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Die Tuisehuise & Victoria Manor

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Die Tuishuise are ideally located along Market Street, Craddock, South Africa. Die Tuishuise consist of 30 beautifully restored Karoo style cottages. These unique Karroo houses and the Victoria Manor have been restored to their former splendour, recreating the gracious bygone era of the 1840’s. Guests are afforded the rare opportunity to escape the present and enjoy the historically rich surrounding, as well as the personalized service and amenities required by today’s discerning traveller. Die Tuishuise have been awarded the coveted “Simon van der Stel” Gold Medal for restoration.

The Victoria Manor, one of the oldest hotels in South Africa graces the entrance to the street. The Victoria Manor, built in 1848, has 16 well equipped and comfortable en suite bedrooms, with DSTV. Air-conditioned rooms are available on request.

Die Tuishuise and Victoria Manor welcome children of all ages.
Die Tuishuise welcomes well behaved pets.

We are proud to introduce Karoo Comfort Zone, established in 2007, the Health, Beauty and Wellness Centre is now situated at Die Tuishuise and Victoria Manor for your convenience. Their deep pressure massages are well known amongst local residents and annual visitors. Enjoy a professional experience in a high quality environment, where all treatments are performed by skillful therapists who love what they do.

Please contact the Wellness Centre should you wish to discuss tailor-made package options, where they can offer special rates on group bookings or multiple treatments.

After exploring the natural beauty and rich history of the Eastern Cape, weary visitors can indulge in a unique “African Hum and Sun massage” at Die Tuishuise in the historical Karoo town of Cradock. Professionally trained local Xhosa women perform the massages whilst singing and humming traditional melodies.

  • 1 to 4 bedroom cottages with own lounge and kitchen
  • 16 en-suite bedrooms
  • Celebration teas
  • Hum and Sun massages
  • Near Mountain Zebra National Park
  • Pre-dinner sherries
  • Pub
  • Spa
  • Splash pool
  • Traditional Karoo and South African cuisine
  • Weddings
  • Wellness centre
Cradock is a place of literary legends, war heroes and anti-Apartheid struggle icons. But it is perhaps best known for street level, day-to-day, warmth and kindness – so typical of much of the Eastern Cape. For nature lovers, Die Tuishuise are a great base from which to explore the unique landscapes, animals and plants of the nearby Mountain Zebra National Park.

  • Curio shopping
  • Enjoy a spa treatment
  • Explore the game reserve
  • Fly fishing
  • Hiking
  • Paddle down the river
  • Photography
  • View fossils of protomammals
  • View historical buildings
  • View lesser known wild cats of the Karoo
  • View San rock art
  • Visit a Karoo farm

Contact Details

36 Mark Street, Cradock, Eastern Cape
-32.170666549894264, 25.618937462541
+27 48 881 1650
+27 48 881 5388
Lisa Antrobus-Ker
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