Divided by the powerful Great Fish River that runs through it, Cradock is a charming, quaint village with Victorian-era charm permeating from every street corner. From a historical standpoint, Cradock has born witness to much of South Africa's turbulent past. The Great Trek originated in this region and the ostrich boom, which provided farmers with a quality source of income because of its meat and leather, took place in this area. The land here is also drastically more fertile than other rural towns of this kind thanks to the water that has been diverted from the Orange River.Read More
If you are planning a Cradock holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
Cradock Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Cradock.