News | Middelburg Eastern Cape
News | Middelburg Eastern Cape

News in Middelburg Eastern Cape

  • A new booklet ensures the sustainability of Cradock’s popular township tour. The full-colour publication with more than 50 photographs, ensures that accurate information about the route is permanently on-call 24/7 for visitors and amateur tour...
  • Australia's Peninsula Energy has withdrawn its original application for uranium mining rights over 570,000 hectares of the central Karoo. They have since re-applied for uranium and molybdenum rights in respect of areas only 12% of the original...
  • Karoo words, old and new, share the fireside in a fascinating programme for the 7th Karoo Writers Festival (Cradock 21-24 July 2016).
  • A desperate drama is playing out at Aquila Private Game Reserve, in the Western Cape, to rescue a rhino calf from dehydration after being rejected by its mother.
  • Reconciliation Day at Aquila took on a whole new meaning, when one of their White Rhinos gave birth to a little one.
  • Camdeboo National Park, bordering the town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, celebrated ten years under the management of SANParks on Friday 30 October.
  • Is the Karoo in your heart? How well do you know the Karoo Heartland? Take the Karoo Heartland challenge with us as we journey through the charming towns, road trip across vast plains and paddle the meandering rivers of the Karoo Heartland –...
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  • The new thing for tourists is cycling through the Karoo. The unspoilt Karoo with its vast open spaces has a magic that makes every participant return home, bubbling with enthusiasm. And it is not limited to cyclists.
  • You may have read about the blue crane massacre in the Karoo earlier this year, which saw the poisoning of what is estimated to be in excess of 200 blue cranes near Richmond in the Northern Cape. Following this terrible tragedy, a post-massacre...
  • A friend who roams far and wide every day of the week, mentioned he’d met an interesting woman in Somerset East. “She fixes up tortoises that have been hit by vehicles,” he explained.
  • Chris Marais, co-founder of www.karoospace.co.za , is a seasoned travel writer-photographer who has spent more than 30 years wandering the world. He believes the Karoo Heartland offers the finest road-trip route in South Africa....
  • Camdeboo National Park will be hosting its annual Birding Weekend 20 – 22 March 2015. This is going to be a fun-filled weekend with special treats. We appeal to all those interested in birding to support this event – novices to...
  • Raggy Charters of Port Elizabeth which conducts whale, dolphin, penguin and sea bird watching cruises in Algoa Bay has been awarded the national Lilizela award for being the best marine experience in South Africa".
  • Win a BIG 5 experience at Aquila Private Game Reserve with SA.MAST. Aquila Private Game Reserve supports SA.MAST, the South African Mass Animal Sterilisation Trust. SA.MAST boasts impeccable credentials. Having provided sterilisation and primary...
  • Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit of Karoo Space in Cradock have been hard at work all winter, compiling and publishing their brand-new series of e-books, Karoo Life I to III.
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve near Touws River has been awarded second place for Service Excellence in the Accommodation category of the Lilizela Awards. The judging was largely based on guest feedback, measurements having been put in place to allow...
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve has been honoured to be awarded the prestigious Imvelo Economic Large Impact award The Lilizela Imvelo Awards recognise and celebrate tourism and hospitality businesses that practice exemplary responsible, sustainable...
  • The exhibitions which have been in the House since it was opened in 1986 have been totally scrapped and an exciting new set was erected in time for last month's 'Schreiner: Karoo Writers Festival'. And then in the Ikhamanga Hall, which forms...
  • To celebrate the opening of our Karoo Space e-Bookstore, we are offering you all three books (normally priced at $15 each) for the price of two: $30.
  • Cape Town - South Africa's immigration laws have recently undergone an intense revision with newly appointed Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba saying the amendments are "in the best interest of South Africa's security and allows for efficient...
  • The Karoo Space e-Bookstore launched - get these beautiful Karoo collections on-line.
  • Direct-response advertising is the option of choice for many American companies in the tourism industry, mainly because it has offered them such success when it comes to the key areas of business like online booking, and it seems that this...
  • The list of farm gardens open to visitors during the Bedford Garden Festival (14 to 26 October 2014) are sure to delight everyone.
  • You are invited to a Lilizela Tourism Award Road Show to be held on the 20 of May, 2014 at the Graham Hotel, at 10h00.
  • Online and mobile travel booking is often perceived as being a young man's game, with some companies understandably targeting the more youthful demographic that seems to be constantly attached to their smartphones; however, research shows that 23%...
  • Recently a group of Baviaanskloof farmers introduced a 6 Day hiking experience in the Baviaanskloof Hartland. This unique 6 day hiking trail traversing 12km per day takes you on the main road over private land and into Parks Board property.
  • The Karoo landscapes of blistering horizons, blue mountains, bright blue skies and charcoal singed plains does not exactly conjure up pictures of fly fishing, never mind water or trophy Trout.
  • The well known Karoo author and photographer couple Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit launched their latest book on the Karoo last night at the Ron Belling Art Gallery in Port Elizabeth.
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