& CONFERENCE VENUE
Help your team find inspiration. Escape the city & reconnect with nature.
TEAM BUILDING & CONFERENCE VENUE
Help your team find inspiration. Escape the city
& reconnect with nature.
Treat yourselves to a new perspective and inspiration in our relaxed and refreshing venue settings on the farm.
Farm-style Corporate and Business Functions
Acorn’s rustic venue spaces seamlessly transform into the perfect choice to host your next corporate, business function or social function.
- Anniversary & birthday celebrations
- Year-end functions
- Team building
For smaller or larger groups between 5 and 120 people.
Our Standard Conference Package
Along with a professional, the venue will be set up with the following:
- Flipchart with markers
- Notepads and Pens
- Free Wifi Projector
Sound and other equipment can be arranged upon request.
Tea, coffee, juice, still water and roosterkoek
Tea, coffee and finger foods
Farm fresh meal buffet
Tea, coffee and sweet treats
Reconnect and recharge as a team in private and communal spaces
Make use of our various beautiful accommodation units for up to 66 guests, suitable for smaller group functions and getaways for a working holiday experience.
We have pet dogs on all our premises. They are not allowed inside our facilities, but are very playful and friendly and might come say hello to newfound friends.
A bug’s life
We have open fields, woods and lots of water bodies on the farm, which is the perfect breeding ground for bugs! Please be prepared to be bugged. We provide mosquito repellent in our rooms, but if you’re allergic or sensitive to bites or stings, please bring whatever you need to use as precaution.
Best foot forward
Don’t have high hopes for your high heels! Our outdoor venue premises and surrounding areas are farmlands, fields, grass and gravel. Dress for the occasion, and the environment.
Even during summer times, the weather might be surprisingly cool. Better have something warm, especially for the evenings. A famous Swedish proverb holds: There ain’t no bad weather, just the wrong clothes.
A working farm
We are a full-time working agricultural farm. The farm elements and animals will enrich your farm stay experience, but please be aware that workers and vehicles will be active during your stay.
Shared yard & playground
Although every house has its own 'kuier area', when you book the Guest House, you will be sharing the yard with the friendly owners Johan & Christelle and their 2 little girls and 2 dogs. All guests with children are invited to make use of the amazing playground in this space - we love sharing our space!
Paintball - Shoot Your Boss Or The Bachelor
For a fast paced, action packed adventure with your friends or colleagues for your birthday, corporate team building or bachelors. Booking is essential.
4x4 Track - Rocks and Wetland
For the 4x4 enthusiasts, there is a scenic farmland track available to explore for the whole weekend. The well marked route consists of wetland, rock sections and jeep tracks to be enjoyed at your own leisure.
Trail Running & Night Runs Through The Farmlands
The easy trail will take you through the beautiful working farm with stretches of wetland, forest, farm-dams, jeep tracks and rocky sections. The views of luscious fields will energize you along the way.
Experience tranquility and enjoy a fishing adventure at our dams and river. Fishing enthusiasts can expect a bite on the hook from bass, carp, catfish to yellow fish.
Games Your Kids Will Love
- Table tennis and finger board available at the guesthouse.
- Kids playground: For fun filled carefree play, kids can enjoy our slide, trampoline, sandpit, swing & jungle gym on the Guesthouse premises.
Hiking & Biking
Our easy to moderate hiking trails and more challenging bike routes consist of some single tracks through open farm land and existing farm roads and paths. Enjoy unrestricted access to the whole farm and its beautiful views.
Horseback Riding - Take A Scenic Ride Through The Poplar Woods
Saddle up and head out into our beautiful grasslands, exploring the farm scenery, including our dams, the famous poplar woods, the river, livestock and our farmlands. All riders must be experienced. Bring your own riding clothing and helmets (no guided tours). Booking is essential.
GPS Pheasant Hunting
Open air kennels for up to 6 dogs. Ample pheasants on 2000 hectares. Maximum of 3 pheasants per day. Permits required (can be obtained from the nature conservation offices). R600 per day per dog. Contact us for availability.
NHSA Approved Shooting Range
NHSA approved outdoor shooting range. 100m-500m. Operating hours: 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-15:30 on weekends only. Bookings essential. R200 per shooter for the duration of your stay.
Birdwatching - Look Out For The Endangered Bald Ibis
Our farm boasts a large variety of sought-after species in our grasslands and wetlands, such as Blue Crane, Flamingo, Secretary bird, Herons, Owls, Falcons, Geese, Ducks, Pheasants, Guinea Fowl, Sunbird, Long tailed widowbird, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Pied kingfisher, African crake, Red-knobbed coot, Wood-hoopoe, Storks – to name a few.
Drone Flying Over The Twyfelaar Pans
Come fly your drone in large open grassland areas, rich in bird life, with a 3km radius. We have 5 launching sites with spectacular views of pans, a river and farmlands for drone footage. R200 per pilot for the duration of your stay.
GET FIRST CHOICE OF BESPOKE OUTDOOR EVENTS
On the right weekend, relaxed farm activities get turned up a notch to include special events like outdoor performances, farm fresh markets, night runs or fast-paced drone challenges.