We offer our guests the opportunity to kick back, relax and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the
Klein Karoo, situated 350km from Cape Town and 100km from Oudtshoorn. We strive to
provide our guests with the opportunity to meet new and old friends, exchange stories, and
enjoy the spectacular mountain views.

The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo, nestled in the foothills of the Rooiberg
Mountains, and extends over some 14 000 hectares of fynbos and the succulent Karoo. Located
in the Assegaay Nature Reserve between Ladismith and Calitzdorp just outside the quaint
village, Vanwyksdorp.

We are situated in the heart of the unspoiled natural beauty of the Klein Karoo, surrounded
by an astonishing floral kingdom, together with an abundance of wildlife and birdlife boasts
the acceptance of the internationally recognized Gouritz Initiative conservation program, will
please all nature lovers.

Self-catering Chalets

Luxury chalets are situated close to the watering hole, where you can view antelope and birds
flocking to drink. Our chalets have air conditioning and heating, a small kitchenette with
a coffee and tea bar, and luxury linen. Relax on the veranda and experience the magnificent
sunsets over the spectacular mountains and watering holes.

4 double chalets offering 2 en-suite
bedrooms (sleeps 4)

4 single chalets offering 1 en-suite bedroom (sleeps 2).

R 1900 one-bedroom chalet, per night

R 3000 two-bedroom chalet, per night

The Loft

The comfortable loft rooms offer overnight shelter or down-to-earth good accommodation
for nature lovers. Perfect for larger groups, sports teams, and school outings at a relatively
inexpensive rate. The Loft can accommodate a total of 50 guests where you have the choice
of single rooms, double rooms, and groups of 4 and 6 persons per room and boasts shared
his/her’s spacious bathrooms with baths and showers. There are also leisure /reading lounges.
Bed linen and towels are provided.

R250 per person, per night

Manor House

Six-bedroomed house, perfect for families and friends wanting to come together and enjoy
the spectacular views and spacious house. Our Manor house boasts its own private
swimming pool and barbeque facilities. Fully equipped for self-catering.

R7700 per night.

Manor House Suites

7 luxury Suites, all en-suite, coffee and tea bar, and luxury linen. The Suites are situated at the
top of the hill, overlooking the watering hole, where you can view buck and the occasional
zebra, the views of the surrounding mountains are spectacular.

R1500 per night, including breakfast


The ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts to set up camp at this small secluded site which is
situated at the watering hole with modern, serviced ablution and braai facilities.

R300 per campsite, per night.


Wine and dine in our homely, thatched restaurant and our fully licensed bar or out on the
veranda overlooking the swimming pool and watering holes. Guests can sample traditional
South African cuisine, and choose from an excellent selection of locally produced wines.
Special dietary requirements are catered for on request.


Rooiberg Lodge has a variety of activities for the whole family, there are a range of routes for
avid walkers, adventurous mountain bikers, and 4×4 enthusiasts in the unspoiled Assegaay
Nature Reserve. All activities to be prebooked and weather dependant.

Nature Drives:
Morning and afternoon nature drive to explore what the Klein Karoo has to offer. With a
coffee or dink stop along the way enjoying nature and the fresh air.

Rooiberg Lodge is where the stars light up and put on a beautiful show, enjoy Stargazing,
otherwise known as the Bushman TV.

Olive Tour:
Join our guides to visit the Mont Rouge Olive estate for a close experience of how olives and
olive oil is produced from an award-winning Olive Estate that received best olive oil in the
New York Olive Oil Competition in 2017.

We have a variety of bird species in our environment. Make sure to ask for the full bird list at

The picture-perfect natural setting, surrounded by fynbos, succulents, and rare Klein Karoo
plant species makes Rooiberg Lodge the perfect getaway for unique weddings, Birthday
celebrations, family reunions or business functions.

Contact us

Phone: +27 87 802 3578

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