Waterloo Farm, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal Collage

Waterloo Farm, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal

Waterloo Farm is situated in the picturesque and unspoiled Balele Mountain Range near Utrecht in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, it is equidistant from both Newcastle and Vryheid.  The farm is situated at an altitude of 1700m, with perennial fountains which are the source of the Blood River arising on the property.  Our GPS co-ordinates can be found here.

We offer our guests self-catering accommodation and trout fishing in a beautiful and unspoiled setting, with many opportunities for game viewing and bird spotting, with many day walks or short  hikes available on the farm.  Game living on the farm includes eland, blesbuck, springbok, and wildebeest.

The fountains on the farm feed the trout dames, thus ensuring a clean, unpolluted water source, giving rise to a healthy trout population, which provides excellent trout fishing opportunities on both dams situated on the farm.

Bivane River Lodge, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal

Bivane River Lodge is situated on the upper reaches of the Bivane River, and overlooks no fewer than six spectacular waterfalls.

The Lodge offers river fly fishing on a 12km stretch of the unspoiled Bivane River, which flows down from the Balele Mountain Range before it finally joins the Pongola River.

The Bivane is regarded as one of the most beautiful rivers in KwaZulu-Natal.

Nearby activities in Northern Kwazulu-natal

  • The Balelesberg offers excellent bird-watching opportunities, with over 280 recorded bird species making their homes in this area;
  • The nearby Utrecht Balele Community Game Park offers more fantastic game viewing;
  • Historical outings to sites such as Isandhlwana, Rorkes Drift, and Talana are all within an easy day's outing from the farm
  • Ithala Game Reserve is also close by and offers a unique game viewing experience;
  • Activities such as clay-pigeon shooting, 4 X 4 trails and horse-riding are on offer by prior arrangement;
  • Nature walks and hikes are available both on the farm, at Bivane River Lodge and at the Utrecht Balele Community Game Park.
Bivane River Lodge, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal Collage