Beaufort West is ideally situated in the Western Cape and is used as a central base from which to explore the Great Karoo and the various passes of the Swartberg Mountains. The old Anglo-Boer War blockhouse still guards the red railway bridge. Built of local Karoo stone, it is a silent reminder of the Boer and British soldiers that are buried in the town cemeteries.
Beaufort West - Place of Pioneers, is the oldest town in the Central Karoo, and lies in an area which has been inhabited for centuries. Some of the world's most interesting stone age sites have been discovered on its outskirts.Read More