Balele Mountain Farms 

Contact Person
Phone Number
+27 82 772 8881

Balele Mountain Lodge is situated 25km’s from Wakkerstroom surrounded by the magnificient Balele Mountain range.  So we are just around the corner from restaurants,  alternative accommodation and shopping in Wakkerstroom;  Also not forgetting Wakkerstroom’s birding experience which is internationally renowned.


Come and experience a getaway on a working farm.

The meaning of Balele is “Place of rest” and many of our guests experience just that.

8 Rustic self-catering chalets with fireplaces, sleep between 2 and 6 people,  and a log cabin that sleeps 8 people. All units are fully equipped.

Day-visitors allowed for fly fishing and activities and booking essential.

At Balele Mountain Lodge we cater for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome.  Bring your kids to experience the farm and get near to nature.


Self-catering chalets

Camping – 8 camping sites with electricity, ablution block

Picnic site



Fly fishing – float tubing allowed as well as catch and release.

Hiking – 5 marked hiking trails range between 4 and 11 km’s – all circle routes leading back to the starting point

Bird-watching – crane custodians, birds such as blue cranes, crowned cranes, bald ibis, secretary bird and many more.

Horse-riding – maximum of 8 riders. Maximum weight of rider – 100kg.

Mountain biking on farm roads

Game-viewing – eland, blesbuck, grey rhebuck, mountain reedbuck, ostrich, zebra, black wildebeest


Veld flowers      

Farm holidays for kids during the July holidays

Canoeing, harvesting, feeding animals, milking of cows

Obstacle course, Bible study, hiking, making of biltong and horse-riding.


All off-road and quad bike riders are requested to read and observe the Bikers' Code of Conduct available on this web site, in accommodations or the Info Centre, and comply with the code at all times.