ABOUT OUDTSHOORN ATTRACTIONS
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.
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. Experience true beauty as you explore the Cango Caves -
crawl through narrow spaces and slide into a next chamber.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Experience a real town house.
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
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