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Swartberg Mountain Tours

Caves Road, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 13 Activities in Oudtshoorn
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We booked a private day tour with Roeland from the UK- we had a fantastic full day, being picked up from our guest house at 9am and returning back at 6pm. Before driving up through the mountain pass we visited a farm where we rode some camels and then moved onto a tour of Cango Caves. The mountains are stunning... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My 19 yr old daughter and I took the day long private tour of Swartberg Mountain Pass with Roeland. Roeland was extremely friendly, insightful and enthusiastic. The tour included a stop at an ostrich farm and Cango Caves (both of which I would highly recommend) and lasted from 9am until 6pm (we had to reign Roeland in or he would... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Roeland took us to the Swartberg Pass today. He was a national tour guide and had lots of knowledge of the country, its geology and flora and fauna. He cares about human being and has a good heart. We had a good time with him and thoroughly enjoyed the magnificent Swartberg Pass today.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I exchanged many emails with Roeland and he gave me the perfect choice on how to cover the best of Oudtshoorn - Cango caves, Ostrich farm, Swartberg mountains and then drop me off to Kynsna. Unfortunately due to a delay in the flight I had to forego the Pass tour. But Roeland took me home, introduced his wife (who also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We wanted to fully experience the beauty of the Swartberg mountains, and the Swartberg Pass, without having to be distracted by driving etc. Choosing Roeland to guide us round proved to be an inspired choice, as his knowledge and enthusiasm for all aspects of flora, fauna, geology, history etc was infectious, and opened up our eyes to so many things.... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We did an all day tour with Roeland that took us over the Swartberg Pass and then the 37 kilometer drive to "Gamkaskloof" also known as Die Hel. Roeland is a great tour guide and is very knowledgeable of the history of the area, geology, the flora, fauna, and the wildlife. We never felt rushed and would strongly recommend him... More

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London england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We did a full day tour with Roeland, starting with the Cango Caves, over the Swartberg Mountain pass, to Prince Alfred and back to Oudtshoorn. He was very informative and pointed out much flora and fauna. We stopped quite a few times en route to take in the views. We never felt rushed. This is the only way to see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Our family of 12 booked a tour that took us to the museum, cango ostrich farm, the cango caves, wilgewandel farm, drove over the Swartberg mountain pass, swam in the rivers between the mountains, Prince Albert,and swam at the meiringspoort waterfall. The tour guide was great, very informative and funny, pointed out details that we wouldn't even notice on our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Had an absolutely fantastic impromptu tour. Tour guide spots all kinds of animals and has a vast knowledge of animals, landscapes and South African history. The vehicles are good too! Certainly good value for money. I would highly recommend this for anyone. Variety of tours to suit all budgets and interests.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

There's only one way to discover Swartberg mountain and that's with Roeland. We did the tour with our two boys (10, 12 years old), and they also loved it. He makes a stop wherever you want, depending on your interests, tells you everything about the flora and fauna, or everything you want to know about South Africa. We learned a... More

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