Find the welcoming De Zeekoe Guest Farm on Route 62 close to the famous Cango Caves of the Klein Karoo near Oudtshoorn. Meet the shy Meerkats when you walk with them and revel in sightings of ostriches, springbok, cattle and sheep on this working farm. The guest farm gets its name from the Dutch word, Zeekoegat, meaning “hippo waterhole” as once these huge animals lived right here. Beauty therapies, farm weddings and business meetings all catered for in style.
Walk in the footsteps of a colonial era gone by in the remarkable colonial homestead dating back 150 years. Lovingly and exquisitely revamped to offer 19 extravagant and stylish suites, guests can only look forward to lavish comfort and impressive vistas.
De Zeekoe Guest Farm is located just 7km outside Oudtshoorn along the renowned Route 62 (R62) wine route leading from Cape Town to Mossel Bay. Surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, it is one of the world’s 17 “hot spots” with 3 overlapping flower zones. Impeccable settings for outdoor excursions and wildlife explorations makes this farm guest house an idyllic choice of holiday accommodation in South Africa.
Walk in the footsteps of a colonial era gone by in the remarkable colonial homestead dating back 150 years. Lovingly and exquisitely revamped to offer 19 extravagant and stylish suites, guests can only look forward to lavish comfort and impressive vistas. En-suite bathrooms with open-air showers are crafted for your enjoyment. The suites are offered on a Bed and Breakfast basis and are equipped with all the necessary luxuries. All Superior Rooms are wheelchair friendly.
What better way to enjoy a Route 62 vacation than with your family. De Zeekoe Guest Farm had that in mind when it erected 4 Self-catering Cabins on the lake, a mere 5 minutes’ drive from the main house. Each self-catering cabin comprises 2 bedrooms, shower, lounge, a large fireplace, well-appointed kitchenette and a viewing deck.
For an enormously satiating gourmet experience, The Klein Karoo is sure to deliver. Renowned for its distinctive cuisine, be sure to tuck into the traditional ostrich, venison and vegetarian dishes with a unique Karoo twist or any of the other fares on offer on its extensive menu.
Book with us for a lifetime opportunity to interact with wild meerkats in their natural environment. The vast farm grounds and the pristine Karoo can be reconnoitered by mountain biking or hiking. Fishing and canoeing within the confines of the farm is a very stimulating experience, all you need do is bring your own fishing gear.
Guests can enjoy a South African safari in a private game reserve near De Zeekoe Guest Farm. There are a lot other excursions along Route 62 to keep guests on their toes. Seasonal whale watching is amongst the most popular attraction.
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