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Graeme, mobile:
+27 84 245 2490
Karen, mobile:
+27 82 475 8767
Tel/fax: +27 56 8181814
Based at Otters' Haunt, Kopjeskraal Road, opposite Parys, North West Province, South Africa

The Dome is so big it can only be seen from space - as in the image here (false colour highlighting the features). Come to our Vredefort Dome information centre to learn all about the mightiest asteroid impact of them all. The Unesco World Heritage Site draws tourists, school and student groups, scientists and adventurers. We are 2km from the town of Parys, on the Vaal River in central South Africa. Get hold of us to arrange your visit and plan a tour to suit your interests - from geology to battlefields, from driving and hiking to cycling and rafting.
Stay at Otters' Haunt Wonderful riverside accommodation in the Dome with direct access to many sites of interest.


Don’t hesitate to ask for more info. Inquiry form below.

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Use the form below. Tell us your interests and group size, likely dates, and what kind of tour you want: general tourism interest, school educational, geological, Earth & asteroids, historical, battlefields, town & museum, township, cultural (or combinations!). We can walk, drive, cycle, mountain bike, raft or fly over the Dome!


Otters’ Haunt guest house on the Vaal River, Parys, South Africa. Secluded among wilderness islands. Accommodation in the guest house and bush camp as well as chalets. Visit for informative talks, walks, river trips, mountain biking and hiking trails. There is a conference room seating 15-20. There are discounts for groups and we arrange catering and bar service on request.


Graeme +27 84 245 2490

Karen +27 82 475 8767

Tel/fax +27 56 8181814

Map and GPS co-ordinates here
Mailing address

PO Box 289, Parys, 9585 FREE STATE, South Africa

Physical address

Otters’Haunt, Kopjeskraal Road, Potchefstroom District (Parys area), South Africa



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