Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo region is known for its ostrich farming and lies in the Western Cape Province of South Africa on Route 62.
The Swartberg mountain Range and the Outeniqua Mountain range surrounds Oudtshoorn with The Swartberg Mountain Range being part of the Cape Floral World Heritage site in this area of natural beauty.
The Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn are famous for their fantastic towering rock formations and caverns with their vast halls that you can visit with a guide. You will find the largest Ostrich population in the world on the many breeding farms in the area.
There are also a few wine estates in the areas surrounding Oudtshoorn where you can taste wines at a number of the excellent restaurants in town. If you do a walk through the town you will see the beautiful old sandstone buildings of yesteryear.
Oudtshoorn activities include visiting the Ostrich show farms, Cango Caves, Cango wildlife ranch and Game Lodge plus Oudtshoorn Ballooning, Swartberg Pass cycling, hiking and visiting a game lodge. Visitors enjoy the history and beautiful displays in the 3 well-treasured museums.
See recommended Oudtshoorn accommodation below.