The Maremmana Estate is situated on the banks of the Bot River, some +/- 5 km from the Village of Bot River. The Estate is accessed from the Karwyderskraal Road (R43), +/- 700 meters from the turnoff onto the Karwyderskraal road from the R43 to Hermanus.
The following information pack is aimed to keep all homeowners updated with key emergency contact information and other operational activity at Maremmana Estate. Residents are strongly recommended to join the Resident Alerts WhatsApp group for all urgent and immediate updates.
Please note the inclusion of suppliers here is not necessarily a recommendation, but have been included based on proximity to the Estate and the number of homeowners that may have used their services in the past.
Police: Bot River
028 284 9351
Spoorweg Street, Botrivier, 7185
028 214 3900
8 Church Street, Caledon, 7230
028 271 8200
16 Main Road, Kleinmond, 7195
028 211 0177
10777 Emergency Number
Netcare 911 Ambulance
076 585 0899
Private ambulance service in Hermanus, Kleinmond, Gaansbaai and Bredasdorp
National Coronavirus Hotline
0800 029 999
South African Government 24-hour hotline
Provincial Coronavirus Hotline
021 928 4102
Western Province Hotline
Fire Department (Caledon)
028 212 2574
Fire & Rescue (Overberg)
028 425 1690
Maremmana is a member of the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association
Fire & Rescue (Overstrand)
028 312 2400
Overberg Disaster Management Centre
028 425 1690 Ext 217
10177 Emergency Number
Specialised Agri Protection Services
021 204 1007
Maremmana contracts this service for armed response & random patrols on behalf of the estate. Homeowners may contract them on a private basis for individual home response.
028 313 0168
Ravenscroft Road, Hermanus, 7200
Provincial Hospital (Caledon)
028 212 1070/1/2
Nerina Street (off N2), Caledon, 7230
Provincial Hospital (Hermanus)
028 312 1166
Hospital Street, Westcliff, Hermanus, 7200
Poisons Info Helpline
0861 555 777
For advice in event of a snake bite. Remember it is always useful to know what type of snake has been involved.
Dentist: Dr Duvenage
028 271 3467
56 Main Road, Kleinmond
028 271 4227
59 Main Road, Kleinmond
Alpha Pharm Kleinmond
028 271 3320
25 Main Road, Kleinmond
028 217 4666
Shop No. 1a & 4, Spar Centrum, Botriver Rd, Kleinmond, 7195
After hours pharmacy
Nearest daytime pharmacy is located in Kleinmond. The nearest 24-hour pharmacy appears to be in Somerset West, otherwise contact the Provincial Hospitals for emergency assistance.
Communication & Postal Services
TWK Communications (Internet)
021 2000 600
Several homes use this wireless solution for high speed internet. Based in Somerset West with installers in Caledon.
072 044 7748
021 007 2200
Some homeowners use this wireless service based on direct line of sight to a tower in Villersdorp
028 271 3415
DSTV connections and computer related issues. 8 Botrivier Road, Kleinmond.
Please note that there is limited MTN mobile coverage over the Estate. Vodacom seems to have best overall availability for mobile voice and data.
There is NO regular postal service delivery to Maremmana. Homeowners tend to contract private post boxes in Kleinmond or Hermanus. Homeowners are responsible for the entry and exit of any courier delivery services.
086 003 7566
Send an SMS to 35328
Maremmana has a direct Eskom connection. In event of a non-scheduled outage, the incident must be reported to Eskom for direct updates. Should you report a fault to Eskom, please update other residents on the Resident Alerts’ WhatsApp chat group with the reference number for tracking purposes.
Maremmana is located on the Albertyn Hawston grid which is referenced on most load shedding apps.
Waste Management Services
Please leave all refuse in tied up black bags at the top of your driveway by 8am on Friday mornings.
Maremmana has teamed up with a Bot River Community Initiative, Lucky Point, for the weekly collection of recycling.
Homeowners are asked to separate recycling into glass, plastics, paper and tin in separate clear or green bags. No black bags please. Glass bottles may be placed in cardboard boxes for collection. Please leave all recycling at the top of your driveway by 8am on Wednesday mornings.
Plastic: All plastic waste and packaging, but no polystyrene
Paper: cardboard, newspapers & office white paper; but no egg boxes or tetra pack cartons
Homeowners can also drop their own recycling off on Wednesdays and Fridays at Lucky Point. https://site.lucky-point.ch/
Info@lucky-point.ch. Located at corner of Waterkant Street & Plantasie Road, Bot River (opposite OK Mini Mark)
Municipal Dumps for Household & Garden Refuse
Hermanus Transfer Station
Free for individuals for solid waste and recyclables including unchipped garden waste for up to 1 ton. Open 08h00-18h00 Mon–Fri and Saturdays 09h00-16h00. Located on Swartdam Road, Hermanus. Enquiries to Solid Waste Planning at 028 313 5045 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bot River Depot
Garden refuse. No household rubbish. Unmanned skip open 24/7 on Hoof Way, Bot River.
Only pre-registered individuals may drop off chipped garden waste or household refuse. Billable in arrears based on volume. Open 08h00-17h00 Mon-Fri. Closed on weekends. www.odm.org.za
The Estate operates its own Sewerage Packaging Plant. It is advised to treat this like a septic tank. Only tissue paper should be flushed down toilets. Please DO NOT flush sanitary products, nappies, baby/wet wipes or any foreign objects down the toilets.
Homeowners are strongly advised to use “eco-friendly” cleaning materials and to minimize the usage of bleach-based products in toilets which can impact the efficiency of the waste process.
Snake Removal: Jonathan Powers
082 352 6000
Bot River, Hermanus Area
Snake Removal: Corné Uys
Snake Removal: Hugo Uys
076 075 8004
062 482 5410
Greater Hermanus Area
Snake Removal: Mario Coetzee
073 031 6286
078 576 8665
Grabouw, Kleinmond Area
Snake Removal: Andre Neethling
082 425 0456
Sandbaai based, but works all over Overberg
Snake Removal: Paul Olivier
066 432 3752
Bot River resident; Caledon police officer
028 314 0062
Hermanus Branch; will also provide advice on authorized snake catchers
Grabouw Animal Clinic
021 859 3082
076 315 6281 After Hours
2 Sonia St, Grabouw, 7160
Overberg Veterinary Hospital
028 212 1551
8 Cemetery Road, Caledon, 7230
Onrus Veterinary Clinic
028 316 3415
028 312 1390 (24hr Number)
1 Wybo Newmark Road, Onrus, 7201
Hermanus Animal Hospital
028 312 3065 (24hr Number)
14 Dirkie Uys Street, Hermanus, 7200
Pet Food Delivery Hermanus
082 329 5110
Home delivery for quality pet food, bird seed, deworming, tick & flea tablets
Walker Bay Pest Control
028 316 3010
082 8944 652
Based in Onrus
Overberg Pest Control
082 563 9514
Based in Sandbaai
Home Emergency & Other Services
Plumber: Morné du Toit
082 786 1087
Three practical brothers running independent businesses living on a farm opposite Salandra Shell petrol station almost right on our doorstep for home emergencies.
Electrician: Herman du Toit
082 781 6791
Handyman: André du Toit
082 786 1089
Home Appliance Repair
061 403 7416 or 079 071 4343
Hermanus-based aircon and kitchen appliance specialists. Also an authorized SMEG service provider
Window Cleaner: Solomon
082 747 3640
Home Gas Delivery
028 284 9511
Boeremark, Main Road, Botrivier
Solar Energy: Hannes van Staden
082 419 3337
Several houses already deploy this solution so contractor is familiar with the Estate and typical requirements
Mountain Bike, Trail Running & Horse Trails
Reception 028 284 9488
Edward (Horse Trail Guide) 062 096 9610
Braam Gerike, Estate Manager
079 697 9983
Nick Harlow 083 723 5340 (Livery Services)
· Annual access is R300 per person payable directly to Wildekrans.
· Please email your proof of payment and signed copy of indemnity release form to email@example.com to be added to the authorized access system for Gate 3 for direct access to Wildekrans from Maremmana Estate
· All horses must have up to date African Horse Sickness vaccinations
· No riding is permitted in-between vineyard rows
· Helmets are compulsory on the Estate
· Access with dogs is NOT permitted.
· For safety and awareness reasons, homeowners are asked to notify Wildekrans via SMS as they enter the grounds
Yoga: Kim Cornell
082 603 5045
Various classes in the Overberg
Looking to Buy?
Please consult local estate agents for further details or find current listings here for a summary listing of any available plots and houses.
All viewings are by appointment only via the seller and their authorised estate agent.
What's happening in the area
The first whales of the season have been spotted!
Residents please take note of road closure
Previously spotted at Gabrielskloof, now at Paul Cluver, our mountains are home to the elusive Cape Leopard! Wonder which wine the leopard prefers? fb.watch/i_CE0qoyso/
The annual Arabella Christmas Market with a Heart is being held on Sun 18 Dec at Rivendell Wine Estate.