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Detailed Self-drive Adventure Travel Route Books from Southern Africa -  by Craig Marshall
South Africa | Namibia | Botswana | Victoria Falls

Cederberg & Karoo:  ROUTE 1


6 Days | Cape Town to Cederberg - Return | 80% Tarred Roads | 13 Mountain Passes | 1280km
- 80% asphalt road for all drivers and riders who prefer to travel on tarred road surfaces with minimal gravel roads
Suitable for 4x4, 2x4, Adventure Motorcycles, SUV & Cars (With good tyres for gravel roads, no low profile tyres)

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ROUTE 1 - Accommodation Partners
Night 1. Paternoster Manor, Paternoster
7 Sonkwas Road – Paternoster
Tel : +27 (0)22 752 2007 , Ross: +27 (0)82 323 6335
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Offering 4-Star Bed & Breakfast accommodation at award-winning Paternoster Manor – a Boutique Guest House – we build Service Excellence into our very personal brand of hospitality.

Against a backdrop of panoramic seascapes, our Bed & Breakfast experience caters to the desires of travellers and holiday-makers who are enthralled with the charm and beauty of our seaside location.  We aim to enhance every visitor’s delight at the surroundings by providing a welcoming haven for rest and relaxation and a base to explore the captivating Cape West Coast.

Whales, dolphins and seabirds share this seaside beauty spot with kayaks, sailing boats and kite-surfers.  Sunlight, weather and water make up an ever-changing palette to produce sublime landscapes, and sunsets over the Cape Columbine rocks are best savoured with a bottle of choice Cape wine.

Night 2. Nieuwoudtville Guesthouses
30 Van Riebeeck St, Barrydale, 6750
Tel: +27 (0)7 218 1535

Located in the heart of Nieuwoudtville,
Hendrikshof offers spacious accommodation for 6 people. There is 1 double bedroom and 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds in each. The house has a comfortable living room as well as a large kitchen which is the perfect place for friends and family to get together. Braai facilities are provided. LED lighting is available throughout the house in case of power outages. Safe parking is also available.

Night 3. Tankwa Tented Camp & Chalets
R355, Calvinia, 8193
Tel : +27 (0)23 004 0123, Manager on WhatsApp: +27 (0)71 078 4400
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Tankwa Tented Camp offer you the use of the 13 permanent ripstop canvas tents, covered with shadecloth. The original farmhouse (hartebeeshuisie) is used as a communal kitchen and lounge area for the self catering tents.
The tents share communal toilets and showers. Warm water is done by a donkey system with wood. Most of the tents are equipped with 2 single beds each.
Tankwa Tenetd Camp also has 5 en-suite chalets available. Each chalet sleeps 2.

We have permanent staff that can help you with accommodation and food. Meal packs are available. We can assist with fuel.
For groups we can offer a campsite with ample camping space and communal ablutions. Limited electricity is supplied (good for cell phone chargers)

Night 4. Mount Ceder, Cederberg
Grootrivier Farm, Breede River DC, 6836
Tel: +27 (0)23 317 0848
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Mount Ceder self-catering houses and campsites offers diverse Cederberg accommodation options to meet your unique needs. Each house is located to ensure your privacy. All houses are fully fitted with crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils and linen, ready for your comfort and enjoyment. Each house has a fireplace inside and a braai or barbecue area outside. Braai and barbecue utensils are also provided. 
Night 5. Beverlac - Cabins and Camp sites
Dasklip Pass, Porterville, 6810
Tel: +27 (0)22 931 2945
The Village Lodge, a unique and delightful Garden Route Guest House with three star grading, offering bed and breakfast and situated in the centre of Storms River Village on the edge of the Tsitsikamma Forest.
Friendly hosts, lovely home-cooked breakfasts and always a big welcome from Diesel, the friendly dog! For guest use, a fully equipped covered lapa with braai facilities and an outdoor kitchen. For instant relaxation, there are 3 hammocks for you to try out. Those who wish to dine out - we are very close to several good restaurants within Storms River Village. We have a games room for those rainy days and not so rainy days with board games and an arcade machine as well.
Night 6. Dolphin Inn Guesthouse, Mouille Point, Cape Town
75 Beach Road, Mouille Point, Cape Town
Tel: +27 (0)21 434 3175
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Ideally situated on the seafront in Mouille Point, opposite the famous Robben Island, we have been hosting local and international guests since 1998 and are consistently highly rated on several booking agencies such as TripAdvisor, and Agoda. 

Our location suits both holiday travelers and busines guests as we are a short walk from the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Town Stadium, with quick access to the City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre,  N1 and N2 highways. There are a host of top restaurants, coffee shops and salons on our doorstep.

Clifton and Camps Bay beaches are 10 minutes away and we are on the "MyCity" bus route between Camps Bay and the Waterfront. 

Also within walking distance - Virgin Active gym, tennis and squash courts, the Metropolitan golf course, Sea Kayak tours and the oldest working Lighthouse in the country. The outdoor Sea Point Swimming Pool is 3kms away. The Metropolitan Golf course has been completed and upgraded to a 18 hole course and is a stone's throw away.

BCSA Route Book Full Series:
1. Garden Route & Route 62 
2. Cederberg & Karoo
3. West Coast, Richtersveld & Namaqualand 
4. KZN, Drakensberg, Eastern Cape Highlands & Southern Lesotho
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Call - Craig Marshall Mobile Tel: +27 741 90 99 77


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