Bedford, Eastern Cape

Bedford is a Frontier Karoo village full of charm, history and seasonal festivals that celebrate its fine gardens and special food styles.

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Calvinia, Northern Cape

Calvinia is like a fine single-malt whisky. Once you let it settle on your palate, you are entirely charmed

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Cradock, Eastern Cape

The Karoo Midlands centre of Cradock lies on the Great Fish River and is the meeting place for farmers, travellers, river riders and urbanites who have come to love life in a small town.

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Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape

Graaff-Reinet is the Karoo’s premier heritage town and the fourth-oldest settlement in South Africa.

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Kenhardt, Northern Cape

The most remarkable feature of Kenhardt on the Karoo – Bushmanland border is the magnificent quiver tree forest just outside the little town.

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Kimberley, Northern Cape

Kimberley, known as the City of Diamonds, is a great destination for anyone interested in the colourful side of South Africa’s early mining days.

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Middelburg, Eastern Cape

You’ll really like the people who live in and around Middelburg, the farming town set deep in the Karoo Heartland.

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Philippolis, Free State

Philippolis is a Free State gem, the kind of town you visit once and decide to live in for the rest of your life.

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Prince Albert, Western Cape

Prince Albert is one of the most stylish destinations in the Karoo – and a great venue for a summer feast.

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Karoo – The Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to the liveliest desert in the world in the world, hosting a million people, seven million sheep and a startling number of plant species.

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