The Cango Caves is only one of the natural wonders of the Klein Karoo & Oudtshoorn. A underground
jewel in the heart of the Swartberg Mountain Range.
09:00 - 16:00 - starting every hour
Duration of tour: 60 min
09:30 - 15:30 - starting at half past every hour
Duration of tour: 90 min
Open every day except on Christmas day.
CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH
The Cango Wildlife Ranch is perfect for a family outing. Guided tours are given daily around
the premises. Lear more about the facts and fiction surrounding 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 welknown ostrich show farms the area. They offer you a complete ostrich package
Stroking and riding an ostrich Eating ostrich eggs Eating ostrich meat
Buying suveniours 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.
HOT AIR BALLOONING
Experience Oudtshoorn from a different angle. Travel over Oudtshoorn in a hot air balloon early in the
morning when Oudtshoorn is still at sleep.
Arbeidsgenot is the home of C.J. Langenhoven, known as the father of the Afrikaans Language.
217 Jan van Riebeeckweg - Oudtshoorn
Days: Monday to Friday
Time: 09:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00
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
The Le Roux Townhouse is situated in High Street, between Church and St
Tel: +27 44 272 3676
Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 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.
Monday to Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Address: 3 Baron van Reede Straat
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