The Great Karoo

The Great Karoo is a vast semi-desert region of more than 400,000 square kilometers stretching over the provinces of the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape.

The Karoo offers the visitor vast plains, majestic mountains, champagne air and picturesque Karoo towns steeped in history and intrigue. Here you can explore off the beaten track – on foot, horseback, mountain bike, 4×4 or canoe – and enjoy spectacular game viewing and bird watching.

Visit game and nature reserves, farms and fascinating museums, bushman engravings and fossil collections.

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