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, 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. Donkey Cart Rides

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

7. Fossil Exploring

Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828

8. 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

9. Game drives

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

10. 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

11. Guided Day Trips

Karoo Birding Safaris, Tel. 083-7247916

12. Hiking Trails

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

13. Horseback riding

The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

14. Hunting

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

15. Karoo Highlands Route

An Open Africa Initiative: self drive route. See

16. Mountain biking

The remoteness of the Karoo and its dirt roads are favoured by many mountain bikers! The following farms have mountain bike trails:
Olive Grove Guest Farm, Tel. 023-4143397
The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

17. Olive Farms & Products

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

18. Quad biking

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

19. Rock Art

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

20. Scenic Drives

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

21. Solitude

Enjoy the solitude and tranquillity that only the Karoo offers!

22. Spinwiel Antique Shop

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

23. 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.

24. 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.

10 things to do in Beaufort West in the Karoo

by Roxanne Reid
10 Things To Do in Beaufort West in the Karoo