Karoo Info Travel Directory

Karoo Info Travel Directory

General Information

The Karoo Info Travel Directory will guide you through this semi-desert region with two main sub-regions - the Great Karoo in the north and the Little Karoo in the south. The name Karoo originated from the original Khoi word, Karus, meaning dry, barren, thirsty land.

The Karoo is best defined by its vegetation which consists of assorted succulents and low scrub bushes spaced from one foot to several feet apart.  The Karoo Info Travel Directory offers information on the vast, arid plains and mountain ranges that make up most of this beautiful region.  The Karoo dotted with historic, hospitable towns, wildlife, fossils, wine routes and a wide variety of eco and adventure activities. This hot, dry, barren landscape covers much of Southern Africa. Here the main economic activity is wool and meat from the hardy Karoo sheep. Read More

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GAMAMADI GUEST FARM

GAMAMADI GUEST FARM

  Gamamadi Guest Farm - Accommodation near Three Sisters Whether on holiday or business, come and rel...
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MOOIPLAAS GUEST HOUSE

MOOIPLAAS GUEST HOUSE

  Mooiplaas Guest House - Accommodation on a working ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn Mooiplaas Gue...
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DISCO & SOUND

DISCO & SOUND

DISCO & SOUND WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC FOR WEDDINGS AND FUNCTIONS IN MOSSEL BAY, GARDEN ROUTE AND SURROUNDING AREA...
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FISH EAGLE LODGE

FISH EAGLE LODGE

FISH EAGLE LODGE, Self Catering Accommodation & Conference/Functions Venue, Gariep Dam, Free State ...
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DIE ROOI GRANAAT

DIE ROOI GRANAAT

  Welcome to Die Rooi Granaat! Situated on Church Square in Loxton in the ...
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WED BY JACO

WED BY JACO

WED BY JACO - NON DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE OFFICIATORS IN GAUTENG, INCLUDING ALL OTHER PROVINCES IN SOUTH AFRICA ...
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AT 85 ON CHURCH

AT 85 ON CHURCH

  ’At 85 on Church’ in Prince Albert is a spacious and very charming 3-bed...
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WALTER BATTISS ART MUSEUM

WALTER BATTISS ART MUSEUM

  In an official ceremony held in front of the white-gabled house in Paulet Street, Somerset East in 1981, Walter Whall Battiss bequeathed his...
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SAAIPLAAS GUEST FARM

SAAIPLAAS GUEST FARM

  Welcome to Saaiplaas Guest Farm!   The guest house offers a pleasant, homely an...
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TANKWA LODGE

TANKWA LODGE

  Welcome to the Tankwa Lodge in Calvinia!  When entering the Tankwa Lodge, visitors are st...
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Namakwa Flower Season

Namakwa Flower Season

  Namakwa Flower Season As part of the Succulent Karoo, Namakwa is a biodiversity hotspot and as such is the only arid hotspo...
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Red Dune Route

Red Dune Route

  Red Dune Route This route networks a group of highly individual guest houses, farms and game reserves in the remote most no...
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Namakwa Flower Route

Namakwa Flower Route

  Namakwa Flower Route The spring wild flowers of the Namakwa are a phenomenon that never ceases to amaze and delight...
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Backpackers and what is it all about

Backpackers and what is it all about

There are several different ways to travel, you can travel light, travel fast, travel in style, or you could always try backpacking. Backpackers have a tende...
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