4 George street, Albertinia, 6695
083 228 2779 / 076 869 5180 / 028 735 1016 

© 2017 Voëlroepersfontein Guest House & Writers' Retreat

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RESERVATION & INQUIRIES

George Airport is a mere hour’s drive on the N2 Highway from Voëlroepersfontein.
340 km from Cape Town (4 hours on the road)
50 km from Mosselbaai
40 km from Riversdal

Latitude   S 34° 12 ' 21.258''
Longitude E 21° 35 ' 0.002''

4 George street, Albertinia, 6695

martmari@mweb.co.za

083 228 2779 / 076 869 5180 / 028 735 1016 

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VISITORS WHO HAVE LOVED VOËLROEPERSFONTEIN

 

  • Prize-winning authors Jan van Tonder and Jenny Pieterse

  • Academics Proff Heilna and Andries du Plooy

  • Publishers of note Hettie Scholtz, founder of Queillerie Publishers and husband Piet Scholtz, ex CEO of the HAUM Group of Publishers

  • Representatives of government, i.e.  Mr Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities

  • Members of the Vincent TV GMBH film crew from Berlin, Germany: Maike Albers, Svenja Harks, Heike Nicolaus, Jan Kerhart, Sven Heiligenstein, Dominik Godehardt J, Michael Richter, Beatrice Mayer, Robert Wisniewski, Tommy Beier, Stefan Paul, Frank Kranstedt, Simone Owczavek, Claudia Kaiser, Ben Kruse

  • Andreas & Judith Rüegg from Bauernhof Bodengut Hinwil im schönen Zürcher Oberland (Switzerland)

  • Our first bridal couple Albert & Zettie Kemp made their vows on 25 February under the age-old Whispering Tree

  • Mr Izak van der Merwe, forest scientist at the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries who initiated the Champion Tree project in 2003 and still acts as co-ordninator for this worthy cause needs special mention. He is also in charge of law enforcement with regard to the protection of forests and the declaration of protected areas and deserves my warm thanks for not only measuring the Voëlroepersfontein Champion Tree, a Ficus burkei, but also christening it so aptly as The Whispering Tree

APPRECIATIVE GUESTS

“Thank you so much for your hospitality. I really felt at home here with you in Albertinia. Thank you for the flowers at my bedside locker, the fresh water, the sweets. Thank you for caring for little Heike and giving her a new home. It was wonderful to be here with you! I hope to come back and see that all again. I learned a lot here and now know: Africa is no place for sissies!” 

Heike Nikolaus – Director: Am Kap der wilden Tiere, VINCENT TV GMBH, Berlin,Germany 

 

“Ek wil vanuit my hart dankie sê vir alles wat julle vir my gedoen het. Julle was soos familie vir my. Julle is 

altyd so gasvry en vriendelik - ek en die Duitsers waardeer julle goedhartigheid baie. Hopelik sien ek julle 

weer in die toekoms.” 

Megan Dreyer – Plaaslike produksie-koördineerder: Am Kap der wilden Tiere, Vincent TV GMBH 

 

“Ek wil julle net weer eens bedank vir jul gasvryheid, liefde en omgee tydens ons verblyf by julle. Ons 

waardeer dit meer as wat woorde kan sê.” 

Dalene Genis – Bestuurder van en medesanger van die Country-sanggroep The Lady and the Midnight Cowboys (Billy Forrest, Clive Bruce & Matt Hurter) 

“Home from home. Baie dankie vir puik diens!” – Willem Zylstra, Pretoria  

"Baie, baie dankie vir ons ongelooflike troue! Ons is verheug om hierdie fantastiese plek te kan beleef en 

gebruik. Wat ’n ongelooflike voorreg. Baie voorspoed. Ons sal dit altyd onthou en koester."

Liefde, Zettie en Albert Kemp, Stilbaai 

"Baie dankie vir julle gasvryheid! Alles is so mooi en goed versorg! Ons sal julle by almal aanbeveel." 

Veronica Bam, Parys & Reinholda van der Westhuizen, Koppies  

“Hertzlichen Dank für die freundliche Aufnahme an diesem wunderbaren Ort! Wir haben die Gastfreund-schaft und die paradiesische Umgebung sehr genossen. Gestärkt machen wir uns wieder auf die Reise. Wir wünschen Marietjie gutes Gelingen mit ihres neuen Herausforderung!" 

Andreas & Judith Rüegg, Hörlistrasse 4, 8340 Hinwil, Schwei, www.bodengut.ch 

“Wonderlik! Baie dankie vir die gasvryheid. Ons waardeer.”

Phillip Coetsee, Kaapstad