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Things to do in Cradock

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Cradock was founded in 1814 as a frontier stronghold. The town is an important agricultural centre with traditional Karoo hospitality, close to natural sulphur springs and the Zebra National Park.

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Cradock Golf Club

Golf Courses

Lying on the banks of the Great Fish River, on the site of what was intended as a Boer fort to contain the Xhosa who competed for grazing grounds for their cattle.

Karoo River Rafting and Cabins

River rafting

This perfect farm get-away combines the breathtaking beauty of the veld, expansive horizons, blue-grey mountains, wide-open skies and all-year round exciting river rafting.

Karookraal open air restaurant


Menu selections are pre-booked and selections can be made from the Dishes Menu. On instances where menus are not pre-booked, a standard menu will apply.

Mountain Zebra National Park

National Parks

Established in 1937, this Eastern Cape national park, consists of beautiful plains, scenic mountain landscapes, ravines with Karoo vegetation and wooded valleys.

Mountain Zebra National Park Rest Camp

Caravan & Tent Camping sites

Acommodation is available in cosy Family Cottages or the historic Doornhoek guesthouse. Caravan and camp sites with communal ablution facilities are available at the camping site.

Schreiner House Museum


The museum is in memory of the famous South African authoress, Olive Schreiner and her family. She wrote, amongst many other literary works, 'Story of an African Farm'.




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