De Oude Meul

Address: Near Cango Caves, Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6620, South Africa | 4 star ranch
 
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This 4 star ranch, located on Near Cango Caves, Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, is near Cango Wildlife Ranch, Boschendal Manor & Winery, Cango Ostrich and Butterfly farm, and Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.
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      Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn

      Day 14

      A travel blog entry by scubanut on Mar 29, 2014

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      Not far from where we were staying was our first experience of the day, Cango Caves. We had opted for the Adventure experience which would take us to parts not visited by the normal tour. Well, let me try to paint a picture, one guide plus about twenty of us going 1.2km in and 1.2km back, no safety briefing and the temperature was a constant 26 …

      Day 13

      A travel blog entry by scubanut on Mar 28, 2014

      A lovely evening and overnight stay in our wooden chalet on stilts in the forest at Moonshine on Whiskey Creek, near Plet. Mike sorted out the braai, I sorted the beers, I truly lovely location. An early start to the day for our visit to Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre and a morning walk with two beautiful Cheetahs. What an amazing experience! We …

      Day 49 - Oudtshoorn, South Africa

      A travel blog entry by stuiesmith119 on Oct 21, 2014

      1 photo

      ... wine. We had a Ploughmans lunch at the vineyard which was excellent. After that we visited an Ostrich farm which showed the whole process from chick to adult, we even saw ostrichs which were only 3 hours old. We had the chance to hold their eggs and sample the leather which they can provide. Following the talk we saw numerous male and female ostrichs, some people had the chance to feed them and there was even an opportunity to ride them, ...

      Meerkat Manor

      A travel blog entry by tdv95 on Sep 11, 2014

      5 comments, 76 photos

      ... Stalactites and stalagmites, and a variety of strange formations made for a great underground walk.

      And just when we thought we were done with Oudtshoorn, we saw a sign hanging from a post suggesting that if we stayed the night we could go on a meerkat safari first thing in the morning. Meerkats are one of the African Shy 5 (the others being the aardvark, the aardwolf, the bat-eared fox, and the porcupine) and we had never seen one in the wild ...

      South Africa - Oudtshoorn

      A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jan 06, 2014

      1 comment, 54 photos

      ... by having just two toes on each foot.

    • Ostriches’ wings reach a span of about 2 meters.
    • When threatened ostriches run although their powerful, long legs can be formidable weapons, capable of killing a human or a potential predator like a lion with a forward kick.
    • Territorial fights between males for a harem of two to seven females usually last just minutes, but they can easily cause death through slamming their heads into ...