Kareedouw

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Geography and History

The Jewel of South Africa, Kareedouw, is situated between the Tsitsikamma and Zuuranys mountains in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Kareedouw gets its name from the Khoe phrase meaning “path by the Karee trees” The late former Prime Minister of South Africa from 1966 to 1978, John Vorster, is buried in the memorial garden next to the Dutch Reformed Church, which is made out of stone.

Kareedouw is situated is 8km from the N2, one hour’s drive from Plettenberg Bay, half and hour’s drive from Jeffrey’s Bay. It is the gateway to the Langkloof on Route 62 and the south entry through the Wilderness area to the Baviaanskloof.

The economy of Kareedouw is based on farming and forestry. The famous Rensilfier furniture factory produces fine black, yellow and Stinkwood Furniture.

 

Activities

The Woodcutter Statue in Kareedouw has been erected in memory of the woodcutters. The Mountains, fynbos, the annual Karrie festival and the sea makes you realize why you are in Koisan world.

HIkes and trails are available in the area for the adventurous explorer!  The area is mountainous and the fauna and flora is quite beautiful indeed.

Kareedouw is the only entrance from the south to the Baviaanskloof Mega-Reserve.

 

Accommodation

Kareedouw has few accommodation options such as B&B's and farm stays

 

Kareedouw Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +27 (0)42 288 0700
Fax: +27 (0)42 288 0778
E-mail: assegaaibosch@hotmail.com
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