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Oaklands Country Manor

Oaklands Country Manor

Oaklands Country Manor is located halfway between Johannesburg and Durban – an easy three-hour drive from either King Shaka International Aiport and OR Tambo just 7 kilometres off of the N3 highway.  A small, country hotel off the beaten track, we are a short drive from spectacular battlefields and an ideal stopover on the way to […]

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We’re Hiring! Front Office Manager

Live and work in the scenic Drakensberg! Oaklands Country Manor is looking a front office manager to oversee our reception desk and guests. Front Office Fundi Required! Oaklands Country Manor is seeking for a front office manager to ensure that our standard of excellence and guests expectations are met and, where possible, exceeded. The candidate […]

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Journey South Africa with Oaklands Travel

Hate the journey, but love the destination? With our new, in-house travel department, experiencing South Africa is as easy as showing up. Our expert team of travel planners will handle all your leisure travel arrangements for you… Bye, Anxiety. Hello, Travel Planner. For most of us, planning a trip goes something like this: choose a […]

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Permaculture Recipes with In-Season Produce

So you thought you wanted to get into permaculture gardening, like you thought you wanted to start yoga. But the year is in full swing and neither has been attempted? Luckily you can eat green by shopping in season! Putting Permaculture in Your Grocery List While shopping in season might not have been how you […]

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Race through the Drakensberg in the Safire Berg 100

Cyclists, are you ready to put your peddle to the metal? Or should we say dirt road? The Safire Berg 100 MTB race is back for a 5th spin around the Southern Drakensberg! Date: 19 March 2016 Venue: Nottingham Road Primary Start Time: 07h00 Safire Berg 100 Established in 2011, the Safire Berg 100 is […]

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Inside the Permaculture Kitchen

Now that we’ve covered a few of the A to Cs of companion planting, let’s see what a harvest from your garden can concoct as far as recipes go. Step into our permaculture kitchen… Permaculture Gardening In-Season Seeing that February is around the corner, we thought it best to use compatible vegetables that fall into […]

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Christmas in the Drakensberg 2015

Sing and eat yourself into the Christmas spirit, or have yourself a merry good time in the Drakensberg countryside with Oaklands… Drakensberg Boys Choir While we may not have a “white Christmas” in the Drakensberg, there’s one thing we don’t fall short of – carolling! This is thanks to our pseudo-celebrity singers The Drakensberg boys […]

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A Springtime Drakensberg Retreat

With winter on its way out, springtime in the Northern Drakensberg is bliss before the summer storms. So why not plan a mountain escape to Oaklands Country Manor? Spring at Oaklands When spring sets in at the Drakensberg, the countryside comes to life. Oak trees burst with bright green leaves, flowers begin to bloom, and […]

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A Drakensberg Retreat this Women’s Day

Celebrate National Women’s Day 2015 with a relaxing and refreshing mountain retreat. You deserve it! Make the most of the long weekend and escape to the Drakensberg with the girls… Women’s Day 2015 In case you didn’t get the memo, this year Women’s Day just so happens to fall on a Sunday. This means that […]