Established in 1893, Rooipoort is one of the oldest conservation areas in Southern Africa.
More than 40 000 ha in size and ranked among the largest private reserves in South Africa, is was declared the fourth South African Natural Heritage Site in 1985.
Rooipoort is situated on the N8 on the western side of Kimberley some 50km's outside of town. Found on the meeting place of three of southern Africa's major ecological systems - the Karoo, the Kalahari and the Grasslands embracing a unique diversity of vegetation types and plains game.
It also boasts 32 kilometres of riverine habitat along the banks of the Vaal River.
The Shooting Box is a national monument and the farm itself is a natural heritage site.