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Guests Farms in South Africa: See the Countryside

Farm life in South Africa can provide a unique travel experience to the visitor looking for something different. Visitors are treated to wide open spaces and lots of fresh air. Numerous guest farms opened their doors to tourists and visitors. As a South African, I have experienced several farm stays in addition to also visiting our beaches, different lodges, going on safaris and life in our different cities. Staying on a farm as a guest has always been enjoyable and energizing.


Overlooking a mountain in the Magaliesburg district while staying at a guest farm.
Having a full-time career and family commitments can be exhausting, and therefore we often go weekends away to nearby guest farms. Apart from experiencing true hospitality of the hosts, being away from the city in a tranquil environment with the most beautiful scenery is truly peaceful. Nothing is as relaxing to me as watching the sunset surrounded by bushes and the sound of the farm animals in the distance. Farm stays offer a secure getaway as the hosts value the safety of their guests. You will never regret experiencing a farm stay.

Depending on which province's countryside you would like to explore in South Africa, and also how you far you are prepared to travel, will play a role in where you to decide to book your farm stay accommodation.

We just love the Magaliesburg area and have visited many guest farms there over the past few years.  It is not far from Johannesburg and thus easy to reach and ideal for a perfect breakaway.


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