Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 00:00

Join me on a tour of historic Matjiesfontein and the surrounding area and stay at the beautiful Karoo 1 Hotel Village. Less than 2 hours from Cape Town, with a backdrop of the Matroosberg Mountain and bordering the magnificent Hex River Valley, Karoo 1 offers a unique Karoo experience with fabulous accommodation, food and hospitality. To book the special holiday package rates for 24-26 January contact me at dean@deanallen.co.za or call 082 352 5580.

Standard Package:

  • Bed and Breakfast in a Standard Room
  • Cost: R850 (per room per night - based on 2 people sharing)

Deluxe Package:

  • Bed and Breakfast in a Deluxe Room
  • Cost: R975 (per room per night)

Family Package:

  • Bed and Breakfast in a Family Room (based on 4 people)
  • Cost: R1225 (per room per night)

Old Barn Suite 

  • Cost: R1475 (per night including breakfast)

The Self-Drive Tour Package Includes:

Exclusive introductory talk and welcome from Dr Dean Allen

  • Enjoy your own personal presentation of Dean Allen’s award winning 45 minute talk about the history of Matjiesfontein

Tour of Matjiesfontein Village and surrounds by historian and author Dr Dean Allen

  • Experience the delights of this Victorian town in the Karoo with the world expert on its history (just a 30 minute drive from Karoo 1).
  • Tour the magnificent Lord Milner Hotel and hear stories of the rich and famous who stayed there as well as the resident ghosts.
  • Explore the museums as well as the Anglo-Boer War camp – once the home to 10,000 British soldiers.
  • Take the London Red Bus tour and sample the culinary delights of the Laird’s Arms pub 

A visit to the memorial graveyard (10kms to the south of Matjiesfontein)

  • Learn how one of Britain’s most famous soldiers was reburied here during the Anglo-Boer War
  • Discover how one of England’s greatest-ever cricketers was laid to rest in this unlikely spot

Tour Cost: Just R750 pp

Reserve your place now on this unforgettable tour in the beautiful Karoo - 24-26 January! Worry free - Covid protocols in place and you'll receive a FULL refund should the tour be cancelled. Email dean@deanallen.co.za.

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