Things to do at Welverdiend Private Game Reserve


Join us for a Game drive (sunset / sunrise)

Relax while our guide takes you in search of some exciting wildlife sightings and enjoy the Karoo atmosphere at the best times of the day. R300 per person, including a snack and one drink

Enjoy the local wildlife

Wildlife which roams freely in our game reserve includes: Springbok, Nyala, Kudu, Sable, Eland, Black wildebeest, Golden wildebeest, Blesbok, Roan antelope, Oryx, Impala (Common and Black), Waterbok, Vaalribbok, Common duiker and Steenbok.


Use the indoor or outdoor braai facilities at the cottage or cook up a delcious meal in the kitchen. Remember to stock up on supplies for your self-catering stay on your way to Welverdiend, as the closest town is 60km away. Wood available at reception at R40/ 10kg bag. Ice available at R10/ 1,6kg pack.

Drive yourself

You can explore the majestic Karoo on the back of your own quad bike, mountain bike, off-road buggy or 4x4. The rules and regulations will be shared upon booking. Rates will be confirmed upon enquiry. 

Soak in the tub

Enjoy the open air wood-fired hot-tub at Nyala cottage.

Relax and unplug

Leave your phone and laptop off and reconnect with nature and your loved ones

“At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” 

- Eve Palmer -