The Penwarn/Waterford Estate is a 3000 hectare spread bordering the Ukhahlamba World Heritage Site. A variety of game including zebra, wildebeest, ostriches and other antelope roam free across the hillsides and plains, while the blue heights of the Drakensberg rise up to the west.
Waterford Farm is home to one of the largest dairy farms in KZN milking between 1700 and 1900 cows at any one time. It also comprises an unusual and large horse business that breeds and trains a variety of horse breeds. The farmyard is home to variety of typical farmyard animals including chickens, geese, turkeys, peacocks, rabbits and ducks. The horse enterprise consists of breeding herds of Shire, Clydesdales, Percherons, Shire cross Thoroughbreds, American Quarter horses, Arabian horses, Paint horses and our own herds of dun coloured horses and ponies.
Waterford and Penwarn is home to some of the most renowned fly-fishing waters in the country and provides for an excellent variety of bird species.
Penwarn’s accommodation varies from self-catering to lodge accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
- Indabusche Lodge consists of the “hotel-type” rooms with standard rooms and luxury suites available. All rooms are Dinner, Bed and Breakfast only.
- Mthini Lodge has 4 large double luxury suites and is available on a Dinner, Bed and Breakfast or self-catering option.
- Our self-catering only options are: Wildflower Cottage (6), Nguni Cottage (6), Kingfisher Cottage (4), Riverside Cottage (10), Kudu Lodge (6) or The Barn (20).
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