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Fancy Free Fly Fishing Retreat

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Farm Waterfall 315JP (Dulstroom dirt road, Machadodorp 1170, South Africa
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6 reviews
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
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  • Terrible16%
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This place is not just for you if you are and eager fly fisherman/woman, although that was great too ;) This is also a great location for a relaxing, calming weekend and even a great spot for a romantic getaway. We had it all rolled...More

Thank Ciska O
Response from Fancyfree2014, Owner at Fancy Free Fly Fishing RetreatResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Ciska It was such a pleasure meeting and accommodating you here @ Fancy Free:-) Hope to see you again in the near future - ( should you be close in the area again) and good to hear that you arrived back home safely:-) Take...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

The lodges are well maintained and provide a warm country atmosphere for visitors with scenic views of the trout dams. The relaxed surroundings are complimented by the excellent fishing on offer in the various dams situated within walking distance from the lodges. Invicta cottage has...More

Thank WBurger2016
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Vaughn+Carol for a fantastic weekend. Was our 2nd time here+1st stay in Matuka and Woolly Bugger. Our group consisted 11 people. Electric blankets, abundant Crockery and Cutlery, a huge supply of wood and immaculately maintained accommodation. Boys caught trout and Bass and we...More

2  Thank AVASHA N
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The cabin was dirty, the place is not maintained, the hospitality is appalling, the cabins are not comfortable, the cabins are dated and not maintained, the cleaning service was shocking to say the least, the poor horses (picture on the website) are so neglected it's...More

1  Thank Herbie A
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Chalet was cosy and well stocked, great fire place. Warm blankets and tranquil experience. A variety of dams to choose from. Great big bath for lazing in. Visiting the Hatchery was a must. Didn't have too many bites but was worth the outing.

Thank Marlene B
Response from Fancyfree2014, Owner at Fancy Free Fly Fishing RetreatResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you Marlene It was great meeting both of you and accommodating you here @ Fancy Free Hope to see you again in the near future:-) Regards Carol C

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"The lake views are the best"
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"Invicta provides excellent views of the dam."
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"If you're not a back-packer level traveler who happen to like fly fishing - stay away!!!"
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"All chalets have a view of the dam"
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