Of all the Guvon properties, Glenburn Lodge lends itself most to family fun, group excursions and outdoor activities due to the two rivers on the property, a beautiful mountain and stretches of grass lands all within a private game reserve. A new addition to the property, enhancing the experience for leisure guests, is GlenPalms Venue. Glenpalms with its two sparkling pools (adults and kiddies pool), Games Room and Children’s Playground will be open Saturdays and Sundays. Light meals and drinks are available from 10h00 to 18h00. The Trading Post, our little convenience store left from Reception, is open Mondays to Saturdays from 10h00 to 17h00 and closed on Sundays. Holiday trading hours can be obtained from Reception.
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SUNDAY LUNCHGlenburn Lodge is famous for its lazy Sunday lunches where value for money and quality is key to the buffet feasts and guests can expect a genuine South African brand of unpretentious hospitality. Family and friends can relax in the Conservatory, Gallery or Piazza where the afternoon is spent listening to the soothing sounds of our live performer. Private dining for special occasions or Executives can be arranged in the Wine Cellar .
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NATURE WALKSSituated within a private game reserve in The Cradle of Humankind, the Glenburn / Kloofzicht Lodge nature walks follow two well-marked paths of between one and two hours. The walks meander along the Blaauwbank River, up the rocky back of the Zwartkops mountain, offering a reward of breathtaking views from the side and top of the mountain.
PRIVATE GAME RESERVESharing a private game reserve with the adjacent Kloofzicht Lodge, Glenburn Lodge has hiking routes for those who merely want a relaxing stroll, or fitness enthusiasts who are ready for conquering the Zwartkop Mountain. Bird watching and fishing are welcome past times all within the beautiful natural surroundings.
LAIRDS BARLairds Bar and the adjacent pool room provides either pre- or post dinner relaxation. The drop down screen is ideal for sport enthusiasts wanting to stay up to date with the latest score.
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GLENPALMSGlenPalms is a bright and airy, family-friendly facility overlooking scenic green gardens and two swimming pools as well as a games room. The venue and children’s playground is open Saturdays and Sundays for poolside meals and snacks between 10h00 – 18h00. Treat yourself to a bean-to-ground coffee, sundowners from the Cocktail Menu or a brilliant bar lunch at the Terrace Restaurant. Please check with the Front Desk for more details on opening times. Use of this facility is reserved for residents only and are in close proximity to the luxury timeshare chalets. Prices start from as little as R 483.00 per month. For information on timeshare options, kindly contact Sean O'Connell on cell 071 475 8681 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CYCLING AT GLENBURN LODGEOf all the Guvon properties, Glenburn Lodge lends itself most to family fun, group excursions and outdoor activities due to the two rivers on the property, a beautiful mountain and stretches of grasslands all within a private game reserve. Two cycling routes have recently been introduced on the Glenburn Lodge property, both less than 5km. The circular routes start and finish at the rugby field close to Glenburn’s entrance. The green beginners route is for cyclists of all ages and levels, while the advanced red route is a technical ride with several up- and downhills with rocky stretches. Whether you are enjoying one of the Glenburn routes or a race in the area, do pop in for our Cyclists Spa treat.
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OTHER ACTIVITIESCradle of Humankind
Glenburn Lodge falls within the Cradle of Humankind – an area which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999.
A natural wonder 2.2 million years old with 15m high formations, cave pearls, rim stone pools and stalactites.
Lion & Safari Park
A total of 600 head of game and 30 species including rhino, lion, buffalo, cheetah and wild dog can be seen during game drives.
Wild Cave Adventures
Young at heart and looking for adventure? Various abseils from 17-30 meters are available as well as 2-6 hour caving expedition all with experienced guides.
Shades of Ngwenya
Watch skilled glassblowers and candle makers apply their craft just a few minutes from Glenburn Lodge.
This cave was home to the most complete skull known as Mrs. Ples found in 1947. 500 fossil specimens of both adults and children have been discovered.
Hot air ballooning
AirVentures fly from Glenburn Lodge & Spa and offer guest the opportunity to quietly drift over the Cradle of Humankind. If you want to impress your VIP’s, propose mid-air, or indulge in a reflective experience, hot air ballooning comes highly recommended.
Explore the myths, legends and facts liberally peppered with Irish / Liverpool humour and taste the different grains used. Investigate health benefits and get an overview of the brewing process. Taste a 340ml glass of each of the Gilroy’s beers during the beer tasting: Premium Lager, Favourite Pale, Traditional Irish Red Ale, the legendary Serious 7% ABV.