Queens Hotel

Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625 , South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn

Caves and ostriches

A travel blog entry by tomandgem on Apr 12, 2014

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... other. He was flashed twice!


We drove (slowly and steadily) through George towards Oudtshoorn, which is further inland. The scenery changed to a drier landscape compared to the lush green forests and hills we had seen along the coast. Our destination was the Cango Caves. Here, we had a tour of the different chambers inside. Our guide was ...

Going Underground!

A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Mar 29, 2014

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... fat), the leather and the feathers. Ostrich leather is very expensive so is often faked. Feathers used to be used for dress decoration in the 19th century but nowadays mostly for dusters and feather boas.

Back to De Oude Meul. Debs and Gill relaxed by reading, Michael and Roland made the compulsory bottle store trip! We ate in the restaurant joined by Marianne and Boy, our friends who own De Oude Meul.






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From such great heights

A travel blog entry by segacs on Jun 23, 2013

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... put away their TV remotes and phones and laptops, and gathered around the cooking fire in the backyard to socialize. I've had power failure moments in hostels before, and it's a great way to forcibly pull people back into simpler, gadget-free times and force them to actually interact with one another, without the constant pull of technology.

Dinner was cooked over the fire and eaten by candlelight. The meal of the day was, of course, grilled ostrich ...

Wildlife up Close and Personal

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik on Dec 12, 2012

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... I could put my finger in a crease and it would disappear up to the first knuckle.

After I managed to swallow my fear and stick my hand between their tusks, into their mouths, and stroke their tongue with food, I was given the chance to sit on their lap. This humungous beast of an animal lurched forward on its hind legs to get the leverage to get on one knee, then the other. Then he struggled forward to drop to one ...

Caves, Crocs and Sweaty Crotches...

A travel blog entry by philandkylie on Oct 16, 2012

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  • Lions
  • Tigers
  • Cr ocodiles
  • Bats
  • Lemurs
  • Bush hogs
  • Pigmy Hippo
  • and loads more all up close and personal! We walked back to the hostel via Avis car hire center and picked up a little VW Polo (brand new!). Back at the hostel Gavin prepared us a braai (BBQ) and we ironically had ostrich! Very tasty!
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    This 4 star hotel, located on Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn, is near Safari Ostrich Show Farm, Boschendal Manor & Winery, Cabriere Estate, and Paradise Stables.
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      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent