KENHARDT ADVENTUROUS ROUTESTEKS
THE DOLORITE ROCK ENGRAVINGS ROUTE is a one day route. Time and km depend on the kind of experience you would like. Outstretched shaly landscape with changing scenes of doleritic. Exploring the site, you'll experience a unique adventure on discovering impressions linked to the age old of the First People of Africa.
THE SEVEN TOED IMPRESSIONS AND ROCK ENGRAVINGS ROUTE is a 45 km drive on the Kenhardt /Upington road . Driving along an outstretched Bushman grass (stipagrostis) landscape, with some large gneiss outcrops. Strange refuse dumping like outcrops await you after 30 km of driving. These igneous outcrops will guide you to one of the most unique late bushmen settlement sites on our planet.
PUTZONDERWATER ROCK ENGRAVINGS ROUTE about 72km from Kenhardt. Where did the name originated form?
A dwell was dug by the owner of the farm in the late 1900's, He denied however that he had found a good supply of water. Water was a great importance in a land where trek Boers had to make long and dangerous journeys from one source of water to another in times of drought. On a question that was asked to the owner of the dwell, he answered: "Yes Sir: " I dug a dwell, but with out water.
Putzonderwater once owned certificates for the neatest railway station in South Africa. Now, there are on only four families left. No more tigers lying in the sun on "Tier kop", but the evidence of a once flourishing community are still standing. One of the most beautiful and interesting Petroglyphs is to be seen.
THE DRIEKOP ENGRAVINGS ROUTE is about 10km from Kenhardt.
Beautiful landscape and interesting rock formations are unique to this site.
Interesting artifacts of Bushman settlement are to be seen.
Rock engravings of different kind ancient and extinct animal and birds are to be seen.
On the route are also anglo Boer War graves to be seen as well as Kenhards first water supply system.
Kontak: Jan & Elana - 0823244273 / 0721779049