Vanwyksdorp is in the Klein Karoo, South Africa. We are located just south of the famous Route 62, close to Ladismith.
Our neighbouring towns are Riversdal, Ladismith, Calitzdorp and Herbertsdale near Mosselbay.
In 1898 the first town council was appointed on the farm Buffelfontein.
A well documented book was written by Andre Britz. ISBN 987-0-620-49821-0. and can be ordered from J Taylor 021 932 9030
We have various passes surrounding Vanwyksdorp.
Rooibergpass between Vanwyksdorp & Calitzdorp
Garciapass between Vanwyksdorp & Riversdal
Cloetespass between Vanwyksdorp & Herbertsdale
Unique plants of the Klein Karoo
Starry night skies
“Die Oog’ fountain and waterfall
Monuments and graves