7 Things To Do in De Rust

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Oudtshoorn Scenic Drives / Sight Seeing

Self Drive Oudtshoorn to Meiringspoort

Route: Oudtshoorn, Swartberg Pass, Prince Albert, Meiringspoort, De Rust Description: Follow the road that winds along the banks of the Groot River as it meanders through Meiringspoort, after using the Swartberg ...

De Rust Farm Stalls & Markets

Klapperbos Farm Stall

If you want to give back to the community, pop into the Klapperbos Farm Stall in De Rust. Try one of Freda Schoeman’s WOW products (Werk op die Werf) which are produced by local farm workers. The syrup is ...

De Rust Wine Tours & Tasting

Domein Doornkraal

Domaein Doornkraal is situated in the shadow of the Swartberg mountains in the Karoo. The Le Roux family has been in the farming business for generations. The estates basic philosophy is that wine is a gift from ...

De Rust Wine Tours & Tasting

Mons Ruber Winery

How about coming and tasting wine at a farm that has been producing wine since the mid-19th century? Well the Mons Ruber Winery on the way to Oudtshoorn has been doing just that. Not only will you find Port, ...

De Rust Beaches & Pools

Meiringspoort Waterfall

The exquisite beauty of the Klein Karoo is ideally represented by the small town of De Rust, nestled among the Swartberg Mountains. This town is actually considered to be the gateway between the Klein Karoo and the ...

Start in Calitzdorp Sight Seeing / Walks & Hiking

Kanna Biodiversity Route

The Kanna Biodiversity Route is a rural tourism route created by Open Africa as a way to draw attention to the lesser-known gems, and old favourites, of the Klein Karoo and Route 62. Kanna, or Sceletium ...

De Rust Wine Tours & Tasting

Excelsior Vlakteplaas

On the R341 just beyond the Klein Karoo town of De Rust is the farm Excelsior at Vlakteplaas where grapes have been farmed for the last 80 years and the present wine maker, Danie Schoeman, is the fifth generation ...

Also see 128 Things To Do in Karoo

Oudtshoorn Sight Seeing

Explore the Cango Caves

Just outside Oudshoorn in the Karoo, the Cango Caves are a series of dripstone caverns that open into vast halls of towering stalagmite formations with names like ‘the bridal couple’, ‘glass flower fantasy’, ‘weird ...

Oudtshoorn Extreme Sports

Cango Ostrich Show Farm

Visit the Cango Ostrich Show Farm situated just 14 km from the centre of Oudtshoorn where you can observe and learn all about Ostriches. At the Cango Ostrich Show Farm you can observe large flocks of Ostriches ...

Oudtshoorn Wheelchair Friendly

Ostrich Farm Tours

Meet the world’s biggest bird when you visit South Africa on one of these ethical ostrich tours. Just five kilometres outside the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, visitors and locals will have the opportunity to meet and ...

Barrydale Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Stop off for a Cold Beer at Ronnie's

Ronnie painted the name Ronnie's Shop on this cottage next to the R62, planning to open a farm stall to sell fresh produce and fruit. His friends played a prank on him by changing the name to Ronnie's Sex Shop ...

Barrydale Sports & Leisure

Guided Quad Bike Tours on Route 62

In the beautiful Tradouw Valley between Montagu and Barrydale on Route 62, Tradouw Quads offers guided quad bike tours for anyone between 2 and 90 years old. Bring your own quad bike or rent a quad bike from ...

Oudtshoorn Museums

CP Nel Museum

The CP Nel Museum, famed for being one of the best small town museums in South Africa, is housed in the former Oudtshoorn Boys™ High School. This sandstone building with its prominent clock-tower was designed by ...

Oudtshoorn Cafés & Coffee Shops / Cafés & Eateries

Art, Cheese, Chocolate & Liquer Route

Experience something unique and special - especially for lovers of the finer things in life, the Oudtshoorn Art, Cheese, Chocolate and Liquer Route is bound to delight! When you visit Oudtshoorn next take the time ...

Oudtshoorn Walks & Hiking / Family Entertainment

Walk with Meerkats

Walk on the wildside... A Meerkat is a small mammal of the Mongoose family with a Lemur-like face on only four toes on each foot, none of which were lost in a shoot-out despite the suggestive collective noun for a ...

Oudtshoorn Museums

Relive History at the C.P. Nel Museum

A sublime sandstone building and it's clock tower ticks on a foundation over a 100 years old. Originally the Oudtshoorn Boys High School the architecture of the C. P. Nel Museum teaches of Victorian times (1906) ...

Oudtshoorn Animal Sanctuaries / Family Entertainment

Cheetahland at Cango Wildlife Ranch

Cheetahland established in 1988 as a wild cat conservation camp is the oldest and biggest Cheetah contact centre in the world. This sanctuary to Africa's endangered cats is preserved in the Karoo's picturesque town ...

Oudtshoorn Walks & Hiking / Sight Seeing / Hiking Trails

Rust-en-Vrede Waterfall

Rust-en-Vrede taken from the Afrikaans expression for 'rest and peace' is true to its translation in setting. Indigenous plants and animal life flanks a trail of bridges and paths that lead you up the Swartberg ...

Oudtshoorn Museums

C.J. Langenhoven Museum

'Kuier' (Afrikaans for visit) at Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven's private residence and gardens in Oudtshoorn which has become the museum for his life and a tribute to the roots of one of South Africa's official ...

Prince Albert Malls & Shopping / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Prince Albert Country Store

The Prince Albert Country Store at 46 Church Street stocks wonderful vintage and antique items and owners William and Colleen invite you to spend some time browsing the collection. Among the collection is Cape ...

Prince Albert Museums

Fransie Pienaar Museum

Fransie Pienaar was born in 1897 in Prince Albert and left after school to study music at Sullivan College in Cape Town. After marrying and returning to her home district, she started collecting antiques to the ...

Prince Albert Craft & Flea Markets / Farm Stalls & Markets

Prince Albert Farmers Market

The Prince Albert Market was resurrected in 1998 and has been a Saturday morning favourite since then. The market takes place on the square next to the Fransie Pienaar Museum and locals gather together to sell ...

De Rust as a destination

If you are considering visiting De Rust or have already booked your De Rust accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in De Rust and come back and submit your De Rust review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Barrydale, Beaufort West, Calitzdorp, De Doorns, Herold, Klaarstroom, Ladismith, Laingsburg, Matjiesfontein, Oudtshoorn, Prince Albert, Touws River, Uniondale, Van Wyksdorp

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