Williston Tourism - Williston, Hantam Karoo

Williston, Hantam Karoo Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo
  • Williston Tourism
    View Large
    Williston Tourism - Things to do in Williston, Hantam Karoo

Williston Tourism

Williston, Hantam Karoo - Things to do

OVERVIEW:

Williston is situated on the beds of the Zak River, a seasonal river where unique riverbed irrigation is practiced, similar to that at the Nile River in Egypt.

There is a fantastic but eerie reason to visit Williston: a Tombstone Route, showcasing an exceptional form of art - stone cutting. Nowhere will one find more beautiful and fascinating tombstones than here. Tombstone-making became a form of folk-art as they were skillfully chiseled out of local sandstone.

Accommodation near Williston, Hantam Karoo

Calvinia Hotel - Calvinia, Hotels and Resorts

+ more details

At this accommodation in Calvinia, expect a warm welcome and proper South African country hospitality. The Calvinia Hotel has twenty-five bedrooms that have en suite bathrooms with showers. Accommodation: There are eighteen air conditioned rooms and seven rooms with fans at this Calvinia accommodation. All bedrooms have an en suite bathroom and come in either Single Room or Twin/Double Room ...

Calvinia Guesthouse - Calvinia, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering

+ more details

At the foot of the Hantam Mountains of the Karoo, lies this Calvinia accommodation. Cradled in the heart of Hantam in the Karoo, Calvinia Guest house and BnB is at the cusp of a place that harbours a rich tapestry of Khoi-san roots and culture. It is a culture that is threaded into the Karoo, one that is still dear to some of the locals that share ancestry with the Khoi san people. Calvinia Guest House ...

Jo's Guesthouse - Calvinia, Guest House, Self Catering

+ more details

Calvinia holds no reservations when it comes to its tourist's attractions and to complete that, accommodation in Calvinia has also been blessed with the best Guest houses and BnB's. And when you hear a name like Jo's Guest House you know immediately that you are staying in a place that is as friendly as the name sounds, it is the guy next door and practically a home away from home. ...

Die Blou Nartjie Guest House and Restaurant - Calvinia, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House

+ more details

Die Blou Nartjie Guest House's Main building was built in the year 1820 and is situated in the historical and picturesque town of Calvinia in the Hantam Karoo region. There are eight bedrooms available at this Calvinia accommodation, which are modern, spacious and luxurious. The bedrooms are modern and have en suite bathrooms, TV with 10-channel DSTV, air conditioning and tea and coffee facilities. ...

Rolbos B&B and Self- Catering - Calvinia, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Self Catering

+ more details

At Rolbos Guesthouse you will experience true South African hospitality and service; a home away from home; a real oasis that offers personal service. Our lovely rooms provide an air of luxury and comfort that makes our establishment an ideal business and leisure destination. Accommodation in Calvinia at Rolbos Guesthouse is the perfect overnight stop along the R27 Route. We offer a Bed and Breakfast ...

The Sutherland Guesthouse - Sutherland, Guest House, Self Catering

+ more details

Sutherland Guesthouse offers you warm, friendly accommodation in Sutherland. The little town is situated in the Northern Cape in the Karoo region. It is also known for the South African Astronomical Observatory, situated 18km out of town. We have 1 En-suite double bed room. Bath and shower. 1 Double room with own bathroom. 1 Self Catering Apartment - Room with double bed and 1 single bed ...

Kambrokind B&B - Sutherland, Bed and Breakfast

+ more details

Kambrokind B&B started 10 years ago with only one en suite room. We now have expanded to four different houses with 14 rooms in total. We also offer a coffee shop Halley-Se-Kom-Eet. Piet se Eetplek is open at 6pm for supper every night. Regular stargazing takes place almost every night. Veld Plant Walking trails (3-15km) where plants are numbered and listed is available as well as a 12km ...

Williston B&B and Self Catering - Williston, Backpackers Lodges, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Self Catering

+ more details

Williston B&B and Self Catering is located at the starting point of the Zakriver Meander, within walking distance of banks, shops and restaurants. Come and experience the hospitality of the Karoo. We have double and single bedrooms, as well as self-catering units. All linen and towels are provided and shady on-site parking and barbecue facilities are also available. In addition, home-cooked ...

Die Kuierhoekie - Williston, Self Catering

+ more details

Die Kuierhoekie is the ideal place to stop after a long road trip. Come and enjoy a private garden and braai in the Lapa. WE OFFER: - Secure parking - A private entrance - Breakfast on request - Safe environment - TV in rooms If you prefer privacy, this is just the place for you. Trips can also be arranged to the town's tourist attractions or to the Karoo sheep farms. Make Die Kuierhoekie ...

Die Ark B&B and Williston Mall - Williston, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering

+ more details

In the hands of the Hantam Karoo, lies a Williston accommodation that is artistic, enchanting and African inspired. The Ark and Williston Mall echoes a museum or piece from the timeline of the deep roots of the Cape Karoo people. The BnB and self-catering friendly Ark and Williston Mall is both affordable and friendly. The 13 rooms of this Williston masterpiece accommodates up to 30 guests. The ...

