About The Travelling Tortoise
The Travelling Tortoise is situated just outside of De Rust overlooking the Middleplaas vallyThe off-the-grid eco resort comprises of four mountain chalets, set in the most beautiful environment. The chalets feature fully equipped kitchens, family sized lounges and large decks with braai facilities. The property also offers guests a swimming pool and secure parking on the premises.There is a short hike on the premise where you will see large variety of birds including many hawks and eagles. Tortoise and hares, buck and many smaller mammals. We are mosquito free.This area has all year round sunshine. The summers can be very warm - the winters refreshingly cool.De Rust has many great attractions in and around the area, such as the Meiringspoort pass and waterfall, the Kammanassie Nature Reserve, the Cango Caves and the Little Karoo Wine Route.
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Things to do in and around De Rust
(2 km from De Rust)
The Great Waterfall on the Meiringspoort Pass is a beautiful place to have a picnic and a refreshing swim in one of the pools. You may spot the Karoo Mermaid if you are lucky. Meiringspoort Pass is approximately 60km from Prince Albert. The...
(10.7 km from De Rust)
Meiringspoort was established in 1858 and opened trading between the towns of George, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn. The area is part of the Swartberg Nature Reserve. Meiringspoort is the result of land formations over 200 million years ago when...
(22.1 km from De Rust)
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...
(31.9 km from De Rust)
Karusa Vineyard is nestled in the tranquil village of Schoemanshoek, en-route to the world-famous Cango Caves from the Little Karoo town of Oudtshoorn. Well-known for its Cap Classique and Mediterranean-styled wines, Karusa is a family-operated and...