In the 'hood, Calitzdorp as a destination

The typical little Karoo town of Calitzdorp lies on Route 62, about four hours drive from Cape Town and roughly half way to Port Elizabeth. Calitzdorp is renowned in its own right for a number of reasons, not least of which is its bona fide Klein Karoo character. The little town is home to a variety of quaint lodges, guest farms and B&Bs in the Karoo; where the pace is slower and the landscapes ... cont.

Matjiesvlei Farm, Calitzdorp, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Matjiesvlei Guest Farm

From Calitzdorp
Take the R62 to Ladismith, after 5km take the Matjiesvlei turnoff to the right. 4km further turn left and travel last 2km to farm.

From Cape Town
Take the R62 to Ladismith. Continue on the R62 for 40km in the direction of Calitzdorp and turn left to Matjiesvlei. Travel 4km and turn left, continue for the last 2km to the farm.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (13 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (13 km)
  • Grocery Store (13 km)
  • Internet Caf (13 km)
  • Post Office (13 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (13 km)
  • Bus Line (65 km)
  • Car Hire (65 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (65 km)
  • Laundromat (65 km)
  • Shopping Mall (65 km)
  • Train Station (65 km)
  • Airport (120 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting

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