Only 7km outside Oudtshoorn, in the Garden Route, surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the world’s 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones. Surrounded by variety attractions like ostrich farms, longest wine route in the world (R 62), 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, 2000 hectare working farm, is malaria free and child friendly.
De Zeekoe offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Meerkat adventures) and to be part of the shy 5 experience!
De Zeekoe's unique charm & extraordinary activities attracts guests of a different kind. People from all walks of life visit this stylish lusern farm in search of a unique experience. Guests can choose between various types of accommodation, ranging from stylish rooms to rustic waterfront chalets, either for a self catering stay, a stylish bed and breakfast or a farm holiday. Our Superior Rooms are wheelchair-friendly.
The idyllic setting indeed has something to offer for everyone – from the daring adventure-seekers to those who just yearn for a quiet getaway. The coastal town of Mossel Bay is a scenic 40 minute drive away and Knysna only 90 minutes. De Zeekoe is also conveniently situated half way between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth .This "Oudtshoorn Hotel" is ideally situated to visit the famous "kknk" Klein Karoo National Arts festival. This hidden gem has spectacular views with 162 bird species and not the "big 5" but the "shy 5 ".
The name De Zeekoe, is derived for the Dutch name for the farm, Zeekoegat, which literally means "hippo waterhole" over a century ago, these odd-looking, water-loving creatures used to frequent the riverbed that still runs through the farm to this very day.
Our experienced team, dedicated to satisfy your needs, will ensure a pleasant stay at De Zeekoe. All our facilities; restaurant, beauty treatments, conference venue, weddings or small functions will be handled professionally from start to finish. We look forward to welcoming you to our farm.
On this 2000 hectares of land, modern technology and a diversity of farming is to be seen with ostriches, cattle, sheep, springbok and alfalfa fields.
De Zeekoe is a place to relax and feel inspired - an African farm and reserve. Here, away from it all, in a relaxed atmosphere with magnificent views of the Olifants River bed and Outeniqua mountains.
After a long exhilarating day under the hot African sun, unwind in our beauty and relaxation zone, treatments done either in our salon or under the shade of an old indigenous Karoo thorn tree, in true De Zeekoe fashion!
The Klein Karoo is renowned for its unique cuisine. Traditional ostrich, venison and appetising vegetarian dishes with a unique Karoo twist are just some of the plates of delicacies offered on De Zeekoe's impressive menu.