49 Things To Do in Upper Karoo

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Hiking Trails

Oorlogskloof Rameron Pigeon Trail

Overnight? Stay in Nieuwoudtville
Start: Groot Tuin, Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve Finish: Groot Tuin Duration: 4 – 7 days, 53 km Fitness: moderately fit Our tip: pack a field guide to the area ...

Astronomy

SA Astronomical Observatory

Overnight? Stay in Sutherland, Upper Karoo
The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere, with a hexagonal mirror array 11 metres across ...

Museums

Visit the Richmond Horse Museum

Overnight? Stay in Richmond
Housed in what was formerly, in the 1800’s, a school and boarding house, and more recently a cabinet maker’s workshops and residence, is the very unique Horse ...

Museums / Wheelchair Friendly

Colesberg-Kemper Museum

Overnight? Stay in Colesberg
The charm-filled Colesberg-Kemper Museum celebrates this small town in the Northern Cape Province by effectively combining its historical import with its modern-day ...

Nature Reserves

Explore the Doornkloof Reserve

Overnight? Stay in Colesberg
On the south-eastern banks of the Vanderkloof Dam, the 9 388 hectare Doornkloof Nature Reserve is home to kudu, eland, brown hyena, mountain Reedbuck, steenbok, ...

Museums

Visit the Prieska Museum

Overnight? Stay in Prieska
The Prieska Museum stands on the main street protecting the history of the town and skilfully displaying the wonders of it's memory lane. Situated on the South ...

Parks & Gardens

Enjoy the Ria Huysamen Aloe Garden

Overnight? Stay in Prieska
During the Anglo-Boer War a British fort was built from raw semi-precious stones found in the Prieska region, called Tiger Eye. The fort standing on a hilltop ...

Water Sports / Nature Reserves / Family Entertainment

Vanderkloof Dam

Overnight? Stay in Vanderkloof
Vanderkloof Dam is a unique man-made experience of a precious natural earth element, Vanderkloof Dam catches water stretching a 100 Km in length at it's maximum ...

Sight Seeing

View the wonders of Wonderdraai

Overnight? Stay in Prieska
On a longitude of 22° 42’ 0” E and a latitude of 29° 40’ 0” S is a small town where water has the power to defy gravity and run uphill ... okay where water has the ...

Malls & Shopping

Ant Tiek

Overnight? Stay in Victoria West
Visit Ant Tiek, a charming little antique shop which stocks old furniture from the Karoo, including cottage furniture. A variety of glass and porcelain is also on ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Museums

Victoria Trading Post

Overnight? Stay in Victoria West
Experience Karoo nostalgia and take home a reminder from The Victoria Trading Post. Browse through a collection of old enamel kitchenware, old bottles and ...

Museums

Calvinia Museum

Overnight? Stay in Calvinia
Visit the Calvinia Museum in Church Street which is housed in the old synagogue. The Calvinia museum aptly illustrates the history of sheep farming in South ...

Astronomy / Scenic Flights

Sutherland Star Gazing Trip - CLOSED

Overnight? Stay in Sutherland
We regret this company has closed. We depart late afternoon directly to Sutherland passing over the mountainous landscape turning into the flat Karoo once past ...

Monuments / Museums

Sutherland NG Kerk

Overnight? Stay in Sutherland
The NG Church on the main road of Sutherland is an absolute must see. Designed by architect Charles Freeman, the church was occupied by British soldiers during ...

Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Horse & Mill Pub & Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Colesberg
The Horse and Mill English style Pub and Restaurant is a beautifully restored Coach House with a real Horse Mill inside. It was built in 1840. The horsemill was ...

Upper Karoo as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Upper Karoo region or have already booked your Upper Karoo 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 Upper Karoo, or view the events that are taking place in the Northern Cape during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

In the neighbourhood

Brandvlei, Calvinia, Carnarvon, Colesberg, Fraserburg, Gariep Dam, Hanover, Loxton, Nieuwoudtville, Noupoort, Prieska, Richmond, Sutherland, Three Sisters, Victoria West

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