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About De Zeekoe Guest Farm

This 2500-hectare bio-diversified farm is privately owned and nestled between the majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains on the banks of the Olifants River. We are located on one of the world’s 17 hotspots with three overlapping flower zones and only 7 km from Oudtshoorn on the R328, opposite the Safari Ostrich Farm.

The colonial-style main lodge has lush gardens and open verandas leading to 21 stylish fully equipped and air-conditioned rooms. Four rustic Waterfront Cabins & 3 private cottages (with their own pool) ideal for a romantic getaway, are located a short drive away.

Guests can enjoy our inventive and delicious traditional cooking with a Karoo twist and compliment evening meals with wines from our very own cellar. Facilities/Activities include self-guided walks, birding with 168 species- private bird tours, canoeing, fishing, biking-bikes to rent, a saltwater pool as well as meerkat tours on the reserve by our guide, Devey. Bookings are essential. Listen to the silence that is old Africa and you will discover it is music - Amadou Hampabeba, 1976.

Wedding Venues: Book the entire lodge exclusively for you and your guests, including the use of the restaurant, reception, outside pool and fireplace area, parking, accommodation for 70 guests, a complimentary honeymoon suite, and ready room for the bride.

Conference Venues: We can seat 45 people board-room style, 60 people school-room style and 80 cinema-style. A data projector, flip chart, screen as well as free Wi-Fi service is available. Breakfast, tea break snacks, lunch and dinners can be arranged.

Family friendly: We offer Wild Meerkat tours, Fishing with your own equipment, biking and hiking, birding 162 species, canoeing, Eco Farm Tours, self-guided walks, massage relax zone and a swimming pool.

Romantic: Honeymoon rates available. Please enquire for more information.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 70
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 33 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Rates include VAT and breakfast.
Rates for children or for third and fourth guests in the cabins do not qualify for discounts.
Please kindly note that the per person sharing rate quote for the Waterfront Cabins is applicable for the first two people. Thereafter, a rate of R360.00 per person sharing is applicable.

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Reviews for De Zeekoe Guest Farm

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Duncan Fletcher
07 June 2017

Cabin was well equipped and very spacious

Julie Botha, South Africa
23 July 2013

We had a lovely stay at the De Zeekoe Guest Farm. Friendly staff and the rooms were really luxurious and well equipped. We were however disappointed by the fact that there was only SABC 1 and 2 in the rooms and that in the main lounge there was a very limited satellite package. In addition we felt that the dinner was over priced for what we got and the fact that we needed to order dinner when we checked in was also not ideal.

Belinda Ruef, Germany
31 October 2012

We stayed at the cottage for 2 nights. The location is beautiful. Not for people with problems with spiders. You are in nature.

Ayral Chantal, France
25 February 2011

We stayed in a cabin close to the pond -3 km away from the farm. In fact, it's a big wooden chalet, perfectly equipped.Very nice place. Surely one of the best places in this area. Many electricity breakdowns during the day. No internet except in the hotel.

Jessica Magnus, Belgium
21 September 2009

We had a wonderful and very romantic stay in one of the cabins at the lake in De Zeekoe guesthouse! It had such a wonderful and peaceful view and atmosphere, we would certainly go back! Staff was also very friendly and food was delicious!!

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De Zeekoe Guest Farm is 8.2km from the centre of Oudtshoorn , the nearest airport 48.4km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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