Things to do near Williston, Hantam Karoo

Calvinia Tourism - Calvinia, Tourism Information

+ more details

This organisation can assist you with all tourism information and inquiries about the Hantam, Karoo Hoogland and Namakwa areas. Founded in 1851 on the stunning Oorlogskloof River and named after religious reformer John Calvin, Calvinia lies at the foot of the dolerite-topped Hantam Mountains (Hantam being a Khoi word meaning "˜where the red bulbs grow'). It is the region's key ...

Hantamkraal Restaurant - Calvinia, Where to eat

+ more details

Hantamkraal Restaurant is already very popular with guests. This unique 60-seater open-fire restaurant prides itself on its traditional cooking finesse, which includes the best tripe and bobotie in Namakwaland, lamb pie baked in tin cups and delicious baked puddings. Hantamkraal also offers a catering and full event-management service for functions up to 2 000 people. ...

Karoo Hoogland Tourism - Sutherland, Tourism Information

+ more details

120km north of Matjiesfontein (turn-off from the N1) on the R354 and approximately 135km south of Calvinia. Established in 1858 and named after a prominent Worcester cleric, Reverend Henry Sutherland, the town on the Roggeveld Plateau 1 450m above sea level is known for its brilliant night skies and cold, biting winters, known to be the coldest place in SA. The "˜sterboom' (star tree), ...

Williston Tourism - Williston, Tourism Information

+ more details

Williston is situated on the beds of the Zak River, a seasonal river where unique riverbed irrigation is practiced, similar to that at the Nile River in Egypt. There is a fantastic but eerie reason to visit Williston: a Tombstone Route, showcasing an exceptional form of art - stone cutting. Nowhere will one find more beautiful and fascinating tombstones than here. Tombstone-making became a ...

Carnavon Tourism - Carnarvon, Tourism Information

+ more details

Carnarvon and surrounds charm visitors with magnetic hospitality, good traditional food, a history steeped in land conflict and mission work (mostly Rhenish missionary history). The former, combined with unique architecture, hundreds of windmills and vistas of flat topped hills, gave Carnarvon and district a unique charm that lures visitors to experience all of this in the peace and quiet ...

Onse Koffiehuis Restaurant - Carnarvon, Where to eat

+ more details

Onse Koffiehuis is a coffee shop and a restaurant that prepares traditional Karoo meals. They can host corporate functions and cater for up to 250 people. Onse Koffiehuis Restaurant is also the Tourism Information center of Carnavon, where you can make your accommodation bookings with ease. ...

Nieuwoudtville Tourism - Nieuwoudtville, Tourism Information

+ more details

Nieuwoudtville is known for its unique vegetation, with the biggest variety of indigenous bulbous plants in the world, and the 100m high Nieuwoudtville Falls on the Doring River. A small town, its warm, sandstone buildings shelter in a well-treed hollow in a flat landscape covered by wheat, heather and proteas. Eight kilometres west of town, Vanrhyns Pass offers majestic views over the Knersvlakte ...

Loeriesfontein Tourism - Loeriesfontein, Tourism Information

+ more details

Loeriesfontein is a small town in the Northern Cape of South Africa. It falls within what is known as the Hantam region. Some believe that the town was named after the song of the Knysna loerie (a bird) that used to frequent the neighbourhood but there is disagreement as to whether any Knysna loeries ever nested in the area. Another explanation is that the town was named after a travelling ...

Directions

Map of Williston Tourism in Williston, Hantam Karoo

+ OPEN FULL MAP

Williston Tourism

GPS Co-Ordinates: 20° 55' 0" E / 31° 21' 0" S

By Car / Driving

Directions to Williston Tourism in Williston, Hantam Karoo

Departing: Upington Airport
Address: N10, Upington 8801, South Africa
Distance: 0.3 km / Duration: 5 hours 27 mins
1.Head southwest0.8 km
2.Turn left toward N100.9 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.Continue onto R27217 km
6.Turn left onto Hoof St/R3571.3 km
7.Turn right onto Korster St/R357
Continue to follow R357
3.6 km
8.Turn right onto R35343.6 km
9.Turn left to stay on R35367.7 km
10.Turn right to stay on R3538.6 km
11.Turn left onto Boom St/R3530.5 km
12.Turn right onto R630.6 km
13.Take the 1st left onto R353
Destination will be on the right
0.3 km

Nearest Airport

Upington Airport - Upington

+ OPEN WEBSITE

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.

Car Rentals

Discover Car Rental offer the latest technology to find affordable car hire. Prices by 800 agents, from 174 countries in 30,000 locations worldwide!

Find a car that suites your budget and needs in only 3 steps, by using our user friendly booking process.Various Mileage options available including unlimited mileage, get your obligation free quote now.

For your sales enquiries email: sales@discovercarrental.com or visit www.discovercarrental.com

Nearby Towns

Things to do near Williston, Hantam Karoo

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Williston, Hantam Karoo » Current Current
Calvinia, Hantam Karoo » 1 hour 41 mins 116 km
Carnarvon, Hantam Karoo » 1 hour 50 mins 129 km
Sutherland, Hantam Karoo » 2 hours 44 mins 137 km
Nieuwoudtville, Hantam Karoo » 2 hours 41 mins 187 km
Loeriesfontein, Hantam Karoo » 2 hours 47 mins 196 km

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP:

LATEST NEWS:

latest news
Meet the Discover Travel Spectrum Team at the Cape Getaway travel show, weekend of 14-16 March.
visit