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Beautiful in the Karoo.
The weather and clean towns in the Karoo.
Peace and quiet for miles and miles.
Incredible expanse of dry land that some people eek out an existence of.
Just enjoyed the open space in the Karoo.
The wide open spaces and the hot weather.
Lovely mountains and various views in the Karoo.
Go to Polka restaurant.
The Camdeboo National Park, especially the Valley of Desolation.
Karoo is a great place to relax and to experience nature.
More info about Karoo
The Karoo, meaning place of thirst in the Nama language, aptly describes this vast inland region of South Africa. It’s a land of contrasts, where barren fields are instantly transformed into carpets of colourful flowers after rains and eternal springs are found near to lakes that remain dry for years.
The Karoo is geologically divided into the Great and Little Karoo, the Swartberg Mountain range splitting the two regions. The Little Karoo lies in a valley and is more fertile and mountainous than the Great Karoo. Combined, this arid area is roughly 500000km² in size.
Dig a little deeper and you will find a living desert filled with interesting creatures and nocturnal animals, diverse succulents, copper-infused rocks, old farmsteads and the occasional reclusive artist selling creative gems from home. Stare in awe at the big blue skies in the day and celestial showcase by night.
In the Karoo, visitors are able to appreciate the wide... Show more