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  • Arukah Guest Farm/DikkopVlakte, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Longitude: 26.2524128
  • Latitude: -33.1086469
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Accommodation Offered

  • Farm Getaway
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Pet Friendly


  • English
  • Afrikaans

Payment Options

  • Bank Deposit (EFT)

Business Hours

  • 7am - 8pm



    R350 pp per night

    R175 for children 12 and under

    Minimum rates apply.




    Payment policy - 50% deposit on confirmation of booking & balance on arrival (Cash/EFT)


    Cancellation policy:

    Cancellation of 21 days and less: forfeit 100% deposit

    Cancellation of 22 days and more:  forteit 50% deposit

Rates Disclaimer

  • Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.

About DikkopVlakte

The beautiful 1892 Country House  on DikkopVlakte farm is just 40kms from Grahamstown on the R350 to Bedford, and 1hour and 30 min from PE.  The perfect place to find rest and restoration for your soul...

Set in tranquil surrounds, this large country house is situated on a 4 300 HA working sheep and goat farm, owned by Tommie and Carine van Kerken and their 3 beautiful daughters.  There are 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on offer, aswell as a 1 bedroom fully equiped flatlet, with many entertainment areas. It is ideal for a big group, or the perfect place for a private family holiday. and can easily accomodate up to 21 people on beds, or up to 30 on matrasses. 

You are welcome to bring your DSTV decoder and card.

The rooms can be serviced daily, on request, at an addisional fee.

There is a lovely big farm dam for swimming during summer months, beautiful trails for walking and mountain biking, 4x4 roads and magnificent sunsets.....

It would be an honour for us to have you as our guests.

Discounts applicable for big groups.

Room / Unit Features

  • Kitchen (fully Equipped)
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Safe In Room
  • TV (non-satellite)

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbecue Area
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Garden
  • Guest Lounge
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Iron / Trouser Press Available
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Pet Friendly (by Arrangement)
  • Security (alarm System)
  • Smoking (non Indoors)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Cycle Secure Storage

Map and Directions to DikkopVlakte

About 40km from Grahamtown, on the Cradock/Bedford road, on the R350.  On the left.  Before Carlisle Bridge.

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