Small Lapa HIRE (Max 10 Guests)

Small Lapa hire at St Ives

Lapa's are R500.00 to hire for the day and are available for day use only between 9am-5pm for a maximum of 10 guests per lapa

Half day lapa hire is R 300 for up to 4 hours

Whats Included:

A Thatched Lapa on the main dam

The lapa will be cleaned prior to and after your visit

Terms and Conditions

1.Lapas must be booked and paid for in advance. They may not be cancelled on account of the weather. We will however postpone your booking when possible.

2.All reservations are provisional until a deposit is received as confirmation of the booking. A 50%deposit is due to confirm your booking. The Balance of payment is due no less than 7 days before the hire date.

3. A compulsory R 250 refundable deposit is charged. (Over and above our standard pricing)

This deposit is payable in cash on arrival and will be refunded to you on departure should the lapa be left in a clean and undamaged state. Please use the bins provided to throw away all garbage before you depart.

4.There are braais available for use-please do not move these. Bring all your own braai equipment and charcoal/firelighters etc.

5.Please leave the lapas in the same condition as you found them. No littering around or in the dam please. There are ablutions on the dam which you are welcome to make use of.

If you leave your Lapa environment in a disrespectful littered state, you will forfeit your security deposit.

6.No parking on the grass, please park in the designated parking areas and walk to your allocated lapa.

7.In accordance with St Ives' Liquor License, no alcohol may be bought onto the property. You may purchase your alcohol at the restaurant or the Boma

8.The small lapas do not have electrical points available or lights.

9. Maximum of 10 people per lapa.(an R500 spot-fine will be levied if you are found to be using a lapa without a reservation or if you are exceeding the maximum amount of people allowed to use the lapa)

10.No loud music may be played as it may disturb other guests

11.Please do not feed the animals, they are wild animals. Please do not antagonise our wildlife. This is their home and we ask that you respect their space.

12.You are welcome to take a stroll around the Estate, but please lock all valuable items away in your vehicle before doing so.

13.Please adhere to the maximum speed limit of 30km/ hour while driving in the estate. We have free range children and animals roaming the estate and cyclists utilising the mountain bike trails.

14. All fishing rules stipulate on the external boards and signage must be adhered to. Fishing is free of charge to guests hiring lapas. The Bass is on a catch and release basis only. There is strictly no catch and release of the trout. Trout is charged atR100perkg.

15.No pets of any kind are to be bought onto the estate

16.Food and Beverage items are subject to availability

17.Prices are subject to change

Cancellation Policy

We cannot control the weather therefore Lapa Hire cannot be cancelled on account of the weather If it rains/snows/hail/thunder/blow gale-force winds. It is your responsibility to find an alternative venue to have the picnic or braai later in the day if possible. We will endeavour to accommodate you and postpone the date where possible!

All deposits are non-refundable

No refunds will be given for cancellations

All cancellations must be done in writing and sent to No cancellation will be applicable until it has been received and acknowledged by St Ives

To book or receive information on any of the above, our contact details are as follows:

Reservations - Front Desk -   - 033 234 4490

lodge & Events Manageress - Catherine -

General Manager - Ashley -