Welcome To Umshanti

Peace, tranquility, adventure and excitement – Fun for everyone!
Enjoy nature’s wonderland with boat cruises, swimming, canoeing, hiking/cycling to stunning mountain pools, waterskiing, and much more.


Five houses with 9 beds each – one room with a double bed, one room with two single beds and two rooms with three single beds. Each house has a fully equipped kitchen and bedding is provided. Unfortunately there is only one bathroom per house, but there are 4 showers in a separate building.

The Chapel is a beautiful fully equipped wooden cottage on the dam wall for a couple.  We call this our honeymoon suite! 5 Camp Sites, each with a 3x3m shade covering, braai, electricity, wooden table and beautiful mountain & water views.

Conference room and a communal house with a bar, fireplace, dining room, pool table, dart board and satellite television that is open for everyone’s use.

Free Wifi

Hiking & Cycling

Conference Facility


Cruises on a double decker barge for up to 30 people.  We park in the gorge where you can braai, take a canoe trip to the waterfall, hike up the mountain, swim or just relax.

  • Canoes for fishing, exercise or sight seeing
  • Hiking or cycling on a stunning route along the river to mountain pools & water falls
  • Buffeljags Dam is perfect for Watersports, so feel free to bring your own boat

We provide meals for groups, but you are welcome to do your own catering.  Each house has it’s own braai with equipment and we sell wood at R15.00 a bag.

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