Langkloof offers a wide range of habitats and scenery. Perennial streams, which feeds a number of dams and provides an interesting wetland that attracts a variety of water birds, wide open savannah plains where game is easily viewed dense bush and rocky outcrops. On the north side of the farm a densely vegetated elephant shaped mountain looks out on an endless vista of mountains and valleys with no sign of civilization. It is down this ridge that a number of rocky ledges and beautiful seasonal waterfalls can be found.
There are over 40 mammal species to be found on the farm, large and small. These include giraffe, zebra, kudu, eland, waterbuck, blue wildebeest, gemsbok, bushbuck, blesbuck, mountain reedbuck, red hartebeest, klipspringer, duiker, steenbok, impala, bush pig and warthog. Predators such as leopard, brown hyena, genet, civet, black-backed jackal, caracal, and African wildcat are occasionally sighted. The elusive aardvark, pangolin and honey badger also occur in the area.
Langkloof also boasts with a wonderful selection of over 200 bird species. These include raptors such as snake eagles, buzzards as well as numerous different kingfishers, hornbills and sunbirds.
Do bring cameras, binoculars and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Remember that although the climate at Langkloof is warm year round mornings and evenings spent at the back of an open air vehicle can be chilly. Bring a hat, fleece or jumper if appropriate.
Langkloof Mountain House is probably the best kept secret in the Waterberg. It offers complete privacy for nature lovers. Enjoy a carefree stay in the mountain surrounded only by nature and wild life. Enjoy a lovely view while relaxing or explore the unspoilt environment around you on foot, or with a mountain bike.
The Mountain House offers complete privacy for those who do not want to be disturbed. At Langkloof we believe that a stay in the bush can be enjoyed in style and comfort. The house is luxuriously furnished, very comfortable. At the end of the day guests can relax on their patio and anticipate the magnificent sunset; make a wood fire in their private lapa, watch the incredible night sky and savour the heady scents and wild night sounds of the bushveld.
The house is surrounded by game and within walking distance to the swimming pool (converted farm dam). Enjoy sitting on the covered veranda while watching warthogs, wildebeest or impala graze on the lawn.
The Mountain House sleeps six. (One bedroom has a queen bed while the other has a double bed; the third bedroom has two single beds).
The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms – both with a bath and shower
The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and includes all crockery, utensils, and a 5-plate gas stove with gas oven, kettle and fridge / freezer.
Living room with a fireplace
Two covered verandas covered
Private sheltered lapa
All bed linen, bath towels are provided
The Bush Camp has a unique character and one feels very close to nature in this rustic stone camp. The camp can be found in unspoilt bush to form a secluded Bush Camp. Wildebeest, Impala and Nyala can often be found grazing around the camp in the early mornings and evenings.
The camp has a large sleeping area with 6 single beds with an open plan sitting area.
The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering, includes all crockery, utensils and a gas fridge/freezer.
Private sheltered lapa braai area attached to kitchen.
Two bathrooms with hot water.
Shaded stoep and outside dining area.
The lodge has no electricity but is fully equipped, serviced daily and self-catering.
The following activities are available:
Bird watching, game drives, hiking, tree identification, mountain biking, trail running and dam picnics.
View a number of birds at your leisure in their unspolit natural habitat and if you are may even see a number of vultures flying over the farm. The farm has a number of dams thus attracting a number of water birds. Here are just some of the birds that have been identified on the farm. rooiborsduifie, redchested cuckoo, blouvalk, goldentailed woodpecker, marico flycatcher, tawnyflanked prinia, striped cuckoo, diederikkie, indiese spreeu, koningrooibekkie, ducky lark and koringvoel
Game drives are conducted by an experienced wildlife guide who is experienced in scouring the bush for animals. Enjoy game viewing from our open safari vehicles. These open, four wheel drive vehicles are specially adapted to provide good viewing positions for all passengers. Numerous game species are resident at on Langkloof . On the open plains you will find giraffe kudu, eland, gemsbok, blue wildebeest, zebra, impala, red hartebeest, warthog and aardvark.
Bushbuck, waterbuck, nyala, duiker, bushpig and porcupine can be found in the ravines and mountain reedbuck and klipspringer on the more mountainous areas on the farm.
Predators include the shy leopard, caracal and most of the other smaller cat species found in the Waterberg area. Bushveld scavengers – brown hyena and black-backed jackal, are found throughout. There numerous species of game roaming the farm but members of the “Big 5” have been excluded to make it safe to take walks in the reserve.
Watch the sun go down from the open vehicles or the “Uitkyk” and hear the sounds of the night animals as the night begins with the jackals call. Enjoy the sunset, take in the beautiful view over the farm and indulge in the quiet and peacefulness of being part of nature with family and /or friends.
Book your sunset drive in advance.
Langklook offers the opportunity to hike among zebra, giraffe, kudu, impala, red hartebeest, buffalo, reedbuck, waterbuck, bushbuck and as well as many of the smaller mammals such as duiker, steenbok, black-backed jackal, baboon, warthog and bushpig. Viewing game on foot is a very special experience as one can often get unexpectedly close to them.
You can hike on your own or book a guide to accompany you.
Langkloof is surrounded by lush bushveld vegetation such as boekenhout, vaalbos, wildesering and at least 35 other tree species. Such as the acacia karroo, soetdoring, rooiboswilg, karoo bloubos, elephant root, horingpeultjieboom and gewone drolpeer.