Western Cape Karoo Town Profiles


Klaarstroom, Western Cape

Klaarstroom is a magic village in the Swartberg where time has taken a breather.

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Ladismith, Western Cape

Ladismith, the elegant town on Route 62, is all about the wine, the fruit – and the cheese.

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Laingsburg, Western Cape

Laingsburg is a great centre for hiking, fossil hunting, geological studies and Anglo-Boer War memories, in the form of British blockhouses and marked gravestones.

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Leeu Gamka

‘Lion Lion’ is the correct name for this village on the N1.

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Matjiesfontein, Western Cape

The first time you see Matjiesfontein, it should be at midday at the height of a Karoo summer, so it appears like a shimmering mirage of an old Victorian hamlet in the distance.

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Merweville, Western Cape

When you’re in Merweville, you should look to the skies and admire the stars…

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Montagu, Western Cape

What gives Montagu its class and character are the old Cape Dutch and Georgian-style houses, a background of looming mountains, its natural hot springs and a sense of heritage preserved.

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Murraysburg, Western Cape

Murraysburg is all about Karoo outdoor adventures and open skies.

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Nelspoort, Western Cape

Nelspoort’s famous rock engravings have given the area a degree of international prominence.

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Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

Oudtshoorn is the tourism hub of the Little Karoo – and one of South Africa’s most colourful towns.

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