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  • Northern Cape

    De Aar

    The small town of De Aar is located in the central Groot Karoo along the railway line between Cape Town and Kimberley, which was established in the late 1800s. De Aar is the commercial center for the wool production and livestock farming industry in this semi-arid region of South Africa. The town itself receives an abundant supply of water from an underground source, which is referred to as ...

  • Groot Karoo

    Swartberg

    Not only are the Swartberg Mountains a magnificent sight to behold, but they are also an important link between the Groot Karoo, Klein Karoo and coast. There are three major passes on the Swartberg Mountains, namely Seweweekspoorts, Meiringspoort and Swartberg Pass. This mountain range in the Groot Karoo offers more than meets the eye. The Prince Albert Village is situated at the foot of the ...

  • Western Cape

    Groot Karoo

    Harsh in climate, gentle in lifestyle and breathtaking in beauty, the Groot Karoo is a place of extremes, surprising visitors with its contrasts. Arid plains and lush valleys, wide open spaces and vibrant village clusters, quaint architecture, scorching summers and bitter winters, and the majestic Swartberg mountain range that separates the plateau of the Groot Karoo from the lower Klein ...