Random Harvest guest house in Muldersdrift offers you a comfortable 4-star getaway on our private farm.
We have a special interest in indigenous plants and have spent many hours in our gardens, filling them with some of South Africa’s most beautiful flora.
There are several things to do on our farm which are all aimed at making sure your stay is as peaceful as it gets.
Visit our tea garden or sit on one of our benches and behold the abundant birdlife that visits us. Some are just passers-by while others have nested here, making Random Harvest their home.
While staying at our guest house in Muldersdrift, you will find many enriching activities in the area. Whether you want to learn about the history of the Cradle of Humankind, visit a game reserve or have a picnic in one the most beautiful botanical gardens in South Africa, Muldersdrift has something to offer you.
Image taken from Rooms for Africa
South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation and this is thanks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who gave this culturally rich nation its endearing title.
There are 11 different official languages in the country and the heritage is shared among all cultures from the Zulu people to Xhosa, English, Afrikaners and Coloured people of the Cape.
To celebrate this beautifully colourful nation, Lesedi Cultural Village allows visitors to experience the various cultures first-hand.
You will be welcomed into the homes of the village residents who come from Basotho, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu and Pedi origins, for an authentic experience of their respective cultures.
They will share stories about their cultures and share with you the rituals of their day to day lives. These are not actors, but real people who have a deep passion for sharing a part of who they are with anyone who would like to know more.
Whether you are a local South African who would like to learn more about the people you share your culture with, or a tourist from afar who would like to experience Africa in an authentic way, the Lesedi Village is for you.
The Cradle of Humankind is said to potentially hold the answers to where humanity originated from. This is an extremely important and sacred piece of land which has provided archaeologists with some of the most interesting discoveries known to man.
The Sterkfontein Caves, situated in the Cradle of Humankind is home to some of the most important of these discoveries – “Mrs Ples” and “Little Foot”.
2.1 million years old and 3 million years old respectively, these findings reveal an incredible amount of information regarding our predecessor, the Homo Sapien.
Tools as old as 2 million years old, also found in the caves, let us in on how our ancestors first learned how to make fire more than 1 million years ago.
Not only is this cave fascinating in its history, but with an enormous chamber and narrow pathways, its very own physical attributes are quite something to behold.
Image taken from Greyhound
The Maropeng visitor centre is a must-see. It offers a world-class, interactive exhibition which focuses on the formation of Earth and how we have developed into modern-day humans.
On display you’ll find tools used by our ancestors over one million years ago as well as fascinating fossils.
The centre is close to the Sterkfontein caves and they even offer combined tour options, so this is the perfect day trip for those who want to journey into our incredibly fascinating past.
For the adventurers who prefer the open air, the Segweti quad bike safari is the perfect experience. Offering 650 hectares of Highveld to explore while spotting an incredibly diverse range of animals who call this land their home.
Springbok, Gemsbok, Kudu, Impala, Eland, and Red Hartebeest to name just a few of the antelope that can be seen here.
Although you’ll be on a quadbike, you won’t be racing through the landscape but rather taking a relaxed meander along the trails, with the occasional challenge to tackle.
While on this trail, you’ll get to see some of the most incredible views of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind.
Once your journey is over, you have the option of enjoying an afternoon picnic while spotting some of the area’s most beautiful bird life.
Image taken from In Africa and Beyond
One of 9 botanical gardens managed by the South African National Biodiversity Institute. These gardens were first opened to the public in 1987 as the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden.
Later on, in 2004, the garden was renamed in honour of the late Walter Sisulu who led the struggle for a democratic South Africa alongside former President Nelson Mandela.
Visitors to the garden can enjoy a picnic in the gardens under a tree, take a stroll through the various gardens which showcase different plant species or sit on a bench and spot one of the 226 bird species that visit the gardens.
The incredibly abundant bird life is perfect for avid birdwatchers or anyone who appreciates what nature has to show.
The photographic opportunities are endless in these lovely gardens, so make sure your lenses are clean and batteries are charged.
There are many activities in and around the Muldersdrift area, all of which are both interesting and enjoyable as most of them offer a deeper glimpse into the rich heritage of South Africa.
To book your stay at the Random Harvest Guest House in Muldersdrift or to find out more about our indigenous nursery, please contact us.
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