In the 'hood, Lady Grey as a destination

The little Victorian-style village of Lady Grey lies surrounded by the Witteberg Mountains, 50 kilometres from Aliwal North on the R58 to Barkly East. You’d be forgiven, if you initially intended staying only a couple of nights in Lady Grey, for staying a whole lot longer. The peaceful, almost magical atmosphere, where gravel predominates over tar on its tree-lined streets, and quaint houses ... cont.

Off R58, Lupela Lodge and Karnmelkspruit River Resort turnoff, Lady Grey, 9755, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Lupela Lodge

From Gauteng, PE, East London, Bloemfontein
Travel on the N6 Bloemfontein-East London and turn on R58 to Lady-Grey and Barkley East. Drive past the Lady-Grey turnoff travel for 17.5km on the R58 until you reach a left hand turning signed Lupela Lodge and Karringmelk River Resort. Lupela Lodge is at the end of this dirt road (5.4km).

From Barkly East, Rhodes, Elliot, Maclear
Travel from Barkly East towards Aliwal North on the R58 and turn off at the Lupela Lodge and Karringmelk River Resort sign on your right hand side and continue to the end of the farm road (5.4km).

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (15 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (15 km)
  • Grocery Store (15 km)
  • Post Office (15 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (15 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises

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