Oakdene Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... life as the trainers lifted the bag off the Ostriches head and he took off around the pen. When it was my turn I was surprised how stable it was to sit on when you your legs the Ostriches legs and hold on to it's big strong wings. Even as it started running I felt ok until the trainers said it was time to hop off and by hop off the mean "let go" and let's just say there's no lady like way to get off a running Ostrich, you just ...
... the Klein Karoo, literally translated the small dry. This country is reminiscent of the Australian outback or the Patagonian high plains in South America. The day is hot and dry and we welcome the shade of some trees at a wayside stop while we regroup. Once we're all together again we head into Oudtshoorn to drop Ben off at the hotel he's not well and bed is the best place for him. We head back out again for ...
... at higher elevation. A Dutch couple who had travelled on the Baz Bus from Cape Town shared the ride with us to Oudtshoorn.
What attractions did Oudtshoorn have for us that we chose it as our first destination on the fabled Garden Route? Oudtshoorn had plenty to offer in the form of Ostrich farms (where one can ride Ostriches or get kissed by one!), mountain caves, wildlife ranches, but we were not interested in these. We were looking for a ...
Monday – We started the day with otter feeding and training with Speckles and Freckles. We then bonded with the lemurs on lemur island whilst given them their breakfast. We then joined Garth's tour for a while. After tea time, we did some enrichment with the meerkats and gave them the meal worm and silk worm lollies we made last week which they loved, we also gave some to Xena the red squirrels and the monkeys who equally enjoyed them. We ...
... will be kissing our beautiful ostrich, Betsy!!" GREAT!!!! First up we went to see them and Kala was first into the spotlight, as she stood right next to the ostrich while it ate food from the guide, who was stood behind Kala, basically wrapping its neck around her like a cuddle!! Funny funny!! Then my turn....I had to hold a bit of ostrich food in my mouth while it pecked it out (simulating a kiss!)! The little fecker pecked me right in the face!!! Anyway, soon after that the fun ...