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A small town with friendly people

It's a small town somewhere in the Northern Cape not far from Eastern Cape and Free State... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
zwelidanile
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Kimberley, South Africa
My place of birth

I was born in De Aar and although I did not grew up there I still have family there. My last visit... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
Frans3691
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Fochville, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

we made a tour through the Karoo and past through this town. many years ago it was a railway connection. today it is a town with wide streets in the Karoo

Thank cobusTheunissen
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint town in the middle of South Africa. It has a friendly, clean look and many of the buildings is typical of the Karoo. The people are friendly. The town boasts a larger than expected array of businesses and I can recommend...More

1  Thank nicolene_stidwell
Reviewed 27 March 2017

What an excellent Festival. Great friendly people and thank you also to Wee Cee Electrical for helping us with the soldering wire. You went out of your way to assist us.

1  Thank joline2017
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It's a small town somewhere in the Northern Cape not far from Eastern Cape and Free State provinces. It's a bit quiet area, lovely friendly people

Thank zwelidanile
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Now the Important railway hub is just a memory there is little to attract the tourist, unless you need a bank. which we did.

Thank colaradopam
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I was born in De Aar and although I did not grew up there I still have family there. My last visit was in 2006 and I past nearby in Dec 2015 but strangely enough till to today it still feels like home to me...More

1  Thank Frans3691
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The Checkers is quite good, but I have never experience so many jobless people that are pestering you in the streets.

Thank Kleinh2015
Reviewed 5 December 2007

Nice Karoo town in central North Cape. Friendly people and healthy area. Feel a lot healthier when visiting the area. Place is called De Aar (Afrikaans name ) that refers to the strong underground water that is one of the towns MAIN source of water.

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