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Canariesfontein Guest farm

The Dutch Hugo Guest Farm is a fully operational sheep farm, situated on the farm Canariesfontein, about half way between Carnarvon and Loxton in the Karoo.
Here among the dolerite hills, with wide open landscape inbetween, you can experience the serene tranquil silence of the Karoo, that brings inner peace. This typical Karoo farm, with the large spacious farmhouse, is the ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The farmhouse with four bedrooms, can accommodate 8 to 10 people.

Here you can totally relax and enjoy the wide open space with the opportunity to jog or cycle in a safe and tranquil environment, while enjoying the beautiful landscape in the company of a wide variety of small animals and birds.

Additional Info

  • AgriTourism Farm Rating:

    Rate 5 aspects on a scale of 1 to 5:

        1 = Unacceptable. Did not meet expectations. Facilities and services are not acceptable. The facility or service requires major improvements to bring this resort up to standard.

        2 = Basic quality. Definitely requires additional improvements to the facilities and services before reaching an acceptable standard.

        3 = Good. A good and acceptable quality noted in the overall standard. Minor improvements may still be needed to the facilities and services on offer.

        4 = Excellent. A very good quality in the overall standard. Almost no improvements are necessary to the facilities and services on offer.

        5 = Outstanding. Brilliant quality where the farm has exceeded the expectations of the visitor by going beyond the call of duty.


    Farm: Canariesfontein

    Date of visit: 5 – 6 March 2018

    Aspect Rating Notes
            Accommodation circle1 This is a renovated farm house on a remote farm. It offers the basics according to expectations. There are 4 sleeping rooms with beds for 11 people. One bathroom and one toilet. Solar electricity provides power for most domestic devices including a microwave oven. No cell phone signal near house.
            Safety circle1 This is a remote Karoo farm situated between Carnarvon and Loxton, 25 kilometers away from the closest tar road. There are no roads going through Canariesfontein. Although the house has no burglar bars, alarms, or grid-locked iron doors, it is as safe as the best protected property in South Africa.
            Leisure activities circle1 Most people will visit Canariesfontein for its remoteness, open spaces, quietness and tranquillity. However, it does offer several leisure activities in the form of hiking, mountain biking, off-road motor cycles, 4x4 routes, swimming, birding, star gazing.
            Farm activities circle1 Canariesfontein is a working, extensive, sheep and goat farm. Farm activities are limited to specific periods such as March to May when the ewes lamb, April and October when shearing takes place. Visitors are welcome to view activities whenever it happens.
            Value for money circle1 Peaceful, remote and quite with lots of opportunities for those who want to experience real out-of-town activities. With excellent rates per person, it will be hard to beat what you get at Canariesfontein for what you pay.


    Rated by: Johan Rothmann



  • Contact Person: Aldone Muller
  • Telephone: 0724616937
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