Graaff Reinet Travel Guide

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Considered the Eastern Cape's oldest town, Graaff-Reinet offers a trip back to yesteryear and is home to hundreds of lovingly restored Victorian buildings and national monuments. Graaff-Reinet lies at the foot of the Sneeuberg Mountains next to the Sundays River. The imposing Dutch Reformed church presides over the quaint Karoo Heartland town. Famous for prehistoric fossils, it’s also the hometown of Robert Sobukwe, founder of the Pan African Congress. Visit the stunning Valley of Desolation in the surrounding Camdeboo National Park. The area has some great hiking trails and contains one of the largest concentrations of ancient fossilized bones. Nieu-Bethesda is only a 52 km drive from Graaff-Reinet and is a worthwhile day trip to check out the Owl House, Fossil Interpretation Centre, little galleries, craft shops and cafes.

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Accommodation near Graaff-Reinet

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R350
1 night, 2 adults

Obesa Lodge

Sleeps 29 Graaff-Reinet Guest House in Graaff-Reinet

Arriving at Obesa Lodge is as if you are at the end of a rainbow.Each of Obesa’s accommodation units...

from R440
1 night, 2 adults

Groenvlei Guest Farm

Sleeps 16 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

Groenvlei Guest Farm is a working Karoo sheep farm situated 60 km from Richmond off the N1. Accommo...

from R500
1 night, 2 adults

Beau & I

Sleeps 12 Graaff-Reinet Bed and Breakfast in Graaff-Reinet

Situated in the heart of Graaff-Reinet, we are within walking distance of shops, restaurants, museum...

from R480
1 night, 2 adults

Stemar Self-catering Guest House

Sleeps 10 Graaff-Reinet Guest House in Graaff-Reinet

Situated in the historic and culture-rich town of Graaff-Reinet, Stemar Self-catering Guest House of...

from R970
1 night, 2 adults

De Erf Manor Guest House

Sleeps 8 Graaff-Reinet Guest House in Graaff-Reinet

De Erf Manor Guest House has a charming country feel, bringing out the glamour of the Karoo and the ...

from R670
1 night, 2 adults

Trackers Inn

Sleeps 10 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

There is a double bedroom with a single bed, a bathroom, a lounge with a TV, a microwave, a kettle a...

from R660
1 night, 2 adults

Heather's B&B and Self-catering

Sleeps 15 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

Heather's B&B and Self-catering accommodation is located within walking distance of historical Graaf...

from R870
1 night, 2 adults

A Mountain View Guest House

Sleeps 22 Graaff-Reinet Guest House in Graaff-Reinet

A Mountain View Guest House offers three Double Rooms and two Twin Rooms. Sleeper couches are also ...

from R700
1 night, 2 adults

Eagle's Nest Self-catering Units

Sleeps 9 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

Eagle’s Nest Self-catering Units offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of Graaff-Reinet. The...

Villa Reinet Guest House

Sleeps 18 Graaff-Reinet Guest House in Graaff-Reinet

Villa Reinet Guest House is a national monument situated in the historic Karoo country town of Graaf...