128 Things To Do in Karoo

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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 ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Oudtshoorn Sight Seeing

Explore the Cango Caves

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 cango candle’ and ‘the hanging ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 09h00 to 16h00, Tours depart every hour on the hour. Closed Christmas Day

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 ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 09h00 to 17h00.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire. Booking is essential.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Daily from early till late.

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 us ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Mondays to Fridays from 08h00 to17h00 and Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 09h00 to 17h00.

Oudtshoorn Cafés & Coffee Shops / Cafés & Eateries / Art Galleries / Wine Tours & Tasting

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 ... more

WHEN?
Not specifies - The venues have different times, please phone to confirm.

Oudtshoorn Walks & Hiking / Family Entertainment / Animal Sanctuaries

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 ... more

WHEN?
Sunrise and sunset tours. Booking essential.

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) ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00.
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays from 09h00 to 17h00.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 08h00 to 17h00 (last tour 16h30).
Open everyday including Christmas Day and New Years Day.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 09h30 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 17h00. Saturdays by arrangement only.

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 ... more

WHEN?
We are open from 08h00 to 17h00, seven days a week.

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 ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 12h30 and 14h00-17h00
Saturday from 09h00 to 12h30
Sunday from 10h30 to 12h00.

Karoo as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Karoo region or have already booked your Karoo 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 Karoo, or view the events that are taking place in the Western Cape during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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

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