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This is magnificently isolated, rustic, self-catering cabin … overlooking the pristine coastline between Struisbaai and Arniston, is situated up in the dunes bording De Mond Nature Reserve.

Surrounded by 600 hectares of un-occupied fynbos and milkwood thickets, the cabin offers amazing peace and solitude, idyllic birding, fantastic walks, surf fishing, trail running and off-road bike rides for nature enthusiasts.

A 1km walk through the fynbos and dunes brings you to the long isolated stretch of beach, 3km from “De Mond”, the mouth of the Heuningnes River – one of the best kept secrets of the Western Cape.

Amenities

  • Accommodation for 4 comfortably but can sleep up to 7 (max).
  • 7 single beds or 4 singles beds a “double” bed
  • Crockery and cutlery provided
  • Gas fridge (small)
  • 2 plate cooker
  • paraffin lamps, (no electricity)
  • Built-in outdoor braai
  • Outside toilet
  • Outdoor “solar” shower
  • A 4×4 or a 2×4 vehicle (road not suitable for a sedan vehicle)
  • Racks above beds to store clothing
  • Some wood is provided

Cabin includes

  • Accommodation for 4-6 persons (two sets of bunk beds and one set of twin beds)
  • Crockery and cutlery provided
  • Gas fridge (small)
  • Gas hob
  • Paraffin lamps, (no electricity)
  • Built-in braai / fireplace
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and toilet

Floorplan
Cabin Floorplan

What to bring

  • Bedding (blankets, duvets, sleeping bags)
  • Bed linen (pillow cases, sheets etc)
  • Towels
  • Cooler Boxes with lots of ICE – gas fridges don’t operate as efficiently as electric fridges. (eg. pre-freeze your milk & bring it frozen.)
  • Brikettes / charcoal
  • Umbrella
  • Hammock
  • Torch
  • Binoculars
  • Birding books
  • Fynbos books
  • Games
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Fishing Gear
  • Hiking Boots

Note: Drinking water, paraffin and some firewood is provided.

Linen

Provided on request only at an additional fee.

Permit

The Cabin borders De Mond Nature Reserve and permits needs to be obtained from Cape Nature to access the beach We obtain the permit on your behalf. Should the booking be cancelled once the permit has been obtained (5 days before date of arrival) – you are liable for costs incurred.

Rates

  • Valid from 1 January 2017.
  • BASE RATE: R880 per night for up to 3 people.
    – Additional R250 per person per night for  4 or more
  • Rate includes a daily permit to De Mond Nature Reserve.
  • 50% non-refundable deposit is payable on booking & only upon receipt of deposit, booking will be confirmed
  • NB: Use surname as reference
  • Balance to be paid minimum 14 days before arrival (Note: peak season – balance is due 30 days prior to arrival)

No Smoking

Smoking is NOT is permitted in the Fishing Cabin and guests need to be aware of the potential of fire hazards with cigarettes

No Pets

We regret no pets allowed

Gas Fridges

Gas fridges take longer to reach the desired temperature upon filling them; we suggest you bring chilled items and an extra cooler box with ice.