Situated in a malaria free area and wild flower paradise just outside Oudtshoorn, this Garden Route accommodation has a variety of wildlife including meerkats and excellent activities in beautiful surroundings. The farm is situated on the R62 wine route, from Cape Town to Mossel Bay, about 4 hours from Cape Town.
Guests can stay at De Zeekoe in 11 attractive suites or 4 secluded and well equipped log cabins on the lake. The cabins are constructed from alien poplar-wood as part of a conservation policy in place at this Oudtshoorn Guest House.
There is a saltwater swimming pool on the farm and guests can look forward to delicious meals and seasonal produce from the organic garden. In the evenings a 4 course dinner is served complimented by a hand picked selection of local wines. Picnic baskets can also be requested by guests.
This area is famous for its high quality stargazing incredibly clear night skies draw enthusiasts from far and wide. Day time activities on the farm include biking, hiking and birding, there are 162 species to be found here, guest can keep a look out for a resident pair of fish eagles that are the subjects of a research project in the Western Cape.
On the De Zeekoe Lake, guests can enjoy fishing and canoeing activities. On special advance request, Research Biologist Grant McIlrath can conduct Meerkat Tours on the farm. This well known conservationist has become famous through BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic documentaries.
Services and features:
- All children welcome
- Safe Parking
- Saltwater Swimming Pool
- Barbeque facilities, Picnic Baskets
- Gift Shop
- Satellite Television and M-Net at the main lodge
- Wireless internet at the main lodge
- Cot and Babysitting Service
- Room Service and Dry cleaning
- Wake Up and Turn-Down Service
- NO smoking and NO pets allowed