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Join us at Oaklands for a medley of African history with story-teller extraordinaire, Rob Caskie – June 29 – July 1, 2018

Rob Caskie, story-teller extraordinaire, keynote speaker, cultural guide and author, will be joining us for what is destined to be a fascinating and fun weekend at Oaklands Country Manor.  Rob has been a professional speaker and story-teller since 2001, after working with the late, great David Rattray from 2001 on the Anglo Zulu battlefields where […]

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The Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal

Not only the place of some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country, but the sweeping hills and knotty rock formations that pepper the rolling plains and valleys of northern and central KwaZulu-Natal are also the site of a concentration of 70 years of historical battles that shaped the course of South African, British […]

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Oaklands Trail Run Weekend

Are you looking for a wonderful place to spend the weekend… and go for some amazing runs in the majestic Van Reenen Mountains of the South Eastern Drakensberg? On the weekend of February 17 & 18 we will be holding the first Oaklands Trail Run Weekend. There will be a 16 km run on Saturday […]

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Bring on the Holidays. It’s time for an adventure!

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. It all happened so quickly. The year has been an amazing one for us – and now we are preparing for a busy summer and Christmas Holiday. We thought we would give you some inspiration for the upcoming holidays.  Whether you are a couple or […]

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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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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 […]