Blackwaters River Lodge / Blackwaters Mashie Golf Course is located between Knysna and Sedgefield on the banks of the Goukamma River with several hectares for pristine gardens surrounded by indigenous forest. Laze around the pool or walk around the gardens. All rooms are spacious and have bathrooms en-suite and most have a bath and shower.Family suites are also available
Our on site facilities include swimming and canoeing on the river; mashie golf course; swimming pool; bird watching and picnic facilities at the waters edge and bar facilities at out 19th hole pub. Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Dinner is served in our Earth and Fire Restaurant where a choice of three starters, three mains and three desserts are offered. An "all day menu" is available to our "in-house" guests and golfers.
We are only 12km for Knysna and 8km from Buffelsbaai Beach- the areas best bathing beach with 7km of beach- and 50km from George Airport.This is a lovely base from which to explore the Garden Route.
In Room Facilities:
All our rooms have Tea and Coffee making facilities; small refrigerators; selected DSTV channels and Wi Fi; ceiling fans; heaters; electric under blankets; hair dryers; bathroom en-suite. Most of the luxury suites have air conditioners, while the classic suite have ceiling fans.
There are many things to do in the area; visit the Elephant Park, Wolf Sanctuary, Birds of Eden, Monkeyland or Horse riding. Go on a Safari ,Fishing trip or Whale and Dolphin watching. 4x4 trip through the nearby forest. Mountain walks and Mountain cycling.
Spend a day at Buffelsbaai or Goukamma Beach and Marine reserve.
For the adventures, Abseiling, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking, Paragliding, Quadbiking, Surfing, Scuba Diving, Shark Diving , Tsitsikamma Forest Top Canopy Tours.
Or take a day trip to the Cango caves, Ostrich farms, Swartberg pass, or the Seven passes.
For the golfers there are three excellent courses within 15 km from our Lodge (Pezula, Simola and Knysna) To practise your short game we got our own Mashie Golf Course.
There are many hiking trails in the area and lots of coastline to explore