Loch Maree Guest Farm
Askham, Lower Orange - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Enjoy the open space where nature and modern lodging form unity - be at home, but still enjoy privacy.
Fully equipped Field Camp with electricity - selfcatering (2 chalets - sleeps 7 each) + Lapa (sleeps 4) with communal kitchen, indoor- and open braai, showers & toilets.
For those who wants something more comfortable, we offer a family suite and if you wish, you can join the family for excellent homecooked meals or braai\'s.
Explore the 1000 ha game reserve for gemsbok, springbok, blue wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, white blesbok, giraffe and zebras and be surprised by a huge salt pan amongst the Kalahari dunes.
Game drives can be given on request where you will learn about the veld, it\'s game, reptiles, insects and exquisite bird life.
Camping facilities at Field Camp as well as Bush Camp
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Loch Maree Guest Farm, Askham, Lower Orange
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Loch Maree Guest Farm, Askham, Lower Orange
- Tourism Grading Council
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 20° 46' 51.4" E / 26° 58' 49.9" S
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Driving to Loch Maree Guest Farm in Askham, Lower Orange
|Departing: Upington Airport|
|Address: N10, Upington 8801, South Africa|
|Distance: 180 km / Duration: 2 hours 34 mins|
|1.||Head southwest||0.8 km|
|2.||Turn left toward N10||0.9 km|
|3.||Take the 1st right onto N10||4.2 km|
|4.||Turn right onto R360||173 km|
|5.||Turn right onto R31||0.9 km|
|6.||Turn right||0.2 km|
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