Travel guide to Laingsburg, Central Karoo

Central Karoo
Travel Guide
12 Establishments
Laingsburg, Central Karoo

Finding accommodation in Laingsburg is easy with us - get a spot for the night or spend a weekend in the tranquil little town of Laingsburg. This modern Karoo town is 280 km from Cape Town and just off the N1, initially named Buffelsrivier this town was created around the couriers and travelers who have passed through the area since the 1700s.

With Laingsburg accommodation expect a warm and welcoming experience that will make your stay absolute bliss. When looking for things to do and see why not visit the Flood Museum which was built in remembrance of those who died in the biggest flood experienced by the town in 1981.

Stroll to the craft houses and find woodwork, wire toys, and woolen products. Nestled between vast plains and rugged hills Laingsburg will surprise you with the geological walk on Geelbeksburg farm with fascinating rock formations and the beautifully undisturbed nature reserves.

Anysberg Nature Reserve is beautiful with Karoo veld and mountain fynbos, expect to see 180 bird species, steenbok, duiker, gemsbok, red hartebeest, jackals and if you're lucky some mountain leopard. Glimpse at the bushman paintings and the ruins from the 1700s. Why not hike up the mountains, do some bird watching, have a guided 4x4 experience or even do some mountain biking. Then take a two-day guided horse trail with an overnight stop to view this wonderful reserve.

Book your accommodation in Laingsburg Western Cape for September when the annual Ultra Karoo Marathon, The Mayoral Golf Day and Miss Laingsburg will all be held. While you're here you can visit the historic Boer War Blockhouse built by the British in 1901 and the Voortrekker Monument that was rebuilt after the flood.

Drive around to view this wonderful Karoo town then drive to the road between Laingsburg and Gamkapoort Dam to where the Bosluiskloof Pass lies, the views are amazing. Western Cape Laingsburg accommodation will be the perfect rest spot before traveling further to another holiday spot or is the perfect destination -if you like peace, quiet, and a beautiful Karoo sky. Only the most welcoming and warm accommodation Laingsburg will offer to the traveler.

Where to stay in Laingsburg:

Also within the Central Karoo region:

Beaufort West (48) • Klaarstroom (4) • Laingsburg (12) • Leeu Gamka (1) • Matjiesfontein (1) • Murraysburg (1) • Prince Albert (59) •

Accommodation available in Laingsburg:

Seweweekspoort Akkommodasie

Camping and Caravanning, Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

7 reviews

Seweweekspoort is one of the most beautiful passes in our country. The gravel road takes you from Route 62 to the farmers of the Koueveld and the small settlement of Vleiland or to the Gamkapoort Dam through another beautiful unknown pass, Bosch Luys Kloof. The detour is worth your while and to stay a night on one of the working farms will be forever on your mind. Come and visit and see for yourself. ...

Seweweekspoort Akkommodasie Photo

Jagerskraal Farm

Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

11 reviews

Jagerskraal Farm is 3,2 kilometres from the gate on the N1. The farm offers five fully furbished self-catering chalets in a valley in the Karoo, completely surrounded by mountains. The kitchens are fully equipped and have a fridge-freezer and gas plate stoves. We provide all kitchen utilities as well as bedding and towels.The accommodation is ideally suited for people who just ...

Jagerskraal Farm Photo

Wagendrift Lodge

Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

5 reviews

Situated in the heart of the Karoo, next to the Buffalo River, between Laingsburg and Ladismith, and on-route to Seweweekspoort, lies the peaceful, unique and fully contained self catering lodge Wagendrift.We do not serve ANY MEALS OR ANYTHING TO DRINK. Only accommodation. Guest needs to bring their own food, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, drinking water ext.<br ...

Wagendrift Lodge Photo

Witteberg Nature Reserve

Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

6 reviews

The Witteberg Nature Reserve is located 250 km from Cape Town in the heart of the Witteberg Mountains south-west of the historic village of Matjiesfontein. Three Witteberg vegetation units exist on the property, namely Matjiesfontein Shale Fynbos, Shale Renosterbosveld and Quartzite Fynbos. Indigenous fauna on the property includes grey rhebuck, klipspringer, duiker, steenbok, aardwolf, aardvark, black-backed ...

Witteberg Nature Reserve Photo

Laingsburg Country Hotel

Guest House, Hotel, Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

15 reviews

This quaint hotel in the heart of the Karoo offers the ideal stopover between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Being located close to some stunning mountain passes and winelands, guests will have plenty to experience while staying here. Laingsburg Hotel was originally built in 1959 and is still owned by the Hart family, adding to the history of the area.The ...

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Laings Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

9 reviews

Laings Lodge offers accommodation in Laingsburg that blends historical architecture with modern comforts. The rates vary according to the number of guests booking per room. Accommodation includes luxury rooms with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, DStv and Internet facilities. We offer a full English breakfast, a swimming pool, restaurant, braai facilities and safe parking.<br ...

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Swartberg Street Guest House

Guest House, Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

7 reviews

Swartberg Street Guest House is situated in the charming little town of Laingsburg, a year-round holiday destination set between rugged hills and vast plains.We offer five fully furnished self-catering units ranging in size. The units are equipped with comfortable double- or single beds, kitchens, lounge areas with DStv and braai facilities. All bed linen and towels are provided. This friendly town ...

Swartberg Street Guest House Photo

Herambi Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

10 reviews

Herambi means "be together" in Swahili and is a beautiful Victorian house that was built in 1890 and is now a lovely guest house in Laingsburg. It is in a safe and quiet area opposite the golf course, making it ideal for golfers. Nearby activities includes hiking, game- and birdwatching.Hermabi offers guests a choice of five uniquely decorated en-suite bedrooms equipped with TVs with DStv, ...

Herambi Guest House Photo

Mountain View Organics Anysberg

Package Deals, Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

Beautifully nestled in Prinsrivier Valley, this accommodation consists of 3 cottages.The cottages are detached and consist of 2 bedrooms, living area with a kitchenette, eating counter and living room. Each has a fireplace for cosy winter evenings. We are totally power self-sufficient and generate 220V from solar panels. Solar geysers heat the water for kitchen and bathrooms. ...

Mountain View Organics Anysberg Photo

Golf View Guest House

Guest House, Self-catering in Laingsburg, Central Karoo

6 reviews

Welcome to Golf View Guest HouseGolf view guest house is one of the 4 historic houses that withstood the flood of 1981. It was built in 1898. It is situated in the old town next to the golf course and the business area of the town is just 300m away. The house is surrounded by a well-manicured garden. It has 3 fully equipped garden units, each with a ...

Golf View Guest House Photo
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