Travel guide to 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.