Exclusive & secluded horse riding that cannot be matched in the Central Karoo

BERGPLAATS GAME LODGE in Beaufort West / Western Cape-Cape city
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BERGPLAATS offers horses for riders of all experiences, please be honest in your self assessment of your skills.our guides will quickly access your Ab

Africa/Indian Ocean > South Africa > Western Cape-Cape city > Beaufort West

gps co-ordinates:

32.19 '07 .75 S
22.00 '03 .72 E
Map Western Cape-Cape city

Additional information about the area

Excursions: Beaufort West, Karoo National Park, Oudtshoorn, Sutherland, Garden Route, Laingsburg, Matjiesfontein, Prince Albert, Norther Cape Tours, Three Sisters, Frazerburg
Traveling by car:
A map will be provided to customers with GPS co-ordinates. Its is easily accessible via the N1 National Road between Cape Town / Bloemfontein & Joburg.
A car is necessary
Traveling by plane:
A shuttle service is available from any of the international airports with the closest being followed by CPT George Airport airport.
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
We can collect you by rail in Beaufort West or Leeugamka
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Fishing, Mountain biking, Hiking, Mountain climbing, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Lake/river for swimming

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Golf course, Tennis court, Canoeing / Kayaking, Biking

Other types of leisure activities:

Bush Suppers, Unlimited walking / hiking trails, guided game walks, hunting, Best Horse Riding trailing in the Central Karoo.
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, B & B for Horses, Breeding Company, Training Company, Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Working Ranch, Sheep Ranch, Farm, Riding Stable, Pony Stable, Children's Holiday Company, Hotel for Horsemen, Campground / Campsite
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 8 & up

General description:

BERGPLAATS offers horses for riders of all experiences, please be honest in your self assessment of your skills.our guides will quickly access your Ab

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding Hall-Indoor Arena
  • Riding facility
  • Horse Walker
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Round pen
  • Pool for horses
  • Gastronomy available
  • Riding area / bridle-path
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (no limitation)
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (age 10 & up)
  • Horseshoe pitching
  • Bike rental
  • Hunting
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues
  • Language classes

Additional Animals on the property

16 species of game including the following:

Zebra, Red Hartbees, blue wildebeest, eland, Gemsbuck (Oryx), mountain reedbuck, Springbuck, Impahla etc

Other offers and explanations

We would like to look at some taylor made 3-5 day horse trails and make this a new mecca for horse riding enthusiast.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 6 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up, Ponies
(Trained for / Saddle):
English / Classic, Western, For guided Trail Rides
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Ride on your own
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 9-14 days
  • Trailrides on request
  • Horse Trekking with different Stations
  • Horse Trekking with solid Station
  • Cattle Drive
  • Cross-Country
  • Riding to Hunt
  • Handicapped Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 6 & up
Riding experience:
Average experience required
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 120 kg - 260 lbs
Riding holidays for children
Min. age for unaccompanied children:
age 10 & up
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

Comments on the kind of catering:
Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
5 menu options which will be discussed with you prior to your arrival.
Accommodations for guest horses
Number of Guest Horses:
in all 10 Guest Horses are welcome
Distance to the Accommodation:
The Riding stables are on the property directly.
Kind of accommodation:
Open stable, Paddock box, Paddock - Pasture
Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
Permits & Vacinations all in place and presented on arrival.
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Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
with the own Horse, Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 6 & up
Riding Classes / Lessons
Many-sidedness Riding, Dressage, Jumping, Recreational riding, Cross-Country, Pace Riding, Ground Training Courses, Training for Young Horses
Special Classes
All training must be requested at least 14 day prior to arrival.Anything not mentioned will be arranged by professionals.I my self have been invloved with horses since 1980 and guarantee your safety.
Guest lodgings


3 Holiday flats / apartments :
Gemsbok Lodge is a modern, fully furnished and equipped 4-bedroom farmhouse that accommodates people 10th
Vrolijkheid Private Suite offers exclusive accommodation for private clients and has 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, private kitchen and lounge, and accommodates 6 people.
God's Window is a rustic mountain lodge with a magnificent view, set in tranquil surroundings and can accommodate 7 people.
7 Single / double room(s) :
All rooms have either 2 single (extra length) or 2 king size beds. All rooms including some entertainmnet areas have air conditioning & heating. Rooms are provided with fresh linen daily and therefore have their own tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms have their owns safes and some of the rooms are en-suite private bathrooms or their arr. Our facilties therefore cater for handicapped client
3 Multi-bedded room(s):
no details
2 Cabins (with bathroom) :
no details
4 Tents, Tepees, Hay Stores etc. :
4 tents available for a self catering camp week end in the Bushveld.
2 Campground / Campsites :
no details
5 Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers :
no details
Amenities - special features:
Toilet and wash room, Showers, Electricity supply
Kind of Catering:
  • Self-Catering
  • Breakfast on request possible by arrangement
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
5 menu options which will be discussed with you prior to your arrival.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Handicap accessible, No smoking, Pool available, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service, Safe
More information of the accommodation:
»4 x 4 Daily Fee (Self Drive) R150 per vehicle per day / week end
»Guided game drives on Game Viewer (2 hours) R100 per person - min of 2 people
»Guided Horseback Game viewing (2 hours) R150
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Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the Holiday Flats / Apartments:
from: 250,00 Euro / Day
to: 1.900,00 Euro / Day
Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 250,00 Euro / Day
to: 1.700,00 Euro / Day
Rates of Tens, Tepees,
Hay Stores etc.:
from: 100,00 Euro / Day
to: 200,00 Euro / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
100,00 SFR per hour / Horse
Notes to the rental costs:
Depends on clients requirements

Rates Guest Horses

Boarding fee:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
Feeding fee:
50,00 SFR per day/horse
Notes about the cost:
Prices are negotiable and we will customize a budget that suites you where possible.

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Packages to be discussed. For a hacker using their own horses, there will be no additional costs excpet for their food. If you are ridin our own horses packa start at R100 per hour.
First name:
Last name:
South Africa
+ 27 21 907 1300
Phone 2:
+ 27 84 805 4958
+ 27 21 905 5655

You can contact us with the following languages:

You are welcome to send in request in German, Italian, Dutch or French & where possible I will reply in your home langhuage. I will ensure you have guides that can speak your language on your trail.

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Zip/Postal Code: 6970
Street: Unbenannt
Country: South Africa -- Western Cape-Cape city -- Beaufort West
Phone: + 27 21 907 1300
Phone 2: + 27 84 805 4958