The latest accommodation addition to South Hill Vineyards is the much anticipated House Boat.

An original Langebaan Houseboat newly restored in chic Scandi-style, this off-grid, comfortable houseboat is perfect for a water-based family holiday, getaway with friends or relaxing, romantic retreat. Permanently moored on the banks of the farms largest dam, the House Boat, Stokies Ark, provides a unique location and gorgeous views of the surrounding Kogelberg Biosphere mountains and South Hill vineyards.

Sleeps 8
First cabin – queen-sized
Second cabin queen-sized bed
Third cabin – two single bunk beds – suitable for two adults or up to 4 children,

The Houseboat will accommodate 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 kids. 


Open-plan kitchen-lounge-dining area with indoor fireplace; 4 plate-gas stove & oven; fridge & deep freeze.

Off the grid living – the Houseboat has a 5Kw inverter solar system with battery back-up power, a great education for sustainable living.

Compact washroom with hot-water shower and basin; separate toilet and basin

On-land braai facility and dining area; rooftop sun deck perfect for sunbathing, reading and relaxing

Safety compliant

Good to know 

Although family-friendly, may not be suitable for young children

The dam is populated by a variety of bird life and is perfect for swimming, catch & release bass fishing.

Kayaks are available and we encourage you to bring your own SUP, fishing rods and any other water sport crafts.

The House Boat is available on a self-catering basis. Your stay includes a wine tasting of the South Hill range of wines.

Meals and wine sales in our on-site Restaurant available, open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and wine tasting.

Braai packs and salads can be pre ordered from our restaurant. 

Bookings and Enquiries

Cost R4 500 per night for the full House Boat – (minimum stay: two nights over Friday/ Saturday weekend and Public holidays)

Individual room night rate is available during the week, please enquire for further information

Contact  or 021 844 0888


113 Elgin Valley Road
Elgin, Grabouw

+27 21 844 0888


Fri to Mon:  8:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu: Closed

Wine Tasting
Mon - Sun:  9:00- 17:00

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