This farm is in a lovely setting, well away from the tourist hustle. Our room had an extra bed in it for a child which made it a bit cramped. Good views from the small balcony, shame that the balconies for neighbouring rooms were separated by a sheet of corrugated iron - it detracted from the building. Great pool. Service at breakfast was slow, there seemed to be one poor lady trying to organise everyone, she did keep tabs on who needed what but food/coffee was very slow to arrive - she did apologise. Evening meals are huge and OK. great salad starters, again massive portions. We did the morning meerkat trip which was worth doing just to get so close to them, it is a bit of a touristy trip and you don't feel that you are really in the wild with them. Good walks right on the door.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Only 7km outside Oudtshoorn, in the Garden Route, surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the world's 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones. Surrounded by variety attractions like ostrich farms, longest wine route in the world (R 62), Cango caves, Wildlife ranch, waterfalls and museums, makes this the ideal destination for a visit or a stay over in the Klein Karoo. This owner managed, 3000 hectare working lusern farm, is malaria free, and child friendly. De Zeekoe offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Meerkat adventures) and to be part of the shy 5 experience!From self catering to luxurious accommodation. De Zeekoe offers the following:• Wild Meerkat tours, home to the "shy five"• Accommodation: From Standard to Superior rooms ( 21 ) Rooms with views of mountains and gardens; 4 Waterfront cabins ; 3 x Private cottages with own pool. Wheelchair friendly rooms• Restaurant with fresh farm produce and free range meat• Cocktail Bar * Biking - bikes to rent• Community project with local school• Fishing - own equipment• Hiking• Going green with recycling , solar panels etc• Birding ( 162 species ) - private bird tours• Canoeing• Self guided walks• Massage relax zone - pre book• Swimming pool ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- De Zeekoe Guest Farm Hotel Oudtshoorn