Oudtshoorn Accommodation

Oudtshoorn, although a small town, is the largest in the Klein (little) Karoo region of the Western Cape. This area is classified as semi-arid with a rich diversity of endemic succulent plants. As you would expect from a semi desert area, the summer’s days are scorching while winter brings crisp, cool temperatures. One of the many pros to staying in Oudtshoorn is the abundance of stars visible in the cloudless night skies as well as the beautiful scenery, interesting attractions and proximity to other tourist destinations.

Despite its size, Oudsthoorn has a number of unique tourist attractions on its doorstep. It is particular well-known for two of them. The Cango Caves are a network of underground caverns boasting weird and wonderful rock formations as well as glaring examples of stalactites and stalagmites. There are two tours available – the standard tour which simply involves walking between a number of the ‘shallower’ caves and the adventure tour which involves going deeper into the grottos requiring one to crawl and wiggle through much more confined spaces.

Oudtshoorn’s other claim to fame is the ostrich industry, the largest in the entire world. For the uninitiated, ostriches are the world’s largest bird, and consequently lay the largest eggs of any bird species. Many of the ostrich farms in the area provide tours as well as the opportunity to ride an ostrich – a truly bizarre experience. Eggs make beautiful candle holders and many are decorated and sold as eye-catching souvenirs. A trip to Oudtshoorn would not be complete without checking the ostriches and the caves.

Oudtshoorn lies very close to De Rust, a tiny town at the foot of the scenic Meiringspoort Pass, which takes you to the foodie town of Prince Albert. The pass is the main gateway between the Klein Karoo and the Groot (great) Karoo and a drive encompassing these two towns and the magnificent pass makes for a great day trip from Oudtshoorn. The cherry on top is that the Swartberg, over which Meiringpoort passes, is a Cape Floral World Heritage site - well worth a visit!

In addition Oudtshoorn marks the start of the Route 62 wine route, a scenic tourist route which acts as an alternative to the N2.

Oudtshoorn lies roughly 500km from Cape Town and 200km from the Garden Route coast making it an accessible spot to visit.

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Rolbaken

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Our farm, which now has Nature Reserve status, is situated 40km south-east of Oudtshoorn on the southern slopes of the Kammanassie Mountains. The guest-house is a comfortable and spacious self con... More Info

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NA Smit Oudtshoorn Holiday Resort

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2 bedroom or 1 room-open plan chalets, with bathroom and fully equiped kitchen. Bedding and towels, TV. Airconditioning/Fan and heater. Braai facilities. Daily cleaning services. Check in 14:00-20:00 ... More Info

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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is a sprawling Game farm at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains in the Cango Valley. Pristine bushveld, lush vegetation and a 5 ha dam provides a haven for twenty game spe... More Info

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@Yamkela Guesthouse

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Discover serenity, luxury and privacy in the heart of the Klein Karoo at @Yamkela Guesthouse. Our stylish and comfortable 4-star guest house is ideally situated in a quiet residential area, within eas... More Info

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Adley House

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Adley House in Oudtshoorn is a magnificent Victorian home and was built in 1905 by Sidney Herbert Adley during the "Ostrich Feather Boom". Hilda and Pieter Retief started the Adley House B&B in 1994... More Info

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Thylitshia Villa Country Guesthouse

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Thylitshia Villa is a working ostrich and wine farm, 4kms from Highgate Ostrich Show Farm. In the heart of the Olifantsriver Valley, this Cape Dutch Country House has a magnificent landscaped garden,... More Info

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Old Mill Country Lodge and Restaurant

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We are situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains just 14 km on your way from Oudtshoorn to the World Famous Cango Caves. We are a working ostrich farm. Watch as we farm with baby and f... More Info

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Turnberry Boutique Hotel

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The four star Turnberry Boutique Hotel is situated in the centre of the picturesque Klein Karoo town of Oudtshoorn. A warm welcome awaits visitors to this tiny piece of Scotland set in the heart of th... More Info

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Oudtshoorn Cyrilrose B&B

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Situated in a security complex in a leafy suburb, is the perfect location for overnight stays, a midweek break or a romantic weekend away.Designed for both business and leisure travel. Ideally situat... More Info

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Riverside Lodge is perfectly situated in Oudtshoorn ,overlooking the restful waters of the Grobbelaars River at the historic suspension bridge. The Lodge offers travellers luxurious and delightful acc... More Info

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Oudtshoorn Reviews

Oudtshoorn Accommodation has been rated 4.5/5 based on 135 reviews.

Oudtshoorn
Beautiful surroundings
- Michael Hendricks

Oudtshoorn
Beautiful town with the most friendliest people.

Will visit again.

- Jeanne Fryer

Oudtshoorn
Great nostalgia as I grew up in Oudtshoorn -so it is the best in the country!
- Arend Venter

Oudtshoorn
What a cute little town. Not too far from Cape Town and quaint, friendly, clean and an all round absolute delight!!!!
Will be visiting again.

- Shelley Moore

Oudtshoorn
Oudtshoorn is very focussed on tourism and I shall recommend the area to my family and friends.
- Riaan Mouton