Beaufort West

Beaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort West
Beaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort West

General Information

Beaufort West is ideally situated as a central base from which to explore the Great Karoo and the Passes of the Swartberg Mountains. Beaufort West is situated in the Central Karoo area of the Western Cape, South Africa.  The old Anglo-Boer War blockhouse still guards the red railway bridge. Built of local Karoo stone, it is a silent reminder of the boer and British soldiers that are buried in the town cemeteries.

Activities and Attractions of Beaufort West

Beaufort West - Place of Pioneers, is the oldest town in the Central Karoo, and lies in an area which has been inhabited for centuries. Some of the world's most interesting stone age sites have been discovered on its outskirts. Bushmen once lived here and fine examples of their rock art work have been found nearby. Beaufort West became the world’s richest collecting grounds for fossils and Scientists have since described the Karoo and its fossils as one of the great wonders of the world. 

Beaufort West offers many varied activities and the area is a popular eco-tourism stop, particularly in spring, autumn and winter. Many tourists come to holiday on one of the farms, walk or hike in the mountains, or try out the challenging 4 x 4 routes.

A world of wonderful surprises awaits once you enter this magnificent part of the Western Cape in South Africa. Beaufort West is finally awakening and the nearby future will reveal even more of its still hidden potential and treasures, just waiting to burst out into the open!

Professor Christiaan Barnard, the town’s most famous son, performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant. He is honoured in the local museum, which houses a display of awards presented to him and a replica of the original heart transplant theatre.

Read about the interesting Beaufort West Museum in our article section.

Businesses

Beaufort West has a range of accommodation options available ranging from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Games Lodges and Self-catering units.  The accommodation section provides our readers with the selection of advertisers.  Information on the businesses you can find in Beaufort West please visit our business directory or add your own free business listing.

Information and photos courtesy of Beaufort West Tourism.

 

More information on Beaufort West can be found at www.beaufort-west-info.co.za.

Beaufort West Tourism Office Information
Web address: https://beaufortwest.net
Telephone: 023-4151488 / 087-7008210
E-mail: tourism@beaufortwest.net
Address: 59 Donkin Street
Beaufort West
Western Cape
6970
Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort WestBeaufort West, in the Western Cape, South Africa, Accommodation and Businesses in Beaufort West

Latest Listings - View All

PETROL STATION FOR SALE - CYRUS BROKERS

PETROL STATION FOR SALE - CYRUS BROKERS

PETROL STATION FOR SALE - CYRUS BROKERS South Africa's largest petrol stations for sale marketplace to buy or sell a petrol station since 1998. We deal with...
Read More
BEAUFORT MANOR COUNTRY LODGE, BEAUFORT WEST

BEAUFORT MANOR COUNTRY LODGE, BEAUFORT WEST

Beaufort Manor Country Lodge - Luxury B&B and Self-Catering Accommodation and Function Venue in Beaufort West, Great Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa Welco...
Read More
MATOPPO INN GUESTHOUSE, BEAUFORT WEST

MATOPPO INN GUESTHOUSE, BEAUFORT WEST

Matoppo Inn Guesthouse - Luxury Bed & Breakfast Accommodation, Conference & Functions Venue set in lush gardens in Beaufort West, Karoo, Western Ca...
Read More
PESTALOZZI TRUST - Freedom to Provide Home and Private Education

PESTALOZZI TRUST - Freedom to Provide Home and Private Education

Pestalozzi Trust - Protecting and promoting the right to home education in South Africa What is the Pestalozzi Trust? In the Pestalozzi Trust, a large number of...
Read More
PLAYON | GEPPETTO'S WORLD

PLAYON | GEPPETTO'S WORLD

PlayOn | Geppetto's World offers Therapeutic, Educational, Playgound, Developmental and Ocupational Toys for Children at School and Home throughou...
Read More
TERI-LEMVELI LODGE, BEAUFORT WEST (15km)

TERI-LEMVELI LODGE, BEAUFORT WEST (15km)

Teri-Lemveli Lodge - Self Catering Accommodation, Activities, Game Viewing and Venue near Beaufort West in the Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa Teri-Lemve...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

UK travellers can’t wait to visit SA – study

UK travellers can’t wait to visit SA – study

There is strong demand from UK travellers for travel to South Africa, according to a new consumer study by South African Tourism and data company, YouGov....
Read More
How are you preparing for the possibility of load shedding?

How are you preparing for the possibility of load shedding?

  How are you preparing for the possibility of load shedding? There’s been talk going around that load s...
Read More
Top 4 roadtrips in the Western Cape

Top 4 roadtrips in the Western Cape

   4 roadtrips in the Western Cape There’s not much better than an o...
Read More
Garden Route National Park

Garden Route National Park

Garden Route National Park Along the southern coastline of the ...
Read More