3 days in Oudtshoorn & De Rust Itinerary

3 days in Oudtshoorn & De Rust Itinerary

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3 days in Oudtshoorn & De Rust Itinerary

Start: Oudtshoorn
1
Oudtshoorn
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
De Rust
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Oudtshoorn

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day
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Swartberg Mountain Tours, Waterval Rust en Vrede and Swartberg Pass. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): cruise along Swartberg Pass, head outdoors with Waterval Rust en Vrede, get outside with Swartberg Mountain Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Swartberg Mountain Tours, then stop by Bella-Mia Pottery, and finally Head underground at The Cango Caves.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn route planner.

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is George Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

St Georges Mall
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
St Georges Mall ©
St Georges Mall

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nights
De Rust

De Rust ©
You've now added Meiringspoort to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), do a tasting at Doornkraal Padstal, then admire the sheer force of Meiringspoort Waterfall, and then take in breathtaking views at Meiringspoort.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our De Rust trip site .

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to De Rust takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will leave for home on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in De Rust

Nature Parks Wineries
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Meiringspoort Waterfall ©
Meiringspoort Waterfall
Meiringspoort ©
Meiringspoort
Doornkraal Padstal ©
Doornkraal Padstal

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