The Badshoek Experience

Badshoek

Come and find yourself in the Great Karoo. Let this jewel of majestic mountains and breathtaking expanses fill your soul with deep appreciation to be a human on this earth. In the process, encounter more than 40 wild animal species, more than 100 bird species, and a selection of flora that will fill you with awe.

The Great Karoo is. one of the world's most unique arid zones. In South Africa it stands alone, globally it is an envied rarity The Karoo, the Hottentot word for "Dry Thirstland", is considered a wonder of the scientific world. It is an ancient, fossil-rich land with the largest variety of succulents found anywhere on earth. There are over 9000 species of plants in the Great Karoo, one district alone being home to more species than the whole of Great Britain

Game animals, to whom these plains and mountains are home make the Great Karoo an outpost of nature where man's intrusion is still but a light touch. Here many species of game are found: Hyrax, Mountain Zebra, Springbuck, Wild Ostrich, Guinea fowl, Egyptian Geese and Lynx. Bird life is abundant. The endangered Black Rhinoceros and the Riverine Rabbit have also been re-established in the Karoo.

This is a therapy that no city dweller or nature lover will want to miss for any reason at all.

Pictures of Badshoek surroundings

Contact us for a tailor-made safari for viewing and/or hunting and trailing. Bring along partners and friends to share your experience of this 10,000 hectares paradise, which is also a ideal location for a movie or video.

Services and Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Pets allowed
  • DSTV (in games room)
  • Air-conditioning
  • Non-Smoking rooms available
  • Secure parking
  • Internet and E-Mail facilities
  • Swimming pool at lodge
  • Golf course nearby
  • 4X4 routes
  • 4X4s for hire
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Bird viewing
  • Game & Bird Hunting
  • Game & Bird Viewing
  • Meals on request
  • Stargazing