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Karoo Ladismith Western Cape South Africa

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Breakfast included
Bath towels
Patio
Stove
Linen
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Splash Pool
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Game Drives
Hiking/Walking trails
Safety Deposit Box
Bar fridge
Fan
Hairdryer
Heater
Laundry facilities
Tea and coffee facilities

Karoo Escapes Private Game Lodge is situated in a MALARIA FREE AREA, on the all famous Route 62, a mere 7km away from the quaint historical town of Ladismith in the Klein Karoo, one of the most unique natural areas on earth. We strive to provide a wondrous and timeless destination for the holiday seeker's ideal break-away. Your accommodation in the rustic, farm style lodge includes hearty, freshly prepared home-made meals, as well as professionally guided game drives and nature walks. Experience untouched nature with free roaming wildlife at Karoo Escapes, where we focus on preserving the unique environment and leaving a legacy for future generations.

In Room Facilities:

Our accommodation offers 2 luxurious en-suite chalets - The Kudu and the Zebra chalets, as well as a large fully equipped farm-style house - The Herd, consisting of 3 bedrooms (shared bathroom - inside bathroom as well as an outside open air shower & toilet with a view), fully fitted kitchen and living room area. Our Kudu chalet has a King size bed, and the Zebra chalet offers 2 single beds (can be customized to a King size bed on request). The Herd house consists of 2 rooms, each fitted with King size extra length beds and 1 room with a four poster bed. Bed linen, towels, toiletries (i.e. toilet paper, hand wash and body cream, soap & shampoo), bar fridge (available in Kudu & Zebra chalets) stocked with water and cold beverages (items will be charged at extra cost, not included in room rates). Hair dryers and cooling fans included in all rooms. Laundry facilities available on request (extra charges for this service).

Area Information:

Karoo Escapes is situated in a Malaria Free Area, on the all famous Route 62, a mere 7km away from the quaint historical town Ladismith in the Klein Karoo.
Ladismith serves as an extensive farming area with ideal climate for production of quality fruit like peaches, plums, grapes nectarines and is the 3rd biggest producer of South Africa's apricot industry! Travelling east through the Hoeko Valley, breathtaking views of the orchards in the Spring and Autumn can be experienced, and going west one can visit the picturesque valleys with orchards, vineyards and old farmhouses. With two cheese factories, Parmalat and Ladismith Cheese factory. As we are part of The Gouritz Cluster Biosphere reserve, which is South Africa's 7th biosphere reserve, and was approved by UNESCO in 2015. It is globally unique as it is the only area where three recognized biodiversity hotspots - Fynbos, Succulent Karoo and Subtropical Thicket hotspots converge. 18 Of the Gouritz Biosphere's conservation areas is designated as World Heritage Sites, which are recognised as being of Outstanding Universal Value. We offer guests the ambiance of true nature, hearing mother nature speak in all her glory. Listen to the Bokmakierie birds call at sunrise, the Kudu antelope's bark after sunset and the call of the Jackal and other nocturnal animals during a quiet and peaceful night while sitting around and admiring the stars.

Property Facilities:

The 3 rooms in the Herd house open onto a porch overlooking a dam and a gorgeous mountain view. Each chalet unit opens onto its own private porch with stunning mountain views overlooking a magnificent waterhole where game regularly visits during the day. All units have access to the plunge pool, BBQ boma as well as a communal open air, covered patio, which serves as a breakfast, dining and lounge area, also overlooking the dam. This area is fitted with coffee and tea facilities, gas stove, wash-up and fireplace. Safe and shaded parking available for guests. All the units have access to enjoy the unique outside shower with picture perfect views. Karoo Escapes offer diverse and exciting activities to do whilst visiting our magnificent lodge, from game drives, hiking trails and bird watching to nature walks, star gazing and amazing cycling trails.

Attractions:

Karoo Escapes offer a 2 and a half-hour guided game drive in one of the most exquisite areas of the Southern Cape. Come and enjoy peace and tranquility with spectacular views and admirable nature. On the guided game drive you can expect to see a wide variety of wildlife like Giraffe, Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Eland, Oryx, Steenbok, Ostriches, Cape Mountain Zebra, Black Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest as well as amazing bird and plant life. Night drives can be arranged to view the nocturnal animals found in the area like Jackal, Porcupine, Honey Badgers, Cape Clawless Otters and more. Other activities on the Route 62 include hiking, mountain biking and for 4x4 enthusiasts, Seweweekspoort / Seven Weeks Poort, one of the most popular attractions is definitely a must to experience on your to-do-list. It is one of the most fascinating and inspiring mountain ravines in the country! Adventure canoeing, mountain biking, kloof swimming and abseiling are some of the activities that can be enjoyed at Buffelspoort, about 30km outside of Ladismith on the R323 towards Lainsburg.

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Ladismith Reviews

Alfredo November
24 January 2021

It's just a nice place to hang out with your family and friends.

Superb. 5 out of 5