We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

De Zeekoe Farm

P.O.Box 226, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 (0) 44 272 6721
Improve this listing
Ranked #7 of 13 Activities in Oudtshoorn
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
44 visitor photos
Write a Review

20 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Very good room and service. Dinner was excellent, having the ostrich fillet and cooked to perfection. Easy enough to find if driving and close to other activities. It is a working farm and some of the machinery starts very early, OK if you are going to see the meerkats at 5am. A little perfunctory but well worth the visit. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chobe National Park, Botswana
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

I travelled to Oudtshoorn to photograph meerkats and was recommended De Zeekoe by some colleagues. I must say that this is quite simply one of the best establishments i have come across in a long time. The rooms and communal areas were immaculate, the staff enchanting and very helpful, the cocktails most delicious and the food equally so. De Zeekoe... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

If you want to feel free and relax, this is the place to be, so much beauty we haven't seen in such a long time. The place is just one word 'AMAZING" The rooms and the cabins are luxurious and comfortable, not to speak about the food served, we had breakfast as well as supper in such a peaceful environment,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
44 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed here one night. The farm is pretty isolated, and there is a lot of open land around, which is beautiful and perfect for sunset viewing (reminds me a lot of some Thomas Kinkade paintings). Make sure to explore around to find the best spots for picture taking, as there are a lot. I ordered ostrich for dinner, and it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
East London, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I travel a lot across SA and when I first saw the pictures marketing De Zeekoe, I knew it was a must-see destination. An absolute delight!Paula and her staff have gone the extra 2 miles during every stay and the food, warm hospitality, stunning rooms and great views make me go back every time I travel this route. I have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We stayed for 2nights in February as part if a bigger tour at the farm. Our accommodation was a log cabin which is 1k from the main farm building. So peaceful, lovely location. The only noise you hear is the birds on the roof and your outlook is over the lake. The cabins are equipped with kitchen area with a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
lake district
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the De Zeekoe Guest Farm for 2 nights 2nd November. On arrival I was informed that I had left my bag and realized I had left my money and passports in the safe of our previous establishment too. I was in such a state about it as we had driven over 2 hours over the mountains and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Attard, Malta
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
35 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We had the Egyptian Geesew lake side cabin. Wonderful scenery, in the middle of nowhere. We got there only thanks onto our GPS. Comfy cabin with brandy waiting for us due to the cold winter night. You sleep and wake up accompanied by the calls of birds on the lake. The cabin is exactly on the lake's edge. I wish... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We stayed one night here as we wanted to do the Meerkat tour in the morning. We stayed in one of the log cabins, which are only a short drive from the main house, and are built overlooking a very large lake. We arrived in the evening, on a clear day to see the sunset and all the birds start... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Very nice and clean rooms with a peaceful atmosphere where you can realy relax on a visit to Oudshoorn

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed De Zeekoe Farm also viewed

Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

Been to De Zeekoe Farm? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage De Zeekoe Farm, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing