• Dome

Sugarbird The Dome

  • 2 guests
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 toilet

Situated next to the river, under a canopy of beautiful Old Wood and Pin Oaks, this unique two-sleeper haven is quiet and peaceful, ideal for a couple looking to get away from the chaos of the city life and take an immersive break into nature.

Check-in: 14h00 | Check-out: 10h00 

Minimum Stay: 2 Nights


You'll be spoilt with the resident Kingfishers flying past and the occasional Knysna Tyraco hopping around in the trees above, not to mention the sounds of the river running past while you spend the evening soaking up the stars in the KolKol wood-fired hot tub. 


Bedroom: | Queen Bed en-suite with a double shower

Fresh linen and towels are provided.


The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas hob, air fryer, microwave, toaster, fridge/freezer combo and a dishwasher. The living space is an extension of the kitchen, kitted out with a dining room table, comfy couch and an indoor fireplace.

Sleep 'under the stars' in a freestanding dome. Equipped with all the necessary comforts. The bathroom has twin shower heads and a double basin. 

The gas braai is housed under cover next to the wood fired hot tub.


Nightjar Dome is located on Oldwood Farm, next to Katrinasrust Country Estate, a trout farm located near Mpumalanga, a haven for people wanting to escape to the country for some peace and quiet. The estate offers accommodation in peaceful and tranquil surroundings.


WiFi | Uncapped

Small pets on prior arrangement. 

Guests should bring all necessary provisions with them, there are no nearby shops or restaurants. Milly's Restaurant is 30 minutes away and has a lovely Deli. 

Firewood is provided.

Regrettably no children under the age of 16.

Sugarbird The Dome not available? Try Nightjar The Dome.


Hiking: Feel free to explore the farm on foot, from the river to the mountains, there's so much to see and explore.

Fishing: Fish one of the dams or head down the river for a bit more of a challenge. All fishing is reserved exclusively for guests staying on the farm.

Mountain Biking: Explore the forests and hillside on your own or with company.

Charcuterie Baskets: Order a selection of cold meats and cheeses ahead of your stay. Find a spot for a picnic on the beautiful farm grounds.

Birding: From Fish Eagles to Kingfishers and Weavers to Cuckoos, come and discover the bird life on Katrinasrust.

Retreats: If you would like to host a retreat on the Estate, or would like information on upcoming retreats and workshops, please get in touch.


50% deposit required to confirm your booking. 

Cancellation within 4 weeks forfeit 50% deposit, within 7 days 100%.

Exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances, but please communicate with us as soon as possible so that we can do our best to accommodate changes.

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Sleep 'under the stars' in a whimsical star dome. 


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • Gas Braai
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Electric Blankets
  • Fishing
  • Serviced
  • Secure Parking


  • Stays for Couples
  • Ideal for Remote Workers


03 Apr 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 Mid-Week
R2,600.00 Per Unit Per Night

Sunday to Thursday

03 Apr 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 Weekend
R3,700.00 Per Unit Per Night

Friday & Saturday

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