In the 'hood, Vioolsdrift as a destination

Springbok might be regarded as the last major town en route to Namibia from Cape Town but the little town of Vioolsdrift serves as a border post that lies virtually on the border with Namibia, on the south bank of the Orange River. Legend has it that before the construction of the bridge that now connects South Africa to Namibia, a lone Nama, with the nickname of Jan Viool, was responsible for ... cont.

300 metres from the SA border post, N7, Vioolsdrift, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Vioolsdrift Lodge

From the South:
When you drive from Cape Town via Springbok to Vioolsdrift on the N7, we will be on your left hand side about 200m before the border post on the South African side.

From the North:
If you arrive from Namibia, we will be on your right hand side about 200m after crossing the south African border.

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