Your ‘Weskus Vakansie’ Sorted For When The Lockdown Allows Us To Travel Again
Farm-style accommodation and loads of space to explore make Steenbokfontein Seefarm in Lambert’s Bay on the Cape West Coast of South Africa the ideal place for families with children of all ages.
A Peaceful West Coast Escape Of Sea, Sand, Sun and Wellness. Stay at Grotjie Accommodation, when you visit Steenbokfontein. Eat at Plaaskombuis and get to meet Kitta Burger and Maria van der Westhuizen.
Farm Accommodation at Steenbokfontein Seefarm is situated 9km South of Lambert’s Bay. It is the perfect place to escape, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the West Coast.
The farm offers a variety of activities, ideal for couples or a family getaway. Steenbokfontein, which has been in the Burger family since 1831, is home to “Die Plaaskombuis” restaurant. Resident storyteller and owner, Kitta Burger transformed the historic farmhouse into a farm-style restaurant in 1990. She uses traditional cooking methods and wood-burning ovens to prepare authentic dishes from the Sandveld region.
Things To Do And See
Come and find your inner peace by walking the labyrinth overlooking the farm, viewing the impressive rock formations and smelling the fragrance of the beautiful Namaqua flowers during spring on Steenbokfontein.
Permit holders can also visit the historic Khoisan Caves on the farm, where the University of Cape Town’s department of Archaeology did extensive excavations and research in 1993 at the caves on Steenbokfontein. There are handprints, and other paintings to view, and researchers estimate some of the paintings to be 6000 years old.
The farm offers a variety of activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, surfing, body boarding, angling and beach walks on a private stretch of beach. An experience not to be missed when visiting Steenbokfontein is to jump on the tractor or hike to the Steenbokfontein caves. Here you will discover the rich history of the early inhabitants of the West Coast and experience one of the most important cave sites along the West Coast. As this is a top-rated attraction, bookings are essential to ensure you don’t miss out.
Take your hiking boots with and go and explore the historic caves or get on your mountain bike and explore the whole farm.
Steenbokfontein Seefarm in a nutshell:
- Go on Tractor Tours
- Guided walks to the Steenbokfontein Caves
- Chats on the Steenbokfontein Rock Art
- Kayaking and surfing
- Access to the Steenbokfontein Labyrinth
- Mountain Bike Tracks
Accommodation On The Farm Special Re-Opening Offer
Book 2 night’s and get the 3rd night free!
Plaaskombuis breakfast and dinners are prepared for guests in baskets that they can enjoy at the restaurant, or at one of the accommodation places or as a picnic in the open veld.
The farm offers accommodation of three self-catering chalets just 600 meters from the sea known as The Stable (Die Stal), The Mill (Die Meul) and Die Skeerhok. These are all original buildings with historical architecture that have been lovingly converted to chalets with modern facilities to allow you maximum enjoyment.
You can also enjoy your farm stay on the rocky outcrop where “Die Hokkie”, “Die Grotjie” and the West Coast Quarry is located. These unique places offer incredible views from the farm and the perfect place to escape for a weekend or holiday.
Find Lambert’s Bay and Steenbokfontein Seefarm on the West Coast Way Wild Route.
To make a booking contact:
Distance from Cape Town: 261km
Where: Church St, Lambert’s Bay
Contact: Albert Burger – 0837021414 – Farmer Burger
Carol Burger – 0834581575 – Albert’s wife
Email: [email protected]
Ask about places to stay at: Steenbokfontein Seefarm, Weskus Hokkie, Weskus Quarry, Weskus Grotjie, Arendzicht and West Coast Eagles Nest Accommodation in Lambert’ss Bay