Get around!

Explore Beaufort West and its surroundings...

On foot

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

Hiking Trails

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


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

Fossil Exploring

Karoo National Park, Tel. 023-4152828

On a ride

Donkey Cart Trips

The traditional mode of transportation in the Karoo: Enjoy it on the Karoo Sundowner Tour, the Beaufort West Historical Tour or the Kwa Mandlenkosi Township Tour by African Kombi Tours. Tailor made charter tours on request.
Tel. 076-4032765

Horseback Riding

The Vale Karoo Farm, Tel. 082-9687991

By bike

Mountain biking

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

By car


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

Game drives

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

Scenic Drives

Molteno Pass, De Jager's Pass, Teekloof Pass, Oukloof Pass and others!

Karoo Highlands Route

An Open Africa Initiative: self drive route. See

Olive Farms & Products

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

Rock Art

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

From the sky

Helicopter flights

Charter, scenic flights, short flips with Cillair
Tel. 082-5654342

On a guided day trip

Karoo Reisen, Tel. 084-2555616
Heuningland, Tel. 072-2435251
Karoo Birding Safaris, Tel. 083-7247916
Mandlenkosi Bicycle Tours, Tel. 078-9658413