Surrounded by the natural beauty of this semi-desert region, Oudtshoorn is situated at the foot of the majestic Swartberg mountain range. Many rivers, streams and falls have their origins in the Swartberg, Outeniqua and Kammanassie mountains here. Oudtshoorn is regarded as the centre of the Klein Karoo and is world-renowned for its Cango Caves and the breeding of ostriches. Oudtshoorn is famous for feathering the world in the time of the boa and grand hats. The ostrich boom of the early 20th century turned out many millionaires who, in turn, created elaborate lifestyles in this remote part of Africa. Read more >
Activity: Visit the Cango Caves and an ostrich farm.
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