International Visitors

International Visitors · 04 February 2020
Travel facts and destination information is key to any travel trip you may embark on. As global travelers ourselves, we decided to put together this South Africa travel facts guide to take the myths out of your next ‘best-ever’ travel trip to the tip of the African continent.
International Visitors · 15 January 2020
To ensure we deliver the best possible online travel booking experience for our local customers we felt it was important to have a website in Afrikaans to service the growing number of Afrikaans internet users who enjoy travelling to the Karoo. Click through to our website at and you will discover our 4-star hotel accommodation descriptions and booking information translated into Afrikaans. Ons hoop om u binnekort te sien!

International Visitors · 28 November 2019
Many Dutch and German-speaking tourists to South Africa may be surprised to hear that the Afrikaans language is oddly familiar to their ear and that some sentences can be understood. This is because during the 17th Century, Dutch colonists known as Boers settled in South Africa, followed over the next 200 years by British, French, and German settlers who through new and shared spaces, developed their own unique cultural identity and language which became known as Afrikaans.
International Visitors · 14 November 2019
You don’t have to be a global traveler to make use of these essential travel apps while on the move in South Africa. Anyone enjoying a South African holiday, family vacation, business trip between Johannesburg and Cape Town, or just a quick weekend escape, road trip or travel outing will make good use of at least one of these (mostly free) travel apps which can be quickly and easily downloaded to your smartphone or Notepad. If you are booking into De Bergkant Lodge in Prince Albert in the...

International Visitors · 14 November 2019
A holiday is the perfect time to relax and unwind. We advise you spend time lounging poolside while enjoying any one of our South African book recommendations curated especially for you. Enjoy!
International Visitors · 22 May 2019
Looking for a weekend of culture, community and outdoor adventure? De Bergkant Lodge's true Karoo Hospitality will keep you nestled in 4-star comfort while you discover Prince Albert's thriving heritage and arts and crafting community at the foot of the Swartberg Pass. From art galleries to gift ware, fine dining and internationally acclaimed personalities, discover how this tiny heritage town made it into the New York Times Travel section ...

International Visitors · 21 February 2019
Discover the rich history of De Bergkant Lodge in Prince Albert which dates back to 1858 yet still delivers 4-star luxury to local and international travelers visiting this small Karoo town today.