Die Tuishuise & Victoria Manor
Historic Karoo Cottages
Cradock is a place
of literary legends, war heroes and anti-Apartheid struggle icons. But
it is perhaps best known for street level,
day-to-day, warmth and
kindness – so typical of much of the Eastern Cape.
For nature lovers, Die Tuishuise are a great base from which to
explore the unique landscapes, animals and plants of the nearby
Or else ...
buy a windmill from one of the windmill sellers
visit the Olive Scheiner Museum, home to one of South Africa's most
or hike into the veld to see egg rock
visit one of the many coffee shops in town selling bric a brac
visit a Karoo farm
experience rare San etchings on rocks or fossils of the protomammals
that roamed here eons ago
tube or paddle down the Fish river
explore Lingelihle, home to the Famous Cradock Four
go fly fishing
see the beautiful Moederkerk modelled on St Martins in the Field -
take a photograph of the largest Quercus Ilex Oaks to be found in the
world at the Cradock Club
amble along Bree Street to look at the oldest houses of Cradock
established 200 years ago.
is home to a program designed to protect and bring to public awareness
the lesser known cats of the Karoo: the Caracal (South African Lynx),
the African Wild Cat (the ancestor of the modern domestic cat), the
Small Spotted Cat and the unusual looking Serval. It is best to go
early morning or late afternoon. Pre-booking essential.
Enjoy a relaxing Spa Treatment at Karoo
Street Cradock 5880 Phone +27 (0) 48 8811322 Fax: +27 (0) 48 8815388