Karoo Retreat

Feel The Silence of the Karoo

To get away from it all, one has to get back to it all. One has to get back to a life lived slowly, to a life where you can see and think clearly, and to a life where it’s just you and mother nature - nothing else.

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Saddle Up or Cheer Along For It’s Ride The Karoo 100 Miler

Posted on Tue February 1, 2022.

We’ve just entered one of our favourite months of the year. The rain is plentiful, and the afternoon summer storms are a photographer’s delight; however, we’re not the only ones who love this time of year in the Karoo.

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Reconnect on Route 63

Posted on Sun May 17, 2020.

Leave the national roads and concrete jungles, and get stuck behind the spectacular sights of the undiscovered Route 63. Whether you’re looking to reconnect with family and friends at Langhuis, Graaff Reinet or stay in the Sneeuberg Nature Reserve, a road trip along the R63 promises the back-to-basics escape you crave. It intersects the major roads of the N12, N1 and N9 and is a welcomed reprieve from the monotonous straights of the Karoo.

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New Life in the Karoo

Posted on Mon January 13, 2020 in Karoo Rains.

With the ongoing drought in the Karoo, the recent relief of rain in January 2020 brought hope and a burst of new life in the area. Sneeuberg Nature Reserve is alive with a happy buzz of plant and bird life, while nearby towns exhale a sigh of relief at the result of the recent downpour.

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Top Five Animals to Spot at Sneeuberg Nature Reserve

Posted on Mon July 15, 2019.

In 2012 Sneeuberg Nature Reserve and four neighbouring landowners created the Compassberg Protected Environment, comprising about 26 000 hectare, under the auspices of the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency's Stewardship Program. This means the area is protected from excessive development and wildlife has an opportunity to flourish. Here are some of the delightful animals you might encounter during your stay at the reserve.

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