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Visit Oudtshoorn and De Rust.
Discover the heart of the Klein Karoo.
Explore Africa's unique natural diversity.
Travel to the centre of Route 62.

Welcome to the Klein Karoo

Volmoed, Oudtshoorn, Dysselsdorp, De Rust

The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust are in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. The world's biggest bird is just one of the many attractions in this area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty.

The region is home to the spectacular Cango Caves, Africa's largest show cave system; an ecological hotspot where three distinct plant biomes (succulent karoo, cape thicket and fynbos) converge; and the Swartberg mountain range, which is part of the Cape Floral World Heritage Site.

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Where to stay

  • Meijer's Rust Self-Catering

    Meijer's Rust Self-Catering

    Meijer's Rust is a working farm offering a wide variety of accommodations within the heart of the st...

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  • Cul-de Sac Guest House

    Cul-de Sac Guest House

    Guesthouse , Bed and breakfast , Self-catering , 3 en-suite double rooms and 5 fully equiped luxury ...

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  • YOTCLUB B&B

    YOTCLUB B&B

    YOTCLUB B&B - is situated in the centre of Outdshoorn down a quiet private lane just off Bar...

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  • Ash Tree/ Asboom B & B

    Ash Tree/ Asboom B & B

    Come enjoy our warm hospitality in De Rust at Ash Tree B&amp;B.<br>...

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Things to do

  • De Oude Meul Country Lodge

    De Oude Meul Country Lodge

    3 star , Guestfarm , Guesthouse ,&nbsp;4x4/Quad/Bike Trails , Lodge , Weddings , 3 en-suite self...

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  • Frischgewaagd Guesthouse

    Frischgewaagd Guesthouse

    Guesthouse , Bed and Breakfast ,&nbsp;&nbsp;6km from Oudtshoorn on Route 62 towards George...

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  • Surval Boutique Olive Estate

    Surval Boutique Olive Estate

    Hotel , Restaurant , Lodge , Weddings , 31 luxurious and individually decorated suites and bedrooms&...

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  • Gumtree Guest House B&B

    Gumtree Guest House B&B

    Bed and Breakfast , Guesthouse , Lodge , 6 en-suite rooms , in Oudtshoorn...

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News Headlines

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    Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve

    Wildehondekloof - Winter Special 2018

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    Cango Caves Zipline

    Cango Caves Zipline - Autumn Special

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    Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Winter Special 2018

    WINTER SPECIAL

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    Coetzee & van der Bergh Attorneys

    Coetzee & van der Bergh Attorneys

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    Oudtshoorn Business Chamber - Network Evening

    Oudtshoorn Business Chamber - Network Evening

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    J.Gold Beauty Salon

    J.Gold BEAUTY Salon

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REASONS TO VISIT THE KLEIN KAROO

Cango Caves

One of the world's great natural wonders with its massive caverns and naturally coloured limestone formations.

 
 
Ostrich Farms

The Ostrich is the largest living species of bird and lays the largest egg of any living bird. Take a guided tour or ride an Ostrich.

 
 
Wildlife Adventures

Touch a Cheetah, dive with crocodiles, meet wild Meerkats, go on Safari and meet the Big Five.

 
 
Wildlife Adventures

Ride a quad bike. Learn how to abseil. Go caving. Meet the Meerkats. Take a hike. Go Mountain biking. Go on a scenic drive.

 
 
Natural Beauty

 

Oudtshoorn is part of an ecological hotspot with some of South Africa's most beautiful natural diversity.