K-Stays / Jakhalsdans Loxton / Karoo / Northern Cape - SA

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  • Name of Facility: Jakhalsdans Karoo Guesthouse
  • Region: Karoo Nothern Cape Cape, South Africa
  • Town (nearest): Loxton
  • Category: Self Catering Farm accommodation
  • Description: An oasis in the great plains of the Karoo, Jakhalsdans Guesthouse offers everything for the whole family to enjoy from fishing and game viewing to water skiing and bird watching. Beautiful gardens populated by a vast selection of birds surround the luxurious Guest houses. Covering 13 000 hectares this working farm has an abundance of game which guests can explore on foot, bicycle, horse or game drive.
  • Accommodation: Accommodation consists out of three units catering for different needs.

The Old Farmhouse / Ou Opstal Guesthouse:

  • The Ou Opstal guest house is a wonderful blend of old country farmhouse and luxury modern day amenities. The guest house consists of two bedrooms, one double room with on suite bathroom and a twin room with bathroom. A kitchen, scullery, dining room, sunroom and DSTV complete this beautiful house. The sunroom can be changed to a single room making it possible to sleep 5 - 7 people.

The Hunters Cottage / Langhuis

  • The Langhuis has 3 twin rooms with 1 bathroom, kitchen and DSTV. It is possible to sleep 6 people.

The Shearers Cottage

  • The Shearers Cottage overlooks the dam with a wonderful front entertaining area with braai/bbq facilities. The Guest house consists of 2 units – each tastefully decorated with a kitchen and en-suite bathroom. Each unit sleeps 2 adults. A 3rd adult or 2 children can fit at maximum. (a lounge with cozy fireplace and sleeping unit will be made available).

Activities in the area:

  • Veld drives: Experience wide open spaces, beautiful sunsets and view some delightful plains game. Picnic baskets can be provided. The farm is full of a variety of game that can be viewed including, Kalahari / Common / Black / White & Copper Springbuck, Impala, Common / White Blesbuck, Gemsbuck, Blackwildebees / Bluewildebees / Goldenwildebees, Eland, Kudu, Mountain / Grey & Common Reedbuck, Redhartebees, Steenbuck, Klipspringers, Fellow deer, Bontebuck, Waterbuck, Hartman Zebra and Wildboars.
  • Horse riding: For experienced riders. Enjoy the broad sweeping vistas and animal life that abounds in the Karoo on horseback.
  • Mountain biking: The more energetic visitor can explore the game farm on mountain bike.
  • Watersport and fishing: The expansive fresh-water dam with its well appointed club house, offers exhilaration for the water skier as well as tranquility for the fisherman. Please enquire beforehand if the dam is full enough and ski club is open for skiing before you arrive. Please provide your own fishing rods.
  • Bird watching: Among the many different bird species are, the rare Black Eagle, the majestic Fish Eagle, the iridescent Flamingos and the Giant Kingfisher. View a full list of birds
  • Farm activities: Depending on time of year, visitors can partake in the day to day running of the farm such as feeding the lambs, sheep herding, shearing, lucern harvesting, tractor drives, game capture and game auctions.
  • Eco tourism: Eco tourism is practiced extensively on this farm and funds generated are used to improve the quantities and variety of wild life. Jakhalsdans is also part of the Northern Cape River-Rine Rabbit Conservancy.
  • Kanabo Stays says: Simply Karoo living and hospitality at its best. Worth a few days stay. Come and experience silence in style ....
  • Kanabo Stays rating: KS4 - click link to see KS Ratings
  • Kanabo Green rating: KSG1 - click link to see KS Green ratings
  • GPS Co-ordinates: - S-31° 32' 19.89" E+22° 20' 34.70"
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Daniel Nothnagel

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