Spend time on the shooting range getting your eye in or experience what it is like to fire a weapon in a controlled and safe environment.  This range has been used to train security and bodyguard personnel

Archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today.  Originally used for warfare, modern archery is rewarding filled with traditional activities.

Clay pigeon shooting is also known as clay target shooting, and formally known as inanimate bird shooting, is the art of shooting a firearm at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets.

Farm Activities

Both lodges offer numerous activities and guest experiences.

Extended Hunting Activities: Shooting range – Archery Range – Clay Pigeon shooting

Farm Activities: Cycling, Trail Running, Hiking & Walking trails – Conservation Activities – Lodge Activities: Cuisine, Wine Cellar, Bush Boma’s, Bush Experiences, Decks, and Infinity Pool, Spa and Steam Room and Conference Facility


Cycling, Hiking and Walking Trails

Bring your bikes and or walking shoes and enjoy the trails that have been clearly marked for your enjoyment.  There is a 5km track and a 21km track around the farm for avid cyclists and trail runners.

conservation activities

The farm boasts one of the biggest K9 dog and handler training facilities.  Take time out to see the dogs at work as they are trained for detection and to combat poaching on the African continent.  This is a working environment so visits have to be booked in advance and availability will be confirmed.

Lodge Activities


Mouthwatering traditional South African cuisine will be served during your stay.  We offer uniquely South African dining experiences.  Experience traditional venison ‘potjies’ prepared on an open fire in one of our bomas.  A must on every trip is a South African ‘braai’ whilst enjoying a sundowner.  Enjoy a morning or afternoon at one of our picnic spots in carefully selected area on the farm.

wine Cellar

A hidden gem at the Bush Lodge which can be utilized for private dinners, small meetings, or organized wine tastings.  The Wine Cellar also offers the opportunity to browse and choose from an amazing selection of carefully chosen highly rated South African wines.


Bush Bomas

The definition of a Boma is a place used for social gatherings and storytelling.  Battle Creek boasts three magnificent Boma’s which offer true African style food and experience. Two of the boma’s are at the Bush Lodge and one at the Hunting Villa.

Activities in the area

The Cradle Of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind, one of eight World Heritage Sites in South Africa, and the only one in Gauteng, is renowned as the place where humankind originated. It is one of the major tourist attractions in South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind area boasts 13 excavation sites that are recognized as national heritage sites both. For those wanting to experience the birthplace of humankind firsthand, the official visitor centers for the Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng, and the Sterkfontein Caves, are within an easy hour’s drive from the lodge.

Sterfontein Caves

Within the Sterkfontein Caves, scientists have discovered many hominid and other animal fossils, dating back more than 4-million years, to the birth of humanity. The most important and most famous of these fossils are “Mrs Ples”, a 2.1-million-year-old Australopithecus skull, and “Little Foot”, an almost complete Australopithecus skeleton that is more than 3-million years old. These fossils, both found in the Sterkfontein Caves in the Cradle of Humankind, tell us much about the precursors of modern humans, Homo sapiens.  An easy 1-hour drive from the lodge and an incredible family and authentic African experience. 

Hot Air Ballon

Hot Air Ballon: take to the skies and catch a glimpse of the Magaliesburg with a bird’s eye view – an amazing and memorable activity for the whole family. 

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