The Green Kalahari region of the Northern Cape, in contrast to the desert surrounds, boasts beautiful blue skies, greenery and, of course, South Africa’s longest river, the Orange River…

Located in this tranquil haven is African Vineyard Guesthouse, offering guests the ideal getaway accommodation in this luscious part of South Africa.

Uniquely located on a working grape farm on Kanoneiland, or ‘Canon Island’, in the middle of the Orange River, African Vineyard Guest House prides itself on its four-star, AA superior accommodation.

Offering visitors fine country hospitality, with its tranquil gardens and lush vineyards, it’s the ideal stopover en route to some of our county’s most iconic destinations in the Northern Cape.

The Orange River
The Orange River

The African Vineyard Guest House is conveniently nestled within a short driving distance of Augrabies Falls National Park, South Africa’s largest and most dramatic waterfall (105 km), the semi-desert Namaqualand region (250 km), and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (260 km), and with activities such as river rafting, game viewing, wine tasting and scenic safaris, it is perfectly located for visitors looking to explore the region.

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Green oasis

With spacious, beautifully appointed rooms that open out onto the green oasis of the garden, alive with birds, African Vineyard Guesthouse offers warm, country hospitality with delicious country-style breakfasts.

Dr Elmarie de Bruin, Owner at African Vineyard Guest House, says, “African Vineyard Guest House is the ideal haven for travellers to the Northern Cape region. Whether you’re looking for a serene escape, or a simple stopover ahead of your next destination, African Vineyard offers tranquillity at its finest”.

Various bird species will keep you company while you revitalise your soul and mind in the exquisite garden. Experience country hospitality and friendly, personal service that will make your stay a memorable experience.

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