COVID-19 Guest Notice

We are open for business during lockdown; in accordance with the Health and Safety Regulations as stipulated in:

    • World Health Organisation
    • The SA Department of Health
    • The National Institute for Communicable Diseases
    • Covid-19 Protocols for Tourism Industry Operations V3
    • Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA)
    • River Rock Guesthouse Covid-19 Core Procedures
Please know that all guests arriving at our property are treated with kindness and respect but need to understand that we will do everything possible to ensure the wellbeing of all persons on the property and as such all Safety Protocols must be followed.

Guests may not enter public areas without a face mask as per the instruction from the Department of Health.

A Guest screening station is set up at our reception where we will take your temperature with a non-contact
infrared thermometer before you can proceed to the reception desk. Once cleared, the Guest may proceed to the reception for Check-In.

Guests are required to complete a Screening and Declaration Form. Guests that present flu-like symptoms and a temperature of 37.5 ̊C and more will not be cleared for check-in at River Rock Guesthouse. A refund/postponement of their stay will be arranged.

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River Rock Guesthouse

Where tranquility and ambiance meet your every expectation


River Rock boasts a variety of chalets.
Find the one that suits you here.

Visit the Lapa

Built on the banks of the Vaal River and the perfect spot for sundowners!


Visit our online reservations page to check availability and book your stay.

Welcome to River Rock, our guesthouse located in Parys, Free State.

Our self-catering guesthouse is situated on the banks of the Vaal River with the most beautiful natural ambience while still maintaining a countryside atmosphere.

Countless bird species is a must for bird watchers. Horses roam the property all day and the distant cry of a fish eagle ends another perfect day.

Great for angling, entertaining or relaxing!

If you need a time out from the busy city or have a special romantic getaway in mind, we have the perfect spot for you!

Parys is a convenient getaway from the city as it is only a 45 min drive from Johannesburg. Our beautiful town offers two golf estates; one of our country’s biggest indoor arenas at the Dome, popular for horse shows and festivals. An array of sports activities; unbelievable dining and shopping galore at our famous art and antique shops; heritage and monumental sightseeing is a must!

Whether you are here to unwind for a few days, compete in activities or for business, we always strive to exceed your expectations.

We look forward to welcoming you!

“Only at River Rock will your thoughts be interrupted by the call of a Fish Eagle … “

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