The art of tattooing has been more or less controversial over the centuries. For many years it was considered as a practice related with criminals and sailors, but on the other hand, it was thought that many of the Anglo-Saxon kings of England were tattooed.
• Group accommodation in our Bungalows – sleeps 120 persons on bunker beds
(this is ideal for school camps, backpackers, etc)
• Small group accommodation chalets – sleeps 15 persons on single beds
• Overnight accommodation as well as Bed & Breakfast offering :
Main en-suite bedroom with double bed or
Standard Rooms with single beds
• Dining room – seats 120 persons
We are equipped with cutlery to serve 120 people
• Conference hall – seats 150 delegates
Here we have chairs & tables available to seat.
We have sufficient sound equipment available, lighting equipment available, and the basic music instruments. We have an overhead projector for big screen viewing and white boards accordingly.
• Designer Swimming Pool
• Beautiful Boma / Braai Area
Activities at Siloam Village:
• Boat Trips
• Swimming pool
• Star Gazing
• Volleyball court
• Tennis court
• Mountain biking (can take out 12 people at a time)
• Netball court
• Quad biking (can take out 14 people at a time)
• Canoeing / kayaking
• Bird Watching
• And so much more …
Activities and Attractions Nearby (within 5 km):
The Oviston Nature Reserve at Lake Gariep
The Nature Reserve offers a 16 000 ha unspoilt wild life area which hosts aardvark, aardwolf, African wild cat, bateared fox, black wildebeest, black-backed jackal, blesbuck, brown hyena, Burchell's Zebra, Cape Clawless Otter, Cape Fox, Cape Ground Squirrel , Cape Hare, Cape Porcupine, caracal, Chacma baboon, common duiker, eland, kudu, mountain reedbuck, gemsbuck, red hartebeest, rock dassie, scrub hare, small spotted cat , small spotted genet, Smith's red rock rabbit , South African hedgehog, spotted-necked otter, springbuck, steenbuck , suricate, vervet monkey, water Mongoose and yellow Mongoose.
The Orange River has offers the ideal setting for sunset cruises, the perfect end to a perfect day. The area surrounding Siloam Village offers the mountain bike enthusiast plenty of open stretches with adventure rides into the Oviston Nature Reserve. The keen canoeist can enjoy endless trips on Lake Gariep situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve. This is a bird lovers' paradise, with a wide variety found on the farm. Rarities include: Fish Eagle, Black Eagle, Blue Crane, Secretary Bird, Steppe Buzzard, Kingfishers and many more.
The Orange River has become a fly-fishing Mecca due to the abundance of both Yellowfish species. A true test for both amateur and experienced fishermen. Our 5km riverfront boasts seven rock outcrops ideal for this gentlemen’s' sport. Some of the species found: Largemouth Yellowfish, Smallmouth Yellowfish, Orange River Mudfish, Moggel, Sharptooth Catfish, Chubbthead Barb, Carp and many more.
Gariep area is blessed with an abundance of adventure, from our picturesque lake to our beautiful Nature Reserves. The waterways are what makes this province one of the best for outdoor enthusiasts of every kind.
Providing game viewing trails in the nature reserve with quad bikes for groups of 14 people or less. Game viewing from our boat is also an excellent option, for those who wish to enjoy the nature reserve and the animals from another angle. Families wanting explore the reserve in their vehicle; will enjoy the variety of game the reserves has to offer. More energetic groups can make use of our mountain bikes to explore all the adventure avenues the reserves have available. Twelve bikers can be accommodated at a time.
For the fishing enthusiasts there is no better place than Lake Gariep to partake in the pleasure this sport has to offer. Fishing can be arranged with a trip out on the dam making use of our boat.