Directions to Perlman House from N1

  • From direction Cape Town turn left at Matjiesfontein sign on N1. 
  • Travel by tar road for 110km to Sutherland 
  • Main Road is Piet Retief Street in Sutherland. 
  • Drive down with Piet Retief Street  
  • Perlman House is a light grey building on your right-hand side 
  • Signs outside the building. 

Travel Tips

  • Obey road rules 
  • Get permission to enter private land 
  • Leave gates as found (open/closed) 
  • Stay on farm roads and do not damage veld 
  • Respect animal and plant life 
  • Avoid fires at all times
  • Do not litter 

Gravel Road Tips

  • Reduce tire pressure up to 1.8 bar 
  • Reduce speed to about 80km / h 
  • Switch vehicle headlights on to be visible in dusty conditions 
  • Watch out for sheep and wild animals in the road 
  • Beware of unexpected blind turns - locally called crook 
  • Stay focused - the lack of traffic can make you feel at ease 
  • Beware of residents who know the road well and drive fast 
  • Mostly no cell phone signal 
    Take enough spare wheels. Make sure the tensioners and jack are right