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Villa de Ghaap Guest house is an exclusive Four Star guest house with imported furniture from Indonesia to provide a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of the Kalahari, Douglas, Northern Cape.

We are approximately 109km from Kimberley and 380km from Bloemfontein and its airports. We are situated on the left hand side as you enter Douglas. Just some of the attractions here is the confluence of the Orange and Vaal rivers, bushmen paintings and engravings, the call of the fish eagle, beautiful sunsets and interesting people.


At our guest house you will be surrounded by antique Indonesian furniture, air conditioning, DSTV and a top class, fully licensed restaurant which will make your stay a memorable experience and you will look forward to your return visit.


Our restaurant offers an A-la-Cartè menu, facilities for conferences and small private functions - christening, birthdays, stork parties, kitchen teas, year-end functions and kiddies parties. Special events - Valentines dinners, Mother- and Fathersday and Christmas luncheons. As well as catering on a small scale.


Please visit our links for more information as to how we can make your stay with us as pleasant as possible!



Schalk and Ansie Oosthuizen







Douglas, being the (almost) center of South Africa has so many activities and attractions to offer visitors and travelers. Douglas is situated North of the Karoo and South of the Kalahari. Douglas has the most beautiful sunsets. There are a lot of big diamond mines around Douglas.



Situated in the heart of Douglas, GWK Landzicht wine cellars is one of the handful of estates in the Northern Cape, so if you're near it you should most definitely stop by and taste some of the wine.

Douglas is a very green area and lies on the banks of the Vaal River. The Douglas Wine Cellar was established in 1968. The estate produces a variety of both desert and table wine.



The annual Ghaap RiverXtreme will be hosted at Broadwater River Estate, between Kimberley and Douglas. All proceeds go to our local charities. For three days you can look forward to great weather, amazing company and most importantly, fun! Activities include wake boarding, barefoot ski, road races, marathons, swimming over the Vaal river, stalls, entertainment and many more exciting stuff! Kids have not been forgotten and can keep busy in the kiddies entertainment area.



Beautiful lush green fairways with firm greens and a beautiful view over the Vaal river. Very good course for a small little town.



  • Boat rides
  • Game drives on one of many game farms
  • Hunting
  • Organised fly fishing
  • Game drives with bow and arrow shooting
  • 100km from Kimberley - Great hole, battlefields and Magersfontein
  • 130km from Prieska
  • 80km from Griekwastad - Dunes and stone works
  • 85km from Hopetown
  • Decent tar roads to and from Prieska and Kimberley
  • GWK head office is in Douglas and is the sponsor of the Griqua rugby team
  • Douglas has the confluence of the Orange and Vaal rivers, Die Neus
  • Lots of bushman paintings and engravings are to be seen
  • Glaciers
  • Monument for the first diamond that was found
  • Douglas has the largest irrigation area in South Africa and delivers double crops each year
  • Douglas is known for corn, wheat, peanuts, cotton and potatoes. Douglas also farms with cattle, sheep and buck.


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