In the 'hood, Oudtshoorn as a destination

Visit Oudtshoorn, the principal town of the Little Karoo, where you will be welcomed with hospitality which has become synonymous with the people of the Klein Karoo. The Klein Karoo is an oasis-like setting in a fertile valley cupped by the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountain ranges, and originated as a settlement along the Grobbelaars Rivers which meanders southwards from the Swartberg, providing ... cont.

Matjiesrivier District, Oudtshoorn, 6620, Karoo / Route 62, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Swartberg Private Game Lodge

From Route 62 / Calitzdorp:
(Distances are advised from Shell Service station on Route 62, in Calitzdorp)
Travel 13 km towards Oudtshoorn, on Route 62.
Turn Left at turnoff marked “Red Stone Hills” / “Kruisrivier”
Travel 16km on this gravel road (now 29km from Shell garage)
At grey buildings, turn Right at sign marked “Kango Grotte” (Cango Caves)
Travel 7 km further (total 36 km from Shell garage), at Lodge Gate will be on your left, with Lodge buildings visible from the road.

From Oudtshoorn:
(Distances are advised from Info centre on Baron Von Rheede Street)
Travel on Baron von Rheede (R328) north towards the Cango Caves for 27km.
Turn Left at Prince Albert junction (2kms short of the Cango Caves)
At 39 km turn left at sign marked Matjiesrivier / Calitzdorp (3km short of the start of the Swartberg Pass)
At 50 km the tarred road ends, and at 57,4 km the Lodge Gate will be on the right.

Amenities in the area

  • Restaurants / Eateries (42.7 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (43.1 km)
  • Grocery Store (43.9 km)
  • Post Office (43.9 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (45 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (45.3 km)
  • Airport (426 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Game viewing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming

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