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Located in the ruggedly beautiful Klein (Little) Karoo region of South Africa, Oudtshoorn is readily associated with ostrich farming - and little wonder, as there are around 400 ostrich farms surrounding the town. The world-renowned Cango Caves are another reason that visitors flock to this lovely town, but there is certainly much more to Oudtshoorn than these two noteworthy attractions.
Not only are the Swartberg Mountains a magnificent sight to behold, but they are also an important link between the Groot Karoo, Klein Karoo and coast. There are three major passes on the Swartberg Mountains, namely Seweweekspoorts, Meiringspoort and Swartberg Pass. This mountain range in the Groot Karoo offers more than meets the eye. The Prince Albert Village is situated at the foot of the ...
Harsh in climate, gentle in lifestyle and breathtaking in beauty, the Groot Karoo is a place of extremes, surprising visitors with its contrasts. Arid plains and lush valleys, wide open spaces and vibrant village clusters, quaint architecture, scorching summers and bitter winters, and the majestic Swartberg mountain range that separates the plateau of the Groot Karoo from the lower Klein ...