The theme of the weekend is absolutely anything green and growing! Verlorenkloof has a rich biodiverse landscape which will offer you ample opportunities to experience many different trees, flowers and orchids in the various habitats which are a joy to visit in any season.



18:30 – 20:30 – Gather at the Lodge for an informal introductory talk about the Verlorenkloof landscape and archaeology by resident enthusiast and owner of Verlorenkloof Eric Johnson. The cost is R100 p/person and will include light finger snacks, wine & sherry. Feel free to bring your own drinks too.


07:00 – 11:00 – Meet at the Rock Pool below Croft 2 and let Verlorenkloof’s mysteries unfold. The walk will be slow and gradual as w take in our surroundings, so it can be enjoyed by all ages. Pack a hat, sunscreen and water. Lunch at your Croft. In the afternoon Frans Krige, our orchid specialist, can assess the weather and make arrangements as to interest in seeing the beautiful Gladiolus cataractarum growing in the Robin’s Kloof cliffs, a treasure only flowering at this time of the year. A definite must-see!

Saturday evening – own braai/dinner at your fully equipped croft.


Early morning – A possible opportunity for a walk with Frans, depending on the previous day’s arrangements.

10:00 am – Sunday will end off with a wrap-up talk at the lodge and an opportunity to answer any last questions.

11:00 am – Brunch is optional and will be served at the Lodge at R150 per person. Please book with Reception when making your booking. Departure afterwards at your own leisure. You are most welcome to stay until Monday morning.

We look forward to you having you here with us!