Doornberg Information:

Doornberg Guest Farm

Your Hospitality Oasis on a Working Karoo Farm.  

Phone / Fax 049 8411 401, Cell 082 579 1039.

Doornberg, PO Box 11, Nieu Bethesda, 6286.

E-mail :

bullet Near Nieu Bethesda 9km from the Owl house
bullet Bedding & towels provided please bring own swimming towels
bullet Serviced daily
bullet Braai facilities provided - Very limited supplies in Nieu Bethesda. Please bring what you need.
bullet Swimming pool, Horse riding, Trampoline, Mountain bikes, Pool table and Tennis court.
bullet 60 km from Graaff-Reinet
bullet Half way between Cape Town (760 km) & Johannesburg (800 km)
bullet Half way between Bloemfontein (420 km) & George (400 km);
bullet Port Elizabeth (320 km ),  East London (350 km)

Self-catering, Bed & Breakfast. Light evening meal / braaipack on request. (Please book timeously)

Tea room and pub meals / restaurant are available in the village. No Fuel in village !  

Activities: Walking trails, Bird watching (list provided), Hunting, Game drives, Mountain biking and Farming activities ( get involved)

Guest House

Stable Flat



       4 Bedrooms, sleeps 10

       2 bathrooms

       Big fully equipped kitchen

       Lounge with fire place

       Dining room

       Bachelor Flat

       En-suite bathroom with shower


       Double bed

       2 Single beds (or 3)

       Fire place for cold winter evenings

       En-suite bathroom

       1 Double and 1 single bed (or 2)

       2 plate stove and bar fridge

       Fire place

       Secluded restored  stone cottage, S/C

       1 bedroom -double, & 1or 2 single beds

       Open plan living / kitchen , fireplace

       Beautiful mountain views

        4km from mainhouse

  *Please note that the Vlei huisie is not available for single nights only.


Booking Enquiries: Peet & Hanna van Heerden

Terms: 30 % deposit (minimum R100) secures accommodation balance on arrival

Regret No Credit card facilities

Bank details: JJE van Heerden; Plusplan Acc.- Standard Bank, (Graaff-Reinet)  Bank code  05 01 16

Account number 186597835 

Accommodation available from 2pm onwards. Please vacate facility by 10am on day of departure. 

Directions to Doornberg

From North (Middelburg)

From South (Graaff-Reinet)

Follow N9 (to Graaff-Reinet) for approximately 55 km.

Turn right Nieu Bethesda - follow gravel road for 27 km into village.

First street turn right, cross two streets & turn right at old type Stop sign in main str.

Follow Richmond road for 9km. Turn right at fork marked Doornberg Guest farm.

Directions are  marked in the village follow signs.

Follow N9 (Middelburg) for approximately 27 km.

Turn left Nieu Bethesda / Owl House.

Follow gravel road for 23 km into village.

Enter town in main street. Continue past 4-way stop to Northern end of the village.

Follow Richmond road for 9km. Turn right at fork marked Doornberg Guest farm.


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