Things you may need:

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant
  • Comfortable hiking shoes are essential when hiking on the farm.
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Cool clothing for summer
  • Warm jacket (especially in winter)
  • Books on fauna and flora.


Seasonal Information:

  • Summer (October - March) temperatures range from a minimum of 14°C to a maximum of 36°C.
  • The wet season extends from October to March with hot days and warm nights. Winter temperatures range from a minimum of 2°C to a maximum of 22°C.
  • The dry season extends from May to September with warm days and cold nights.
  • The Waterberg is a non-malaria area with mainly a temperate climate although can get cold on winter nights and there certainly are some very hot days especially before the rain season starts in October/November.

Wildlife you might be able to spot:

Leopard (Panthera Pardus)
Caracal (Caracal caracal)
Serval (Leptailurus serval)
African Wild cat (Felis silvestris)
Brown Hyaena (Parahyaena brunnea)
Black backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)
Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus)
Honey badger (Mellivora capensis
African Civet (Civettictis civetta)
Small spotted Genet (Genetta genetta)
Cape Clawless Otter (Aonyx capensis)
Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo)
Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)
Slender mongoose (Galarella sanguinea)
Striped polecat (ictonyx srtiatus)
Water mongoose
Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus)
Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)
Aardvark/Antbear (Orycteropus afer)

Rock Dassie (Procavia capensis)
Pangolin (Manis temminckii)
Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis)
Springhare (Pedetes capensis)
Tree squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi)
Scrub hare (Lepus saxatilis)

Chacma Baboon (Papio cynocephalus ursinus)
Vervet Monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops)
Lesser bushbaby (Galago Moholi)

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)
Burchells Zebra (Equus burchellii)
Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus)
Commen Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)
Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus)
Impala (Aepyceros melampus)
Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris)
Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
Nyala (Tragelaphus angasil)
Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Eland (Taurotragus oryx)
Mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula)