About Us

We offer our guests the opportunity to kick-back, relax and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the Little Karoo, situated 350km from Cape Town and 100km from Oudtshoorn. We strive to provide our guests with the opportunity to meet new and old friends, exchange stories, and enjoy the spectacular mountain views.

Our Location

The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Little Karoo, nestled in the foothills of the Rooiberg Mountains, and extends over some 14 000 hectares of fynbos and succulent Karoo. Located in the Assegaay Nature Reserve between Ladismith and Calitzdorp just outside the quaint village, Van Wyks dorp.

Our Nature

We are situated in the heart of the unspoiled natural beauty of the Little Karoo, surrounded by an astonishing floral kingdom, together with an abundance of wildlife and bird life boasts the acceptance of the internationally recognized Gouritz Initiative conservation program, will please all nature lovers.

Our Restaurant

Rooiberg Lodge offer a great dining experience in our homely, thatched restaurant. Guests can sample traditional South African cuisine and choose from excellent local wines wines and ports from the Prince Albert, Calitzdorp, Boplaas and Rooiberg Wineries, famous for their award-winning collections.

Celebrate your fairy tale wedding with family and friends in the exclusive and romantic setting of Rooiberg Lodge. Exchange vows amidst splendid natural beauty - on the deck overlooking a watering hole, or in Van Wyks dorp's little picturesque church while bells clang with joy in the background. Wine & dine in our thatched restaurant, or under the twinkling Karoo night sky, with fires ablaze & soft candles to create that perfect ambiance. Our honeymoon suite provides a romantic hideaway for the privacy, luxury and comfort of the newly weds. We would be pleased to assist with the catering arrangements for your special day.

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By road

Rooiberg Lodge can be reached from the N2 via Herbertsdale and Van Wyks dorp (turn-off situated close to PetroSA) or from Calitzdorp or Barrydale along Route 62. Exit at R324 from the N2 and exit again on R327 direction Van Wyks dorp.


Experience the unrivalled beauty of the Garden Route and its coastline as seen from the air. Before you know it, you will have reached your destination and landed safely on the finest private landing strip in South Africa. Our smooth graveled runway is 1500 metres long and 40 metres wide.


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by Maximillian Oertel on Rooiberg Lodge
Fantastic getaway

Brilliant accommodation. excellent food! Absolutely THE best place to take a break from the hubbub of daily life! Will definitely visit again!

by wendi skowronek on Rooiberg Lodge
absolutely stunning

What a stunning place! We have stayed here more than once and it is an absolutely fabulous place - from the warm hospitality of Ronell and Henry to the very comfortable accommodations and not to mention the food!
5 Star rated for sure! Will be back......even if its just for lunch!