Oudtshoorn Tourist Attractions
Mooiplaas Guesthouse is situated within an hours’ drive from most of the Oudtshoorn Tourist Attractions. Below is a list of the popular attractions.
The Cango Caves
The Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn is one of the world’s great natural wonders, an underground wonderworld. Sculptured by nature over 20 million years, it has fascinating limestone formations in a wide variety of colours.
Horse riding is available at Le Petit Karoo Ranch. Inexperienced riders are welcome, and they offer one, two or three hour rides into the wild Karoo.
Visit Le Petit Karoo Ranch.
Wilgewandel offers camel rides and is a perfect place for a family outing. It is located on the way to the Cango Caves. Other Activities include: trampoline, donkey cars, fairy forest, slide over dam, feeding of animals and much more.
Show Ostrich Farm Visits
Chandelier Game Lodge & Ostrich Show Farm:
Chandelier Game Lodge & Ostrich Show Farm is an ostrich show farm where guests are invited to participate in the daily activities on the show farm, like feather clipping. Ostrich riding is also available for the brave, while the professional jockeys at Chandelier compete in the famous Chandelier ostrich race. Chandelier also offers quad biking.
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm:
Experience face-to-face encounters with ostriches, learn more about these fascinating birds, sit on an ostrich, and enjoy everyone’s favourite – ostrich racing! This is the world’s first, finest and most original ostrich show farm. Start your visit to Oudtshoorn at Highgate! Tel: 044 272 7115
Visit Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.
Wildlife Nature Reserves
Cango Wildlife Ranch:
Tucked away in the Little Karoo you will find a place offering sanctuary to a number of endangered species such as cheetah and Bengal tiger. No visit to Oudtshoorn is complete without having visited the Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn – the conservation heart of the Little Karoo.
Visit Cango Wildlife Ranch.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk with wildlife, without disturbing, without interfering, but still, interacting? Now you can. Devey Glinister is an experienced, conservation guide. Through his intensive research and relentless dedication, Devey now offers you the opportunity to benefit from his unique approach to wildlife conservation – to walk with meerkats.
Visit Meerkat Adventures.
The Klein Karoo Wine Route in the Southern Cape is arguably the most diverse of South Africa’s wine regions. It is the easternmost wine-producing region in the country, stretching along the Cape Route 62 from Montagu in the west to the Langkloof in the east.
Visit Cape Route 62.
Visit the Klein Karoo Wine Route website for details on the wines and suggested routes and trips.