Activities & Facilities


There is a comfortable lounge in front of a giant fireplace for those chilly evenings.

Communication facilities

Wireless internet is available and cell phone reception is excellent for all networks.

Food and dining

If you are a 'meat-gravy-and-potato'-lover, this is the place for you! Traditional dishes offered on Waaidam are well-known for its taste and superb presentation.

A choice can be made from a suggested list of dishes for functions or you can discuss your preferences with us.


A bar is available and serves a variety of drinks.

Music and sound

The built-in sound system provides background music and there is a public address system or additional amplifier and 500w speakers available for dances.


There is an ablution block for campers and caravan campers. Electric power supply point available. Also available is a camping area in the bush for those who want to in the veld.

Swimming pools

Waaidam offers its guests a heated indoor swimming pool, next to bar and shop as well as an outdoor pool, to relax in the sun.

Team building

A range of activities out in the bush, as well as indoors for older or less active people are presented with your own needs in mind. Request your need: communication, innovation, team work etc. During bad weather there are lots of space and activities to continue indoors.

Recreation facilities

Volleyball, jukskei, paintball, walking trails, indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, board games. Stress out on the golf driving course.


Horse riding, quad / bike routes, bird watching, fresh water fishing.


Braai facilities inside and outside with canopies for protection, against sun and rain.


A variety of game and wild animals can be seen on Waaidam. These include: blesbuck, wildebeest, meerkat, sungazer, duiker, and klipspringer.


Blue crane, Secretary bird, Kiewiet, Patrys, Tarentaal, Ducks and a lot more in the wild. Peacocks are tame on the farmyard and are fed each morning, also geese and ducks.


Farming on Waaidam is traditional: sheep, cattle, horses, pigs and geese and other feathered folk. Maize, wheat and beans are mainly planted on the fields. Visiting us can give you a hands-on-experience with farm animals and activities such as milking cows, and feeding pigs.

What to see in the area

Waaidam is 15 km from Harrismith with many historical sites and buildings, a magnificent town hall and the third oldest golf course in the country.

It is within easy reach of the Maluti and Drakensberg mountains for a day trip to Mount Aux Sources and other locations. Other destinations include the traditional Sotho village, Sterkfontein-Tugela Water scheme and lion farm.


Contact Us

Tel: +27-58-6230037
Cell: 062-986 3276
Cell: 082-344 1731
Cell: 082-344 1735

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Tourism Grading Council of South Africa - 2 Star