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.
A’Damsview is located in Gariep Dam and boasts one of the best views of this marvel. It is situated approximately 5 km from the N1 and is about halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg.
The accommodation comprises 3 standard units and 4 luxury units. The Luxury Units have a fireplace for those cold winter nights, coffee- and tea-making facilities, air-conditioning as well as beautiful views from the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and braai area. Two of the luxury units have spa baths to ensure a pampering stay. The Standard Units offer ideal overnight accommodation with coffee- and tea-making facilities. The standard units have no view.
The Combo Unit combines the luxury and standard unit in 1 building, accommodating 4 guests. All the units are on the ground floor except the Loft.
The whole building, apart from the bedrooms, is monitored by CCTV cameras as an added security measure. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
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.
View Lodge is situated in the town of Gariep Dam, located halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town just off the N1. Our establishment is set on the hill, overlooking the Gariep Dam water mass. Come and unwind with fresh air and bright stars with numerous nature reserves in the area.
Morning Glory Cottages is a guest house located on the working farm Gelykfontein Stud, (Vd Walt since 1884) that offers charming suites, and is situated near Venterstad, which is in ‘Karoo hartland’ in the Eastern Cape.
Gariep Inn, previously known as Green Doors Self-Catering, offers you a choice of 8 Chalets, 6 en-suite overnight rooms ,4 Luxury overnight rooms and a house in town.
Each open plan self-catering chalet is en-suite. Secure parking in front of chalets is provided.
Gariep N1 Chalets, are situated in the middle of South Africa, between Johannesburg and Cape Town and 15 kilometres north of Gariepdam on the Bloemfontein side and about 500m from the N1 highway. The units are surrounded by typical Karoo nature and offers wonderful views
Angela’s Guest Lodge is ideally suited for the weary traveler wanting to break up their long and tiresome journey into manageable driving segments. It is well suited for those who wish to spend some extra days enjoying all that the Karoo and Gariep Dam area has to offer.
Rose Cottage offers accommodation at a very reasonable price! Soak up the crispy Karoo air, look up at night sky and see billions of stars, identify the “milky way”, watch the satellites pass overhead. Food for your soul!