The Glen Harry Experience is tailored for you, whether you’re looking for non-stop adventure, or relaxing quality time with loved ones
In the Summer we can experience very high temperatures, sometimes reaching mid 40*C. The mornings and evenings in the summer times are gorgeous.
Spring and Autumn are the best weather months at Glen Harry as our temperatures are moderate. Not too hot and not cold. The average temperature being around 15*C in the early mornings, reaching roughly 26*C at midday.
In the winter months we do experience very cold conditions. The early mornings on average are around –2*C with us reaching around 20*C as a max temperature at midday.
We would safely say that no matter what time of the year you are visiting us the below is a good guideline of what to pack.
- Short-sleeved shirts
- Long-sleeved shirts
- Long trousers
- A jumper or fleece
- A warm jacket (for the winters months)
- Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots
- Sandals or other casual shoes (for when at the Lodge)
- Hat (wide-brimmed hats are better in summer)
- Good strong SPF sunscreen, we recommend nothing less than factor 50 in the summer
- Pair of binoculars
- Camera & charger
Additional to the above list we would further recommend the follow:
- Lightweight casual clothes for example linen shorts and dresses
- Swimming costume
- Warm, wind proof jacket
- Gloves, scarves and beanie
We do have fleeces and shirts available in our guests shop at the Lapa.
Yes! Children of all ages are welcome on the safari drives, this is made possible due to us having no dangerous animals. We also offer a babysitting service that can be arranged at an extra cost.
Homestead elevation: 1,013 meters/ 3,323.49 ft (above sea level)
Homestead coordinates: S32º06.796′ E24º43.334′
Spitskop: 1,476 meters/ 4,842.52 ft (above sea level)
The road leading to Glen Harry is a 23km dirt road. This road is of rustic condition making it a slow but beautiful drive. 4x4 vehicles and vehicles with a higher suspension will not have a problem reaching our accommodation. Lower vehicles will find this road challenging.
For these type of vehicles we can either transfer you from our reception area to the accommodation site or we can make arrangements for you to leave your car at a farm near the main road and will transfer you to the lodge. Caravans and boats are not advised on the road. If you are travelling with either one of these please let us know and we can arrange for you to park your caravan or boat at a farm near the main road.