Die Houthoop - Kleinsee, Namaqualand

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Die Houthoop

Kleinsee, Namaqualand - Accommodation

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ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:

Die Houthoop is a farm-style accommodation in Kleinzee, which offers a choice of accommodation, such as a campsite with ten sites and includes showers and electrical points. Twenty-five rustic huts that sleep two people and nine self-catering units that are en suite.

The rustic ambiance adds to the character of this Kleinzee accommodation. There is a lounge in the guesthouse that has a bar and DSTV where you can watch some good old sports or catch up on the news, it is available to all visitors to come and relax.

There is a restaurant where meals are served but for a more informal dinner, "˜The Visbeen' outdoor venue is recommended as it has great seafood. The Visbeen / Fishbone is a place where people can gather to enjoy good food and company especially during one of their team building exercises. The generous meals that are served are prepared to perfection. Braais (barbeques) and "potjies" served with salads are the standard. Seafood and game meals can be prepared upon request at an extra cost.

Activities you can enjoy include a 4x4 extravaganza on the surrounding sand dunes, which you will find is an exciting challenge. A crayfish braai is one of their specialties as the crayfish in the area are delicious and large, a mouth-watering feast at its best at this accommodation Kleinzee offers.

If you find yourself there during August, September or October you will be in there during the annual flower season and will see these flora in all their glory- a stunning sight indeed. The nearby beaches are wonderful and the swimming is safe. The old shipwrecks on the shoreline are an interesting sight and are a great subject for photographers.

So stay in Kleinzee at Die Houthoop as there is always something to do in and around the establishment, as well as it is the perfect place just to relax and take it easy far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Facilities & Amenities includes:

Facilities available at Die Houthoop, Kleinsee, Namaqualand

Establishment Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Children Welcome
  • Gay Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Pools
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
Room Amenities

Accreditations & Gradings:

Accreditations for Die Houthoop, Kleinsee, Namaqualand

  • Tourism Grading Council

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Directions to Die Houthoop

Map of Die Houthoop in Kleinsee, Namaqualand

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Directions to Die Houthoop

GPS Co-Ordinates: 17° 5' 33.3" E / 29° 26' 59.4" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to Die Houthoop in Kleinsee, Namaqualand

Departing: Upington Airport
Address: N10, Upington 8801, South Africa
Distance: 490 km / Duration: 6 hours 44 mins
1. Head southwest 0.8 km
2. Turn left toward N10 0.9 km
3. Continue straight onto N10
Go through 1 roundabout
5.0 km
4. Continue onto Le Roux St/N14
Continue to follow N14
39.4 km
5. Turn right onto Main Rd/N14
Continue to follow N14
333 km
6. Continue onto Voortrekker St 1.4 km
7. Slight right onto Van Der Stel St 0.4 km
8. Turn right onto R355 66.9 km
9. Slight right 27.5 km
10. Turn left 10.8 km
11. Slight left 3.5 km

Nearest Airport

Upington Airport - Upington

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Upington Airport is a small airport and was opened in 1968 as Pierre van Ryneveld Airport, it has a capacity to have 40 000 travellers but only has around 24 315 passengers departing and around 3 425 passengers arriving.

Upington Airport also has the longest runway in Africa, the runway was built to accommodate a Boeing 747 so that it didn't have to stop along the way to Europe.

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Nearby Towns

Alternative accommodation near Kleinsee, Namaqualand

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Kleinsee, Namaqualand » Current Current
Port Nolloth, Namaqualand » 1 hour 11 mins 61.6 km
Mcdougalls bay, Namaqualand » 1 hour 12 mins 61.2 km
Hondeklip Bay, Namaqualand » 1 hour 44 mins 83.1 km
Springbok, Namaqualand » 1 hour 41 mins 105 km
Steinkopf, Namaqualand » 2 hours 4 mins 106 km
Nababeep, Namaqualand » 1 hour 48 mins 108 km
Okiep, Namaqualand » 1 hour 51 mins 115 km
Eksteenfontein, Namaqualand » 2 hours 35 mins 133 km
Kuboes, Namaqualand » 3 hours 33 mins 164 km
Kamieskroon, Namaqualand » 2 hours 35 mins 173 km
Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand » 2 hours 53 mins 189 km
Leliefontein, Namaqualand » 3 hours 8 mins 201 km
Garies, Namaqualand » 3 hours 11 mins 221 km

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