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Karoo Heartland

The Owl Route 3-day MTB Experience – 19 – 21 April 2024

The Owl Route 3-day MTB Experience – 19 – 21 April 2024

The Owl Route is a luxurious glamping escape into the heart of the Karoo. It consists of a 3-day mountain bike experience limited to 80 riders. At The Owl Route, riders will be treated to an all-inclusive riding and culinary experience in the quaint village of Nieu Bethesda. The rolling mountains of the Sneeuberge will remain the backdrop of the 3-day experience. You will be led back to the welcoming arms of Nieu Bethesda and its hand-built, fully functioning water furrows and historic sites.

More information: https://ridetheowlroute.co.za/

Event Date: 19 – 21 April 2024

CONTACT DETAILS
E-mail: info@urbangoat.co.za

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Middelburg – Ride the Karoo stage race: 20 – 22 Sept 2024 & 27 – 29 Sept 2024

Middelburg – Ride the Karoo stage race: 20 – 22 Sept 2024 & 27 – 29 Sept 2024

Ride The Karoo stage race takes place in the heart of the Karoo at Dwarsvlei farm. Each stage passes by historical 100-year-old stables and 200-year-old stone walls leading onto double lane “sheep tracks” while riding past familiar windpump scenes along the way. Experience authentic Karoo hospitality with braais, fresh farm bread, condensed milk coffee, koeksisters & craft beer amidst picturesque sunsets. Ride the Karoo is not about crossing the finish line as quickly as possible but rather about a riding experience like no other.

More information: https://stagerace.ridethekaroo.co.za/

Event Date: 20 – 22 Sept 2024 & 27 – 29 Sept 2024

CONTACT DETAILS
E-mail: info@urbangoat.co.za

Middelburg – Run the Karoo: 9 – 10 March 2024

Middelburg – Run the Karoo: 9 – 10 March 2024

Run The Karoo entails a weekend of trail running in the heart of the Karoo from 11-12 March 2023! Experience authentic Karoo hospitality with braais, fresh farm bread, condensed milk coffee, koeksisters & craft beer amidst picturesque sunsets. Run the Karoo is not about crossing the finish line as quickly as possible but rather about a running experience like no other.
*Walkers welcome!

More information: https://runthekaroo.co.za/

Event Date: 9 – 10 March 20234

CONTACT DETAILS
E-mail: info@urbangoat.co.za

 

Middelburg – Ride the Karoo 50 & 100 miler: 1 – 2 March 2024

Middelburg – Ride the Karoo 50 & 100 miler: 1 – 2 March 2024

Ride The Karoo on a 100 Miler or 50 Miler journey through the beautiful Sneeuberg region experiencing wildlife, water point stops like no other to typical windpomp scenes along the way. The 100 Miler participants will be welcomed to a water point stop in the quaint village of Nieu Bethesda. Ride the Karoo presents a weekend experience where you will spend two nights at Dwarsvlei under the Karoo stars and be treated to a Karoo braai, fresh farm bread, condensed milk coffee, koeksisters & craft beer. The Karoo and its people truly show in the food!

More information: https://100miler.ridethekaroo.co.za/

Event Date: 1 – 2 March 2024

CONTACT DETAILS
E-mail: info@urbangoat.co.za

Graaff Reinet – True Karoo Spring Market: 2 September 2023

Graaff Reinet – True Karoo Spring Market: 2 September 2023

The 3rd annual True Karoo Spring Market takes place at the Botanics Sport Grounds in Graaff-Reinet on 2 September 2023

The market is the ideal platform for local producers & entrepreneurs to show off their beautiful Karoo-made goods to locals, visitors and potential stockists – especially leading up to the festive season.

A family day for young and old with music, cold beverages and culinary karoo delights.

👉Bespoke Local Karoo Products.
👉Bootsale with Antiques, Pre-loved & Collectibles
👉Kids Entertainment

More information: https://www.facebook.com/TrueKaroo

Event Date: 2 September 2023

CONTACT DETAILS
Karen McEwan – 082 397 8698
Email – Karen@fairfieldec.co.za

 

Middelburg – Winter Wool Festival: 14 to 16 June 2024

Middelburg – Winter Wool Festival: 14 to 16 June 2024

The Winter Wool Festival hosted by Middelburg Tourism will take from the 14th – 16th June 2023 in and around Middelburg Karoo.

The Karoo Winter Wool Festival is all about celebrating natural fibres and all things authentically Karoo! Come Dance the night away in a Karoo wool shed, run or ride through the beautiful Karoo Koppies, learn about wool, develop your crafting skills with wool workshops, marvel at unique South African made woolen products, indulge in delicious Karoo food and drink, make friends and perhaps some new business connections.

More information: https://www.karoowinterwoolfestival.com

Start Date:14 June 2024
End Date: 16 June 2024

CONTACT DETAILS E-mail: info@karoowinterwoolfestival.com