Menu mobile

10 reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017

Sprawling for over 400,000 square kilometres, the Karoo is a semi-desert natural region of South Africa, just a little bit bigger than the country of Germany.

If you’re looking for peace and quiet away from the busy city, then the Karoo should be right at the top of our travel wish list. Become immersed in a place of immense spaces, wide-angle horizons, craggy mountain ranges and starry skies.

If you’re sorting out your travel plans, here are 10 reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017. All you need is a reliable vehicle, and you’ll be satisfied to know that car hire Cape Town is cheap and easy to attain.

 

 

. Oh Lord, won't you leave me? Leave me on my knees - Cause I belong to the ground now, I want no more than this.

A photo posted by André van der Hoven (@andreasvanderhoven) on

 

 

We saw the dawn break from the Land Rover this morning, cuddled up in blankets and searching for animals. I love game drives more than anything. Even the zebras make me happy - to the endless amusement of the South Africans. Today's trip brought us baby gemsbok and springboks pronking before we trundled back to the camp for a hot breakfast in the sun. • - - - - - - • #gatheringslikethese #thatsdarling #tasteintravel #lifeandthyme #iamatraveler #TLpicks #guardiantravel #passionpassport #goopgo #athomeintheworld #verilymoment #liveauthentic #littlestoriesofmylife #morningslikethese #theartofslowliving #inspiremyinstagram #forahappymoment #mytinyatlas #verytandc #theweekoninstagram #travelerinSouthAfrica #beautifulmatters #lifeofadventure #livethelittlethings #exploretocreate #thehappynow #seekthesimplicity #exploremore #fellowmag #postfortheaesthetic •

A photo posted by Kylie ⋮ (@alice.and.lyra) on

 

 

If these #ostritches took us as hostages that would be the best headline ever.... But fortunately they just stood guard as we changed our tire blow out enroute from Johannesburg to Capetown. We are currently cruising through the #freestate as we begin our 3 week #roadtrip through #SouthAfrica. Plans include: ♡ A self drive safari in Karoo National Park ♡Exploring wine country of Franseok ♡Hiking Table Mountain in Capetown ♡ Dinner in a township ♡Lounging on the beaches of the Garden Route ♡ Hanging with the elephants of Addo ♡ Exploring Lesotho through Sani Pass ♡ Getting tribal in Zulus ♡ Swaziland ♡ Finding cats in Kruger And whatever other adventures we can find along the way.... So far we're only one flat tire away from drinking wine. We hope you will come with us as we post our way through (what we hope) is an incredible country!! #worldcaptures #WorldNomads #beautifuldestinations #passionpassport #worldplaces #travelstoke #travelawesome #safari #southafrica #travelelsewhere #igersafrica #visitsouthafrica #nationalpark #karoonationalpark #trndnl #wowsouthafrica

A photo posted by Megan Fox (@travelelsewhere) on

 

 

Karoo, SA #karoonationalpark #nationalpark #explore #southafrica #karoo #travel #southafrica #photography

A photo posted by Emma (@emmascapturess) on

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazingly unedited!! Unbelievably beautiful #sunset!

A photo posted by dorninie (@dorninie) on

 


Related articles

{alt}

Family-friendly Western Cape getaways

{alt}

Five Mountain passes to explore in the Western Cape

{alt}

A foodie road trip around the Western Cape

Share this article:

1 Response on this page.Add your own

  1. Gravatar Haweli Restaurant Edmonton says:

    In fact, Karoo is a must-go place for visitors. This place is famous for fibre, contributing 13 million kg of South Africa’s annual 44 million kg of wool. Artisanal cheeses and kudu salami are the popular foods in Karoo. Regards., Indian Restaurant Edmonton

    Reply to this comment




Leave a Comment

Search & Compare
  • Dropoff same as pickup?


Comodo LogoThis web site is secured using a Comodo Digital Certificate.

Drive South Africa accepts all major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Diners


Rental ConsultantsWould you rather chat to a consultant? Send an email or phone us:+27 87 806 7330


satsa-logo.png The Discover Africa Group is a proud member of SATSA and therefore your rental deposits for future bookings are bonded.

Drive South Africa is a division of the Discover Africa Group.

About SATSA membership.