Poortje is the ideal short holiday destination for weekends and mid-week breaks. Poortje Game Farm comprises of three beautiful stone cottages situated in the secluded Free State farm grasslands, hidden away by small hills and accessed only via a small windy gravel road.

The cottages are surrounded by ancient rock walls and kraals shaped by a vibrant history. Several species of game traverse the farm and gather in the idyllic valley leading into the Vaal River. Because of the intimate setting of the three cottages, we accommodate groups of friends or family for special events. However, due to its secluded location Poortje is not the most ideal stop and go accommodation especially when arriving at night and it is therefore suggested that guests stay more than a single night.

We offer visitors an opportunity to experience the tranquillity of the Free State with an array of wildlife on the farm, or just the simple freedom of being in a farm environment with cattle, sheep and fresh air for the whole family. It is a perfect breakaway opportunity from the busy city life to peaceful farm cottages where stars fill the night sky and fresh air clears the mind. It is where lifes pace slows down to a tranquil walk among the game in the area. Come and experience outdoor activities like game watching, bird ringing and hiking trails.


Bookings can unfortunately not be confirmed prior to the payment of the deposit as set out in the quotation to secure the booking reflecting as available in our account and accordingly the availability of any accommodation cannot be guaranteed based on the quotation until such time as the funds are received and a confirmation message sent to you.


Cancellation terms vary between establishments, and those pertaining to each establishment are viewable at appropriate times during the reservations process. Please ensure you contact the establishment directly to view these. In particular, you will be provided with an opportunity to view the cancellation policy of the particular establishment at the time of making your booking. If you are not satisfied that the policy is reasonable please do not make a booking.



  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Family Friendly
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Safari
  • Swimming Pool

Activities Near

Bicycle Touring, Bird Watching, Camping, Canoeing / Kayaking, Family Friendly, Game Drives, Golf, Hiking / Backpacking, Jet-Skiing, Paddling - Canoeing, Safari, Walking, Waterskiing,


Guest reviews for Poortje Game Farm

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    Anea Burke le Roux, South Africa

    29 March 2015

    Lovely stay

    Stunning rustic accommodation. Had everything we needed; a fully equipped kitchen, great braai area and even a fireplace inside our cottage. Went for a lovely walk and saw some antelope. Would love to go back for a longer stay. Great farm atmosphere and the perfect place to get away from the city noise and relax.

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    Michela Davite, South Africa

    20 November 2014

    My husband and I started our Honeymoon at Poortjie Game Farm. We were pleasantly surprised at how clean and well equipped the unit was. It was overall just an absolute great start to our Honeymoon and we have decided that we will definately be visiting Poortjie again in future.

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