Peak Periods 2021 – 2022

  • We do require minimum stays at certain times and over long weekends. No one night bookings over peak periods.
  • Families that have visited us for the past 5/10 years do get preference.
  • Family interleading accommodation is let at a minimum rate during the peak periods & school holidays.
  • No group bookings for Operators over Peak Periods particularly school holidays and midterm breaks.

21 – 25 October 2021 Midterm Break
Minimum stay of 3 nights over the midterm break
Bookings open on the 1st November but all details should be with us by the 25th October when we begin working on the reservations

15 December 2021 – 10 January 2022
Bookings open on the 1st March 2021 but all details should be with us before the 15th February when we begin working on the bookings – a minimum stay of 7 nights applies over Christmas OR New Year.

24 – 28 February Midterm Break
Minimum stay of 3 nights over the midterm break. Bookings open on the 1st March 2020 but all details should be with
us by the 15th February when we begin working on the reservations.

18 – 21 March Human Right’s Day
Minimum stay of 3 nights. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us by the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

14 – 19 April Easter Weekend
Minimum stay of 5 nights over the Easter weekend. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with
us by the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

27 April – 2 May Freedom Day & May Day
Minimum stay of 5 nights. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us by the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

15 – 19 June – Youth Day
Minimum stay of 4 nights. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us by the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

24 June – 3 July School Holidays
Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us before the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

5 – 9 August Women’s Day Long Weekend
Minimum stay of 4 nights over the long weekend. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us by the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

24 September Heritage Day Long Weekend
No minimum stay applies. Bookings open on the 1st September but all details should be with us before the 15th August when we begin working on the reservations.

20 – 24 October Midterm Break
Minimum stay of 3 nights over the midterm break. Bookings open on the 1st November but all details should be with us by the 25th October when we begin working on the reservations.

15 December 2022 – 10 January 2023
Bookings open on the 1st March 2022 but all details should be with us before the 15th February when we begin working on the bookings – a minimum stay of 7 nights applies over Christmas OR New Year.

Block-Out dates for 2022 STO Rates
15 Dec 2021 – 10 Jan 2022
18 – 21 March
14 – 19 April
27 Apr – 2 May
15 – 19 June
5 – 9 August

Note: Operators may book on our RACK rate less 10% commission. Minimum stays do apply over peak periods. Limited to 3 rooms, regret no groups at these times.

4 thoughts on “Peak Season

  1. Thank you Megan. We have subsequently booked for 3 nights (2 to 5 March) and will be paying the deposit before the due date.
    Regards,
    José

  2. Hi, could you please let me know if these dates and accomodation preferences are available for booking, price for the 2 night stay and any road condition issues there might be when travelling from Johannesburg?

    Regards,
    Jose Pinel

    1. Hi Jose
      Our daily rate in standard accommodation is R1500 per adult sharing per night. This includes all meals, teas and guided morning hikes. Two nights for two will cost R3000 in a standard room. Please email Reservations; info@cavern.co.za to check availability and to book.
      The roads from JHB are in good condition with a short section near where the road has a few potholes. We are hoping these will be attended to soon.
      Best wishes,
      Megan

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