Oudtshoorn in South Africa

Accommodation in Oudtshoorn

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Villa Ora Superior Room from: ZAR 400

Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn is the ostrich and arts centre of the Little Karoo. The town spreads itself along both banks of the Grobbelaars River, a tributary of the Oliphants River, and the Swartberg Mountains to the north and the Outeniqua Mountains to the south encompassing its fertile valleys. Warm, dry summers and sunny winter days make it the ideal breeding ground for the most majestic of flightless birds that is synonymous with the town - the ostrich.
  • Cango Caves - As you leave daylight and enter the yawning mouth of the caves, a fantasy world of dripstone formations greets you.
  • Arbeidsgenot Museum - For lovers of literature, particularly Afrikaans, Dutch and Flemish, a visit to this museum, former home of celebrated SA author CJ Langenhoven, must rank high on places to visit in Oudtshoorn.
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch - Some 300 crocodiles, jaquars, cheetahs and lions greet you on a visit to this ranch.
  • CP Nel Museum - This museum houses a fascinating array of weaponry, an authentic oxwagon, early motorcars and war medals. There are also memorabilia relating to the history of Oudtshoorn and the ostrich-farming industry.
  • Gamka Mountain Nature Reserve - The 9400ha reserve, situated on the slopes of the rugged Gamka Mountain southwest of Oudtshoorn, is home to the Cape Mountain Zebra, which came close to extinction in the 1930s.
  • Meiringspoort Pass - From Hamlet the passtwists and turns across the eastern fork of the Swartberge for about 25km, crossing the Meirings River 25 times. 
  • Montagu Pass - Just a stone's throw away from the new Outeniqua Pass, between George and Oudtshoorn - enjoy a relaxing and scenic drive close to nature's masterpieces..
  • Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Safari Ostrich Show Farm, Cango Ostrich Farm & Oudtshoorn Ostrich Show Farm - Show farms where you will be taken on interesting tours covering most aspects of ostrich-feather production.