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Gecko Rock Private Nature Reserve
Conservation Area
Conservation Area
25 km from Touws Rivier, South Africa
-33.5343639, 20.11850277


Gecko Rock Private Nature Reserve is nestled in the Nougaspoort Valley, just 25 km from Touwsrivier, South Africa. It is located in the Karoo, a uique area on earth which bosts open landscapes, dry climates, amazing night skies and diverse flora and fauna. 

Gecko Rock offers its visitors an unparalleled eco-adventure experience. The emphasis at this destination lies on the preservation of the environment. 

Comfortable accommodation options vary from camping to fully equipped self-catering modern, eco-friendly cabins. Guests can enjoy unspoiled views, unrivaled stars, and many activities such as hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, photography, 4×4 trails and bird watching. Gecko Rock also offers customized team building events and conference facilities. 


Conservation Highlights:

  1. flower and succulent tours
  2. veld schools tailored according to curriculum needs for Grade 5 to Grade 12 learners
  3. Jonathan Deal, owner of Gecko Rock, is founder and CEO of Treasure Karoo Action Group. In 2013, he was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for leading a successful campaign against shale gas mining to protect the Karoo. 
  4. Jonathan, in 2007, published the Guide and Travel Book 'Timeless Karoo'. See details here...


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