Venterstad

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Geography and History

Venterstad is a town in Joe Gqabi District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.   Venterstad lies 40 km South-East of Norval’s Pont and 60 km North-wWst of Burgersdorp.  The town was laid out in 1875 and attained municipal status in 1895.   Venterstad is named after the owner of the land on which it was established, Johannes J T Venter.

Venterstad lies South West of the Oviston Nature Reserve and Tussen-die-Riviere Game Farm to the South of the Gariep Dam wall. 

 

Activities

Venterstad's streets are lined with interesting historical buildings.  Three of the churches - Reformed Church (a national monument), Saint Paul's and the Dutch Reformed Church remain standing.    

The Oviston Nature Reserve offers visitors more than 48 species of fauna, and nearly 150 bird species have been identified in the area. There is controlled hunting in season.

The Gariep dam is a very popular water sports attraction and there is excellent fishing to be enjoyed in the dam.

 

Accommodation

A range of accommodation facilities are available in Venterstad, including bed and breakfasts (B&B), self catering, lodges, game lodges, hotels etc.

Venterstad Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.ectourism.co.za
Telephone: +27(0)43 701 9600
E-mail: info@ectourism.co.za
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