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Zeekoe is located along the worlds longest R62 wine route and surrounded by the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. It provides air-conditioned farmhouse accommodations in a perfect setting for outdoor activities and wildlife explorations. Oudtshoorn is 4.3 mi away.

De Zeekoe Guest Farm is a beautifully restored colonial homestead, dating back 150 years. Offering luxurious rooms and cabins with breathtaking surroundings, the farm is a nature lover's paradise.

Relax in your stylish room set among lush indigenous gardens with a patio offering spectacular mountain views. Each is decorated in warm colors.

Cool off in the salt-water swimming pool, before savoring homegrown, organic produce and local specialties such as ostrich and venison. A selection of local wines is available from the wine cellar.

De Zeekoe Farm offers unique opportunities to interact with wild meerkats. Explore the vast farm grounds in a malaria-free area and the unspoiled Karoo by mountain bike or hiking. Spend time fishing or canoeing within the borders of the farm.

The Cango Caves, waterfalls and museums are all in the vicinity of De Zeekoe Guest Farm.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

De Zeekoe Guest Farm has been welcoming guests since Nov 12, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?
    temperature testing, Hand sanitizing stations Luggage Sanitisation compulsory Sanitization across all touch points Disposable masks available
    Answered on 23 May 2020
  • Hi, is there a game drive available or can you drive in your own vehicle on the property? Thanks.
    good day we are not a game farm, we farm with lusern, however you are welcome to drive around :-)
    Answered on 26 July 2022
  • Hi. I already have accommodation. Can I just do the meerkat tour ? What time does it start? Thanks.
    Good day We can only book guests staying at de Zeekoe unfortunately
    Answered on 2 May 2023
  • Is there any wedding venue available
    Thank you for the enquiry we do offer our property as a wedding venue. please consider contacting us directly to discuss options thanks Kristy
    Answered on 28 January 2021
  • Do you have somewhere to do laundry?
    yes we offer laundry services
    Answered on 2 March 2023
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Hosted by Main house

Host Review Score

Main house
Owners Paula & Boetie started the guest farm20 years ago. They live on the property to keep a hand on things and making sure everything is running smooth.Only 7km outside Oudtshoorn, in the Garden Route's Klein Karoo, surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the world’s 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones. Surrounded by a variety of Oudtshoorn 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, 3000 hectare working farm, is malaria free and child friendly.De Zeekoe Oudtshoorn offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Five Shy meerkats) 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 accommodation, ranging from stylish rooms to rustic chalets, or cottages either for a self catering stay or a stylish bed and breakfast.
Enjoy a wide range of activities on the farm, from canoeing ( in rainy season), swimming, biking, birding
De Zeekoe is only 7 km from town and 3000 hectares
Language spoken: English
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • De Windpomp restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of De Zeekoe Guest Farm
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Room service
Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

De Zeekoe Guest Farm takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 450 per child, per night
3 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 450 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash De Zeekoe Guest Farm accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that Meerkat tours need to be arranged in advance. For more information contact the farm. Contact details are found in the booking confirmation.

Please inform De Zeekoe Guest Farm of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about De Zeekoe Guest Farm

  • De Zeekoe Guest Farm is 3.7 miles from the center of Oudtshoorn.

  • The prices at De Zeekoe Guest Farm may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, De Zeekoe Guest Farm is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at De Zeekoe Guest Farm include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Villa

  • De Zeekoe Guest Farm offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beauty services
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Body treatments
    • Bicycle rental
    • Manicure
    • Bike tours
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Facial treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Pedicure

  • Check-in at De Zeekoe Guest Farm is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • De Zeekoe Guest Farm has 1 restaurant:

    • De Windpomp restaurant