Game Drives 

SPECIALITIES seen on Game Drives are: Aardwolf & Springhare (on most Night drives), sometimes Aardvark, Caracal & Genet (on Sunset & Night Drives/ Night Walks).

On our 3 440 hectare property near Cradock 20 antelope species, 29 small mammal and reptile species and over 200 bird species are present (checklists available). During our summer months (October to March) several migrant bird species are found here including the European Bee Eater and the White Stork.

The terrain is covered in Acacia trees, Karoo bush (which gives our lamb its unique taste), various types of Aloes, and grasses such as tall bushman grass, finger grass and Aristida.

Please bring your own binoculars and remember to bring both warm and cool clothing. Maximum 6 - 7 people per game drive vehicle and walk.


Day Game Drive

This can vary from 3 to 4 hours depending on your choice.

The cost is: R 600 per vehicle (seating six).


Sunset Game Drive

Watch the spectacular Karoo sunset in the open veld while enjoying your sundowner. Duration approximately 1 to 2 hours.

Cost: R 400 per vehicle (seating six).


Night Game Drive or Night Walk with Spotlight ( Night walks get you very close to the night animals !! )

Duration of about 1 to 2 hours.

Cost: R 400 per vehicle (seating six) or R 300 per group for walk, max 7 on night walk.



Wild Cats Tour

Visit our rare wild cat breeding and research centre; early morning and late afternoon ONLY (more info).


From 01 January 2017 - R00 per person (advanced booking required)



Excellent birding. You may see a Secretary bird hunting in the veld.

Unaccompanied: free. 



Wander our marvellous countryside.

Unaccompanied: free. 


Non motorised mountain biking

For the serious mountain biker a trail of approximately 20km - do your game viewing while riding the trail!

Unaccompanied:  free


Bushman Art

We have a number of sites with rock art etchings.

R 250 per vehicle.



We also have a curio shop for your convenience.


Catch and release fishing in the area - price on request



Office hours to phone us are :  8 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm ONLY. After hours email only. Texting is also better than calling due to patchy cell reception.


Prices are in S.A. Rands.

(Guests enter at their own risk. Richard and Marion Holmes, Cat Conservation Trust & Karoo Pred-a-Tours are not liable for any accident, illness, loss, injury, death, or loss or damage of guests' property).


Contact Us
Contact Information


Office hours to phone are:  

8 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm.

After hours please use email only.

Marion Holmes
082 868 1936
048 881 2814

086 661 4145


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