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There is no public transportation system in Cradock. You can take a minibus taxi, but it is not recommended.Cradock is smaal enough to go site seeing by foot and a lot of interesting places are in close proximity to the town
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There is no public transportation system in Cradock. You can take a minibus taxi, but it is not recommended. Cradock is small enough to go site seeing by foot and a lot of interesting places are in close proximity to the town.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==

Revision as of 04:03, 3 June 2007

Welcome to Cradock

Cradock is a town in the Karoo portion of the Eastern Cape of South Africa, on the banks of the Great Fish River.

Get in

By Car

By Train

Spoornet operates regular trains from Cradock north to Bloemfontein and Johannesburg, and south to Port Elizabeth. The train station is on Kerk Street, across the river from town.

Get around

There is no public transportation system in Cradock. You can take a minibus taxi, but it is not recommended. Cradock is small enough to go site seeing by foot and a lot of interesting places are in close proximity to the town.

See

Dutch Reformed Church dating to 1868
  • Egg Rock, (About 10km outside the town on the way to Queenstown). A 10 meter high egg shaped rock standing on its own.

Do

  • Cradock Spa, +27 (0)48 881-2709. Open for day visitors from 6:45AM to 7:30PM. A modern natural spring spa. R7 for a day visit, contact the office for overnight chalet or camping rates.

Buy

Roadside market
  • Metal objects. Next to the main road leading out of Cradock towards Port Elizabeth you will find many metal objects for sale. The wind pump replicas are especially well crafted.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Die Tuishuise, Market street, +27 (0)48 881-1322 (), [1]. 25 old houses restored to the way they were when the English and Dutch settlers lived in them during the late 1800's.

Get out

  • Mountain Zebra National Park is 26km outside town on the way to Port Elizabeth
  • Egg Rock is situated 8 km from Cradock and is worth a visit - you will need a bakkie or 4x4 to get to the site (Follow directions to the airfield and then directions to Eggrock from there).
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