Olifantshoek is located in the Green Karoo and the town was established in 1912. The scenic Lange Mountains is the perfect backdrop to this tranquil town in the heart of the Kalahari.
The town is small and has a unique property market in that it is made up of the sale of farms and residential homes, guest houses Bed and Breakfasts, lodges and commercial property.
The commercial property caters for the small to medium to light engineering industry which supports the larger farming community.
Property values are comparable to homes in any other suburb in Gauteng or country wide. This means the property values are derived from factors like architecture, size and location within the town.
The more upmarket homes offer spectacular views over the countryside and surrounding Kalahari Desert.
The town is well established and has the important amenities such as schools in the town. Schools in and in close proximity to Olifantshoek are Hoërskool Olifantshoek, CVO Kalahari Akademiese Hoërskool, Laerskool Saambou, Noord-Kaap Primere Skool and Hoërskool Langeberg.
There are no malls as such in the town and this makes for a more country type of lifestyle. The closest town for retail needs is Upington.
Tourism is a major source of sustainable income to the residents of the town.
Tourist attractions keeping the sustainable income going are the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape, the Witsand Nature Reserve and San Rock art at the Panheuwel and Meerlust farms.
For the adventure tourist there are a number of hiking trails which are worth the time. These include Pudu Hiking Trail and Neylan Hiking Trail.
The unique experience of rumbling dunes should not be missed while you visit the town.
Other towns close to Olifantshoek which are worth exploring are Postmasburg, Kathu and Hotazel.
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