Little Karoo

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Karoo Routes: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn: Route 62

Heading for Ostrich Country on Route 62.

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Meerkat Mornings

Sharing the sunrise with meerkats on a farm outside Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo.

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Karoo Life III – Adventures in the Little Karoo

Off the beaten track in the Little Karoo.

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Barrydale

Barrydale, Western Cape

Barrydale is one of those tucked-away mountain villages along Route 62 in the Little Karoo, the kind of place that’s very hard to simply pass by.

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Calitzdorp, Western Cape

The sweet port wines and brandies are what lure thousands of visitors to Calitzdorp each holiday season.

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De Rust, Western Cape

The Little Karoo village of De Rust lies in the crook of a bend in the road somewhere between the Feather Capital of Oudtshoorn and the Cape fold mountains of Meiringspoort.

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Ladismith, Western Cape

Ladismith, the elegant town on Route 62, is all about the wine, the fruit – and the cheese.

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Montagu, Western Cape

What gives Montagu its class and character are the old Cape Dutch and Georgian-style houses, a background of looming mountains, its natural hot springs and a sense of heritage preserved.

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Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

Oudtshoorn is the tourism hub of the Little Karoo – and one of South Africa’s most colourful towns.

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Vanwyksdorp, Western Cape

The mountain village of Vanwyksdorp has become one of the top hideaway destinations on Route 62 – the Little Karoo.

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