Graaff Reinet Map

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Map of Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape

Graaff Reinet Map - Graaff Reinet detail and street level map showing the layout of the town and some attractions including the location of the Valley of Desolation. The oldest town in the Eastern Cape, the fourth oldest in South Africa, Graaff-Reinet lies enclosed by a bend in the Sundays River, overshadowed by the rocky Sneeuberg Mountain within the Camdeboo National Park. To find out more abut Graaff Reinet, please visit Graaff Reinet Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Graaff Reinet Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Graaff Reinet, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Graaff Reinet Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Graaff Reinet Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Featured Attractions in (or near) Graaff Reinet

Bruintjieshoogte Pass

Bruintjieshoogte Pass, in English Brown's Height Pass, lies between the Karoo towns of Pearston and Somerset East on the R63. It offers wonderful views over the Karoo. Whilst not an overly eventful pass, and not dangerous to drive, it is the first ... more information

Camdeboo National Park

Formed hundreds of millions of years ago, the Karoo of South Africa is one of the great natural wonders of the world. Camdeboo National Park provides the visitor with insights into the unique landscape and ecosystem of the Karoo as well as splendid scenic beauty. The greater portion of the Camdeboo ... more information

Camdeboo Pass

The Camdeboo Pass lies entirely within the Camdeboo National Park, just off the R63 from the Karoo town of Graaff-Reinet. The pass gets little publicity in its own right. It doesn't even make it onto the top billing list of the park, in amongst premier ... more information

Camdeboo Route

The Camdeboo Route is a tourist route through the northerly reaches of the Eastern Cape linking the towns of Graaff-Reinet, Aberdeen and Nieu-Bethesda. It is one of six routes through the Karoo. The others include: the Little Karoo Route, the Great Karoo... more information

Fonteinbos Nature Reserve

Deep within the Karoo Heartland, along the Kraai River banks, lies the 1 500 hectares of the Fonteinbos Nature Reserve. This reserve, just outside the small town of Aberdeen, is both beautiful and functional, as its natural spring (Die Oog) supplies the entire town ... more information

Graaff-Reinet Dutch Reformed Church

You cannot miss Graaff-Reinet’s imposing Dutch Reformed Church. Also known as the Grotekerk, the Dutch Reformed Church holds the most imposing position in town, right in the middle of the town’s ‘square’ (which isn’t a square... more information

Graaff-Reinet Golf Club

This 9 hole golf course with 18 tee-boxes is situated 5 km outside of the town of Graaff-Reinet on the Aberdeen Road. Facilities at Graaff-Reinet Golf Club include a halfway house, bar, putting green and driving range. The Graaff-Reinet golf club enjoys reciprocity with Shark River, Walmer Country Club, ... more information

Mountain Zebra Wilderness Corridor

The valuable grasslands between the Mountain Zebra National Park and the Camdeboo National Park are now formally protected by a partnership between the Wilderness Foundation and SANParks. Known as the Mountain Zebra Wilderness Corridor, the aim is... more information

Obesa Cacti Nursery

In the heart of Graaf Reinet lies a totally unexpected surprise in the form of a nursery, which might just as well be called a garden as a wander around will soon divulge. Even the pavement where you park the car gives more than a hint of the display to come but it is not until you are within the nursery that the huge maze of towering ... more information


uMasizakhe is the township on the edge of Graaff-Reinet, home to the town's Sotho and Xhosa speaking communities. The township's name means 'we built it ourselves' and has a history that hails back to the late 19th century... more information

Valley Of Desolation

The Valley of Desolation is a geological phenomenon; a sheer cliff face, declared a national monument that lies within the Camdeboo National Park - a unique Karoo landscape and ecosystem that surrounds the town of Graaff-Reinett, creating a type of oasis in the midst of the aridness of the ... more information

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See Things To Do in Graaff Reinet or check out Things To Do in Karoo Heartland for things to do in neighbouring towns. If you are looking for a specific type of thing to do, search Things To Do in Eastern Cape by category (includes museums, watersports, wine-tastings, etc).

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