47 Things To Do in Karoo Heartland

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Hiking Trails

Tsolwana Trail

Overnight? Stay in Tarkastad
The Tsolwana Trail is located in the 7000 ha Tsolwana Game Reserve, located between Whittlesea, Queenstown and Tarkastad, where hikers are treated to game-watching ...

Bistros & Pubs / Cafés & Eateries / Breweries

Sneeuberg Brewery and 2 Goats Deli

Overnight? Stay in Nieu-Bethesda
The Sneeuberg Brewery & Two Goats Deli is situated in the character-laden Eastern Cape town of Nieu Bethesda. This is home to a very small population of locals, but ...

Museums

Great Fish River Museum

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
A monument dedicated to showcasing the history of the hard lives led by pioneer settlers in the area, between 1840 and 1900, you will find the Great Fish River ...

Museums

PW Vorster Museum

Overnight? Stay in Middelburg
The PW Vorster Museum documents the important role the van der Walt and Vorster families played in the history of Grootfontein. The museum is housed in a ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Bushman Trail

Overnight? Stay in Tarkastad
The Commando Drift Nature Reserve rest camp in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape is a nice place to go for a walk and bird watching and game viewing. The Bushman Trail is ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Spandau Kop Walks

Overnight? Stay in Graaff-Reinet
The Camdeboo National Park, previously known as the Karoo Nature Reserve, completely surrounds the town of Graaff-Reinet, and it is in turn dominated by the two ...

Museums

Olive Schreiner House

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
The Shreiner House museum is an interesting one situated in Cradock and is former home to Olive Schreiner and her siblings. Olive was a South African political ...

Art Galleries / Arts & Crafts

Ware on Earth Ceramic Gallery and Studio

Overnight? Stay in Nieu Bethesda
Nestled in Nieu Bethesda is the Ware on Earth Ceramic Gallery and Studio. Ceramic art is traditionally a pottery process using clay and raw materials to create art ...

Museums

Mohair Experience Museum

Overnight? Stay in Jansenville
Come and visit the Mohair Experience Museum in Jansenville. The museum was opened in 2009 at the same time as the International Mohair Summit, the event is now held ...

Museums

Sid Fourie House

Overnight? Stay in Jansenville
The Sid Fourie House, also known as Jansenville’s Museum and houses a number of collections that offer a peak into the lifestyles of the past as well as the area ...

Sight Seeing

Egg Rock

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
If you are travelling near Cradock you may want to get onto Queenstown Road and visit Egg Rock. This fascinating tourist attraction stands 10 meters tall and weighs ...

Sight Seeing

Visit The Kalkkop Crater

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
Visit the crater that was created when a 20 meter wide meteorite crashed into earth over 250,000 years ago. Close to Kendrew, roughly 50 kilometers from Graaff ...

Big Game & Wildlife / Dams & Vleis / Fishing

Visit The Nqweba Dam

Overnight? Stay in Graaff Reinet
The Nqweba Dam is a fantastic spot to visit for the day or a weekend. Covering a total area of 1000 hectares at its fullest, this dam is popular among anglers and ...

Religious / Spiritual / Sight Seeing

The Dutch Reformed Mother Church

Overnight? Stay in Cradock
The Dutch Reformed Church was a Reformed denomination in the Netherlands, stemming from the Roman Catholic Church, beginning in 1570. It was an amalgamation between ...

Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Compassberg MTB Route

Overnight? Stay in Nieu-Bethesda
You can expect a lot of highs and lows on this exquisite trail as you climb steep hills towards the farmlands and further up to Compassberg Mountain. Peddle ...

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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