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Drostdy Hotel is situated in the beautiful town of Graaff-Reinet which was established in 1786 and is South Africa’s fourth oldest magisterial district. The town contains over 220 heritage sites which is more than any other town in South Africa and has examples of magnificent Cape Dutch, Victorian and Karoo architecture. Gaze in awe at the breath-taking views on top of the Valley of Desolation in Camdeboo National Park and watch the sun go down over the Plains of Camdeboo. A memorable experience Picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park. Enjoy the game viewing en route to your site Experience life as it was in the 1800’s when you visit the historical Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House and the Military Museum. The Black Acorn grapevine planted by Charles Murray in 1870 is still growing at Reinet House Dress up in 1800’s styled clothing and have your “Memories” photo taken, printed and framed at Propix Photography Studio Admire the architecture of the Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk), Drostdy Hotel, Stretch’s Court and the cottages in the town Experience the prehistoric era through the fossils in the Old Library Museum Enjoy the artwork of famous contemporary South African artists at the Hester Rupert Art Museum Taste our famous Karoo lamb, venison and great Karoo food whilst enjoying authentic “platteland” hospitality at one of the town’s cosy restaurants The Christmas Lights in Acacia Street in Kroonvale offer a memorable festive season for all. The local community decorate their homes, gardens and street with Christmas lights for all to enjoy. Join the festivities and walk the street in this secure community Check out the biggest Cacti collection on the planet and walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth at Obesa Nursery. There is also a ceramic gallery where you can buy beautifully crafted pots in which to plant your Karoo rose-like succulent Karoo adventure – take our 4×4 to the top of the mountain trail or set off hiking and mountain biking in the vast open landscapes to experience a sense of freedom, peacefulness and space Take time out to enjoy films and live shows at the historical John Rupert Theatre Experience authentic Karoo farm life on a working guest farm in the area Enjoy a day trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum. It is often cited as South Africa’s finest example of outsider art For nature lovers there are a variety of guided nature walks in the area Visit and experience life in Graaff-Reinet’s Xhosa township. Visits include the kindergarden, clinic, library, church (Sundays only), a private home and taste Ouma`s (grandmother`s) tasty roosterbrood (local cuisine)

30 Church Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Western Cape
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