About Swartberg Backpackers
Get away from it all! Enjoy an Eco-friendly farm experience at the foot of the world-famous Swartberg Mountain Pass, 45km outside of Oudtshoorn. Hike to the beautiful waterfall and natural rock pool; drink fresh water straight from it. Enjoy a hike to and swimming in our mountain swimming pool with views of nature all around you. Solar electricity, organic gardening, free range livestock, chicken, rabbits. Be refreshed, re-energized and regenerated!
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Things to do in and around Oudtshoorn
(0.7 km from Oudtshoorn)
These tours that commence only at sunrise are dependent on fair weather, since these little creatures will not venture outside their burrows on cold and rainy days. (No tours on rainy days & Christmas day). Meerkats are part of the so-called Shy 5...
(27.6 km from Oudtshoorn)
Rust en Vrede is a lovely little waterfall that runs 365 days a year – even though it is found in the Klein Karoo. During the summer many people enjoy a picnic or braai under the trees at the entrance followed by a walk and a swim at this gorgeous...
(22.2 km from Oudtshoorn)
Visit a sparkling ancient African cave system in the Karoo. One of the major attractions in the Garden Route and Oudtshoorn area is the Cango Caves, which extend for kilometres into the extensive limestone hills. Situated in the Swartberg Mountains,...
(2.9 km from Oudtshoorn)
Experience the thrill of being almost tooth-to-tooth with a Nile crocodile or wrap yourself with a python at the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients in the heart of the Little Karoo!Far more than just a petting zoo, this endangered species...