Nicolaas Kruger
Chairman
Tel: 082 800 7216
naskruger1@gmail.com

Herci Venter
General Manager: Badsfontein
Cell: 083 292 8856
herci@gariepecoreserve.co.za

Kathryn Kruger
General administration, finances and accounts
Cell: 072 350 1123
kathryn@gariepecoreserve.co.za

Erik Fourie
Gannabos Guest House
Cell: 076 693 3477
gannabos@gariepecoreserve.co.za

Tobie van Heerden
Manager: Tzamenkomst
Tel: 064 850 1076
tobie@gariepecoreserve.co.za

Louis Cloete
Cell: 084 440 6777
louis@gariepecoreserve.co.za

Postal Address

PO Box 143, Venterstad, Eastern Cape
South Africa 9798

Directions

Directions to Gannabos Guest House – from Gauteng

General: Gannabos Guest House is situated at Gariep Eco Reserve, Venterstad district, in the Eastern Cape Karoo – About 50km from the Gariep Dam, on the way to Port Elizabeth

GPS Coordinates

Entrance to Gariep Eco Reserve -30.892049, 25.763059
Gannabos Guest House -30.885117, 25.777428

Route description

  • Follow the N1 from Johannesburg via Bloemfontein
  • Take exit to Gariep Dam, approx. 35 km to Colesberg
  • Drive over the Gariep Dam’s embankment, and follow the road to Venterstad
  • Approx. 3 km to Venterstad – turn right to Steynsburg
  • Farm is located approx. 12km from the turnoff on the way to Steynsburg
  • Turn left at the farm (large stone column on the left with farm logo – Gariep Eco Reserve – on the column, and signpost Badsfontein)
  • Follow the dirt road for a few hundred yards to a smaller stone column on the right – again with the farm logo
  • Turn right onto another dirt road
  • Follow this dirt road to the farm ‘s main gate. Call Erik on 076 693 3477. He will open the gate remotely
  • Drive in through the gate, go straight to a two-track road , and Gannabos Guest House lies ahead of you. Please contact Erik on 076 693 3477 to let him know what time you will be there
  • There is cell phone reception and internet access in the guest house

Directions to Gannabos Guest House – from Port Elizabeth

Route description

  • Follow the N10 from Port Elizabeth to Cradock
  • Pass Paterson and Cookhouse way to Cradock
  • At Cradock take the R390 to Hofmeyr
  • Drive past Hofmeyr and take the road to Steynsburg (still the R390)
  • The R390 ends in a T-junction
  • Turn right onto the R56 Steynsburg. Drive through Steynsburg and turn left to Venterstad on the R56
  • Approximately 52km from Steynsburg on the way to Venterstad – pay attention to a small signboard with the name “Badsfontein” on the right side of the road. This board shows the way to the farm entrance. There is also a large stone column with the farm’s logo (Gariep Eco Reserve) on it. Follow the dirt road for a few hundred yards to a smaller stone column on the right – again with the farm logo
  • Turn right onto another dirt road other
  • Follow this dirt road to the farm ‘s main gate. Call Erik on 076 693 3477. He will open the gate remotely
  • Drive in through the gate, go straight to a two-track road , and Gannabos Guest House lies ahead of you. Please contact Erik on 076 693 3477 to let him know what time you will be there
  • There is cell phone reception and internet access in the guest house