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Attractions in and around Oudtshoorn












Route 62

Route 62 is the longest wine route in the world and is known for its exceptional regional wines.
www.kleinkaroowines.co.za

Historic Buildings

One of the oldest buildings in Oudtshoorn was constructed in the 1800's. One can say it was carved into the history of the town. Each house, mainly ostrich feather palaces, was designed with great professionalism and attention to detail. They were sculptures of what was ones known the ostrich feather boom.

Birdlife

Some of the most sought-after birds in the region can be encountered here. In the magnificent Meiringspoort up to 260 bird species can be seen.

KKNK - Arts Festival

Annually, thousands of art and culture enthusiasts from across the country stream to this little Karoo town to experience a week filled with the best theatre, art and music South Africa has to offer.
www.kknk.co.za

Klein Karoo Klassique

A festival of wine, fine dining and classical music. This annual event is highly recommended and not to be missed.
www.klassique.co.za

Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

The world famous Swartberg Pass is located between De Rust and Prins Albert at the foot of the Groot Swartberg Mountains and was the product of the ingenious nineteenth century engineer, Sir Thomas Bain. On the Swartberg Pass you will find the turn off to Gamkaskloof, also known as "Die Hel". Spend the night in one of the charming little cottages or just drive out for a daytrip to this hidden piece of paradise.

The Mountain Passes

The Outeniqua, Robinson, Huisrivier and Montagu Passes, to name a few...indescribable beauty!

Ostrich leather, -feathers and -meat

Known as the Ostrich capital of South Africa, you'll be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of feathers, handbags and luxury leather products. Or visit the abattoir for "ready-to-eat" - ostrich dishes and prime ostrich meat.

Restaurants

Nostalgie Restaurant: www.oudtshoornrestaurant.co.za
The Colony Restaurant: www.queenshotel.co.za/restaurant
Black Swan Restaurant: www.blackswanoudtshoorn.co.za

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