Location Brandvlei: 170km northeast of Calvinia on the R27

Region: Namakwa

Nearby Towns: Van Wyksvlei, Loeriesfontein, Kenhardt,Williston, Calvinia

The Vast open Verneukpan 

Brandvlei was developed near a Sak River ‘vloer’ in the heart of Bushmanland where ‘Ou Brand’, a 19th century trekboer, settled. The town was cut in two by a flash-flood in 1961, recovered, and a municipality was formed in 1962.


Accomodation Brandvlei

Explore Brandvlei

The salt pans are transformed into bird sanctuaries after the summer rains (Nov-Mar).
 Dutch Reformed Church 
Built in Neo-Gothic style.
 Lekkerlê and Kans
Two farms exhibiting splendid displays of San rock engravings.
In 1929, Sir Malcolm Campbell unsuccessfully attempted to break the world land-speed record here by travelling over 300mph in his Bluebird 1.