Things to do in Oudtshoorn

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Things to Do in Oudtshoorn

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  • lyndawilson72
    East Lothian, United Kingdom486 contributions
    Reserved space on adventure tour few days before by email.
    Leslie our guide was brilliant! We were in a small group of 6, and he was informative funny and took super photos for us.
    We’ve visited lots of caves in Europe and the Kango Caves were spectacular in comparison.
    Adventure tour let us crawl and climb through the caves and get close up to amazing formations.
    This activity is a must do if in the area.
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • lyndawilson72
    East Lothian, United Kingdom486 contributions
    Spectacular drive but need to go slow if you don’t have a 4-wheel drive.
    Views brilliant. Able to stop at various points to take photos or do short walks.
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • SanetMarais
    Mossel Bay, South Africa3 contributions
    This was a memorable experience and our guide was awesome. Loved the fact that he could speak French and translate everything he said to the French tourists. Well done!
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • BlondieSA
    Cape Town Central, South Africa307 contributions
    Very informative tractor safari viewing the different ostriches. Standing on the eggs & holding of the eggs - super egg-citing
    Written 22 February 2022
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  • jgr
    London, UK2 contributions
    Excellent tour - hopefully more visitors will come since they have only 3 staff previously over 30. Didn’t think I would be interested- but was fascinating.
    Written 6 June 2022
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  • Sofia M
    Cape Town Central, South Africa16 contributions
    My partner and I are rock climbers. Wilgewandel farm is really close to Oudtshoorn Main Crag, so conveniently located. We stayed at Wilgewandel for three amazing weeks. The views in the morning and sunset are spectacular. I loved seeing the cows right outside our balcony in eating peacefully in the field. It's so nice to stroll around the farm and see all the different animals. Our room was clean and had everything we needed for self-catering stay. It was quite cold for several days and we were very cosy at night with the electric blanket. We also had breakfast and a couple of dinners at the restaurant which was very nice. There was wifi and cell phone reception which was great. Ria was very kind - checking in which us, and making sure we had everything we needed. Would definitely return!
    Written 11 July 2022
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  • Paul Joubert
    Pretoria, South Africa25 contributions
    This was both an informative as entertaining experience. Got some background to the industry and lives of the ostriches. Then we had the opportunity to interact with, while learning more fun facts about these spectacular birds.
    Written 18 December 2020
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  • SonjavT
    Knysna, South Africa160 contributions
    This was a highlight during our break away in Oct 2020. The guide are so well trained with loads of knowledge. What a great way to start the day. Well worth it.
    Written 25 October 2020
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  • SanetMarais
    Mossel Bay, South Africa3 contributions
    Even though it rained, I had an amazing time. Most delicious food and awesome wine. Karusa Vineyard is definitely one of my favorite places to visit and I will recommend them to anyone. Very friendly staff. Thank you.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Wendy C
    Yateley, UK14 contributions
    A very nice venue, well kept and caring. The highlight for us all was feeding the giraffe with milk.
    Animals appeared to be very well cared for.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • Clive R
    Mossel Bay, South Africa18 contributions
    This hike starts at the top of Robinson Pass, between Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay. It’s rated as ‘moderate’ difficulty, which it probably is if you are not 57 years old and moderately unfit, like I am. I would rate it a tough walk. Don’t try it alone, the trail is remote and you are almost always the only people on the trail.

    Wear good non-slip adventure type shoes, a hat and take a hiking stick. You walk through quite a lot of brush, so I would recommend long pants. I carried a couple of bananas, a roast beef and mustard sandwich and 2 liters of water.
    It’s about 13km long and is going to take you the best part of a day to complete. Start early, you will want to tarry to take photos. I did 5km in and turned around to go back. Thank god I had my trusty walking stick. In some parts I had to clamber over rocks.
    I would advise against taking the hike after it rained. The trail can get greasy and slippery. The mountains leach water and it stays wet on the sides where the sun does not reach. If you fall off the trail, it’s a long way down. The sides of the mountains are pretty steep - say 60 or 70 degree slopes.

    It’s a beautiful trail and is still recovering from fire a huge fire in 2019. The flora is breathtaking, I have ever seen such a variety of plants in such a small area. The mountains are majestic and the rock formations are a sight. Didn’t see them but the trail is used by Klipspringer buck, I saw old and fresh spoor. A curious lack of birds, I only heard them singing 3 or 4 times and didn’t see any on my walk.

    I highly recommend this trail. It’s a challenging hike and the beauty is breathtaking.
    Written 7 June 2020
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  • Evilynn
    212 contributions
    Interesting collection, every room covers a different topic, liked the historic vehicles and the music instruments, a synagog is also part of the museum
    Written 22 January 2020
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  • MissMarlys
    Pretoria, South Africa39 contributions
    It was so interesting to visit the home of CJ Lagenhoven, stepping back in time. Each room is perfectly arranged and our guide gave us some interesting information on every room. I would definitely recommend the Arbeidsgenot to anyone visiting Oudtshoorn.
    Written 6 January 2020
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  • Doug E
    Knysna, South Africa107 contributions
    The self catering Stone Cottages were a great option. They were spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped for a short self catering stay. The hotel receptionist was warm, welcoming and very helpful. Breakfast in the restaurant was of a good standard.
    Would recommend this facility and would go again.
    Written 30 September 2021
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  • sweatysockScotland
    scotland139 contributions
    the young girl in the tourist office could not have been supportive. She spent time with us, ensuring that we totally comfortable with the information provided. A great ambassador for the local tourist service
    Written 5 March 2019
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