Lichtenburg Accommodatie

The town of Lichtenburg is situated in the North West province and boasts a long history of diamond mining. Despite lying in a decidedly arid part of South Africa, it is surprisingly green and lush (a welcome oasis some say) and makes a pleasant place to visit. There is also plenty to see and do in the town and its surrounding areas.

The Lichtenburg of today has 2  main economic activities, namely cement, with 3 major producers within an 80 kilometre radius, and maize, unsurprising being at the heart of the maize triangle, South Africa's main maize-growing area. However, in days gone by, diamonds were very much the driving force, and in fact the town owes its existence to these stones.

It was officially established in 1873 and named Lichtenburg (Town of Light) by the president of the then-Transvaal, Thomas Francois Burgers. In 1926 Jacobus Voorendyk discovered a diamond on his family's farm, a discovery which sparked a diamond rush attracting 100s of 1000s of people which lasted for a decade.

While the diamond rush is no longer in full swing, there are many reminders of this influential period throughout town. The Lichtenburg Diggings Museum for example focuses on the alluvial diamond diggings in the decade after the initial discovery, while there are also numerous monuments to influential 'diamond folk' throughout the town. Historical buildings are also a feature of the town.

Burning Vlei is a unique part of Lichtenburg which is home to 2 dams - used for water sports, as well as a 9-hole golf course. About 40 kilometres from town is Wondergat, the country's deepest sink-hole and arguably its top inland diving destination.

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Doornhoek Gastehuis
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Vanaf R200  pps

Doornhoek Guesthouse is a welcoming bed and breakfast and guest house set on a farm just 15 km from Lichtenburg. There are various restaurants and takeaways just a short drive away, and horse riding i... Lees verder

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Perdehoek  Venue
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Vanaf R7000* kamer

Perdehoek Sleepover provides 9 rooms and 5 wooden huts for 54 people wanting to have a good night's rest. Perdehoek now has a wedding hall and a bush church for ceremonies. Place is normally very q... Lees verder

Modern Farm

Vanaf R350  pps

Modern Farm brings a modern feel to the agricultural community. The self-catering apartment boasts a big yard, braai facilities, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, full DStv, uncapped Wi-Fi etc.... Lees verder

Indigo Moon Guesthouse

Vanaf R410  pps

Indigo Moon Guesthouse offers 11 Standard rooms, 1 Family Room, 1 Honey Moon Suite, 1 Deluxe King Suite and 2 Budget Rooms. All en-suite bathrooms with DSTV, coffee and tea facilities and a small bar ... Lees verder

Vianto Overnight

Vanaf R340  pps

Looking for affordable accommodation? You have come to the right place. Vianto Overnight is situated in the historical town of Lichtenburg. Vianto is with in walking distance to town and the school s... Lees verder

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Lakeside Guesthouse

Vanaf R790* kamer

Charm, tranquility and an escape for the soul to find peace in wild places. ... Lees verder

Scott's Manor Guest House

Vanaf R917  pps

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Lily and Lilac. Rustic romance and charm. Welcome to Scott's Manor Guest House in Lichtenburg. This Georgian Manor House has been restored to its original gracious splendour. Wooden panels and high ... Lees verder

Little Dreams Guest House

Vanaf R560  pps

Little Dreams Guest House is situated in the heart of the North West Province where diamond diggers one rush to seek for there fortune. Lichtenburg is rich in history and so is Little ... Lees verder

Additional Accommodation in the Area

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Ons Boshuisie
54.2 km

Vanaf R350  pps

Ons Boshuisie is a private 110 hectares bush camp situated approximately 28 km outside Swartruggens in the North-West province, offering a single self-catering bush cabin, ideal for families or a sma... Lees verder

Ouplaas Guest House
64.1 km

Vanaf R600* kamer

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Ouplaas is centrally situated in North West and offers ideal accommodation for various sports and other events in this area such as the Ottosdal Nite Race. This is a fully-catered facility, offering w... Lees verder

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Lichtenburg Recensies

Lichtenburg scoort de beoordeling 4 / 5 gebaseerd op 22 beoordelingen.
Lees echte beoordelingen van Lichtenburg van geverifieerde gasten.

Quiet town.
- Zakariya Paul

Great place to stay and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life !
- Pam Naidoo

Make sure you've got petrol before you start traveling down a long road - there's very little in the town itself.
- Melanie Cope

Lichtenburg is a quiet and beautiful place away from traffic. Everything you need around town is nearby.
- Modiehi Maitse

Very beautiful area of South Africa, with so much nature to see.
- Lezel Swarts

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