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About Karoo Hippo Conservancy

Enjoy a relaxing and peaceful stay situated halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg. The Karoo Hippo Conservancy is just 8 km off the N1 between Colesberg and Hanover, and is a perfect place to refresh after a long drive.

Come and see the only hippos in the Karoo. You can even enjoy sundowners at the hippo pool followed by a blowout three-course evening braai. Catch your breath in the wide, open spaces of the Karoo. If you are after a bit of action, there is mountain biking, donkey cart rides, birding, night drives and flying at the local airstrip. Two guesthouses are available with wedding and conference facilities.

Safari: hippo drives every afternoon ( the only hippo population in the Northern Cape , night drives and birding drives , walks to see bushman etchings.

Wedding Venues: we do weddings , country / farm stile , weekend packages , very popular venue , book well in advance.

Conference Venues: 50 - 100 , delegates.

Family friendly: we love family's and are family friendly.

Romantic: Have a sundown and star deck for romantic dinners.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 25
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 15 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Conference Venues
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Specials

€12 worth of Freebies Karoo Sunset Hippo and Buffalo Drive


Stay between 15 May 2018 and 30 Sep 2018 and get a Game drive to the value of {{R200.00}} free.

  • Valid for 2 guests or more
  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 15 May 2018 and 30 Sep 2018)
SAVE €12

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Reviews for Karoo Hippo Conservancy

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Louisa Van Beek
06 May 2017

Best overnight stay ever...From the friendly reception, game drive and 5star food...all and all one of the best experiences of my life.

Shanika De Zilva, South Africa
02 January 2017

Lovely place to relax...enjoyed our stay.

jos de gendt, South Africa
04 October 2016

Comfortable accommodation in tranquil area. Superb hospitality. The highlights were the game viewing and night drive. Highly recommended.

Jill Blignaut, South Africa
12 September 2016

Beautiful Karoo farm that's very tranquil, comfortable and hosts offer great hospitality.

Sandra Rose, South Africa
11 January 2016

We really enjoyed our stay.  The Lodge log cabin was well equipped and lovely.  The owners were friendly and we will recommend this destination.  Thank you for the hospitality.

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Karoo Hippo Conservancy Map

Karoo Hippo Conservancy is 27km from the centre of Hanover , the nearest airport 238.8km (Kimberley Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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