Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Description In its awesome setting with splendid views of the sandstone foothills, running with crystal clear streams and waterfalls, Cleopatra is the ultimate in peace, tranquillity and solitude. It is ideal for its intended purpose as a restful refuge with professional yet understated service and most of all a gourmet experience to remember. Contact Details Richard & Mouse Poynton +27 (0)33 267 7243 +27 (0)33 267 9901 +27 (0)82 455 6774 Enquire now View Rates View Directions Attractions * Visits to the Highmoor Nature Reserve are a must, being only 5 minutes drive up a spectacular road winding its way to the top of Mount Lebanon and Cleopatra Mountain. Here flat walks can be taken past trout dams with the majestic Giant's Castle in view. Eland, Mountain Reedbuck, Duiker and Baboons are often spotted as well as Bearded Vultures and Black Eagles overhead. * Kamberg Nature Reserve is only 15 minutes away and amazing San Rock Art caves have recently been opened to the public with guides available to take you up to the mountain to see them. It is a fairly strenuous walk taking about 1.5 hours to the top. An interpretation centre has a video presentation which gives an insight into the history of the Bushmen. * At Giants Castle - a 45 minute drive - you are in the heart of the mighty Drakensberg Mountains. Here you can walk to San Rock Art caves where a guide opens the gate on the hour every hour till 3 o'clock and gives you a comprehensive tour of the paintings. There are also other wonderful walks in the mountains with maps available. * Sue Armstrong - a local horse expert and registered tour guide - can take you out for the day to see race horse studs and other interesting features in our area. * The Midlands Meander is a famous craft route with many stops offering a wide range of gifts, curios and local produce all well-documented on a large map. * Horse Rides along the contours of the mountains taking in the crisp air and amazing views are really a hit with our guests and are essential for those not wanting to use their own legs! * There are trips to the top of Sani Pass leaving at 9.30 a.m. & returning at 3.45 p.m. You must take your Passport & lunch is available at the top. It will take about 2 hours to get to Himeville. This is just a sampler of the activities on offer in the Midlands and Drakensberg area. Our staff will be more than happy to organise your day-trips and outings for you - please ask for more information. Facilities Dinner is a sumptuous 6 course affair with no effort or expense spared to give our guests a memorable dining experience. Our menu changes every evening according to the seasons and the availability of our local produce. Breakfasts are unusual and exciting.