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Swartberg Tours

Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind, or seeking adventure and thrills, Kobus se Gat – Swartberg Experience has something to offer for everyone. From Swartberg tours and e-bike rentals, to downhill mountain biking and hiking, our experienced guides will help you explore the natural wonders of the area.

Duration: 3 Hours

Swartberg Tour & Traditional Country Lunch

Looking for an unforgettable experience in the heart of South Africa? Look no further than Swartberg Tour! Departing daily at both 10:30 and 13:30, this 3.3-hour tour will take you on a journey through the majestic Swartberg mountains.

Duration: 3 Hours

Swartberg Sunset Tour & Traditional Country Dinner

From the summit guests are able to take a walk in the reserve between 500 different species of fauna and flora. There are several photo opportunities along this winding route which will leave you at awe. Watch the sun set over the Little and Great Karoo as we return to Kobus se Gat restaurant.

Cultural Historical Tour

of the Karoo and Swartberg Pass: The Ultimate Grand Adventure

Embark on a picturesque tour from Oudtshoorn that takes you through charming towns, breathtaking landscapes, and a delightful dining experience. Here’s a tour description starting from Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape province of South Africa, known for its ostrich farms and beautiful mountains.

8:30 Begin your journey departing from your guest house
towards De Rust.

9:00 First stop visiting an seed, animal & vegetable farm (mix farm) where the guide will give you more information about the farmers in the area and give you more insight into the animals.

From the farm, we embark to De Rustica, where they will do olive tasting
(subject to availability)

After visiting De Rustica, we drive towards the quaint town of De Rust. This charming village is nestled at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains and offers a tranquil atmosphere and beautiful landscapes.

Continuing your journey, make your way to Meiringspoort, a stunning mountain pass renowned for its natural beauty. As you drive through the Poort (Afrikaans for “gorge”), you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring views of towering cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and the winding Groot River. We stop and take a leisurely 250m walk to the Meiringspoort Waterfall, a cascading marvel that adds a touch of magic to the scenery

12:40 After visiting the beautiful Waterfall, we depart to Klaarstroom for coffee and milktart at the authentic Klaarstroom Guest House. Klaarstroom Guest House is owner managed by Jeremy and Sharon. Jeremy share all the secrets of this small little town with our guests.

After experiencing the splendor of Klaarstroom, head towards the charming town of Prince Albert. Known for its well-preserved Victorian and Cape Dutch architecture, Prince Albert offers a nostalgic glimpse into the past. Explore the quaint streets lined with galleries, boutique shops, and coffee houses.
Add Riel dancers to your tour (optional extra)
14:30 Lunch in Prince Albert

As you bid farewell to Prince Albert, prepare for an unforgettable drive over the Swartberg Pass. This mountain pass is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Wind your way up the steep slopes, marvel at the rugged terrain, and relish in the sense of adventure that this iconic route provides. You have a chance to take a small hike in the reserve to explore the beautiful nature & fynbos

Conclude your tour by treating yourself to a delightful dinner at Kobus se Gat. Located just outside of Oudtshoorn, this renowned restaurant offers a unique dining experience in a rustic and cozy setting. Enjoy a sumptuous meal that highlights the flavours of the Karoo region, featuring traditional South African delicacies.

As you savour your dinner at Kobus se Gat, you can reflect on the beauty and diversity of the Oudtshoorn region, from its ostrich farms to its stunning waterfalls, mountain passes, and charming towns. This tour promises an unforgettable journey through South Africa’s natural wonders and cultural heritage

Circle tour

We do tour anti Clockwise because the highlight of this tour is the Swartberg Pass and Lunch st Kobus se Gat.

We can include the Cango Caves on this day

  • Start in Oudtshoorn 08h00
  • Visit beatifull waterfall in Meiringspoort: 09h00 – 10h00
  • Tour of the Groot Karoo towards Prins Albert
  • Coffee at the Swartberg Hotel: 11h00 – 11h30
  • Guided tour of The Swartberg Pass with detailed info about all aspects of the reserve, the Pass and the wildlife: 11h30 – 14h00
  • Traditional lunch @ Kobus se Gat: 13h45

Include lunch and Coffee in Prince Albert.
Exclude other drinks.

Tours options

Or you can choose from one of our specialised tour options:
Please note that bookings for specialised tours needs to be made 24+ hours in advance.