Things to do on the Swartberg Circle Route

Activities Oudtshoorn Area

Activities Oudtshoorn stretch over the Schoemanshoek and Volmoed areas.

Activities @ Wilgewandel

Enjoy other activities at Wilgewandel such as donkey cart rides, pedal cars, animals to feed and our Curio Shop. Open 365 days of the year from 08:30 to 17:00.

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

Experience an array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. We also offer African Bush Safaris, Meerkat Safaris, Elephant Feeding, Walking & Brushing Experiences.

Cango Ostrich Show Farm

Cango Ostrich Show Farm is located in the lush Cango Valley, Schoemanshoek. We have a very exclusive style whereby we ensure each person individual attention. We pride ourselves on our service standards and hospitality.

Cango Wildlife Ranch

We provide guided tours which are fundamental in our education programs, giving each species a voice, and enlightening the public on animal and environmental issues.

Camel Rides @ Wilgewandel

At Wilgewandel Holiday Farm we have a wide variety of fun activities for young and old at rock-bottom prices! Come and enjoy a ride on one of our well-trained dromedary camels that can’t wait to offer you a ride

Chandelier Game Lodge

At Chandelier you can stand face-to-face with our giraffes while you hand feed them. get close up photos of one of Africa’s most popular members of the “Big Five” while enjoying our Buffalo experience.

Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

Highgate Ostrich Show Farm has been telling the fascinating story of ostrich farming in Oudtshoorn for over a hundred years. Our tours surprise, inform, and delight visitors from all over the world.

Karusa Wines & Craft Brewery

Karusa is situated at the foothills of the majestic Swartberg in the tranquil and scenic Cango Valley in Schoemanshoek, close to Oudtshoorn. The farm is en-route to the world-famous Cango Caves.

Klein Karoo Day Tours

Klein Karoo Day Tours specialises in private day tours of the Klein Karoo. We with our clients explore the many wonders that the Klein Karoo has to offer

Cape Karoo Ostrich Emporium

This arid, sunny environment is also known as the home of Cape Karoo Ostrich Emporium, the world’s foremost producer of ostrich related products since 1945.

Klein Karoo Wine Route

More than just an excellent range of wines, the Klein Karoo Wine Route offers visitors its unique cuisine, the warmth and hospitality of its people, and the mystique of its landscape. The Klein Karoo Wine Route invites you to toast their variety!

Kobus se Gat - Swartberg Experience

What we offer, is a complete product of different day tours of the Swartberg Mountain Pass and it’s surroundings, which includes De Rust, Prince Albert as well as Oudtshoorn.

Lugro Ostrich Leather Products

Lugro Ostrich Leather Products are of the highest quality. We only use the best ostrich leather. All our products are designed and handmade in our workshop by highly skilled people.

Minwater Eco Adventures

The area stretches from Montagu in the west to Uniondale in the east and from the top of the Swartberg Mountain Range in the north and the top of the Outeniqua and Langeberg Ranges in the south.

Safari Ostrich Farm

Safari Ostrich Farm is a working ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn, Garden Route, South Africa. It remains a must-see attraction when visiting Oudtshoorn on your Garden Route holiday.

Spore in die Suid-Kaap

An educational tour company specializing in adventure, cultural and sport tours in South Africa with a special focus on the Southern Cape.

Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Not feeling lazy enough to spend time in your room, with a good book, perhaps? Or perfect sunny weather (for which the region is known) outside?

Swartberg Game Reserve

Seek out wild animals in their natural environment at Swartberg Game Reserve. Its time to slow down, to truly connect with the wild. Day visitors welcome, but why not stay a couple of days?

Swartberg Mountain Tours

Your specialist in day trips and ECO excursions on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site near Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape. All our guides at Swartberg Mountain Tours are truly passionate about what they do and Theta Qualified.

Waterslides @ Wilgewandel

Water slides, Great family FUN! Water slides are open daily from 11:00 – 17:00. Guests can choose between 30min or one hour sessions. Please note, children must be able to swim to make use of the water slides.


Enjoy sunrise & sunset game drives to see all types of buck species including: zebra, eland, kudu and more. Explore our diverse birdlife & other small animals on the reserve.

Berluda Game Drives

End your perfect day with a sunset safari at Berluda Farmhouse and Cottages and discover the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the Little Karoo.

Berluda Meerkat Tours

One of the highlights when visiting Berluda is the introduction of our Meerkat Family! Join us on an early morning drive down to their burrows.

Berluda Ostrich Tours

Join Leon on a tour of one of the biggest ostrich farms, and learn more about the unique products of this big bird such as the leather, feathers and healthy meat. A visit to the hatchery completes this unforgettable experience.

Cango Caves

Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest drip-stone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations.

CP Nel Museum

The Museum owes its origin to the private collection of Colonel Charles Paul Nel, who was a successful businessman and a collector of antiquities. A day before his death in 1951, he officially entrusted his collection to a Board of Trustees. Over the years the collection has been considerably enlarged.

Rus en Vrede Waterfall

The waterfall is hidden among the bracken-clad heights; therefore a walk over little bridges is required along the mountain trail. You are inspired by the beautiful wild flowers that bloom in great profusion alongside the path while far below amidst ferns and undergrowth, a mountain stream ripples over rocky edges.

The Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg mountains are part of the Cape fold mountain range. When travelling over the Swartberg Pass, impressive rock formations and beautiful scenic views will be experienced.


A Zipline with a difference – a double line Zip over two stages (two people slide side by side). Starting at the parking area of the Caves – the teaser Zip is some 180 meters over a deep Karoo ravine and then the 500 meters down to the Cango Caves estate venue over a Game enclosure!

Hlangana Lodge Oudtshoorn
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