The biggest District Municipality geographically in South Africa
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Garies

112km South of springbok

In 1845, Garies sprang up on land given to the Dutch Reformed Church by the owner of the farm Goedeverwagting. Originally named after the farm, its present name, a Khoisan word meaning ‘couch-grass’, was given it by former Cape premier John X Merriman.

TOURIST INFORMATION
The Town Clerk, Kamiesberg Municipality
PO Box 38, Garies 8220
Tel 027 652 8000
ATTRACTIONS
Letterklip (letter stone) at Garies comprises several enormous, megalithic boulders carrying the names of early Namakwa travellers.
Roodebergskloof Hiking Trail
Tel 027 652 8000
Spring flowers Garies is a centre for those setting out to enjoy spring’s show of exuberance in the Kamiesberg.
ACCOMODATION
Garies Hotel and Restaurant
GRADING H
Tel 027 652 1042 Fax 027
652 1141
Email garieshotel@telkomsa.net
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