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About Thaba ya-Metsi Country Estate

Thaba ya-Metsi Country Estate is an indigenous farm where the Waterberg Mountains meet the Springbok Flats. Situated between Potgietersrus and Naboomspruit, the estate offers stylish comfort and satisfaction to all of our guests. It is approximately a two hours' drive from OR Tambo International Airport and a one-hour drive from Polokwane.

Thaba ya-Metsi Country Estate has eight stylishly decorated rooms, each with its own private entrance and easy access to the dining room and garden. There are barbecue facilities, a fully licensed bar, hiking trails, a swimming pool, donkey cart excursions and arranged game drives. A highlight of your visit to the estate is the three-course dinner which is served on request, on the wooden deck or in the dining room. Sunday lunch is also offered for those who wish to enjoy a peaceful afternoon soaking up the beautiful surroundings.

Luxurious accommodation and conference facilities are available. The architecturally inspired residence is surrounded by breathtaking gardens which blend into unspoilt, indigenous bush. Experience the spectacular views over the Springbuck Flats and the Nile Wetlands. There are other attractions within 20 km such as a Big 5 nature reserve, the Makapans Cave and popular mineral resorts. For the birdwatcher, the largest variety of bird species in the Southern Hemisphere can be seen at the banks of the Nile River. For the angler, Doorndraai Dam is a great experience. A shuttle and guide service is also available on request.

Beach: Luxurious accommodation, breakaway and conference facilities in a magnificent and architectural inspired residence, surrounded with breathtaking gardens, blending into un-spoilt indigenous bush.

Conference Venues: Conference facilities for 12 delegates with a proxy, screen and flipchart. Only 12 delegates during Covet 19. After that 20 delegates.

Romantic: With our beautiful view from the mountain over the Springbok flats, with candle light and romantic meals, it is just the place for you.

Covid Safety Approved: Yes, properly sanitized with all screening available. Guests also need to complete a form.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Hiking
  • Conference Venues
  • Romantic
  • Covid Safety Approved

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • En-Suite Units En-Suite Units Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 6
    from $77 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Lavender Honeymoon Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B
        from $77 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Marula Honeymoon Suite Marula Honeymoon Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B
            from $77 For 2 guests
            • Adults

              Reviews for Thaba ya-Metsi Country Estate

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              Alan Duba
              02 January 2018

              The overall service was fantastic but they could do with clean pool all the time

              phillip venter, South Africa
              28 June 2015

              Very friendly, helpful and felt right at home

              Cassey , South Africa
              17 February 2014

              I would love to thank all the staff at Thaba ya-Metsi, you were all so accommodating and warm hearted. It was a delightful place to get away from home. Thank you!

              mbuso , South Africa
              20 January 2014

              The hospitality was good.

              Sylvia Nel, South Africa
              25 September 2013

              Most relaxing weekend and spoilt beyond our needs! Lovely setting in the bush a must for anybody!

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              Thaba ya-Metsi Country Estate is 22km from the centre of Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) , the nearest airport 89.2km (Polokwane Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling