The Estate

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.

Emergency Services

Service Contact Number Notes
Police: Bot River 028 284 9351 Spoorweg Street, Botrivier, 7185
Police: Caledon 028 214 3900 8 Church Street, Caledon, 7230
Police: Kleinmond 028 271 8200 16 Main Road, Kleinmond, 7195
Ambulance: Caledon 028 211 0177

10777 Emergency Number

Netcare 911 Ambulance 082 911  
EMR 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

Emergency Contact

Maremmana is a member of the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association
Fire & Rescue (Overstrand) 028 312 2400

Emergency Contact

Overberg Disaster Management Centre 028 425 1690 Ext 217

10177 Emergency Number
Specialised Agri Protection Services 021 204 1007

Security Hotline

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.

Medical Services

Service Contact Number Notes
Medi-Clinic (Hermanus) 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
Doctors’ Rooms 028 271 4227 59 Main Road, Kleinmond
Alpha Pharm Kleinmond 028 271 3320 25 Main Road, Kleinmond
Albertyn Pharmacy 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

Service Contact Number Notes
TWK Communications (Internet) 021 2000 600

Several homes use this wireless solution for high speed internet. Based in Somerset West with installers in Caledon.
Firewater Connect 072 044 7748

021 007 2200

Some homeowners use this wireless service based on direct line of sight to a tower in Villersdorp
DataStoor 028 271 3415

DSTV connections and computer related issues. 8 Botrivier Road, Kleinmond.
Mobile communications Please note that there is limited MTN mobile coverage over the Estate. Vodacom seems to have best overall availability for mobile voice and data.
Postal 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.

Eskom Electricity 

Service Contact Number Notes
Eskom 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

Service Collection Details Notes
Refuse Collection Every Friday Please leave all refuse in tied up black bags at the top of your driveway by 8am on Friday mornings.
Recycling Every Wednesday 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. 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
Bot River Depot Garden refuse. No household rubbish. Unmanned skip open 24/7 on Hoof Way, Bot River.
Karwyderskraal Landfill 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.
Sewerage 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.

Animal Services

Service Contact Number Notes
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
Cape Nature 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

Service Contact Number Notes
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 Just Chilling

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

Recreational Services

Service Contact Number Notes

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 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?

Only resales of original plots are currently available for purchase. Please consult local estate agents for further details or view Property 24 (searching by Maremmana Estate) for a summary listing of any available plots and houses.

All viewings are by appointment only via the seller and their authorised estate agent.

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