West lodge is a Victorian style dwelling architecturally designed as a Bed and Breakfast establishment. It has five luxury en-suite bedrooms. Two bedrooms are in a building detached from the main house, known as the Garden Suites overlooking a rose garden. Another bedroom overlooks a secluded informal garden corner and is north facing. The other two bedrooms are on the first floor of the main house and face east, overlooking Fairyland.


All West Lodge bedrooms have satellite TV with tea and coffee making facilities. The rooms also have oil fired heaters with fans in the two first floor bedrooms for when they are needed. Situated at an elevation of 1 400m above sea-level, Graskop has a very mild climate. As such, it experiences a constant cool breeze coming up from the escarpment a mere 750m away.

West Lodge offers secure, (electronically controlled main entrance gate) off-street parking under a shade cloth carport.


Graskop is in the heart of the Panorama Route, with Sabie 28km to the south. Pilgrims Rest is 18km to the west and a host of waterfalls. God’s Window and the world renowned Blyde River Canyon stretches from Graskop for 58 km to the north. There is a 9-hole golf course at Pilgrim’s Rest and two others at Hazyview, 58km from West lodge. Trout fishing is endemic to the area whilst Graskop, with its undulating hills, is a cyclist’s paradise. Graskop is also home to the endangered Blue Swallow. There are many walks in and around Graskop. West lodge overlooks Fairyland which offers 2- and 3-hour walks. In addition, they are also situated on the Fanie Botha hiking (5 day) trail through the Mpumalanga Parks Board’s Nature Reserve.

Other Attractions

  • Berlin Falls
  • Bourke’s Luck Potholes
  • Forest Falls
  • Graskop Gorge
  • Lisbon Falls
  • Mac Mac Falls

Cancellation / Prepayment



  • No show or cancellation within 14 days of stay – No refund due.
  • Cancellation between 15 and 30 days before stay – 25% of the deposit will be refunded.
  • Cancellation between 60 and 30 days before stay – 50% of the deposit will be refunded
  • Cancellation more than 60 days before stay – full refund.

**NB**If you do not arrive on the date mentioned on your confirmation letter, your booking will automatically be cancelled, and your deposit forfeited.

Children and extra beds

Children under 16 years of age may be accommodated by request.


  • Coffee/Tea in room
  • Electric blankets
  • Mini Bar Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Private entrance
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower


  • Jock of the Bushveld Trail
  • Long Tom Toboggan
  • Mac Mac Summit 4x4 Trail
  • Pancakes at Harrys Pancake Shop
  • Visit the Bourke's Luck Potholes

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GraskopGraskop is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It is 14 km south-east of Pilgrim’s Rest and 28 km north of Sabie. Graskop was laid out between 1880 and 1890 on a farm belonging to Abel Erasmus, Native Commissioner of the Transvaal Republic. Originally it was a mining camp. Graskop now serves as a tourist destination and the timber industry. The name is Afrikaans for grassy hillock. “God’s Window”,

Sports & nature

Sports & nature

Mountain Biking and road cycling is very popular and safe in the area.



A 51-meter glass elevator has being constructed down the road from God’s Window. Situated one kilometer out of Graskop, at the Graskop Gorge, on the R533 towards Hazyview, the development will offer yet another amazing tourism experience on the Lowveld’s legendary Panorama Route. It is also the first development of its kind in Africa and the centre was opened for business in March 2018, only 4 minutes (1,3 km) drive on the R532 to the closest attraction point, The Big Swing & Highwire, Graskop.

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