In the 'hood, Loxton as a destination

Travelling through the Karoo along the popular R63 towards the West Coast and Namaqualand, the road passes through a little cutting in a hill before revealing the tiny village of Loxton that stands surrounded by endless plains. Loxton is one of those unexpected settlements, thanks to far-seeing townsfolk who planted trees along all its streets over one hundred years ago. This shade-rich ... cont.

Magrieta Prinsloo Street, Loxton, 6985, Northern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Karoo Cottage

FROM R63 ROAD THAT RUNS BETWEEN THE WEST COAST, VIA CALVINIA, TO VICTORIA WEST:
Driving time from Carnarvon or Victoria West is approximately 1 hour.
Turn into Loxton
The school's playing fields on your right, and thereís a small orange building (called Paljas) on your left. Turn left immediately after this.
Follow this road for 3 blocks, turning left at the end of the 3rd block.
There are two motor gates on your right - Karoo Cottage is the second building on your right and is accessible from the second motor gate.
Please alert us of your arrival by coming to our back verandah - there are no dogs on the premises.

FROM THE R381 (GRAVEL ROAD) FROM THE N1 AT BEAUFORT WEST:
Driving time from Beaufort West is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
This R381 road from Beaufort West runs straight into Loxtonís church circle. You can only travel clockwise around circle.
When you reach the church (Rooi Granaat coffee shop is on your right), go into the circle and take first exit left; then first right onto a sand road.
Cross the first stop street and we are on the right - there are two motor gates and Karoo Cottage is accessible from the second motor gate.
Please alert us of your arrival at the first motor gate. Parking for Karoo Cottage is through the second motor gate.

Amenities in the area

  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Airport (375 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking

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