Thabametsi Farm \ Accommodation in Magaliesburg

Thabametsi Farm Magaliesburg

Thabametsi Farm meaning ‘Mountain Water’ is a tranquil, rustic self-catering getaway in the heart of scenic Magaliesburg. Situated on a 132Ha farm, Thabametsi is nestled between two koppies overlooking the valley to the Witwatersrand Mountains. This malaria-free location assures guests of beautiful sunsets and great hospitality. It is not far from the Cradle of Humankind or Sun City. There are many activities in the area to satisfy all interests.

The diverse ecosystem encourages a wide range of bird life, particularly on the dam. Smaller animals like bush buck, scrub hares, mongoose, squirrels, porcupines, jackal and civets have made Thabametsi their home, even the frogs participate with their evening chorus.


The accommodation available consists of two six sleeper bungalows (TGCSA 2 star rating and AA Recommended) consisting of three double rooms each plus a living room / kitchen. The master bedroom is en-suite.

Lavender cottage (TGCSA 2 star rating, AA Recommended)
Caters for two adults and two children under 12 years. It has a verandah with a lovely view over the valley, a bathroom (shower only) and a fully equipped kitchen and a place to sit around an open fire. Children love the freedom of the farm.

Owl cottage (TGCSA 3 star rating, AA Recommended)
Caters for two and has a kitchen/living room. The spacious double room is en suite and the private boma area looks out onto bushveld.

Sunset Rondavel and Sunrise Cottage
For those who are a little more adventurous; Sunset and Sunrise cottages are let together to accommodate 1 couple per cottage. Sunset is a cosy rondavel with 2 3/4 beds and Sunrise has a double bed, Each has their own bathrooms with showers. There is a shared, fully equipped kitchen and a dining/sitting room with a fireplace which opens up onto a paved braai where you can sit and watch the setting sun.

Thabamesti Farm offers family orientated accommodation therefore children are welcome. Ducks, chickens and turkeys give the children a sense of real farm life. A jungle gym and pony rides as well as a children’s pool are also available.

Indoor fireplaces and heaters cater for cosy winter nights whilst summer evenings are braai-time in the lovely bomas under the stars. There is also under cover parking.

Please Note:
We do not allow any music or unruly behaviour.
We are now pet friendly as long as the dogs are properly socialised.


• Indoor fireplace & outdoor braai area
• Comfortably furnished in a rustic theme
• Ceiling fans, heaters and hot water bottles
• Bedding and linen provided
• Swimming pool
• Cell phone coverage (Vodacom, Cell C)
• Booking in time no later than 8pm
• No loud music at all and no noise after 10 pm
• All about peace and tranquility
• Magnificent massages arranged prior to arrival.
• Unfortunately no credit card facilities

We provide toilet paper, bedding, towels (not swimming), crockery and cutlery, cooking utensils, toaster and kettle, a fridge and stove for your use, as well as cots and a high chair. Please bring your own fishing rods and swimming towels.


Activities include cycling, canoeing, fishing, swimming, bird-watching, various ball games and nature walks. There is a children's obstacle course and bicycle track as well as a labyrinth. We also have a craft shop with homemade preserves and articles made by local craftsmen.

Thabametsi is an ideal venue for families, photographers, artists, environmentalists and small tour groups.

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Price Range

R315 to R per person sharing per night
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3 Star Graded
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