Things to Do

while staying with us

There is plenty to see and do at Red Sands Country Lodge.

Wine & Dine

Well known for and particularly popular are the delicious meals and refreshing drinks served at the Red Sands fully licenced restaurant – ‘Kaufmann’s Kitchen’.

Swimming Pool

we have an onsite swimming pool with sun-loungers and umbrellas.
This is strictly for use by houseguests only.

Walkabout

Either peacefully hike or trail-run through our inner-lodge 1.2km winding meander.
With it’s almost ‘secret bush garden feel’, you will witness beautiful views of the lodge and hills, local antelope, amazing indigenous trees and plants and wondrous rock formations. Keep your eyes on the ground for interesting reptiles and insects.

The Little Farm

A must for the kids!

The Little Farm is exactly that, with a variety of farm animals to touch and feed.
To name a few, Alpaca, Dwarf Goats, Sheep, Pony’s, Horses, Pigs, Chickens & Ducks. 

*Adults, we kindly ask that you supervise your children at all times.


Situated in the middle of an 1800ha

Private Nature Reserve

Self-guided

Wildlife Drives

Situated in an 1800 ha private nature reserve with 17 different game species. Guests are welcome to explore the reserve with their own vehicle on the self-guided wildlife drive.
MTB & Hiking

Bush Trails

Discover the reserve on foot or with your Mountain Bike. There are many roads and trails to explore at your own pace and at leisure.
50+ Species

Bird Watching

A Bird watcher’s paradise with over 50 different species identified on the property. Spot them from your balcony or enjoy some time in our hide.

Activities Nearby

The Moffat Mission Museum

Tel 053 712 1352/2645.

Moffat Lane. Dr Robert Moffat and his wife, Mary, arrived in Kuruman from Scotland in 1820. The Moffat Church was completed in 1838 and, for years, was the largest building in the Northern Cape. The marriage of their daughter, Mary, to explorer David Livingstone took place in the church, declared a national monument in 1939.

The Eye of Kuruman

Tel 053 712 1095

The town is home to a famous natural geological feature known as the Eye of Kuruman, said to be one of the biggest natural springs in the southern hemisphere. The Tswana name for the fountain is Ga-segonyana (“calabash”). The first European to discover the spring, in 1801, was English artist Samuel Daniell, who was part of the Truter-Somerville expedition to meet the southern Tswana people.

The Sishen Mine Golf Course

Tel 053 050 5727

This excellent 18 hole golf course attracts avid golfers from far and wide. The acacia trees remind one of the arid area, while green rolling rolls provide a pleasant oasis.