Graaff Reinet Travel Guide


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 R380
1 night, 2 adults

Obesa Lodge

Sleeps 42 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 R580
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...

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...

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 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 R650
1 night, 2 adults

Country Village Accommodation

Sleeps 19 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

The professional welcome that Petra and his staff offer when you arrive at their oasis in the heart ...

from R1200
1 night, 2 adults

Somerset Stables

Sleeps 6 Graaff-Reinet Bed and Breakfast in Graaff-Reinet

Enjoy the Karoo star-filled night sky that makes you think of God's personal jewellery box. Somerse...

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...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Schoemans Cottage (Schoemans Huisie)

Sleeps 4 Graaff-Reinet Self-catering in Graaff-Reinet

Schoemans Cottage (Schoemans Huisie) was built around 1870 on the Waterval Farm near Graaff-Reinet. ...