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OUDTSHOORN TOURISM

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CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH

The Cango Wildlife Ranch is perfect for a family outing. Guided tours are given daily around the premises. Learn more about the facts and fiction of the crocodiles, view elegant cheetahs and giggle at the antics of the Bengal tiger cubs.

For the adventurous they offer face to face encounters with wildlife in the Natural Encounters programe where you can touch a cheetah, enjoy the closeness of a tiger cub, wrap yourself in a python and even dive with Nile crocodiles.

Season Times: 08:00 - 17:00 • Out of Season Times: 08:00 - 16:30
You can also stroke a Cheetah:
(You must be 16 years and older)
There are no set times for tours.

OSTRICH SHOW FARMS

Visit one of our three well known ostrich show farms the area. They offer you a complete ostrich package example:
Stroking and riding an ostrich • Eating ostrich eggs • Eating ostrich meat
• Buying souvenirs from the curio shops •

SWARTBERG MOUNTAIN RANGE

This part is acknowledged as a World Herritage Site by the Cape Nature Conservation. The crest route will take you along the Swartberg Mountain Range for some 50km. At last 4x4ers can go to Hell! Not fire and brimstone, but Die Hel, also known as Gamkaskloof, deep in the Swartberg mountains.

MEERKATS

Grant M. Mc Ilrath - The Meerkat Man - has spent most of his life(currently over 12 years) studying wild meerkats / suricates in the field. He will be your guide on a Sunrise Tour in The Meerkat Magic Valley of The Meerkat Magic Project in Oudtshoorn, giving a Live Unedited Wildlife Documentary presentation with The Ungulungu WILD UNFED FREE ETHICALLY HABITUATED meerkat/suricate study group.
The Meerkat Magic Project is the only place in the world, where guests can get very close to this sub-species of the three recognised WILD meerkat / suricate sub-species without disturbing them with The Meerkat Man on a Sunrise and Sunset Tour!
Your visit helps fund the only Wild meerkat / suricate conservation in the world!

LE ROUX TOWNHOUSE

The house was built in 1909, when Oudtshoorn was in the midst of the second Ostrich Feather Boom (1900 -1914). Money being no object, the brief for this Townhouse was that it be designed by one of Oudtshoorn's best-known architects, with the most modern innovations, and built with the best of imported and local materials.

The Le Roux Townhouse is situated in High Street, between Church and St Saviour Street.

Tel: +27 44 272 3676
Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00

Experience a real town house.

ARBEIDSGENOT

Arbeidsgenot is the home of C.J. Langenhoven, known as the father of the Afrikaans Language.
217 Jan van Riebeeckweg - Oudtshoorn

Visiting Hours
Days: Monday to Friday
Time: 09:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00

C.P. NEL MUSEUM

In 1972 the CP Nel collection was brought to its present home - the former Oudtshoorn Boys' High School. As a result of this, the sandstone building, with its beautiful clock tower, was saved from demolition. The building as a whole dates back to the second "ostrich feather boom" (1900 - 1914) and was declared a National Monument in 1981.

Visiting Hours:
Monday to Saturday 9:00 - 17:00


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