In the 'hood, Beaufort West as a destination

Beaufort West lies between the Gamka and Kuils Rivers, just south of a ridge of hills and north of the Nuweveld Mountains in the Central Karoo, where rocks date back some 230 million years. Although for many South Africans, travelling on the N1, it is yet another typical ‘platteland’ dorp (town) in which they must stick to the speed limit or risk a fine! This quirky town - the oldest in the ... cont.

off the N1 from Beaufort West towards Cape Town, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Rooiheuwel Holiday Farm

From Beaufort-West
Drive on the N1 to Cape Town for 13km, then turn right at the Fraserburg gravel road for 13km. At the fork you keep left to Merweville for 50km and then turn right at the cross where our name plate is. Drive for 3km and you will find Rooiheuwel on your left.

From Leeu-Gamka (on the N1)
Turn left on the tarred road (R353) to Fraserburg. Drive for 45km and turn right on the gravel road to Beaufort-West for 13km. At the cross, where our name plate is, turn left for 3km and you will find Rooiheuwel on your left.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (80 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (80 km)
  • Bus Line (80 km)
  • Business Services (80 km)
  • Grocery Store (80 km)
  • Post Office (80 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (80 km)
  • Shopping Mall (80 km)
  • Train Station (80 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Game viewing
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming

other destinations in the Karoo

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