Useful Information


VANWYKSDORP –   REMEMBER                 NO DIESEL – NO PETROL  –  FILL UP AT THE CLOSEST TOWN

PLACES TO STAY

  1.  Bush Camp  Stone Houses  (x 2) and Venue next to the Groot River –  sleeps 6 – 8  – (minimum booking  – 1 cottage ) –  no electricity (gas geysers, solar lamps, candles and gas lamps).  Indoor and outdoor barbecue areas.    Ideal for the nature lover.    Contact Heidi at  082 978 4863 or Almon at 082 559 6867  (12 people booking –  special price  –  )
  2. 4 x 4 and tent camping site on the Groot River (bathroom, kitchen and barbecue facilities available). Contact Carol Hewitt –              082 258 7940
  3. Going back in time.  Visit the old watermill on the farm. 3km out of town in mountains.  New renovated clay/straw cottages – Contact Pam at  084 704 5500
  4. Skilpad Manor House in town.  Sleeps 8.  Ideal for kids with swimming pool.  Outside barbecue area.  Contact Ryk Rossouw at 082 450 3719.
  5. Paddagaste cottages  in town  –  Contact Nicole Crisp at 082 479 6310
  6. Klapperbos Self Catering in town  –  Contact  Jack Lewis at  082 467 1621
  7. Rooiberg Lodge Self Catering cottages –  7km out of town.  Contactr Ronel at 028-5512622 or www.rooiberglodge.co.za

PLACES TO EAT

  • SPEKBOOM Coffee/restaurant/sports bar  in town (licensed).  Open Tuesdays  –  Sundays and holidays.   Contact Cassie Labuschagne  at 084 681 2202  for special events –
  • MELKSTAL  coffee/restaurant – 1km out of town towards Riversdal near the Groot River Bridge.    OPEN –   Friday nights – pizza’s and Saturday night Steak, Ribs and Chicken Kebabs.   Contact  Jo-mari at 074 913 9239 for weekends before 2h00  or special event bookings.  She also offer take away food during the week.  Contact her for information.
  • Rooiberg Lodge  Restaurant or Lapa for functions. (with a swimming pool)  Contact  Ronel or Henry at 028 551 2622.  They will be open for Christmas lunch but you need to book before the time.

BUSINESSES IN TOWN

  • Liquor stores in town at the Stop Café and Twaksak.  No Petrol or Diesel available.  Bank facilities available from Stop Café and Twaksak  (if money is available).  Contact Joy van Tonder at 072 498 8351
  • VANWYKSDORP MALL – for clothing, shoes, hardware, gifts and many more.  Contact Heidi at 082 978 4863
  • Heidi de Kock Properties – office in Mall – or contact Heidi at 082 978 4863
  • (if any problems with above numbers – please feel free to contact me, Heidi  at  082 978 4863 )

Emergency calls: 

  • Ladismith Hospital at 028-551 1010.
  • Ambulance 10177
  • Riversdale Hospital at 028-713-2445

For  any other information contact Heidi at 082 978 4863 or my husband –  Almon at 082 559 6867