The sun will warm your soul

Situated in the wide expanse of the Gariep Karoo, Gariep Eco Reserve comprises the best of the South African heartland. Bright stars at night, contrasted with the sun’s glowing warmth during the bright of day promises a world where your love of the African soil is only surpassed by its unending splendour.

Being at Gariep Eco Reserve is being at peace.

Visit our farm, our home, to savour life and all the richness of Africa’s spectacular wildlife.


Gariep Eco Reserve is a working farm that offers discerned guests the opportunity to spend time in a vast expanse of unspoilt land. Our guest farm is situated at Badsfontein, near Venterstad and the Gariep Dam in the Eastern Cape.

We make sure there is minimal interference with nature through our implementation of a holistic management style.