House Boat Elgin, Stokies Ark

House Boat Elgin, Stokies Ark

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.

The Houseboat sleeps 6 adults or 4 adults & 4 kids
First cabin – queen-sized
Second cabin queen-sized bed
Third cabin – two single bunk beds – suitable for two adults or up to 4 children,


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.

Breakfast, lunch and wine tasting and sales available at our on-site Restaurant Fridays to Mondays

Wine tasting open 7 days a week 09h00 – 16h00 

Bookings and Enquiries

 (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


113 Elgin Valley Road
Elgin, Grabouw

+27 21 844 0888

073 557 6273


Open Fridays to Monday between 08h00 to 16h00

Closed Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (you may enquire for special events)

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, a generous country style lunch or to celebrate special times

Wine Tasting 7 days a week

10h00 - 17h00

Closed on 24, 25, 26 December

Closed 31 December & 1 January



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