Attractions in and around Oudtshoorn

From the wonder of the Cango Caves at the foot of the formidable Swartberg mountains and the Rust en Vrede Waterfall to beautiful old sandstone buildings and of course Ostrich Show Farms, Oudtshoorn has numerous attractions and activities to keep you entertained.

Oudtshoorn offers you enough things to do for at least two days!

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Cango Caves

Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest drip stone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations.

CP Nel Museum

In 1980 the building complex was declared a National Monument. The Museum represents some of the finest sandstone architecture in the Klein Karoo. Tour guides are available in Afrikaans and English.

Ostrich Show Farms

Various working ostrich farms and show farms can be found in close proximity of Oudtshoorn. These includes Cango Ostrich Show Farm, Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Chandelier Ostrich Show Farm and Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

Rust-en-Vrede Waterfall

Isolated beauty, engraved into the heart of the Swartberg Mountain by natures powerful forces. Rust-en-Vrede is situated on a scenic detour branching off the R328, 18km from Oudtshoorn on the way to the world famous Cango Caves.

Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg Nature Reserve is a proclaimed World Heritage Site. It lies in the Oudtshoorn district between the Great and Klein Karoo, forming a narrow but long stretch of 121 000ha.

Cango Wildlife Ranch

The Cango Wildlife Ranch offers visitors a huge variety of awe-inspiring activities at one location for a value packed price! Guests will NOT forget this experience! It is a once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed.