Karoo Heartland

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Karoo Heartland Travel Guide

If you are in need of an escape that offers one of the biggest varieties of scenery, eco systems and landscapes, the Cape to Karoo route is a must. Starting from Cape Town central, make your way on the N1 highway to the Hugenote Tunnel, one of the most sophisticated mountain tunnels in the world. ... Read more

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Graaff-Reinet Town of Karoo Heartland

Lovely place and friendly people - It a beautiful small place. Perfect place to get away from the city.

Gazelle Schoeman
South Africa
Graaff-Reinet Town of Karoo Heartland

Historic buildings - It is a lovely town to go to if you want escape the busy life of bigger town. Everything is within access.

Nomawethu Tshofela
South Africa
Graaff-Reinet Town of Karoo Heartland

Beautiful Karoo Town - I would advise anyone wanting to have a rest to visit Graaff Reinet for a few days! It is a lovely town.

Neill A Pieterse
South Africa
Nieu Bethesda Town of Karoo Heartland

Finding Oneself in a "dorpie" - A dorpie in the real sense of the word! The town takes one back to the early settler's days and has been kept so for the many years.. The people are friendly; we leave our room open; we walked through the streets in complete peace. There is still so much to see; so much to learn from the people that live there. A pity that the town is not advertised enough. I only heard about it after watching a programme on Owl House. But there is much more to New Bethesda than just Owl House. A really wonderful place to find yourself.

Govindraj Reddy
South Africa
Nieu Bethesda Town of Karoo Heartland

Nieu Bethesda...charming and quirky - Loved this village, with a charming feel and very beautiful. The drive into the valley where it is situated is very scenic, and the place has an old, isolated (in a good way) village feel to it that makes one feel as if one has stepped back in time. It is peaceful and memorable and the main attraction, the "Owl house", is an unforgettable must see - so glad we visited this town!

Ashleigh Mcgugan
South Africa
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Things to do in Karoo Heartland

  • Valley of Desolation Valley of Desolation

    Popular Attraction in
    Karoo Heartland

    2 Reviews
    The Valley of Desolation – often called ‘The Cathedral of the Mountains’ – is a national monument and...
  • Tubby at Blaauwater Tubby at Blaauwater

    Popular Attraction in
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    1 Review
    Tubby is a little railway inspector’s cart formerly used to inspect the district’s rail tracks. Today it...
  • The James Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre The James Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    The James Kitching Fossil Centre lets visitors discover a landscape that forms an integral part in world...
  • Hester Rupert Art Museum Hester Rupert Art Museum

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
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    1 Review
    The Hester Rupert Art Museum was opened in July 1966 and declared a national monument in 1968. It holds...
  • Nieu Bethesda Water Furrows Nieu Bethesda Water Furrows

    Hiking Trail in
    Karoo Heartland

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    Of all the many things to do and see in Nieu-Bethesda, the Owl House grabs first place. Once you’ve...
  • Camdeboo National Park Camdeboo National Park

    Nature Reserve in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    Almost entirely surrounding the lovely town of Graaff-Reinet, Camdeboo National Park offers an...
  • Koffylaagte Game Reserve Koffylaagte Game Reserve

    Nature Reserve in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    Koffylaagte Game Reserve is a pristine and historic private reserve conveniently situated 130 km from...
  • Graaff Reinet Golf Club Graaff Reinet Golf Club

    Golf Course in
    Karoo Heartland

    Graaff Reinet Golf Club is a lovely 9-hole grass course with views of the surrounding...
  • The Marianne McDonald Theatre The Marianne McDonald Theatre

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
    Karoo Heartland

    The Marianne McDonald Theatre opened its doors in 2004 as a place where the community can share their...
  • Bosberg Nature Reserve Bosberg Nature Reserve

    Nature Reserve in
    Karoo Heartland

    Set on the southern slopes of the Bosberg Mountains, the Bosberg Nature Reserve is a popular destination...
  • Compasberg Hiking Trail Compasberg Hiking Trail

    Hiking Trail in
    Karoo Heartland

    Compassberg is 2502m high. From Ganora it takes about 1 hour todrive to the back from where you can...
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Karoo Heartland Restaurants

  • Coldstream Restaurant Coldstream Restaurant

    Contemporary Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    Located in the historic and charming town of Graaff Reinet, the Coldstream Restaurant finds itself...
  • The Brewery and Two Goats Deli The Brewery and Two Goats Deli

    Deli Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    Dine alfresco under shady trees or linger the summer away sipping ice-cold Karoo ale. Immerse the...
  • Pioneers Pioneers

    Contemporary Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

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    Pioneers restaurant finds itself in the historic Parsonage Street in the “Gem of the Karoo” – town of...
  • Desert Springs Spur Desert Springs Spur

    South African Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

    1 Review
    There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and...
  • Buffalo Lake Spur Buffalo Lake Spur

    South African Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

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    There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and...
  • Midway Inn Midway Inn

    South African Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

    Take a break from a long journey or settle down for a relaxing pub lunch. Whatever your calling for...
  • Apache Peak Spur Apache Peak Spur

    South African Restaurant in
    Karoo Heartland

    There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and...
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Top Destinations near Karoo Heartland

  • Graaff-Reinet Graaff-Reinet

    Town in Karoo Heartland

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    Considered the Eastern Cape's oldest town, Graaff-Reinet offers a trip back to yesteryear and is home to...
  • Nieu Bethesda Nieu Bethesda

    Town in Karoo Heartland

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