Oudtshoorn at a glance
Oudtshoorn is a peaceful country town nestled away in the stunning Western Cape province, and attracts tourists and visitors through its various outdoor and nature activities. From the world famous “Cango Caves” to the fun family-oriented “Meerkat Adventures”, Oudtshoorn is the perfect place for a family holiday, or indeed the simplest form of leisure.
Due to the naturally awe-inspiring landscape in Oudtshoorn, residents of properties in Oudtshoorn tend to lead a country lifestyle, with nightlife and daytime events very focussed on the nature around them. For daytime ‘adventure’ there are Ostrich farms to visit, meerkat reserves and even cage-diving with crocodiles, while at night the main event is stargazing in “The Klein Karoo”, and much more.
Residents of properties in Oudtshoorn are very friendly and welcome visitors and tourists with open arms. Since Oudtshoorn receives hordes of tourists yearly, much of the town and its activities are designed around, and dedicated to, local tourism. This is why you also have a wide selection of pristine lodges and B&B’s to choose from. One of the noted highlights from tourists visiting Oudtshoorn is that the lodging is extremely pleasant, with real home cooked food, and abundant portions too!
Schooling at credible institutes is available for learners of all ages. Some of the schools include Wesbank Laerskool, Van Reede Primary School and Pine Hurst Girls High School to name a few.
Oudtshoorn Health and Safety
Oudtshoorn property owners will have access to various medical facilities such as Oudtshoorn Hospital and Medi-Clinic-Klein Karoo to name only two. SAPS presence is also strongly noted; police stations include SAPS Oudtshoorn and Bridgeton.
Properties in Oudtshoorn offer access to three different biomes, making it an ecological heaven. The vast Karoo, the Cape Thicket and the Fynbos all meet here, creating the perfect place for nature enthusiasts to enjoy wild animals, picturesque scenery and much more.
One of the common activities for both tourists and residents of properties in Oudtshoorn is stargazing. Due to the low saturation of air pollution in the Karoo, the stars become far more apparent and brighter, allowing you to see more stars and a lot more shooting stars.
Oudtshoorn Natural Beauty
The Cango Caves is an international attraction and a local favourite of residents owning properties in Oudtshoorn. It’s also the only cave expedition in South Africa to offer two courses. Visitors can opt for a Standard tour, that basically guides you through the easily walkable halls and tunnels, or they can choose the Adventure package, where the visitors will actually climb deeper into the caves with a guide!
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Buying or Selling Property in Oudtshoorn
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