Rooiheuwel is a self catering Karoo Guest Farm in South Africa, situated in the beautiful surroundings of the escarpment of the Nuweveld Mountains in the Great Karoo with a typical mountain-karoo landscape, 80km west of Beaufort West and 60km north of Leeu-Gamka.
Accommodation comprises of 2 fully equipped farmhouses and a fully equipped cottage, Grootdroom - a mountain chalet, a farmshed for overnighting with an indoor fireplace; a stone shepherd’s house (“kliphuisie”) in the veld; and a camping site under thorn-trees with ablution facilities ( electrified ). Guests will be graced by a magnificent and authentic Karoo experience. The silence, tranquility, peace and open starry sky at night is something special to experience.
The Karoo is an enormous semi-desert with the greatest variety of succulents together in the world , a huge and diverse flora as well as a variety of primate, game, reptiles, invertebrate and birds. Rooiheuwel is a safe and ideal getaway destination throughout the year for hikers, (first green flag accredited and slackpacking hiking trails in the Karoo www.trailinfo.co.za) birdwatchers, 4×4 touring groups, dual sport motor-bikers, mountain-bikers, horsemen (bring your own horse), conference groups, environmental education groups, campers and weekenders.