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Towns:
Alexander Bay, Eksteenfontein, Kuboes, Lekkersing, Port Nolloth, Sanddrift, Steinkopf

National Parks:
Richtersveld National Park
Richtersveld World Heritage Site



Other Routes:
Crayfish Route
Diamond Coast Route
Kamieskroon Mountain Route
Hardeveld Route
Nama Route


Lekkersing Municipal Office
Marie or Mina
027 8518580

Self Catering:
Contact the municipal office

Koerdap
Sintie Cloete 027 8518136
Sarah Cloete 027 8517192

Kalkfontein
Pastor P Groenewald
0735074301

ATTRACTIONS

Lekkersing is nestled in the hills of the Richtersveld, the faulted, age-old lava landscape of rugged mountain ranges interspersed by wide plains. Temperatures up to 53 degrees Celsius have been measured in this area, but the trees at Koersdap shelter you from the harshest sunshine.

Discover how flagstones and tombstones are cut out of quartzite at the mine, or explore the Skurwehoog caves, 30 km from Lekkersing on the road to Kuboes. If you are interested in local craft, the community workgroup 'Rusoord' will show you how to make 'riempie' chairs, 'velskoene', 'matjies' huts, dresses and 'kappies'.

Halfway between Lekkersing and Eksteenfontein is Kalkfontein, a spiritual retreat offering outdoor recreation and adventure. Hiking trails and mountain biking are as breathtaking in this dry area as horse rides and donkey-carting. These activities can all be arranged for you.

GETTING THERE

The small town of Lekkersing is nestled in the hills of the Richtersveld, 50 km from Eksteenfontein and 70 km from Kuboes. It can also be accessed from the road (R382) to Port Nolloth.

accomodation

Accommodation can be arranged through the Lekkersing Oorgangsraad either at the six modern self-catering rooms in town or at 'Koerdap', a community-run campsite situated in a picturesque valley 10km out of town. Nearby, Kalkfontein also offers basic dorm style accommodation as well as horse riding and other activities.

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