Venue Hire / Events

Remote and serene, A beautiful and natural location venue compatible with many events and functions. Perfectly located for national gatherings, as the farm is equidistant (3-4 hours) from SA’s major cities, Durban, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein.
This remote, sensationally scenic and unspoilt historical farm is close to Golden Gate National Park, with views that span many
mountain ranges. Clarens, Fouriesberg and Lesotho border crossing are 27-30km away.

Our venues are suitable for Weddings, Christmas Parties, Conferences, Courses, Workshops, Bachelor Parties
Venue has a maxuimum capacity of 72 guests.

Smalls for Hire: Tables and chairs – Cutlery and crockery hire


Christmas | Birthday’s | Bulls & Hens Parties
– Capacity: 72 Guests


Large conference facility with 2 x break-away rooms, 5 toilets, 3 showers.
Kitchen for hire for self-catering or outside catering welcome.
– Capacity: 72 Guests

Events & Functions

Expo’s | Sporting Events | Office | Year End
12 ha flat grassed fields for the erection of marquees, campsites and parking.
– 13 flushing toilets
– Capacity: 2 000 plus

Events Calendar 2020
Adventure Trail Running race: 31 October 2020 – Old Mill Drift Blue Moon Run.
Adventure Trail Running race: 2020 – Cosmos Challenge.

School Retreats

Facilitated school groups welcome
Onsite cooking facilities or outside catering welcome


Outdoor wedding venue: In a forest, along a spring or on the banks of the river.
Chapel, bar and dining hall
Onsite cooking facilities or outside catering welcome
– Capacity: 72 Guests incl. accommodation

Workshop facilitation

In the mill, conference facility or wool sorting shed
Accommodation for 72, extra in campsite or marquees
Onsite cooking facilities or outside catering welcome
– Capacity: 72 Guests


Conference / Lecture Hall

This old historic sandstone building comprises of a lecture hall, two break-away rooms, 5 toilets and 3 showers.

– Tables and seating for 72.

The Wool Sorting Shed

Chapel | Dining Hall | Food Hall
The Chapel, another historic sandstone building which in days gone by known as “the wool sorting shed” has been humbly transformed for use as a chapel, dining room or food hall for large events.

The Old Mill Drift

Deck | Bar | Kitchen
This historic sandstone building which houses the old mill has been respectfully converted to a bar and entertainment area with fireplace, large fridge/freezer, display fridge and some furnishings.

A 120 m² deck in front of the the old mill overlooks
a large dam with magnificent views onto the event fields, the Caledon River, Lesotho and the
Maluti Mountains.

Basic kitchen facility with a large fridge / freezer, prep table, large 4 plate gas cooker with extractor fan, large 4 dish bain-marie, fat frier, large warming oven, hot-plates, microwave oven, pots and pans and basic utensils. Double basin washup area.

National Routes

(Central to all three major cities)
Johannesburg – 331 km (3h 58min)
Bloemfontein -276 km (3h 20min)
Durban – 418 km – (4h 47mim)



Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

Bookings and general enquiries: + 27 (0) 66 466 2106


Check-ins only after 4:30pm.
ONLY on Whatsapp: +27 (0) 77 428 9968 (This is not an enquiry line).

Saturday afternoon and Sunday Morning / Emergency Office No: 058 880 0044