Tanglewood Nature Estate

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TangleWood offers a small private campsite and an informal function venue on the banks of Boskop Dam, 14 km's outside Potchefstroom, North West Province. We are an ideal getaway for families, low noise groups and bass anglers. Pets are welcome on a leash. TangleWood camp site includes fully furnished self catering pods (chalets), stands for own camping, and we have furnished tents sleeping from two and four persons. Rest and relaxation are the order of the day and we have a strict low noise - no music policy. Guests can choose between on-site activities such as kayaking, beach volley ball, bass angling, bird watching or swimming. Clients are also welcome to bring along their own bicycles. We have a fully licensed bar that serves cold refreshments and we stock a few basic items like wood, charcoal, firelighters and ice.

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R260.00 Per night
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Type of Accommodation
Campsite & Self Catering
Pets With Arrangements
Persons Per Stand
Number of Camp Sites
Ground cover
Tar road
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Facilities and Activities

Communal ablution facilities, Washing facilities, Power point, Shop
More Facilities
  • Washing facility has a fridge
  • Security
  • Bar

Your Questions & Answer

Can I do bass angling at Tanglewood Nature Estate?

Boskop Dam is best known to bass anglers, however the dam also holds carp, barbell, yellow fish & mudfish. Bank angling is limited due to water grass, and clients are advised to use a kayak/inflatable/boat. Boskop Dam has a strict no speed policy and no jet skis or skiing is allowed. Valid COC & COF required for boats with engine's >15HP, + 1 life jacket per passenger. No expired certificates accepted.

Can I rent a kayak from you?

TangleWood has recreational kayaks available for rent. Kayaks are single seaters, but some kayaks can be joined together. Life jackets are mandatory on the water. Kayaks can be hired from the office from 8am and must be returned no later than 5pm, Boskop Dam is not suitable for children to kayak alone.

Do you have a kids pool?

Our children’s cold water pool is 1m deep and located near the dam and fishing camp. Pool is not fenced off and there is no lifeguard on duty. Parents are responsible for their children.

Do you have a warm water pool?

Our campsite has a small warm water pool located at the back of Stands 32-37 which is reserved for camping guests only. Water temperature is around 31 degrees, however heat will be impacted by rain. The pool is approx 2m deep and is not fenced off. We do not have a lifeguard on duty and parents are responsible for their kids.

What is your pet policy?

Pets are welcome at TangleWood and must be kept leashed at all times. Clients are responsible to clean up after their own pet. Note that we do not allow pets in our buildings, Luxury Tent, on our furniture or beds, in the beach volley ball court, and swimming pools. Clients are responsible for any damages including special cleaning fees. Please ensure your pets does not pose a threat or become a nuisance to anyone else, including constant barking. TangleWood reserves the right to request pets be removed from the property if deemed necessary.

What do your Camping Pods offer?

Each 32m2 Camping Pod has one queen bed with 200TC percale bed linen and blankets. Upstairs platform sleeping area has two mattresses and bed linen. En suite bathroom with gas hot water shower, toilet, basin, towels and hairdryer. Kitchenette includes two plate gas stove, gas water kettle, microwave and small bar fridge. Includes basic cutlery & crockery, glassware and pots. Undercover patio with table and chairs. Braai. Self-catering and self cleaning. Each Pod can accommodate a maximum 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years only plus one baby sleeping in a baby cot. No other exceptions. Minimum 2 night stay over weekends and 3 nights over long weekends and holidays. One night only stays can be booked subject to availability five days before arrival and with a set penaltyfee.

Driving directions to Tanglewood?

TangleWood is located on the south eastern banks of Boskop Dam, in the North West Province. If travelling via Potchefstroom, travel approximately 14 km's on the R501 in the direction of Carletonville. Turn left at TangleWood's signboard and drive about 500m straight down the dirt road. Take care of the speed bumps.

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