Please note the R74 from Bergville to Harrismith is open to light motor vehicles, no trucks allowed.  The heavy rainfall in February and April 2022 has caused serious damage.  The affected spots are managed by a short stop and go, and a temporary clearing has been made to avoid the damaged parts. The road is drivable and no 4x4 is needed.

-Follow the N3 past Estcourt.

-6 km after the Estcourt Ultra City, turn left on the R74.

-Travel through Winterton and Bergville.

-29 km beyond Bergville, at the foot of the Oliviershoek Pass,

-Continue up the pass for 13 KM

-You will pass Little Switzerland on your left, we are 4 km further up on your left had side as you drive in please follow the sign to windmill cottages reception

280 km DBN to Windmill Farm


-Follow the N3 to Harrismith.

-Turn towards Bethlehem on the N5.

-Travel 4 km, and turn left onto the R712 towards Qwa-Qwa.

-After 8 km turn left again, onto the R74 towards Bergville.

-We are 27 km from this turn off, before descending down the pass we are right next to Sterkfontein as it ends, on your right.

-at the entrance please drive in and follow the sign to Windmill Farm cottages

335km JHB to Windmill Farm

Self catering Accommodation in the Northern Drakensberg, just 20 minutes form the royal natal national park, and 15 KM From Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve.