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OUDTSHOORN GUEST LODGE: Situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo, Appelsfontein Guest Lodge is an eco-friendly safari tented camp. Surrounded by the Gamkaberg mountain range with characteristic red stone hills and mountainous sandveld fynbos.

Appelsfontein Game Lodge is located 31km from Oudtshoorn, well-known for ostrich farming, crocodile ranch and the famous Cango Caves. Also the famous Swartberg Mountain pass that snows over in winter. Calitzdorp, famous for its wine, port & vineyards, is only a 45km drive away.

Appelsfontein is located 95km from George Airport.

Area of Appelsfontein Game Lodge Oudtshoorn


• Situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo
• Nestled in the mountain range of the Gamkaberg
• 31km to Oudtshoorn, 45km to Calitzdorp, 95km to George

Luxury Tents at Appelsfontein Game Lodge Oudtshoorn


• Tented safari camp
• 2 tents, sleep 4
• open area braai lapa/kitchen, lapa can be enclosed to ensure comfort & warmth
• Including bathroom facilities

Veld Appelsfontein Game Lodge


• Diverse range of indigenous ecosystems
• Karoo flats & Gamka mountain range
• 3500 hectares game reserve
• Bordering Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

Mountain Biking

Become one with nature on these never ending trails with breathtaking views of plateaus and mountains, routes for the beginner, novice and expert.

Mountain Biking at Appelsfontein Game Lodge Oudtshoorn

Hiking & Day hiking

Along all routes immerse yourself in nature.

Game Viewing

Game drives available. Along the way plentiful game species can be sighted, eland, black backed jackel, baboon, klipspringer, springbuck to name a few.

Wine Tasting
4x4 Trails at Appelsfontein Game Lodge Oudtshoorn

4×4 Trails

Our 4×4 trails offers a great experience for both the enthusiast and the experienced 4×4 drivers with slopes ranging from easy to very steep. You will also enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and plateaus.


We currently have 5 species to hunt. These include the Eland, Red hartebees, Springbok, Steenbok and Grysbok.
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What does Karoo mean?

The Karoo is best defined by its vegetation, which consists of assorted succulents and low scrub bushes spaced from one foot to several feet apart. The area is devoid of surface water, and its name is derived from the Khoisan word meaning “land of thirst”.

Source: Encyclopaedia Britannica

Appelsfontein Game Lodge

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