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About Rooiberg Lodge

Rooiberg Lodge offers guests the opportunity to kick back, relax and enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the Little Karoo, situated 350 km from Cape Town and 100 km from Oudtshoorn.

The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Little Karoo, nestled in the foothills of the Rooiberg Mountain Range, and extends over some 14 000 hectares of fynbos and succulent Karoo. Located in the Assegaay Nature Reserve between Ladismith and Calitzdorp just outside a quaint little village, VanWyksdorp. We have a variety of nature-based activities, including a leisurely 4x4 route through the reserve. The astonishing floral kingdom, together with an abundance of wildlife and bird life boasts the acceptance of the internationally recognized Gouritz Initiative conservation program.

Luxury chalets are situated close to the watering hole, where you can view buck and birds flocking to drink. Our chalets have air-conditioning and heating, a small kitchenette with coffee and tea bar and luxury linen. Relax on the veranda and experience the magnificent sunsets over the spectacular gorges and watering holes.

Rooiberg Lodge offer a great dining experience in our homely, thatched restaurant. Guests can sample traditional South African and Belgian cuisine and choose from excellent local wines. Wine and dine in our homely, thatched restaurant or out on the verandah overlooking the swimming pool and watering holes. Guests can sample traditional South African cuisine, and choose from an excellent selection of locally produced wines and ports from the Prince Albert, Calitzdorp, Beplaas and Rooiberg Wineries, famous for their award-winning collections.

Relaxing in our fully licensed bar provides guests with the opportunity to meet new and old friends, exchange stories, or simply enjoy the views of the spectacular mountain gorges.
For the budget conscious or larger groups we offer our Loft Accommodations! Kindly contact us for more information.

Wedding Venues: Celebrate your fairytale wedding with family and friends in the exclusive and romantic setting of Rooiberg Lodge. Exchange vows amid splendid natural beauty, or in VanWyksdorp's little picturesque church while bells clang with joy in the background.

Conference Venues: If you are looking for a private and distinct location for a conference, what could be better than the peaceful and tranquil environment of Rooiberg Lodge’s excellent conference facility.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 95
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Accommodation is payable six weeks prior to date of guests’ arrival.

Availability and pricing

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  • Loft 2-Bed Single Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 9 Loft Rooms - for the budget conscious or larger groups,Shared ablutions. 2-Bed arrangement.
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      • Loft 3-Bed Single Sleeps 3 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 6 Loft Rooms - for the budget conscious or larger groups,Shared ablutions. 3-Bed arrangement.
        • Rooms Adults
          • 1 Bedroom Chalet 1 Bedroom Chalet Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 1 bedroom en-suite chalet, with kitchenette, lounge and barbecue facilities
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              • 2 Bedroom Chalet 2 Bedroom Chalet Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 2 bedroom chalet with barbecue facilities, kitchenette, en-suite bedrooms.
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                  • Loft 1-Bed Double Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 Loft Rooms - for the budget conscious or larger groups,Shared ablutions. 1 x Double Bed arrangement.
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                      • Loft 8-Bed Single Sleeps 8 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 Loft Rooms - for the budget conscious or larger groups,Shared ablutions. 4-Bunk Bed arrangement.
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                          • 6 Bedroom House 6 Bedroom House Sleeps 14 Includes: Self-catering This modern six-bedroom house features a kitchen with an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, electric kettle, and kitc... see more
                            • Adults
                              • Loft 1-Bed Single Sleeps 1 Includes: Room Only Loft Rooms - for the budget conscious or larger groups,Shared ablutions. 1-Bed arrangement.
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                                  Reviews for Rooiberg Lodge

                                  10 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                  Paul Gerber
                                  03 March 2019

                                  Its quiet, beautiful scenery, waiking up to zebra and bucks 50m away from you. Stunning service

                                  ina Muller
                                  09 September 2018

                                  Die diere wat kom wei en water drink op jou voorstoep is, is n bonus. Die personeel en veral die bestuurder Henry was baie vriendelik en behulpsaam en het ons baie spesiaal laat voel. Niks was vir hul te veel moeite!! Ons sal definitief weer soontoe gaan en ook ons vriende saam neem> Dit was n fantastiese twee dae by Rooiberg Lodge!

                                  Helius le Roux
                                  23 July 2018

                                  We will be back! Friendly staff. Everything was just perfect.

                                  Plum Lategan
                                  06 March 2018

                                  Everything was neat and it is so restfull and quiet!

                                  Hannalie Barao
                                  22 February 2018

                                  Rooiberg Lodge is a wonderful hideaway, with beautiful views, serene tranquility and the best service we had experienced in a long time. Thank you Henry and staff for making our stay super special. We are already planning a trip back.

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                                  Rooiberg Lodge is 9.7km from the centre of Van Wyksdorp , the nearest airport 96.5km (George Airport).
                                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling