Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... a few hours and the white goes clear - looks kinda wierd. We also had a lesson in making "Roostekoek"(?) a bread that is cooked over coals from the owner of our hostel. We drove up the crazy Swartberg Pass, (poor rental car!) - first gear all the way! We also went to a local game lodge and spent a well worth it 20 minutes one on one with their ...
Self proclaimed whale watching capital of the world! Waterfront cliffs with deep water offshore make ideal conditions. This is the shortest entry - and sorry, no good whale photos, they were out of zoom range, and not very active that day. We did see lots of whales though! Very beautiful waterfront and town. Just before Hermanus is Betty's Bay - with the only other penguin colony on the ...
... some “monkey chow” (corn grain sort of food thing). We then went and watched as the duikers slowly got over the fear of us, then the bricks, then the smell! But ultimately they did like it and licked about a third of the brick when we went back to take it out of the enclosure. Result...hopefully something will come out of this project if nothing comes out of the last!
Our last day was allowed to be a ‘fun day’ as it was ...
... went anyway as they have all sorts of animals there to enjoy all in one place. 105 rand each (about 9 quid) and we had a full day of enjoyment until almost 3pm. We saw crocodile, tiger cubs, cheetah, Bengal tiger, cape vultures, bruit bats, serval, birds of all sorts, marmoset monkeys immediately beside us, flamingoes – and the list goes on. Truly worth the time and the money!
We had seen brochures for ...
... to jump straight into the cage and go see some crocs, much to the visitors entertainment. haha. A nice hot shower later and the last hour was spent having some bonding time with Bambam and Betty the meerkats. Bambam took a liking to luc :), we also popped in on Prickles the porcupine..........what a day :) Once back at the house we were just in time to have 5 mins with the Caracal cubs whilst they were having a feed....PURRRRRFECT end to a PURRRRRfect day :)))
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking