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Welcome to Beaverlac


Come and fly the skies where black eagles soar, hike the paths of the leopard, climb the rocks where baboons play and spend some time at a rock pool each day.

Tucked high up in the Olifants River Mountains above Porterville in the Western Cape in South Africa, Beaverlac offers camping and cabins to maximise your enjoyment of nature. Situated in a secluded 5000 hectare valley surrounded by mountains, Beaverlac is blessed with two rivers, the Ratel (Honey Badger) and the Olifants.

A wide variety of hiking and mountain bike trails and rock pools are available for visitors.

CABIN AVAILABILITY AND CABIN BOOKINGS: CALL OUR OFFICE. PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL US TO INQUIRE ABOUT AVAILABILTY.  YOU MUST BOOK CABINS THROUGH OUR OFFICE BY PHONE. SEE THE CABIN BOOKING PROCERURE BELOW.

             

Right of admission strictly reserved

AND

ACCESS TO BEAVERLAC WILL BE DENIED IF YOUR BOOKING DOES NOT CONFORM TO OUR REQUIREMENTS SO PLEASE READ EVERYTHING BELOW

                                                         NO MUSIC, NO MUSICAL INSTUMENTS

                                                  PLEASE RESPECT YOUR CAMPING NEIGHBOURS AND

                                           PLEASE MAINTAIN PEACE AND QUIET BETWEEN 11Pm AND 7Am

REGISTRATIONS ARE VERY IMPORTANT. READ ALL REQUIREMENTS PLEASE

HOW TO BOOK FOR TENT/CARAVAN CAMPING
 
1. Register here on the website first. See the registration requirements below.
2. You will receive your log in details within 24 hours.
3. Log in to gain access to the online CAMPING BOOKING FORM.
4. The driver of the vehicle complete and submit the online Camping booking form.
5. List only registered persons and persons aged 4 - 17 on the booking form. DO NOT LIST KIDS YOUNGER THAN 4 YEARS.
6. The booking form makes provision for 6 persons. In case you have more than 6 persons in the same  vehicle, please submit an additional booking form and insert the word "CONTINUATION" after the vehicle registration number. 
7. We will e-mail to you the Camping approval and "PERMIT TO ENTER BEAVERLAC".(Your camping request will be denied if you fail to meet our registration requirements.)
8. DO NOT MAKE ANY DEPOSIT OR EFT PAYMENTS FOR TENT/CARAVAN CAMPING
9. EMAIL us at beaverlac.campingrequest@gmail.com to inquire about your booking. Please do not call our Office.
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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS (once-off process so keep your login details in a safe place)
 
1. ALL persons 18 years and older must register.
2. Your`18 years and older guests must register as well.
3. SA Citizens use SA ID Document number and name only to  register.
4. Foreigners use PASSPORT number and name to register.
5. Nick names and Initials are not allowed. Use your REAL name and SURNAME(Last name).
6. Do not use company/employer e-mail addresses in the registration.
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LOGIN PROBLEMS AND INQUIRIES
 
1.You will receive an automatic non-reply email notification about your registration and login details within 24 hours.
2. Check in your spam/junk mail as well for these notifications.
3. G-MAIL e-mail addresses work the best. If you use other e-mail service providers like your employer e-mail address, ask them why you did not receive our non-reply automatic e-mails.
4.Use the username and password exactly as on these notifications, to log in.
5.There can be a waiting period of up to 24 hours before your log in account becomes active. 
6.Click on the LOGIN tab above or on LOGIN HERE

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

 
E-mail us at beaverlac.campingrequest@gmail.com  to inquire about your registration.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE BEAVERLAC OFFICE AND DO NOT USE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO INQUIRE ABOUT YOUR REGISTRATION.
 
TO LOG OUT AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED IN, CLICK ON THE COMMUNITY TAB THEN ON THE LOGOUT ICON TO THE RIGHT IN THE WHITE BAND
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HOW TO BOOK A CABIN
 
1. Register here on the website first. The registration requirements above also apply.
2. Phone 022 931 2945 to check availability or to book a cabin. Call between 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Do not call outside these times.
3. We do not accept email bookings or email inquiries for cabins  
4. Provide your registered USER ID to our Office. You will see your USER ID on the top of the Home Page under "WELCOME TO BEAVERLAC" after login.  
5. Once you secured a cabin through our Office, please do the following immediately:
- Make a 50% non-refundable deposit per EFT Payment into our bank account within 48 hours.
          See  the "CONTACT PAGE" for our Bank Account details.
                  Use the cabin name and date as deposit reference.
- E-mail proof of your deposit within 48 hours to beaverlac.kantoor@gmail.com.
- Complete and submit the online camping booking form.
  - Should you fail the above dead lines  and requirements, we reserve the right to cancel the cabin booking without notifying you.
 
6. CAMPING BOOKING FORM REQUIREMENTS FOR CABINS
  - Complete and submit a camping booking form per cabin
- Put the cabin name in brackets after the vehicle number plate
- Put the word "(cabin)" after the names of the persons sleeping in the cabin.
        - If you bring campers along in you vehicle, put the word "(camper)" after their names.
 
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BEFORE DEPARTING TO BEAVERLAC
 
1. Ensure that you have the camping approval and permit with you otherwise access will be denied.
2. Do not bring persons along who are not duly booked and listed on a camping approval. We will not allow them into Beaverlac.
3. Bring enough cash along. We do not accept credit cards or cheques.
4. Beaverlac gate is open daily between 08:00 and 17:00. Fridays during season times (October to April) 08:00 to 21:00.   
 
ARRIVING AT BEAVERLAC
 
1. Please book in at Reception first before you set up your camping spot. 
2. Once booked in, you can proceed to find a camping spot. We do not have demarcated sites and we do not reserve sites.
3. The Cabin key will be handed only to person who booked the cabin and if any outstanding amount is paid in full.
 
DEPARTING FROM BEAVERLAC
 
1. Please vacate before 17:00 on your departure date.
2. People staying in cabins please vacate the cabin before 10:00 am on your departure date.
 

 

** All visitors to Beaverlac are required to adhere to the Rules & Regulations - READ HERE**


THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND

 

1.We do not have demarcated camping spots. You may camp anywhere and next to your friends in the camping area. We do not reserve camping spots.

2.No electricity available at the campsites but we do have a freezer and power point at the shop for use by campers.

3.Small cars do make it in and out of Beaverlac provided the car is not heavily loaded. You use the farm road down to Beaverlac at your own risk.

4.Make sure your vehicle is serviced and in good mechanical order before you come to Beaverlac. We do not provide free tow-in services, mechanical services or sell fuel at Beaverlac.

5.There is no cell phone reception at Beaverlac and we do not provide a WI-FI service.

6.Please do not bring non-registered as well as persons not on your booking along. They will not be allowed into the camp.

7. DO NOT DRIVE WITH VEHICLES ON THE FARM ROADS. A R500 FINE IS APPLICABLE IF YOU DO.

8.NO DAY VISITORS allowed.

9.NO DROP AND GO CAMPERS AND NO BUSES OR TAXIS.

10.Friendly and well-behaved dogs are welcome too, BUT please keep your dog under control at all times. Dogs are not allowed in rock pools where people are swimming. If your dog becomes a problem to other campers we will demand you to remove the dog from the camp. Dogs on heat are not allowed at Beaverlac.

11.The campsite must be vacated no later than 17:00 (5Pm) on your date of departure.

12.By submitting a camping request you also accept to abide by all our rules. Failure to abide by our rules will result in immediate and permanent eviction.

13.MUSIC IS NOT ALLOWED and ABSOLUTE SILENCE in the camp FROM 11:00 pm till 7:00 am THE FOLLOWING MORNING. Please report offenders at the shop. All we need is their car registration numbers.

14.Over the New Years Season (25 December to 2 January) you must book for at least 3 nights.

15. Arrival times:

Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 8:00 Am to 4:30 Pm.

Friday: 8:00 Am to 9:00 Pm 

Saturday: 8:00 Am to 5:00 Pm

DEPARTURE TIMES:

Cabins must be vacated no later than 10:00Am on the departure date.

The camping area must be vacated no later than 5:00Pm on the departure date.