GPS Coordinates

Beach Shack:
S 34° 22’13.26” E 21° 2’34.50”

Kapstyl huisie:
S 34°21’.08” E 21°2’25.95

Entrance Gate:
S 34° 20’20.59” E 21° 2’ 18.07”

Yard Cottage:
S 34°21’34. E 21°2’13.86

River Camp:
S 34° 20’21.02” E 21° 1’26.21”

Koensrust Directions – From Cape Town

  • Take N2 to George
  • 4km before Heidelberg take the tarred road on the right hand side to Witsands (note there are two other previous turnoffs to Witsands that you must ignore)
  • Carry on for +- 5km and you will see a dirt road on the left hand side to Vermaaklikheid. Take this road
  • Follow this road to Vermaaklikheid.   You will pass two T junctions.   The first go left, and the second – after the river – go right. You will pass through the village of Vermaaklikheid.   Some scattered houses and eventually a general dealer, post office, and restaurant on the right hand side. Carry on straight up the hill towards Puntjie (there is no sign).
  • You will pass a road turning of on left to Blombos – Do not take the Blombos road – carry on straight.
  • You will now have Game fencing on your left hand side.   The third gate on the left hand side will have a sign on that says Koensrust.   (50 yards previously the gate will have had a sign that said Heuningbaai, Steenkoolfontein).   Call automated gate code to gain access and follow road. On the yard you will find Hanna and Abel who will direct you to the Beach Shack, Yard Cottage, Kapstyl or Tented River Camp.

Koensrust Directions – From George

  • Take N2 to Cape Town
  • At Riversdale (opposite turnoff to town on the right hand side) turn left towards Vermaaklikheid.
  • You carry straight on on this road until you hit a T-junction (at some place along the way you hit what looks like a fork – take the more used road going to the Left.
  • At the T-junction turn left.   You will pass through the village of Vermaaklikheid.   Some scattered houses and eventually a general dealer, post office, and restaurant on the right hand side.   Carry on straight up the hill towards Puntjie (there is no sign).
  • You will pass a road turning of on the right to Blombos – Do not take the Blombos road – carry on straight (in the same direction as Puntjie).
  • You will now have game fencing on your left hand side.   The third gate on the left hand side will have a sign on that says Koensrust.   (50 yards previously the gate will have had a sign that said Heuningbaai, Steenkoolfontein).   Go through automated gate and drive on down the road to the yard where you will be met by Hanna and Abel at the green-roofed farmhouse.