Swartberg Country Manor

Farm Voorbedacht Maatjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Capeq, 6625, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 01312, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn

Garden Route

A travel blog entry by amydeb


... bright and will eat anything shiny.

Today has been quite a day-we got up early to drive a few miles from our lodging to a field where there is a colony of meerkats. We waited for them to wake up and come out of their den. I love meerkats, so that was a highlight for me.

Next we went to the Cango caves, which featured some large caverns that ...

South Africa - Oudtshoorn

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... he knew it was important to me.

We departed to the Cango Wildlife Ranch at 10.00. We arrived 10 minutes later when the ranch was getting quite full. We could see that the summer holidays period was still on. We had to queue for a while before we were able to buy our tickets. We paid ZAR 117 per person (instead of ZAR 130 per person) thanks to a small discount we got in our lodge.

Cango Wildlife Ranch was originally as a crocodile farm in 1977. It ...

Stomping About South Africa

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

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... we did eat ostrich meat which was very tasty. Puttering about the area, we explored some amazing terrain, hiking into a waterfall off the Meeringspoort pass and travelling to a tiny, charming town called Prince Albert where we enjoyed a great cup of coffee and a bowl of homemade soup at the Lazy Lizard. We met Dave and Denise, a delightful older couple who said they were on a SKIN trip (spend kids inheritance now) and asked us if that was what we were ...

Meerkats and Cango Caves

A travel blog entry by africa1213


... and lets nature do what nature does. He merely monitors their behaviour. It was a lovely morning. We were back to Gumtree lodge by 8am. After breakfast we set off for the Cango Caves, 30km out of town. With the cave guide and about 40 other tourist we head into the general section of the cave. The other section includes squeezing through tiny passage ways, some of them you need to go down head first .. The first part of the cave was used by the koi San tribe, then early ...


A travel blog entry by barbo


... amazing and then we came to beautiful farms growing grain with irrigation. The Cango Caves were closed so we continued to Oudtshoorn for our accommodation. The Rosenhof Country Manor was elegantly furnished with beautiful gardens, fountain and delicious food. We tried the crumbed ostrich as we were in the ostrich capital of the world, but were not overly impressed. Once again a day filled with great new experiences and a whole new different understanding of Africa. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Farm Voorbedacht Maatjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Capeq, 6625, Oudtshoorn, is near Cango Wildlife Ranch, Boschendal Manor & Winery, Cango Ostrich and Butterfly farm, and Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.
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