Oudtshoorn offers the nature lover so much to explore. Below features a few of our favourite excursions suitable for families to enjoy. The Swartberg Circle route conveniently passes most of the below mentioned destinations.
29km from Oudtshoorn, at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley, lies the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo – the Cango Caves. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations.
This is a totally unique dining experience in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by open vistas, ostrich farms and the beautiful Swartberg Mountain Range. Swartberg Mountain Tours have Theta Qualified Guides and are presented in various languages.
Visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, endangered species breeding facility extraordinaire. The oldest and biggest cheetah contact centre worldwide offers visitors the rare opportunity of interacting with our hand reared cheetahs and getting actively involved in saving this species and others from extinction.
A unique South African bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo within the Garden Route. Experience an array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. Buffelsdrift also offer African Bush Safaris, Meerkat Safaris, Elephant Feeding, Walking & Brushing Experiences.
TBI Adventures give clients an outdoor experience away from civilization. Enjoy the region’s diverse fauna and flora and get close to nature away from the crowds. You will find breathtaking waterfalls, rock pools to cool off in, cliffs to abseil down, limestone caves to crawl into, beautiful dams to paddle on and fantastic tracks for quad biking.
Let meerkat enthusiast and researcher Devey takes you on a sunrise hiking adventure to observe the morning routine of the wild meerkats.
Wilgewandel holiday farm is renowned for its fun family activities such as camel rides, waterslides and foefieslide (zip wire).The restaurant is well known for home cooked meals and freshly baked products in it’s beautiful surroundings.
The waterfall is hidden among the bracken-clad heights; therefore a walk over little bridges is required along the mountain trail. You are inspired by the beautiful wild flowers that bloom in great profusion alongside the path while far below amidst ferns and undergrowth, a powerful river ripples over rocky edges.
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