Imagine being surrounded by majestic blue mountains, and crisp, fresh air. Imagine a night sky where the stars seem so close you can touch them. Now imagine a place that offers all this and so much more.
Ds Dirk Postma founded this congregation at Grootfontein in 1860. The church building was finished in 1862, and is the oldest “Gereformeerde Kerk” building in South Africa. In 1979 is wat declared a national monument. The building is still in use to this day.
Enjoy a true Karoo farm experience while staying in a tranquil environment. This beautiful old farm house is surrounded by the beauty of mountains and huge trees.
If you are looking for a safe, quiet place to stay over, this is the ideal facility.
In the Oasis of the Karoo Heartland is this 3 Star country executive lodge situated in Middelburg. It is the perfect stopover midway between Johannesburg and the Garden Route. All the rooms have en-suite bathrooms, DStv and tea and coffee facilities.
Dwarsvlei Country Home offers guests the opportunity to stay on a working Karoo farm with accommodation provided in the historical homestead. Experience sunrises and sunsets like nowhere else, see the stars and Milky Way like you only do in the Karoo, and experience hospitality like never before.
This rock is the oldest landmark of the occupation by the first European inhabitants. This inscription reads: “Anno 170 ik ben die plaas heft aangeleyght A.G.S.B. uyt Denemark sprenghane als sant.”
Andries Godliep Schoombee fled from Denmark after the supposed death of his brother whom he threw from the window of their double-storey house after a fight.