Assendelft Lodge & Bush Camp


Name:   Assendelft Lodge & Bush Camp

Location:  Prince Albert  –  Westrern Cape, SA

Category:   Guest Lodge  /  Self catering bush Camp with chalets and camp-site

Description:   Assendelft Lodge & Bush Camp is owned & run by Piet & Ruth Gouws, with the help of their daughter, Samantha, and son-in-law, Juan.  Originally from Paarl, Piet & Ruth relocated in search of a slower pace of life, & to enjoy the quiet & tranquility which the Karoo has to offer.  Assendelft provides the perfect Karoo escape from the hustle & bustle of everyday life, whether it’s an overnight stop as you travel along the N1, or a longer stay.

Facilities:   Assendelft Lodge and bush camp offers the following facilities.

Assendelft Lodge is situated on the Southern part of the farm, which measures around 280 hectares and consists of 4 guest rooms, each with an en suite bathroom comprising of a basin, toilet and shower, and a private patio. All rooms have air conditioning and access to the outdoor braai facilities.

There is ample parking space behind a locked gate for large vehicles and for those towing trailers, etc. The sundowners’ deck is perfect for enjoying your breakfast or a cold drink at the end of the day, and provides a great lookout point for viewing the Karoo landscape. All rooms have the option to add in one single sized mattress with bedding for children 12 years and younger at a rate.

A complimentary breakfast consisting of muesli, yoghurt, fruit, juice, tea and coffee is included in the room rate, and we have dinner options available.

The Bush Camp is situated on the Northern part of the farm, which measures approximately 1000 hectares, and is accessed via the R407, about 1.5km east of our Lodge. The Bush Camp provides an ideal setting for groups wishing to stay in the chalets. It is a great location for nature lovers and adventurers, including hikers, mountain bikers and motorcycle riders. There are 5 chalets each with en suite bathrooms consisting of a basin, toilet and shower. All linen is provided and each chalet has a gas top cooker, cutlery and crockery. A table and chairs are provided for each chalet’s braai area. Chalet lighting is solar powered and there is a USB charging point in each chalet.

The Camp-site  has an ablution block with separate male and female facilities, each with a basin, toilet and shower for campers to make use of. When camping at the Bush Camp, there is adequate lighting for the communal areas, but we do recommend bringing along one’s own camping lights for use at your camping site.

The communal kitchen has a 12V fridge and lighting, grocery cupboards, essential cookware, a 2-burner gas stove, double bowl sink and a 4-point USB charging station. The braai pit and lapa are close to the kitchen and provide a perfect socialising area. The “Kit Room” is a separate building located near to the kitchen and lapa area, which is suitable for storing bulkier items such as cooler boxes, camping equipment, etc.

STAYenRoute says:   An actual Karoo encounter… The upscale Assendelft Lodge & Bush Camp in the Great Karoo region, close to Beaufort West, Leeu-Gamka, Laingsburg, and Prince Albert, offers luxurious lodge or safari-style lodging. Visit one of the most distinctive dry regions in the world, take in the calm and quiet of the Karoo, and unwind, relax, rejuvenate, and recharge your batteries.

Rates:   From R750.00 per person per night sharing.  /  R1000.00 per person single

Booking enquiry:  If interested in this STAYenRoute accommodation option, click link  Booking / Enquiry Form  or send us an E-mail

You can also contact us at +27 (0)82 921 4455


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