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Coleskop, the landmark cone shaped hill

Colesberg, [1] is a town in South Africa's Northern Cape and is an agricultural centre for horse breeding and merino sheep farming.

Get in[edit]

The town is located on the N1, roughly halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town

Get around[edit]







  • Colesburg Backpackers, 39 Church St, +27 51 753-0582.
  • Crane Cottage Colesberg, 3 Sarel Cilliers St (Coming from Bloemfontein turn off to Colesberg. Drive straight until you get to the church in middle of town and turn to your right. It's the second house next to the church.), +27 72 741-8296. Check-in: 2:30PM, check-out: 10:00AM. Peaceful and quiet overnight stay, walking distance from restaurants and gift shops. Parking, private entrance to your room. Spacious and clean rooms with DSTV, en suite bathrooms and coffee/tea facilities. Linen and towels replaced daily. Selfcatering unit that can sleep 6. R220.00.
  • The Lighthouse Guesthouse ****, 40 Church St, +27 51 753-0043. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 10AM. A 4-star guesthouse. R250pps.
  • Toverberg Backpackers, 4 Charl Cilliers St, +27 51 753-0422, .

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