Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes is a spacious haven with comfortable accommodation in 6 bedrooms each with en-suite facilities. We offer fine country cuisine and hospitality in the best traditions of the Platteland. The relaxed and hospitable atmosphere makes it a veritable home-from-home.
Walkerbouts is located in the historic village of Rhodes which is situated at the southernmost tip of the Drakensberg mountain range, 16km due south of the border with the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. The village is more than 1800m above sea level, situated on the banks of the Bell River.
Rhodes is surrounded by hundreds of kilometers of high altitude mountain streams and rivers. Fly fishing can be arranged at Walkerbouts for wild trout and smallmouth yellowfish on more than 200km of Wild Trout Association waters within an hours drive of Rhodes
The highest nearby peak, Ben McDhui, soars to 3001m above sea level. Barkly East is 60km away on a narrow and winding gravel road that must be driven with care. Rhodes, with its turn of the last century architecture and shady, tree-lined streets has retained its charm and, in July 1997, it was proclaimed a National Monument.
Attractions in the area include spectacular alpine flowers in summer, mountain-biking, birding, walks, rock art visits by prior arrangement, 4x4 trails or simply chilling.
Rhodes, (1830m) is located in the Bell River valley and is surrounded by mountains and stunning scenery. The highest nearby peak soars to 3001m above sea-level and is often covered in snow during the winter