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Town Medium Victoria West

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Located in South Africa :: Northern Cape (Great Karoo)  :: Victoria West
Category: Places :: Town Medium


Victoria West was established as a church centre in 1843 on portions of the farms Zeekoegat and Kapokfontein. It was named after the British Queen Victoria. The town, situated in the heart of the Karoo, is well known for its genuine Karoo hospitality and being the hometown of the legendary Springbok centre, Mannetjies Roux. During the diamond rush in the 1880s Victoria West was used as a staging post en route to Kimberley and other areas.

Address :  Tourism office, Karoo, South Africa
Contact :  Tourism office
Tel :  +27(0)53 621 0312
Cell :  +27(0)84 850 8395
Email :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  MTN. CellC. Vodacom.


On the N12 about 530km North-East of Cape town.

Destination Information
Police Hospital Doctor Tourist Information Office Petrol Diesel Shops Shopping Centre Bank ATM Lodging Butchery Liquor Restaurant Pharmacy Airstrip Tyre Repair Tyre Sales Mechanical Repair Towing Service
Police Telephone :  +27(0)53 621 2000
Hospital Telephone :  +27(0)53 621 0610
Doctor Telephone :  +27(0)53 621 0321
Tourist Information Telephone :  +27(0)53 621 0026
Towing Service Telephone :  +27(0)53 621 0077
Petrol Type :  Turbo LRP 95, Turbo Unleaded R95.
Diesel Type :  Turbo Diesel.

Other Facilities :  Sportgrounds/Showgrounds. Auto Dealer. School/s. Theatre/Cinema. Government Services.

Hiking Trails Bird Watching

Travelling Information

Only a public hospital available - BJ Kempen. Bakery found within the Spar. Pharmacy located in the hospital. Railway Station. Doctor no. for Dr JKH Lochner. There is a farmstall.

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