http://www.im-info.co.za/http://www.integrated-marketing.co.za/

Van Wyksdorp

Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van WyksdorpVan Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.
Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van WyksdorpVan Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Van Wyksdorp is a small, rural village, situated 33 km off the R62 in the Klein Karoo, South Africa, 42km from Ladismith, and 65km from Riversdale. Access is by means of gravel roads only.

Geography and History

The town was founded in 1838, on the farm Buffelsfontein, which was owned by Gerrit van Wyk. Today the population of the village is about 700, of which a few direct descendants of Van Wyk can still be found. Throughout history, the inhabitants of the town were dependant on the farming of fruit, sheep, cattle and ostriches, enjoying the constant supply of water in winter and summer, thanks to the mountain spring known as "The Eye".

Once, during the years of the ostrich boom, it was the centre of education in the Little Karoo. The school, built in 1912, had at one time, well over 200 pupils, who came in from all the surrounding towns.

Accommodation

Van Wyksdorp has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units. Accommodation is available on the game farm of Rooiberg Lodge ±7km outside Van Wyksdorp

Activities

There are a diverse range of activities to do in the area from scenic drives, hiking trails, mountain biking, 4 x 4 trails, bird watching to Donkey cart rides. 

Businesses

Although small Van Wyksdorp has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.

See our business directory for a list of businesses in Van Wyksdorp, or add your own free business listing.

For more information, please visit www.central-karoo-info.co.za.

Photos & info courtesy of Van Wyksdorp Tourism www.vanwyksdorp.com.

Van Wyksdorp Tourism Office Information
Telephone: 028 551 1023
Fax: 028 551 1766
E-mail: charese@kannaland.co.za
Van WyksdorpVan Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.Van Wyksdorp, in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Latest Listings - View All

ROOIBERG LODGE, RESTAURANT & FUNCTION VENUE

ROOIBERG LODGE, RESTAURANT & FUNCTION VENUE

ROOIBERG LODGE OFFERS B&B AND SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION WITH CONFERENCE, WEDDING AND FUNCTION VENUE IN VAN WYKSDORP, WESTERN CAPE ABOUT US We offer our gu...
Read More
GENIE IN A NUTSHELL - ALL NATURAL HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCTS

GENIE IN A NUTSHELL - ALL NATURAL HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCTS

Genie in a Nutshell - All Natural Health, Weight Loss & Hair Growth Products in South Africa GENIE IN A NUTSHELL - Since 2012. An organic alternative to sta...
Read More
CELEBRINO

CELEBRINO

Celebrino is a full-service Sales Representation company, specialising in promoting Event Venues, Hotels and Resorts to the South African Business Events, Corpo...
Read More
FAIRYTALE TUTUS BOUTIQUE

FAIRYTALE TUTUS BOUTIQUE

FAIRYTALE TUTUS - Boutique Store · Baby & Children's Clothing Store · Baby Goods/Kids Goods FAIRYTALE TUTUS is an online Kiddies Boutique ...
Read More
Furniture Removals and Storage South Africa

Furniture Removals and Storage South Africa

Furniture Removals and Storage South Africa Turtlejar Movers, is a trusted furniture moving company in South Africa. We operate in all major areas within S...
Read More
Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa

Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa

Turtlejar provide private tutors in all towns throughout South Africa Turtlejar is a marketplace for tutors and students to connect. We help connect students wi...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

SA Info Magazines - Sales

SA Info Magazines - Sales

MARKETING PROPOSAL - Sales SALE OF SA INFO MAGAZINES...
Read More
SA Info Magazines Advertising Proposal

SA Info Magazines Advertising Proposal

SA Info Magazines Advertising We offer a marketing proposal for the following publications which are...
Read More
KRUGER BOOKING SPECIALISTS

KRUGER BOOKING SPECIALISTS

Over the past 20 Years, Kruger Bookings has grown into one of Africa’s leading safari specialist...
Read More
Planning a roadtrip? Make sure your car is roadtrip-worthy

Planning a roadtrip? Make sure your car is roadtrip-worthy

  Planning a roadtrip? Make sure your car is roadtrip-worthy ...
Read More