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Through golden sunlands

Discover quaint villages, natural treasures and historical sights in the Camdeboo. Set aside two days for this circular route around the Graaff-Reinet region. 

Botanist and author Eve Palmer, a native of the Camdeboo, described her world as “a country flooded by sun”. It’s a great description of the treeless plains between the Sneeuberg mountains in the north and the Grootrivier mountains in the south.

It’s also where the Murray missionary family found fertile soil for sowing the seeds of the Dutch Reformed Church. Quite a number of towns in the Camdeboo have the Murrays and their contribution to the religious revival in the 19th century to thank for their beautiful churches.

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