• Entire home
  • 5382 ft² size
  • Kitchen
  • Mountain view
  • Garden
  • BBQ facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bath

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Set 49 km from Cango Wildlife Ranch, Ribboksfontein Guest Farm offers accommodation in De Rust with access to a hot tub. The air-conditioned accommodation is 45 km from Oudtshoorn Golf Course, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi. The chalet with a patio and mountain views has 5 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 3 bathrooms with a hot tub. Towels and bed linen are offered in the chalet. The chalet offers an outdoor fireplace. Guests at Ribboksfontein Guest Farm can enjoy cycling and hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden. Schoeman S Gallery is 11 km from the accommodation, while Meiringspoort Waterfall is 22 km from the property. The nearest airport is George Airport, 107 km from Ribboksfontein Guest Farm.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Ribboksfontein Guest Farm has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 8 Apr 2019.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free private parking available on-site

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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 4:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 5:
1 large double bed
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  • Ian
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The location of this guest farm was perfect - just outside De Rust on the road to Uniondale. The house is set well off the district road and set up against the hills behind the house. It was lovely to see the wild animals around the property....
  • Stuart
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely peaceful location, just wished we had booked for longer 😊
  • Dwayne
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The wild animals running free in the distant and just the utter peace and tranquility.The host is also an unbelievably amazing person and catered to my families needs
  • Inge
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Beautiful environment. House is very welcoming, neat and clean. Exceptional views! Leanne is a great hostess. Good communication.
  • Jessica
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great house, fully equipped kitchen, breathtaking view from the hot tub, and the possibility to see wild animals from the terrace
  • Linda-lee
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Very spacious house, with a lovely wrap around verandah on all sides. Super well equipped. Nothing better than watching the sun go down from the deck, with a few farm animals grazing in the foreground and majestic mountains in the distance. All in...
  • Joannesands
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    We loved everything about this hidden gem of a guestfarm. This newly built farmhouse is surrounded with a stoep and the most beautiful views. You can even spot a gemsbok or giraffe from the house! The open plan kitchen is equipped with everything...
  • Evert
    A 10 review I have never given before but Ribboksfontein Guest Farm truly deserves it. Amazing experience with beautiful views and animals on this large farm all to yourself. We enjoyed our walking safari's, looking at all the animal tracks...
  • Lance
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    We are regular world travellers and nothing beats this place. Great facilities, spacious rooms, immaculate and a lovely setting
  • Jaco
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! What a gem of a place. The views were food for the soul, and the house was very clean and comfortable. Leanne is a gracious and helpful host.
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi can you accommodate 12 people? How far are you from Baviaanskloof and how far is the closest restaurant or place we can get food?

    We can only accommodate extra guests on mattresses. De Rust is only 10km from the farm and has a number of restaurants to choose from.
    Answered on 20 July 2022
  • Word troeteldier toegelaat?

    Nee, troeteldiere word ongelukkig nie toegelaat nie.
    Answered on 26 July 2020
  • Is it suitable to use this as an overnight base if I am running the meiringspoort marathon ?

    Yes, it is only 10km from De Rust, but we do require a 2 night stay and are fully booked for this year's race.
    Answered on 20 July 2022
  • hi what are the road conditions to the guest farm as we drive a very low sport car?

    Good afternoon, it is only a short piece of dirt road to the house but not suitable for a low sports car.
    Answered on 16 June 2021

Hosted by Leanne Schoeman

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Leanne Schoeman
Ribboksfontein offers a luxury, spacious, self-catering house on a private game farm. The house is rented as a single unit and is not shared with other guests. The farm is set in the scenic Klein Karoo region and has a beautiful hiking trail passing along natural mountain pools for guests to swim in. Guests have the entire farm to themselves, ensuring complete privacy and relaxation.
De Rust is only 10 km from Ribboksfontein and has many unique shops and restaurants with friendly, local proprietors. Meiringspoort Waterfall is also close by, as well as Oudtshoorn, Klaarstroom, Prince Albert and Uniondale.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English

Property surroundings *

Facilities of Ribboksfontein Guest Farm
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Hot tub
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Game drives
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Outdoor & View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

Ribboksfontein Guest Farm takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 19:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


From 09:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform Ribboksfontein Guest Farm in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Ribboksfontein Guest Farm

  • Ribboksfontein Guest Farm has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 5 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Ribboksfontein Guest Farm offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Horse riding
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Game drives

  • Check-in at Ribboksfontein Guest Farm is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Ribboksfontein Guest Farm is 6.2 miles from the centre of De Rust. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ribboksfontein Guest Farm on this page.

  • Yes, Ribboksfontein Guest Farm is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Ribboksfontein Guest Farm may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Ribboksfontein Guest Farm can accommodate the following group size:

    • 10 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.