Karoo Nights situated in the heart of the Karoo, 15 to 20 km South from the Lake Gariep Dam Wall and approximately 55 km from Colesberg. It provides a charming and intriguing resting place en-route to the coast.
Accommodation comprises 12 en-suite rooms or 3 spacious self-catering units. Each room and units are equipped with fans, and tea- and coffee-making facilities as well as en-suite shower and bath – bathrooms.
The guest house has a communal TV lounge in the main building, a licensed bar area and pool table for your entertainment. A fireplace in lounge and bar area is available in the winter months.
Breakfast and dinner can be arranged, by prior arrangement at an additional fee. Outside there is an undercover braai area, braai packs are available to purchase. An old-fashioned farm dam is available to cool off and there are gravel tennis courts for guests to use. Safe undercover parking is provided for your vehicle – up to 12 medium vehicles can be accommodated.
Unfortunately, the establishment is not not pet friendly.
Oviston Sunrise Lodge is situated in the tranquil village of Oviston, just outside Venterstad and is surrounded by the Oviston Nature Reserve. The Gariep Dam starts in this village and although we do not front the dam, we are about 20 minute’s walk from it.
The lodge offers 4 en-suite double rooms, 2 en-suite family units and 4 free-standing self-catering cottages with a family bathroom.
Our accommodation is not luxurious, but very basic, clean, comfortable and neat.
We do not have a liquor-licensed restaurant, but offer a small diner where we prepare evening meals and/or breakfast on request as optional extra.
Guests are more than welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages along!
Situated near the southern shores of the Gariep Dam, the Oviston Nature Reserve is one of the Eastern Cape’s best-kept secrets. Those who know the area love to visit the quiet little waterside village of Oviston and spend their time fishing, bird watching or game driving through the 16 000-hectare reserve.
Fish Eagle Lodge is located in the town of Gariep Dam, located just off the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town, on the Orange River, and is a water sports haven and an ideal stopover destination for travellers.
The guest house comprises 5 en-suite rooms, each with a view on the entertainment and indoor pool area as well as 2 spacious self-catering apartments and at the back of the guest house.
Additional facilities include an indoor swimming pool, bar, spit braai facilities, and conference room with big screen TV. Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining area on request.
Located between 3 nature reserves, game viewing for free, situated alongside South Africas biggest freshwater lake or enjoy swimming in our designer swimming pool ending off the fun-filled day under the crystal clear night skies.
Surrounded by the stark beauty of the Karoo, the Gariep Dam stretches for as far as the eye can see; and it is here that the Stijil Gariep hotel is located. The jeweled sunsets blaze across the African sky and the sound of silence lulls guests to sleep under the Southern Cross.