Experience the Northern Cape, South Africa

The Karoo Gariep conservancy (10 000 ha) for the karoo Hippo is between Colesberg and Hanover. We are 8 km of the N1 highway and perfect between Cape Town and Johannesburg, also halfway between Upington (Kalahari) and PE (Garden Route) this make us the perfect halfway break in South Africa.

We pay special attention to nature and the outdoors. You can explore the central Karoo using us as a basis, we have the Sea Caw Valley Meander whish connect New Bethesda to Hanover and Colesberg by dirt road. These roads can be enjoyed by car as well as on mountain bike. Tourist friendly establishments are listed and work together in a communal afford.

Our activities include early morning birding drives, horse riding, stargazing from our star deck, hippo drives, Koi etchings, mountain bike trails and more.

There are three lodges on the conservancy to choose from. Mieliefontein, with Ian and Elma, New Holme with PC and Marisca or our self-catering lodge Wolmado (managed by Elma). New Holme and Mieliefontein are 4-star lodges and a pleasure to stay in. We offer good 'Plaaskos', 3-course dinners. The meals are an experience and are recommended.

We promote a 2 to 3 night stay to get a more complete experience of our beautiful Karoo.


Contact information

Contact Person PC & Marisca Ferreira
Alternative Number 0825679211
Fax Number 0536430193
Email Address info@karoogariep.co.za
Website Address www.karoogariep.co.za
Physical Address New Holme Guestfarm Hanover 7005
Postal Address box 10 Hanover 7005