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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.

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.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 13 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • 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.

Rooiberg Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Rooiberg Lodge

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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.

Ena Storm
04 January 2018

Dir kos en die huisies was so mooi en skoon ons het dit baie geniet

Stuart Cowie
25 August 2017

First class accomm. & service

Jennifer Morris, South Africa
08 January 2015

What a lovely, welcoming place.Very relaxing and friendly

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Rooiberg Lodge Map

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

Things to do in and around Van Wyksdorp

Grysbok Trail

(35.3 km from Van Wyksdorp)

The 15 km Grysbok Trail in Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve takes hikers on an exploration of the pretty mountain fynbos and forest fringes of the Langeberg Mountains. The reserve offers varied birding opportunities. Grysbok and bushbuck can be seen...

Noukloof Nature Reserve Trail

(35.3 km from Van Wyksdorp)

Indigenous vegetation of the Little Karoo veld, as well as fauna like eland, springbok, duiker and steenbok can be seen on this beautiful walk. The circular trail is 12 km long and is rated as easy. Hikers must arrange for key collection at the...

Bojaankop 4x4 Trail

(35.5 km from Van Wyksdorp)

BĂ´jaankop 4x4 Trail has an amazing history dating back to the 1800s; sharecroppers would drag their bundles straight down the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The route follows the Gamka River and offers breathtaking views. The tail is...

Bushbuck Trail

(36 km from Van Wyksdorp)

The 10 km Bushbuck Trail in Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve rambles through the pristine mountain fynbos and prime indigenous forest of yellowwoods, ironwoods and stinkwood trees. Underneath the canopy are an abundance of ferns, and numerous birds...