ready for conquering the Zwartkop Mountain. Bird watching and fishing are welcome past times all within the beautiful natural surroundings.
LAIRDS BARLairds Bar and the adjacent pool room provides either pre- or post dinner relaxation. The drop down screen is ideal for sport enthusiasts wanting to stay up to date with the latest score.
TEAMBUILDINGWith excellent teambuilding facilities in a scenic mountain and river surrounding in Muldersdrift, Glenburn Lodge is the obvious choice for outdoor teambuilding events, such as treasure hunts and survivor games. The universal sport field is popular with rugby, soccer, hockey and school teams for training and match purposes. School teams often combine their training camps with affordable accommodation in Bush Willow Tented Camp, at the foot of the mountain. An outdoor obstacle course (Trimgim) is set next to the sports field, and is very popular for boot camps and cross training. Those not afraid of heights will enjoy The Dream team tight rope and climbing wall next to the chalets, used under the guidance of The Dream Team or a professional teambuilding organisation. Your teambuilding company or event organiser will be overjoyed with the space and options available at Glenburn Lodge.
ACTIVITIES NEAR GLENBURN LODGECradle of Humankind
Glenburn Lodge falls within the Cradle of Humankind – an area which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999.
A natural wonder 2.2 million years old with 15m high formations, cave pearls, rim stone pools and stalactites.
Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve
A total of 600 head of game and 30 species including rhino, lion, buffalo, cheetah and wild dog can be seen during game drives.
Wild Cave Adventures
Young at heart and looking for adventure? Various abseils from 17-30 meters are available as well as 2-6 hour caving expedition all with experienced guides.
Shades of Ngwenya
Watch skilled glassblowers and candle makers apply their craft just a few minutes from Glenburn Lodge.
This cave was home to the most complete skull known as Mrs. Ples found in 1947. 500 fossil specimens of both adults and children have been discovered.
Hot air ballooning
A number of reputable hot –air balloon companies operate in the area and offer guest the opportunity to quietly drift over the Cradle of Humankind. If you want to impress your VIP’s, propose mid-air, or indulge in a reflective experience, hot air ballooning comes highly recommended.
Explore the myths, legends and facts liberally peppered with Irish / Liverpool humour and taste the different grains used. Investigate health benefits and get an overview of the brewing process. Taste a 340ml glass of each of the Gilroy’s beers during the beer tasting: Premium Lager, Favourite Pale, Traditional Irish Red Ale, the legendary Serious 7% ABV.