Uniondale Articles

  • The Great Karoo:  Jewish Presence In Towns

    The Great Karoo: Jewish Presence In Towns

    The Karoo had a sizeble Jewish community that played a major role in various towns. They also left a mark in most towns ranging from cemeteries to...
    Monday, 27th May 2019
  • Trains


    The train doesn’t stop here anymore……….. Well actually it never did. Uniondale never had a rail connection, unlike Oudtshoorn which is on...
    Tuesday, 11th April 2017
  • The Uniondale Ghost

    The Uniondale Ghost

    Uniondale is known for its ghost, a young woman who stands alone alongside the lonely stretch of road between Uniondale and Willowmore. When people...
    Tuesday, 11th April 2017
  • Trekking Burchell's Wagon Route

    Trekking Burchell's Wagon Route

    An article that appeared in the Country Life of 4 May 2016 covered the Burchell’s Wagon Route near Uniondale.
    Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • Weg Platteland 2015

    Weg Platteland 2015

    An article in the Web Platteland took a brief look at Uniondale in 2015.
    Thursday, 1st January 2015
  • Country Life Magazine September 2013

    Country Life Magazine September 2013

    The charming town of Uniondale is often called the Little Karoo’s ‘best-kept secret’. It is known for its salt of the earth people, village...
    Sunday, 1st September 2013
  • Prince Alfred's Pass in Getaway Magazine

    Prince Alfred's Pass in Getaway Magazine

    The vigilant parents shepherding five goslings along the wall of the trout dam below my chalet let out an urgent warning honk as I go out onto the...
    Monday, 1st February 2010
  • Getaway Magazine March 2000

    Getaway Magazine March 2000

    Uniondale in the Klein Karoo hides a witblits wizard, a hoard of secret remedies and a novel use for steaming cowpats. At every twist and turn Robyn...
    Wednesday, 1st March 2000