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The MT Bike Girl Race will be taking place from the 28 - 29 May 2016, starting from the De Zeekoe Guest Farm in Oudtshoorn. Day 1 is a 60km race and day 2 is a 55km race. Please register at www.trisport.co.za. Entries close on the 1st of March 2016. Find out more about the MTB Race. ...
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Meerkats are furry, squirrel-sized animals well known for their upright posture, eye markings, sunbathing habits and underground tunnel and chamber living quarters. They’re avid diggers, clawing away burrow systems of up to 250 metres from central point to outer perimeter with multiple entry and exit holes. Diurnal by nature, they snuggle down in their burrows at night and come out in the morning sun to bask, frolic and forage for food. Built-in solar panels and sunglass tattoos Each morning they emerge from their burrows to face the sun and stand on their hind legs with their tails forming a leg-tail tripod...
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De Zeekoe cabins is a welcoming place to stay while enjoying all the comforts of home. 4 private cabins located within the de Zeekoe farm, situated on the edge of the lake. With space for 2 or 4 people, these child-friendly cabins will be a perfect home base during your Oudtshoorn summer holiday! Relax in the cosy open plan kitchen with great room features & with an imposing inside river stone fireplace. When you stay at the cabins you will be within walking distance of the world famous Safari Ostrich Farm and less than 2km from the de Zeekoe main house....
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When Just Sitting is an Adventure by D. Brown The ground crunches icily as I stomp my feet, and my hands ache when the warmth from the mug of hot chocolate restores some feeling. The greens and orangey reds of the landscape are just starting to show as the sun prepares to break the horizon. Looking up I see clouds as the sky starts to lighten. Apart from the chattering of teeth it is silent, the birds should be chirping but I think they probably froze to death in the trees last night. It is minus 2 degrees and I am...
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The De Zeekoe Guest Farm is happy to announce the completion of our 3 brand new Oudtshoorn Cottages only 3 minutes drive from the De Zeekoe main house. These private cottages are in an adventurous location within the Karoo reserve, overlooking the beautiful mountains and farm. Blessed with birds, sun and endless views. Enjoy free wi-fi and superior quality accommodation Kitchenette, inside fireplace, shower only, outside braai Breakfast will be served in the comfort of your own room and the option for dinner Walking distance to the nearest lake to enjoy canoeing and fishing View our other Oudtshoorn Accommodation or check...
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Op De Zeekoe gasteplaas, 7 km buite Oudtshoorn, word daar gespog met 168 voëlspesies. Ons is bevoorreg om byna elke dag die visarendpaar te hoor en te sien. Dit is wonderlik om soggens wakker te skrik met voël en ander dier- geluide en te luister na hul natuurlike musiek. Hoe bevoorreg en geseend is ons nie? Matheus 6:"Kyk na die wilde voëls: Hulle saai nie en hulle oes nie en hulle maak nie in skure bymekaar nie; julle Hemelse Vader sorg vir hulle." Binnekort is dit die vyfde Klein Karoo Classique (musiek op 'n heel ander noot ) hier op Oudtshoorn...
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With another financial year done and dusted for Zeekoegat Primary School Project, I want to take a moment and say Thank you, YOU made a difference! Our yearly Educational Assessments has improved and with a Brand new Pre-school we will ensure that these children get a much better start to their educations. Thus exponentially, improving their chances of becoming employed law abiding citizens. To each and every benefactor that donated both our private and corporate benefactors, we can only extend our heartfelt appreciation for placing your trust in us to make a difference in these children’s lives. Without you, none of...
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With the Zeekoegat Primary School Project we strive to change the lives of dis-advantaged children from the farming district of Welgeluk and Volmoed – Oudtshoorn – Western Cape – South Africa. The support financially that Zeekoegat Primary receives from Government to run a school, just simply is not enough and we face many challenges due to poverty within these farming communities. Financial Standing – Donations vs Expenditure Our Project Room at Safari Ostrich Farm has helped us in raising R149’806.85 for March 2014 – February 2015. To each and every client and company that donated to our project, Thank-you. Our expenses...
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In Southern Africa it is fairly common to come across a Burhinus Capensis (Spotted thick-knee, Spotted dikkop). Yesterday I saw a group of 10 nestling around looking for food; these birds mainly eats insects, doing most of its foraging in a plover-like manner, repeatedly running forward, stopping then jabbing prey with its bill. Usually they are quiet during the daytime, but tend to get noisy after sundown as this is the time when they are most active. The spotted dikkop are usually monogamous (have only one mate) and outside the mating season, they tend to be quite mellow. However, males can...
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The 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.
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De Zeekoe Blog

De Zeekoe Blog

De Zeekoe and Oudtshoorn are alive with many things to do and experience. Our Blog provides a guide to all the activities, events and information Guests may need during their amazing stay at De Zeekoe.

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Activities at De Zeekoe

De Zeekoe Activities

De Zeekoe offers a wide range of activities on the farm, that is why a 2 night or more stay is recommended to really enjoy De Zeekoe as well as the surrounding area. Enjoy activites from Mountain Biking to Canoeing...

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Our Restaurant

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.

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