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Old Mill Country Lodge & Rest...

15 Reviews
Sleeps 33 in 11 rooms

accommodation discount   Our 4-star establishment is surrounded with spectacular bird life, rivers and the foothills of the...
from R400
per night for 2 guests

Bisibee Guest House

11 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 10 rooms

Bisibee Guest House offers affordable accommodation in Oudtshoorn. It is situated in a well-established area and is within walking distance...
from R520
per night for 2 guests

Swartberg Country Manor

7 Reviews
Sleeps 53 in 26 rooms

Swartberg Country Manor is nestled on the Voorbedacht Farm, which is situated in the Cango Valley at the foot of the world-renowned...
from R1900
per night for 2 guests

Cul-de Sac Guesthouse

11 Reviews
Sleeps 25 in 7 rooms

Cul-de Sac Guesthouse is situated in the sunny town of Oudtshoorn, on the edge of the Garden Route. It ensures relaxation in a peaceful...
from R650
per night for 2 guests

Le Roux's Guest House

3 Reviews
Sleeps 9 in 3 rooms

Le Roux's Guest House is situated in a quiet residential area of Oudtshoorn, within easy walking distance from the town centre and...
from R980
per night for 2 guests

Best Little Guest House

40 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 8 rooms

Best Little Guest House is a unique bed and breakfast situated in South Africa's picturesque and historic town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein...
from R600
per night for 2 guests

The Thorntree Country House

9 Reviews
Sleeps 33 in 15 rooms

The Thorntree Country House is situated on the route to the Cango Caves, the Swartberg Pass and the...
from R1260
per night for 2 guests

Le Petit Karoo Ranch

36 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 8 rooms

Situated on top of a hill in the stunning Little Karoo, Le Petit Karoo Ranch welcomes you in a nature setting that will stay with you for a...
from R750
per night for 2 guests

Foster's Manor

22 Reviews
Sleeps 30 in 13 rooms

Experience the days gone by of ostrich feathers and feather palaces at Foster’s Manor; we are 3 Star graded and offer the embodiment of the...
from R590
per night for 2 guests

The Gumtree Guest House

9 Reviews
Sleeps 15 in 6 rooms

The Gumtree Guest House is situated on the banks of the Grobbelaars River, at the historic suspension bridge in Oudtshoorn. We offer...
from R890
per night for 2 guests

Hlangana Lodge

11 Reviews
Sleeps 62 in 19 rooms

Hlangana Lodge is Oudtshoorn's premier destination. This highly recommended lodge offers individually decorated en-suite rooms which are...
from R1240
per night for 2 guests

Shadowlands Guest Farm

Sleeps 12 in 4 rooms

Shadowlands is a beautiful guest farm situated in the Klein Karoo, just outside of Oudtshoorn. There are three self-catering cottages...
from R680
per night for 2 guests

Boulders Lodge & Spa

21 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 9 rooms

Come and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in one of the finest places in the Klein Karoo en route to the Cango Caves. The Boulders Lodge is...
from R1200
per night for 2 guests
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De Zeekoe Guest Farm

32 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 26 rooms

Winter Special   This 2500-hectare bio-diversified farm is privately owned and nestled between the majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains on the banks...
from R1040
per night for 2 guests

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

1 Review
Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

Welcome to Rietfontein Ostrich Palace which is a working ostrich farm situated between Calitzdorp...
from R900
per night for 2 guests

Aloe Manor

10 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 9 rooms

Aloe Manor offers 4 Star luxury accommodation is an inspiring new addition to Oudtshoorn's guest house industry. It is situated in a...
from R900
per night for 2 guests

La Plume Guest House

Sleeps 26 in 12 rooms

La Plume Guest House is a 1902 Victorian homestead, set in the tranquil Olifantsrivier Valley on a working ostrich, alfalfa and vine farm. ...
from R1330
per night for 2 guests

Thylitshia Villa Guest House

2 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Lollies and Elriza invite you into their hearts and home, so you can experience an exceptional...
from R1200
per night for 2 guests

Moroc-Karoo Guesthouse

Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

Moroc-Karoo is situated in the breathtaking Cango Valley, at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains, the second largest mountain...
from R900
per night for 2 guests

