Cradled in a lush valley at the foot of the Southern Drakensberg Mountains, lies Elgin farm. We offer Bed & Breakfast accommodation in four luxury en suite rooms overlooking rolling farmlands and lakes at Elgin @ The Farm, and an additional 5 luxurious suites on the farm extension over the road, at Elgin @ The Duck. Enjoy warm hospitality and sumptuous breakfasts using fresh farm produce.
The Southern Drakensberg forms part of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site.
All of our well appointed suites are set in private sections of the Farm, ensuring peace and privacy for our guests. Each room has its own entrance and patio with the most beautiful views imaginable.
The Umzimkulu River winds through the farm for 7 km, offering excellent trout fishing, picnicking , tubing, canoeing and swimming opportunities. Enjoy walking and mountain biking, on Elgin farm. Horseriding, from hour rides to all-day trails, is available close by.
Birdwatchers will enjoy the prolific birdlife, especially a variety of waterfowl and raptors.
The district offers three scenic golfing opportunities: the 9-hole Underberg golf course, Sani Pass Hotel 9-hole golf course and 18-hole Glen Garrie Golf course at Drakensberg Gardens Hotel.
Restaurants, health & beauty clinics and farm stalls, a cheesery, a gallery, hiking and fishing shops, and other interesting gift shops are situated in nearby Underberg and Himeville.
Elgin is conveniently situated to entry points into the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site for guests wanting to hike up the main escarpment or explore San Rock Art.
Sani Pass tours into Lesotho can be arranged for guests on request.
In Room Facilities:
All are double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, while one has a private lounge. Of course, all our rooms are equipped with satellite TV, a heater, hairdryer and a fridge. Lavish breakfasts are enjoyed alfresco in the warm months and in our sunny farmhouse dining room during winter. Guests can gather to enjoy a drink with hosts Jeannine and Ian in the gracious lounge.
* The Sani Pass which travels into Lesotho
* The Spoors 70km of single track MTB Trails and walking trails
* 3 Golf Courses in the area
* Fly-fishing Club in Underberg