Ganora Guest Farm & Excursions
- Nieu Bethesda
- Nieu Bethesda
Last Updated: 6 days ago
Contact Hester & Jan-Peet Steynberg
- 049 841 1302
- 082 698 0029
- 086 505 4184
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- Longitude: 24.591797
- Latitude: -31.854614
- Bed And Breakfast
- Self Catering
- Farm Getaway
- Cycle Friendly
- Bird Watching
- Mountain Biking
- Conference / Wedding Venue
- Dutch / Flemish
24/7 But no Daytours on Sundays.
Prices from 1 October 2018 to end of September 2019:
Standard Rooms: R535 per person sharing, Bed and Breakfast
R800 Single, Bed and Breakfast
Large Rooms: R685 per person sharing, Bed and Breakfast
R1023 Single, Bed and Breakfast
Meals: Dinner (3-Course) - R190pp
Dinner (2-Course) - R170pp
Lunch - R80pp
Bushman Rock Art and Anglo-Boer War Engravings Story (3/4hr-1hr) - R90pp
Medicinal Plant Walk (1 1/2hr-2hr) - R110pp
Explanational Talk in Private Museum on Fossils & Bushman Artifacts (3/4hr-1hr) - R55pp
Fossil Walk with Bushman Edging (1hr) - R170pp
Sheep & Wool Shed (1/2hr) - R70pp
Sunset Snacks & Drinks Available: R70pp
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- Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.
About Ganora Guest Farm & Excursions
Ganora Guest Farm 7km outside the village of Nieu Bethesda, in a beautiful setting in the foothills of the Sneeuberge, offers accommodation in four quaint buildings, each part and parcel of the history of the farm. All our accommodation is fully catered although the Khoisan Cottage offers self catering facilities for those who wish. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and the Swimming pool is for our guests convenience.
Main reasons for visiting Ganora are the Excursions that are offered.
Anglo Boer War engravings
Our private Fossil collection & Bushman Artifacts in our museum
Fossil walks in veld
Medicinal plant walk with a local guide.
On your own you can do Birding, Hiking, Biking, 4x4 trials and just relaxing!
This is full of character, having originally been a stone kraal for sheep and later developed into accommodation.
It comprises of four rooms (TGSA 3 star graded and Highly Recommended by the AA), all en-suite and with tea and coffee facilties.
Three rooms whose historical role on the farm is encapsulated in their names, Blacksmith etc. Each of these rooms can accommodate two guests.
The Engine Room, Coal Room and Shed room, whose former functions are clear, are larger rooms with various little extras to make your stay that bit better. They overlook fields of lucerne in which sheep sometimes graze.
This cottage also began life as a sheep corral which was later improved into a labourers' cottage but which was uninhabited from the 1930's until the present owners completely renovated it and added another room and two bathrooms. Today, the cottage has one en-suite double bedroom, a twin bedroom, a lounge with a sleeper couch, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen.
For 21 years we have been looking after orphaned meerkats until they can be returned safely to the wild. A visit to us is not complete without looking in on these engaging little creatures.
Room / Unit Features
- Electric Blanket(s)
- En Suite Bathroom
- Fan In Room
- Heater In Room
- Internet Connection
- No Smoking In Rooms
- Tea And Coffee In Room
- WiFi Hotspot
On Site Features
- Bar (fully Licensed)
- Braai / Barbeque Area
- Breakfast : Full English
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Dinner (prior Arrangement)
- Guest Lounge
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Ice In Summer
- Parking (off Street)
- Pets Not Allowed
- Picnic Baskets (by Arrangement)
- Reception (24 Hours)
- Safe Deposit Box (at Reception)
- Smoking (non Indoors)
- Swimming Pool
- Tour Assistance
Map and Directions to Ganora Guest Farm & Excursions
Just before entering Nieu-Bethesda turn right onto the pink brick-paved bridge.Turn right at the second 4-way stop, into Hudson Street.Turn left at the third street, Naude Street with a small sign to MIddleburg and Cradock and Nieu-Bethesda station. After 5km you will find a turn off to the left, ignore this and continue another 2 km further to th Ganora Guest Farm & Excursions sign on the right-hand sign. Drive a further 1 km to find the homestead.
Approximately half way to Graaff-Reinet on the you will see the "Gods Rehab" sign on your right-hand side. About 2km after you passed it, turn right at the Nieu-Bethesda sign. 20km further on you will see our turnoff to the left (signposted Ganora Guest Farm). 1km up this road you will find our homestead.
Turn right just outside of Cradock to get on the Graaff-Reinet road. At the T-junction = Middelburg and Graaff-reinet turn towards Middelburg. After 500 meters turn left towards Nieu-Bethesda. After 20km.you will see our the turnoff to the left (signposted Ganora Guest Farm). 1km up this road you will find our homestead.