Avondblij Guest House

2 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 5 rooms

Avondblij Guest House offers a comfortable, luxurious and tranquil accommodation options. We take great pride in service excellence and...
from R650
per night for 2 guests

Oudtshoorn South Africa

Oudtshoorn Guest House Accommodation

Oudtshoorn, the largest town in the Little Karoo, is most well known as the centre of the ostrich farming industry. Taller than many men, these huge flightless birds weigh in at about 150kg and are very fast and – surprisingly – very dangerous. Don’t tangle with one. How embarrassing would it be to have to explain to the guys in the office that, while you were on holiday, a bird kicked you almost to death and you landed up in hospital with broken bones, concussion and a few major lacerations? You’d never live it down. But they are interesting – and delicious. Their almost totally fat-free and cholesterol-free red meat is reputed to be particularly healthy, and is made into a huge range of innovative dishes in local restaurants. The most traditional way to eat an ostrich, though, is in the form of biltong – sun-dried, spiced strips of meat. But, hey. Why eat the bird, when you can wear it?

Ostrich feathers have moved in and out of fashion a few times over the last couple of centuries but, at their heyday, they were worth more than their weight in gold and they funded the building of some magnificent mansions, which were dubbed “feather palaces” by the envious neighbours. Le Roux’s Townhouse, which is an annex of the CP Nel Museum, is an excellent example of this early form of conspicuous consumption.

There are also a number of farms where you could watch an ostrich display, learn all about these amazing birds and go wild buying ostrich feather and leather products. The leather has almost overtaken the feathers as a must-have fashion accessory. Distinctively knobbled (how many leathers are plucked?) and very hard-wearing, it’s used to make anything from key rings to full length coats, car upholstery and even saddles. (OK – so far, one rather weird Cape Town polo player has decided that a knobbly ostrich leather saddle is a good idea. But, who knows, it could take off.)

You could, if you were totally heartless, also ride an ostrich. Sure – they weigh 150 kg and are very strong but – and this is a big but – they have really tiny little ankles so many of the birds that are ridden are permanently injured. Which is not really a problem, as they’re destined to be turned into biltong and handbags, anyhow, but it’s worth thinking about.

Speaking of handbags, there’s a crocodile ranch just outside the town, and also a “wildlife ranch”, where you can dive with crocodiles from the safety of a cage, see a range of predators, including lions, tigers and jaguars, and you could even – for a price – “adopt” a baby cheetah. While we’re on the animal thing – there’s a bunny farm, where you can pet the angora rabbits and buy lovely soft garments from angora wool, and even a lovely, child-friendly restaurant where you can ride a camel. Camels, fortunately, are renowned for their sturdy ankles.

The other major attraction in Oudtshoorn is the Cango Caves, which extend for miles into the extensive limestone hills and exhibit beautiful crystal and flow structures. You can do a one hour tour or tackle the more adventurous one and a half hour tour, which includes some tight squeezes.

One of the best ways to see Oudtshoorn and its surrounds – if you’re relatively energetic – is to do a semi-escorted cycling trip on the Swartberg Pass. You (along with the bikes) get driven to the top of the pass 50km from town, from where you make your own way back. The first 10km is a steep, twisting, turning, incredibly scenic unpaved mountain pass – but all downhill. From there the next 10km is a relatively steep downhill on tar, and the last 30km is mostly downhill or flat.
En route back to town, you can stop to visit the Cango Caves, the Wildlife Ranch, an ostrich farm, and even stop to ride a camel. A short detour (with some uphills) could take you to a lovely waterfall. It’s a full day ride but – here’s the best part – if you decide you’ve had enough cycling, you can phone to be picked up and only pay a small “rescue fee”.

There are some great restaurants and a smattering of lovely guest houses. The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (Little Karoo National Arts Festival), which is a whole load of fun, is held in April.

Oudtshoorn, the largest town in the Little Karoo, is most well known as the centre of the ostrich farming industry. Taller than many men, these huge flightless birds weigh in at about 150kg and are very fast and – surprisingly – very dangerous....

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