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Only 7 km outside Oudtshoorn, in the Garden Route, surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the worlds 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones, De Zeekoe Guest Farm.

Surrounded by variety attractions like ostrich farms, longest wine route in the world (R62), Cango caves, Wildlife ranch, waterfalls and museums, makes this the ideal destination for a visit or a stay over in the Klein Karoo. This owner managed, 2500 hectare working lusern farm, is malaria free and child friendly.

De Zeekoe Guest Farm offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Five Shy Meerakts) and to be part of the shy 5 experience.

Facilities and Services:
- Wild Meerkat tours, home to the shy five - please pre book
- Accommodation: From Standard to Superior rooms, Private Cottages with own pool
- Wheelchair friendly Rooms
- Restaurant with fresh farm produce and free range meat, gluten free available
- Cocktail Bar
- FREE WI-FI and Welcoming drinks
- Hiking and biking (bikes to rent)
- Jungle gym
- Going green with recycling, solar panels etc
- Birding (162 species ) - private bird tours
- Canoeing - in season
- Self guided walks
- Swimming pool salt water
- Star Gazing
- Massages

Accommodation at De Zeekoe Guest Farm:
Main House:
We offer 5 luxury rooms, 4 standard room, 5 superior rooms, 2 honeymoon rooms, 5 deluxe rooms at the main house.

3 x private cottages with own pool, situated 5 minutes from the main house

Well equipped with modern amenities and a private entrance. Lush gardens a mountain view, underfloor heating, air conditioning, bar fridge, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities.


- De Zeekoe has something for everyone, from adventurers to those simply seeking a quiet getaway.
- Wild Meerkat tours can be booked at De Zeekoe Reserve
- A bird lovers paradise with a 162 different species.
- An outdoor paradise, fishing, canoeing, biking and hiking along the many nature trails to be enjoyed in safety within the borders of the farm. - activities subject to weather / seasons
- The Incredible Cango Caves the great Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountain passes are other attractions in the vicinity worth a visit.

Farm activities:
- Biking
- Canoeing
- Hiking

Local attractions:
- Swartberg Pass
- The Cango Caves
- Ostrich Show Farms
- Cango Wildlife Ranch
- Wine Cellars

Neighbouring attractions:
- Prince Albert
- Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)
- Whale Watching in Mosselbay
- Calitzdorp: the Port Capital of South Africa
- Botlierskop: Game farm and Restaurant

Cancellation Policy:

1-6 Days before arrival - 100% payment
7-14 days before arrival - 50% payment

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Latest Reviews

Excellent venue superb service !
Leon Fourie May 2016
Beautiful accommodation and friendly staff.
Lynne Hadley Aug 2014
We stayed at a comfortable log-cabin at the lake. Spacious terrace with wonderful sea view. Delicious meals and super-friendly and helpful staff.
Reinhard Steiner Mar 2008
Excellent Service...
Jens Wehenkel Mar 2008


From Oudtshoorn:
- Follow the R62 to Calitzdorp.

- About 500 m after leaving the town of Oudtshoorn turn left on the R328 to Mossel Bay.

- Travel down the R328 for +- 7 kilometres until seeing the De Zeekoe.

- Guest Farm sign and then turn right onto a good gravel road for another 2 kilometres to the main lodge.

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guest Farm and Guesthouse
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Sleeps: 50