The Aardvark Nature Reserve consists of 3400ha of pristine Succulent Little Karoo. This is a desert biome, with low winter rainfall. Vegetation is scrubveld with a stunning diversity of plant life, consisting of a large variety of succulents and other veld flowers. Even though it appears sparsely populated, it is alive with smaller creatures, ranging from rodents to mongooses, dassies, porcupines, honey badgers, Cape fox, caracal and the ever-present aardwolf and aardvark. Antelope species are represented by red hartebeest, kudu, springbok, duiker and steenbok. No less that 180 bird species have been recorded.
The Aardvark Burrow is the lodge accommodation for the Aardvark Nature Reserve. It can accommodate 10 people in 5 spacious and well-appointed double rooms (all en suite). Traditional meals are provided, or self-catering facilities are available. The lodge offers a diversity of activities to clients:
1. Several self-guided walking trails
2. Guided nature drives
3. Guided nature walks
4. Self-guided mountain bike routes
5. Sleep-outs at the Rock Kestrel Tented Camp
The Nature College is an accredited provider for Nature Training based on the reserve, and it supplies well-trained guides to conduct nature excursions.
One of the spacious country style rooms.