South Africa Holiday Deals
𝗪𝗛𝗬 𝗪𝗘 𝗟𝗢𝗩𝗘 𝗜𝗧
𝗕𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗰𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘆: The Karoo is renowned for its stunning landscapes, characterized by vast plains, dramatic mountain ranges, and unique rock formations. Travelers are treated to panoramic views that showcase the region's natural beauty.
𝗥𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝗖𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲: The Karoo boasts a diverse cultural heritage shaped by centuries of history. Visitors can explore charming towns and villages, each with its own stories to tell, and engage with local communities to learn about their traditions and customs.
𝗔𝗯𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲: Despite its arid climate, the Karoo is home to a surprisingly diverse array of wildlife. Travelers can embark on guided safaris and game drives to spot iconic species such as ostriches, antelopes, zebras, and even rare endemic species like the Cape mountain zebra.
𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗮𝘇𝗶𝗻𝗴: The Karoo's clear night skies make it a prime destination for stargazing enthusiasts. With minimal light pollution, visitors can marvel at the brilliance of the stars, planets, and galaxies, gaining a newfound appreciation for the universe.
𝗢𝘂𝘁𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀: The Karoo offers a wealth of outdoor activities for adventure seekers. From hiking and mountain biking to rock climbing and birdwatching, there's no shortage of opportunities to explore the rugged terrain and encounter the region's natural wonders.
𝗖𝘂𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗗𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀: The Karoo's cuisine reflects its unique blend of cultures and influences, with hearty farm-style dishes and traditional South African fare taking center stage. Travelers can savour local delicacies such as Karoo lamb, venison, and homemade preserves, accompanied by world-class wines from nearby vineyards.
𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲: With its vast open spaces and sparse population, the Karoo offers a sense of tranquility and solitude that is increasingly rare in our fast-paced world. Visitors can escape the crowds and reconnect with nature, finding peace and serenity amidst the quietude of the landscape.
𝗛𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀: The Karoo is dotted with historic sites and landmarks that offer insights into the region's past. From fossil-rich areas dating back millions of years to well-preserved colonial architecture and heritage museums, there's plenty for history buffs to discover.
Overall, traveling to the Karoo in South Africa promises a captivating journey filled with natural wonders, cultural discoveries, and unforgettable experiences that will leave a lasting impression on every traveler.
Return economy class flights to Cape Town subject to specific booking class available
6-days Group D - POLO or similar ( Automatic) - car rental with full insurance and unlimited mileage included.
2 Nights' accommodation Rogge Cloof - Sutherland - includes Dinner & Breakfast
2 Nights accommodation New Holme Nature Lodge - includes Dinner & Breakfast
2 Nights accommodation Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve - includes Dinner & Breakfast
Wine Tasting Rogge Cloof
Star Gazing Rogge Cloof
Meet the Karoo shy five - Aardwolf, Aardvark, Black-Footed Cat, Porcupine and Bat-eared Fox at New Holme Nature Lodge
Morning Birding drive - Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve sports an impressive 230 bird species recorded 𝗣𝗔𝗖𝗞𝗔𝗚𝗘 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗟𝗨𝗗𝗘𝗦 : Additional meals and drinks that are not mentioned , All Personal Items, Visa Costs where applicable , Travel Insurance , Anything not mentioned as included under inclusions , Overnight accommodation en-route due to flight connections where applicable
𝘀𝘂𝗯𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆
WHY WE LIKE IT!
15 minutes' drive from Sutherland and about 330kms from Cape Town Airport, Rogge Cloof is a biosphere reserve in the Karoo region. Preserved Biosphere Reserve where you can bask in the beauty of nature and encounter magnificent free-roaming game and regal cheetahs. Known as a destination for stargazers, Rogge Cloof is a 40-minute drive from the South African Astronomical Observatory and the Southern African Large Telescope.
𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗛𝗢𝗟𝗠𝗘 𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗘 𝗟𝗢𝗗𝗚𝗘
New Holme, where you can imagine angels resting under tall trees provides a warm, homely atmosphere, nestling in the splendour of the surrounding nature and sleeps 27 guests. Here you can participate in night drives, birding, and also see the only hippos in the Karoo.
WildehondeKloof offers luxurious accommodation options, ranging from elegant lodges to secluded bush camps, providing guests with comfort and convenience amidst the wilderness. After a day of adventure, guests can unwind and rejuvenate in stylish and well-appointed lodgings.