From Cape Town to 

N2 freeway to Swellendam (+-2hrs 15 min). Passing Somerset West, Caledon, Riviersonderend. Pass Swellendam direction Mosselbay / George.

30 min, 4 km before Heidelberg : RIGHT “Witsand & Fort Beaufort” R322

+- 2km ….climb a hill, passing small power substation on right + farm with old tractor monument (right) LEFT at sign “Vermaaklikheid”

+- 20 min gravel road passing wheat farms, sheep, and ostriches.

T-junction & sign “ Vermaaklikheid (and Witsand), LEFT to Vermaaklikheid. Cross over the river.  climb steep hill.

T-junction & sign “Heidelberg, Vermaaklikheid) RIGHT.

Pass through farm lands and undulating terrain ….you are in Vermaaklikheid when you see random spread of quaint stone cottages. Stay on the “main road”, pass olive farm, old “Poskantoor”, and small church (on right side) and exit the hamlet via a small hill +-200m

RIGHT to OSHOEK, See signs “Gersh” and THORN & FEATHER”.

+- 500m, flat terrain followed by a steep descent (drive slowly and carefully) towards the river. About 100m before the river, RIGHT at sign “Thorn & Feather” “two rock pillars and gate. Parking, and your accommodation is directly opposite gate across the road.