Things To Do In Beaufort West

Cultural heritage, sports, adventure, nature, relaxation - it's all here in Beaufort West. Check our list of 26 things to do in town!

1. Adventure

Sports X-ventures for Paintballing, Aqua Zorbing, Teambuilding, etc.
Tel. 082-7828404

2. Association for People with Disabilities (APD)

Handcraft made by persons with disabilities, for sale
Tel. 023-4151650

3. Beaufort West Walk

Explore the historical buildings of Beaufort West on this self guided walk. Maps and info available at the Tourism Office.
Tel. 023-4151488

4. Beaufort West Museum Complex

Weekdays 07h30 till 16:45 (during season until 18:00)
Tel. 023-4152308

5. Birding

Spot unique birds with Karoo Birding Safaris or get a birding list at the Karoo National Park and go see what you can spot for yourself.
Karoo Birding Safaris: 083-7247916

6. Bow Hunting

Discover a different style of hunting at Leeuwkloof Safaris.
Tel. 023-4181621

7. Donkey Cart Rides

The traditional mode of transport in the Karoo enjoy Donkey Cart Rides at Olive Grove Guest Farm
Tel: 023 414 3397

8. Fossil Exploring

Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828

9. 4x4-Trails

Several places offer a unique experience for the 4x4 enthusiast:
Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828
The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

10. Game drives

Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828
Bergplaats, Tel. 084-8054958
Teri-Lemveli Game Lodge, Tel. 082-7893040

11. Golf Course

Enjoy a round of golf under the blue Karoo skies, on one of the Karoo’s few green golf courses.
Tel. 023-4143050

12. Guided Day Trips

Karoo Reisen, Tel. 084-2555616
Karoo Birding Safaris, Tel. 083-7247916

13. Hiking Trails

Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828
Olive Grove Guest Farm, Tel: 023 414 3397
The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991
Hillandale, Tel. 023-4161714

14. Horseback riding

The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991
Bergplaats,Tel. 084-8054958

15. Hunting

Various farms in the area offer hunt. Contact the tourism office for a list.
Tel. 023-4151488

16. Karoo Highlands Route

An Open Africa Initiative: self drive route. See

17. Mountain biking

The remoteness of the Karoo and its dirt roads are favoured by many mountain bikers! The following farms have mountain bike trails:
Rooiheuwel, Tel. 023-4121669
The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

18. Olive Farms & Products

Take a tour or buy products at Olive Grove Guestfarm.
Tel. 023-4143397

19. Quad biking

Various guest farms provide quad bike riding:
The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

20. Rock Art

Visit the rock engraving complex at Nelspoort.
Tel. 071-6142051 (Laurence Rathenam)

21. Scenic Drives

Molteno Pass, Dejager's Pass, Teekloof Pass, Oukloof Pass and others
Rent a 4x4 from Wiele te Huur: 072 225 9812

22. Solitude

Enjoy the solitude and tranquillity that only the Karoo offers!

24. Spinwiel Antique Shop & Village Museum

Step into a time gone by... The best kept secret in Beaufort West!
52 Donkin Street, Beaufort West
Cell: 082-935 8110

25. Stargazing

Find a comfortable place to lie under the stars and marvel at our amazing night skies, often so clear that it feels like you can reach out and pick a star.

26. Taste the Unique Karoo Flavours

The Karoo is renowned for its excellent cuisine - come and savour its unique flavours at one of our local fine restaurants.
See the restaurant list or enquire at the Tourism Office, Tel. 023-4151488.