47 Things To Do in Karoo Heartland

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Museums

The Owl House

Overnight? Stay in Nieu-Bethesda
Set deep in the Sneeuberg Mountains in the small village of Nieu Bethesda, the Owl House is a Karoo cottage and yard in the Eastern Cape, transformed between 1950 ...

Birding

Birding with the Graaff-Reinet Bird Club

Overnight? Stay in Graaff-Reinet
Birders of all levels are welcome to join the Graaff-Reinet Bird Club whose 30 members range from experienced birders to eager learners. The club also welcomes ...

Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Pioneers Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
Parsonage Street is particularly noteworthy in two respects. It has more national monuments than any other street in South Africa and it is also known as South ...

Farm Stalls & Markets

Daggaboer Farm Stall

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
The Daggaboer Farm Stall initially started off as an outlet for handmade sheepskin slippers and delicious (filled or plain) roosterkoek. The Daggaboer Farm ...

Casinos & Gaming / Family Entertainment

Queenstown Casino

Overnight? Stay in Queenstown
180 slots and 6 tables. Roulette, Black Jack and Poker. Everywhere you turn, you just cannot escape the opportunity to win great jackpot prizes. If you seek ...

Arts & Crafts

Vondeling Optel Craft

Overnight? Stay in Vondeling
Vondeling settlement consists of an isolated scatter of homesteads, made up of only 29 families, on public and private land close to the now disused Vondeling ...

Art Galleries / Museums

Hester Rupert Art Museum

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
The Hester Rupert Art Museum is housed in the fifth oldest church building in South Africa. It was built and consecrated as a Dutch Reformed Mission Church in 1821, ...

Museums

Visit the Graaff Reinet Museums

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
The Graaff Reinet Museum was established in 1956 and is governed by a Board of Trustees and subsidized by Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture of the ...

Nightlife & Theatre

John Rupert Theatre

Overnight? Stay in Graaff-Reinet
The John Rupert Theatre plays an active part in Graaff-Reinet's cultural life. It is run by a committee of volunteers, who screen two films every month – an evening ...

Nature Reserves / Sight Seeing

Visit the Valley of Desolation

Overnight? Stay in Graaff-Reinet
Graaff-Reinet is a Karoo town surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park - 19 000 ha of veld covering plains with herds of Springbok, Gemsbuck and Cape Buffalo, ...

Hiking Trails

Compasberg Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in Nieu Bethesda
Compassberg is a 4x4 trail and hiking route that is 2502m high, and takes approximately 1 hour to drive to the point where you can begin hiking / climbing from ...

Nightlife & Theatre

Die Ramstal Pub

Overnight? Stay in Nieu-Bethesda
Nieu Bethesda is a tiny town in the Karoo that has a kind of mystical appeal. It is scenic, with a rare beauty that comes from its sparseness and isolation. It ...

Museums

Military History Museum

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
The military history of Graaff-Reinet is rich and varied, and the Military History Museum captures the time in history spanning from the 1800's until June 2007 ...

Hiking Trails

Impofu Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
The Mountain Zebra National Park is home to a number of hiking trails, including the 25 kilometre Impofu Hiking Trail. This trail takes three days to complete and ...

Hiking Trails

Idwala Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
The Idwala Hiking Trail is a fairly easy trail that starts at the rest camp of the beautiful Mountain Zebra National Park close to Middelburg in the Karoo ...

Karoo Heartland as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Karoo Heartland region or have already booked your Karoo Heartland accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Karoo Heartland, or view the events that are taking place in the Eastern Cape during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

In the neighbourhood

Aberdeen, Baviaanskloof, Cradock, Dordrecht, Gamtoos Valley, Graaff Reinet, Jansenville, Middelburg, Nieu-Bethesda, Queenstown, Tarkastad

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