With the April holidays upon us we thought we would give you some inspiration for the holidays. Whether you are a couple or a family, there are loads of wonderful activities on the property as well as nearby including the Battlefields, the Lions Alive Sanctuary and a stunning day trip through Golden Gate National Park […]
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Join us at Oaklands for a medley of African history with story-teller extraordinaire. 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.
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 […]
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 and a 15 km and a 5 km “fun run” on Sunday.
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 […]
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 […]
As a Canadian who has lived in South Africa for nearly ten years, I have been hesitant about road tripping. The biggest reason is that the idea of piling kids and luggage into my Fiat 500 simply wasn’t a comfortable option! In planning our December holidays last year, my son, Hal, and I knew, without […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]