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Accommodation and Activities on Two of the Karoo's Most Exciting Nature Reserves

New Holme Nature Lodge serves as the primary lodge at the Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve, offering modern en suite stable rooms, alongside additional accommodation options like Stoffels Rus Self Catering Log Cabin and the Karoo Gariep tented camp. The lodge is part of a vast property spanning over 8,000 hectares, providing a natural retreat for visitors. The collective lodges have the capacity to accommodate up to 86 guests.

Mieliefontein Guest Farm is the main lodge at the Hanover Aardvark Nature Reserve, with Wolmado Self Catering Guest House as an extra accommodation choice. Similar to New Holme Nature Lodge, Mieliefontein Guest Farm is set on a sizable property, creating an expansive and immersive nature experience.

From the Blog

BBC Wildlife feature by Zimbabwe-born Anton Crone is the editor of African Birdlife magazine

I was at Khoisan Karoo Conservancy in South Africa’s Northern Cape to see the Shy Five, a pentad of extraordinary creatures on the opposite end of the spectrum to the safari industry’s Big Five (leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino).

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Sunset at New Holme Nature Lodge
Khoisan Karoo Conservancy featured in The Daily Maverick

Angus Begg writes "Piet Cronje ‘PC’ Ferreira says that, after 28 years, his own transformation from farming only to a sustainable farming, conservation and tourism enterprise is complete. Now he’s working with some of the central Karoo’s most troubled municipalities and conservation organisations on an ambitious plan that goes way beyond re-establishing the area’s wildlife and fragile biodiversity."

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Diversity in Light – The Karoo

If you are in love with the outdoors and nature but can’t always get to places like the Greater Kruger, Kgalagadi, Botswana etc you need to find an affordable alternative to keep your photography skills fresh. Recently I was invited by P.C Ferreira to visit him on the Karoo Gariep Private Nature Reserve to see and learn more about his conservation and tourism initiatives. The Karoo is a semi-desert natural region of...

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