Hope to Welcome Cyclists Soon!

The word is out that the Karoo is going to be the post-Coronavirus Viral-Free tourism hotspot in South Africa. How great will that be for the Karoo. We have developed 3 stunning Cycle Routes on the farm. Of course could receive no cyclists during the Lockdown period, but hoping leisure and recreational travel is allowed in […]

Lemon Delights

Lemons, as we all know, can be put to a myriad of uses;  here are a few treats we’ve been busy with on the farm this winter. Just to say that stirring away for hours in a double boiler on the Aga stove is really a very therapeutic and enjoyable way to spend time making […]

3-Night Karoo Cycling Breakaway

Scenic challenging gravel road cycling on a 12 000 hectare Karoo farm where 20 8 – 14 guests (sharing). More than 200km scenic gravel roads on a 15 000 hectare Karoo farm where 2000 head of antelope roam.   Will be a great challenge for elite cyclists, serious degree of technical skill required at times.  Based at BloemhofKaroo, a […]


5 NIGHT CYCLING BREAKAWAY ON A KAROO FARM    NEAR RICHMOND, NORTHERN CAPE Karooscapes  is ideal for 8 – 14 guests    (sharing). The private reserve covers 15 000 hectares where more than 2000 head of antelope roam. There are around 200 km of gravel roads;  suitable for elite cyclists,  some very rocky steep terrain, which will be challenging and require technical skill.  Also […]

House of Sorrow

EXCERPTS FROM MANNA IN THE DESERT: I absolutely love the writings from Alfred de Jager Jackson’s book, MANNA IN THE DESERT, originally published in 1920.    Their farm in the Karoo “where you find rest for the body and comfort for the troubled soul” had been in their family for generations. Alfred’s insights, descriptions and tales […]