Geography and History
Marydale is a town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Marydale was established in 1903 by the Dutch Reformed Church. Marydale was named after the wife of Mr GP Snyman, owner of the farm on which the town was laid out. Marydale is situated 76 km north-west of Prieska and 120 km south-east of Upington.
On the northwest side of Marydale is a rich underground water source and the main means of water supply is by borehole and wind pumps. The town depends mainly on sheep farming to sustain its self.
Boegoeberg Dam - Completed in 1931, surrounded by the Kalahari’s red dunes and countless kokerbome (quiver trees), the dam is a watersports and anglers’ Mecca. Tel 083 257 4730
Eselkloupan - Fossilised track resembling donkey spoor. Viewing is by appointment only.
Orange River Wine Cellars - Co-operative Indulge in wine tasting before a tour. Tel: 054 833 0147.
Roaring Sands - White dunes surrounded by typically red Kalahari dunes, ‘roar’ when the wind blows. Sand curios for sale. Tel: 053 313 1061/2.
Water Turbine - On the farm Winstead, you can inspect a water turbine driven by solid-oak gears imported from England in 1910
Accommodation in and around Marydale include B&B's, Guest Lodges, and Self catering.
|Marydale Tourism Office
||+27 (0)54 871 5500
Vlooi Handmade - Quality Handmade Online Market and Gift Shop for locally produced products & gifts in South Africa At Vlooi Handmade we provide a...
ABC Maths & Science Worksheets and Memo's for Primary- & High Schools | ABC Wiskunde en Wetenskap Vraestelle en Memo's vir Laer- & Ho&e...
ABC Mathematics offers a series of workbooks and textbooks for schools which are all CAPS compliant in South Africa The content of the workbooks and textbo...
At Integrated Marketing we provide something truly unique – not only is our photographic department one of the best in the Garden Route, but we provide vi...
WOELWATER WACKYBOX | AKTIWITEITSBOKSE VIR KINDERS - Activity boxes for ages 5months - 6 years. Effortless education and quality time with your child. Afrik...
RAPTORS TRAVEL AGENCY - Personalised Service for Corporate and Leisure Travel Clients Worldwide Raptors Travel goes the extra mile, making all of your travel ar...
There is strong demand from UK travellers for travel to South Africa, according to a new consumer study by South African Tourism and data company, YouGov....
Tips on helping children cope with Covid-19, from Laager Tea4Kidz and renowned counselling psychologist.
With March marking a year ...
The Eastern Cape is an area of extraordinary diversity. From reclaimed wildlife reserves, arichcultural heritage to beautiful coastal resorts and golden beac...
Traditional Stories in Sierra Leone: What Role for Librarians?
Stories are as old as language, as old as the earliest societies. A few of the ear...