Directions ex Cape Town to Oryx Hut
1.Travel to Worcester direction : N1
2.As you exit the Du Toits Kloof Pass turn right on R101 to Rawsonville.
3.After 6km turn right to Rawsonville
4.At stop turn right into Van Riebeeck Street and exit the "dorp" on bridge over Smalblaar River.
5.Continue for about 11km turn sharp Left at Nekkies Resort over the Breede River to Worcester.
6.After approx 2.5km turn Right on R43 to Villiersdorp.
7.Road takes you past Aan De Doorns Co - Op on right hand side.
8.Approx 1km on from Co-Op turn Left to "Eilandia, Scherpenheuwel"
9.Continue on this road for 8km over the Breede River at Alv's Drift to T-juction.
10.Turn Left at T-junction to Scherpenheuwel.
11.Continue straight on this road for 12.4km to Oryx House (you will pass the Robertson turn off and go through the cattle grid at Langverwaght farms)
12.Don't turn left into Oryx House but continue straight, through the gate past the sign" River Bend Farm".
13.You will see the sign for Oryx Hut
14.Continue for 0.5km,turn left and follow the track to the hut.
GPS Coordinates :
33 47 35.818 S
19 40 36.798 E
Alternative Route if Breede River Is Flooded.
* Follow instructions 1-6
7.Continue on the R43 in the direction Villiersdorp pass over the Breede River .
8.You will pass the Cilmore Cellar on your right and approx 4 km turn Left to Doornrivier.
9.After 500m turn left to Scherpenheuwel (gravel road)
10. Continue straight on this road for 20 km to Oryx House (you will pass the Roberson turn off and go through a cattle grid at Langverwacht farms)
11. follow instructions 12-14 to the hut.
Traveling from Robertson
1.From Voortrekker road in Robertson take road to McGregor (the turn off is opposite the Robertson Info center and next to La Verne Wine Boutique
2.Continue over the bridge (Breede River) take right fork to Le Chasseur\ Agterkliphoogte
3.Turn right to Worcester 15km from the Breede River bridge.
4.Travel for 5.3km turn left to Worcester\Amathunzi (Gravel road)
5.Continue on gravel road for 15.5km (you will pass Amathunzi) and come to a T-Junction.
6.Turn right travel for 5.5km to Oryx House (On tar and end bit gravel)
7.follow instructions: 12 to 14 to the hut.
[ TRAVELING TIME ABOUT 40MIN ]
Travelling from Villiersdorp
1.Leaving Villiersdorp on the R43 in direction Worcester travel for approx 31km until you see a sign " Dooringrivier/ Scherpenheuwel " ( also look for a Brandvlei Keller sign).There is a turn off to Dooringrivier about 12km outside Villiersdorp -- Do not take this turn.
2.Turn right into this road and after 500m turn left onto a gravel road to Scherpenheuwel.
3.Continue straight on this road for 20km to Oryx House (you will pass the Robertson turn off and go through a cattle grid at Langverwacht farms)
4. Follow instructions :12 to 14 to the hut.
[ TRAVELING TIME ABOUT 30MIN ]
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