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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... homes. We continued on the coastal highway to Knysna where we spent two nights at the fantastic Protea Knysna Hotel situated at the harbour/yacht club, which describes the area...emphasis on yacht! There are many choice restaurants with patios and seafood on the menu. Local wine in$2.50 a glass: beer $2.50 a pint. Everyone had a great meal with great gift shops all around. In other words the perfect spot to ...
We had the first overcast skies with rain this morning. We checked out of the Bosavern early and went to Jukani wildlife sanctuary and Monkeyland to see some big cats and monkeys. They are sanctuaries that rescue mainly big cats and monkeys from zoos that don't have room or other situations (like people keeping for pets) and can't be released back into the wild. We had a nice ...
... Ostriches´ brain is half-size of their eyes. We were allowed to feed a dwarf female ostrich or cuddle with a normal-size female ostrich. Some of us rode male ostriches. Finally some of us went for an ostrich massage (a group of male ostriches bending over your head to get to the bucket of grains you hold in your hands at the level of your belly). We were also invited to step on the ostriches´ eggs in order to try their hardness. The whole tour was very ...
... hour away was Swellendam which we had considered but dropped after due consideration. The couple who got on there stated that they enjoyed their stay at the lodge located beneath mountains and even saw a few of the rare bontebok at the national park just a few km away. Another hour later, we had a breakfast stop at a service station and managed to get some hot food during the short break.
We went past Mossel Bay which is the first of ...
... the Caracals came out to see us before bed.
Day 2 – First thing was feeding the Caracals for the first time before getting to the ranch, was so cute and amazing. We spent the first part of the morning cleaning the old yiger enclourse. After tea time we gave the blood lollies to the 2 white tigers, the leopards and the snow tiger Navada J We also used some blood to drip over the lollies and they loved it, it also ...
Other places to stay in Oudtshoorn
Cnr. Baron von Rheede and Van Der Riet Streets, Oudtshoorn, 6620, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $51
Baron Van Rheede Street, Oudtshoorn | 1 star hotelfrom $55
Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Farm Voorbedacht Maatjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Capeq, 6625, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $73
Northstreet 51, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $113