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Rooiheuwel Holiday Farm is situated at the foothills of the Nuweveld Mountains in the Great Karoo, 80km west of Beaufort West and 60km north of Leeu Gamka.

Break away with your family from the humdrum of everyday life in this relaxing and safe environment.

The mountained topography offers many opportunities to enjoy each other as a family. Have a braai and relish the famous Karoo lamb and boerewors - firewood is available!

In addition to the sheep and game at the farm there is also an exotic bird collection.

Come and let your children experience real farmlife, without cellphones or TV and have peace for your soul.

Rooiheuwel offers various self-catering units.

1 & 2 Boplaas and Middelplaas:
- Two comfortable self contained farmhouses, well equipped with 4 bedrooms.
- 3 rooms with 1 double - and 2 single beds
- 1 room with 2 - 3 single beds
- 1 bathroom and separate shower, Middelplaas has an outdoor shower
- Dining rooms and lounges
- Inside and outside braai facilities - lapas
- You can also pitch a tent at the camping site at Boplaas

Cottage at Boplaas:
- Original cottage with 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom, open plan kitchen and Braaifacilities.

Shepherds Kliphuisie in the veld:
- The original shepherds kliphuis has 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, as well as a lounge
- outside shower and toilet
- outside bake oven and “skerm” with braai facilities
- a small stone dam for cooling off in hot summer days

- Two 4X4 routes
- Mountain biking
- Motorbike routes
- Hiking trails on site, various levels of difficulties
- Stone dam for swimming
- Horse riding with your own horse
- Camping sites are situated under doringbome
- Clay pigeon

Also catering for larger groups, e.g. spitbraai, potjiekos and boerekos.


Rooms and Units Available:

Bloubos by Middelplaas

This is our hunting house. Bloubos are equipped to house with all amenities. 4 Bedrooms, 2 x Rooms with double bed and 1 bunker bed and ensuit, 2 x Rooms with 2 single beds and 1 bunker bed, 1 Bathroom with shower, bath, toilet and basin. It has a large living area with indoor braai and open plan kitchen with Gas stove, microwave and fridge freezer beneath. On the outside, we have a Lapa with a stone pond.

Sleeps 8 Adults and 8 children


Comfortable, well equipped, self-contained farmhouse, complete with lapas and outside and inside braais. There is also a rock pool where you can cool off after the days outdoor activities. Boplaas has 4 bedrooms; 2 rooms with double bed and 2 single bed rooms, 1 bathroom and separate shower, 1 Bedroom 1 double bed and 1 single bed, 1 Bedroom 2 double decker beds (sleep 4),1 Bathroom with bath, toilet and basin, 1 separate shower and separate toilet.

Sleeps 11 Adults

Boplaas Camping Site

Campsite under thorn trees with ablution facilities ( electrified ) – donkey-geyser, flush toilets, showers, washbasins and a camping kitchen with 3 sinks, power points and water.

Amount of similar units: 8
Sleeps 4 Adults

Elma's Place

A very comfortable house with electricity and well equipped with everything you need.

There are 3 bedrooms. 2 x rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed each. 1 room with 2 single beds. 1 bathroom with bath, toilet and basin. 1 Bathroom shower, toilet and basin. Large living area with indoor braai. Open plan kitchen that is well-equipped with microwave, gas stove and electric stove with oven and fridge freezer beneeth.  We have a lapa with outside braai and a stone pool.

Sleeps 8 Adults


Wooden deck, Inside braai area, Fully furnished open plan kitchen/sitting room, Gas stove, 213 ? solar fridge / freezer, wheelchair friendly bathroom, Separate shower, Separate toilet, 2 x outdoor cold water showers, Outdoor flush toilet with a view, Outside lapa, braai facilities and stone dam for cooling down in the hot sun, custom built to be accessible by the disabled and 4 x fully furnished bedrooms(5-sleeper room, 4-sleeper room, 4-sleeper room and 3-sleeper room)

Sleeps 16 Adults

Shepherds Kliphuisie in the Veld

This is a place for those who want to shower outside, wash your clothes outside and enjoy this primitive lifestyle. The original shepherds kliphuis has 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, as well as a sleeper couch in the lounge. There is an outside shower and toilet, an outside bake oven and “skerm” with braai facilities. Kliphuisie does not have electricity but there is a solar fridge, lighting with solar lights and a small stone dam for cooling off on hot summer days.

Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

The Cottage at Boplaas

The original cottage, is well equipped with a microwave, fridge, and gas-plate stove. The cottage has a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. There is an open plan kitchen and outside braai facilities. There is an apartment apart from the main cottage with a double bed but form part of the main cottage and can not be rented on its own.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled 7 days or less before arrival, liable for full cost.


From Beaufort-West:
Drive on the N1 to Cape Town for 13km, then turn right at the Fraserburg gravel road for 13km.
At the fork you keep left to Merweville for 50km and then turn right at the cross where our name plate is. Drive for 3km and you will find Rooiheuwel on your left.

From Leeu-Gamka (on the N1):
Turn left on the tarred road (R353) to Fraserburg. Drive for 45km and turn right on the gravel road to Beaufort-West for 13km. At the cross, where our name plate is, turn left for 3km and you will find Rooiheuwel on your left.

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  • Accommodation Type: Caravan park, Guest Farm, Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM