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Oaklands Polo & Country Club

Oaklands Polo & Country Club, accommodation in Van Reenen


Oaklands nestles in the mountains at Van Reenen's Pass, ideally located mid-way between Durban and Johannesubrg.

The en-suite bedrooms are charmingly decorated each with their own fireplaces and stunning views.

The dedicated Conference Centre caters for activity workshops, adventure pursuits through to sophisticated conventions.

.... Escape to tranquility and the perfect chance to concentrate on business, be pampered whilst enjoying fine cuisine, numerous facilities and attractions in the warm hospitality at Oaklands.

We offer the following type of accommodation:

Catered, self-catered or a combination of both.

Catered Meals options :

All meals are available at the Oaklands Restuarant 


a. Single
b. Twin
c. Double
d. Suite (Sleeps 4)
e. Chalet (Sleeps 6)


The self catering units and rooms are fabulously decorated and appointed to accommodate your needs. All are different in style, but consistent themes are the colourful décor, bright african art and stunning views from the patios.

Meals: Full breakfast and dinner a la carte. Lunch is also available. All meals can be provided for those staying in the self-catering lodge.

All Self-catering Suites have full kitchens, bathrooms with bath and showers, Televisions with DSTV.

Wireless Internet is also available.

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Contact Details

Name of hostsAnnie Barnard
Tel:+27 (0)86 127 6237
fax051 924 0585
4 Star
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The list of activities at Oaklands is endless and everyone can have great pastime here. Few of offered activities are

  • Polo (arena & field)
  • Horse riding / lessons
  • Mountain biking
  • Bird watching
  • Informal fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Volley ball
  • Tennis
  • Garden chess
  • Childrens’ Pony rides
  • Jungle gym
  • Trampoline
  • Children’s TV & playroom

Some of the numerous other activities in the local area that can be arranged by Oaklands include :

  • Horse trails (1day and overnight)
  • Quad biking
  • 4 x 4 driving
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Battlefield tours
  • Team building
  • Outdoor challenges

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  • Polo club house
  • Restaurant
  • Bar (Pool, table tennis & darts)
  • Conference centre
  • Function hire facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Children’s playroom & Jungle gym
  • TV lounge
  • plus many more ...


Meeting Rooms

Room Name   Capacity       Dimensions Area
  U-Shape School Room Theatre Banquet Length Width Height m2
Acorn Centre 20 20 20 20 10.5 6.5 5 68
Rates: Conference and Accommodation rates on application.        


Approximately 30 kms from Harrismith and about 25 kms from the Tugela Toll Plaza on the N3 you will find Van Reenen's Pass. Take the road next to the CALTEX garage in Van Reenen, signpost to Oaklands Country Manor. Travel for 7 kms and we are on the right hand side.

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