Welcome to De Oude Meul

The Spies family opened this lodge on 12 April 1995 and  still going strong…

This beautiful Lodge offersan option of Bed & Breakfast (B&B) or Self Catering Accommodation Oudtshoorn for Families, Couples or Tour Groups.

We are situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains about 14km outside of Oudtshoorn on-route to Cango Caves on the R328.

It is a working Ostrich Farm in season and also offers hunting in our mountains in season.

If you are lucky you can see the Fallow Deer and Waterfowl walking in front of the Self Catering Units and Restaurant at night where the Grobbelaars River flows.

Friendly staff will welcome you and help plan your stay and activities.

Every morning you can come and enjoy our highly acclaimed freshly prepared Breakfast!

Then a meal at our A La Carte Restaurant is a must! We specialize in venison and ostrich.

Come and experience the peacefulness and an unforgettable stay in the Klein Karoo at De Oude Meul Country Lodge!

  • Free & Safe Parking
  • 2 Sparkling Pools
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lovely Gardens
  • Hiking Trails
  • Play park
  • 4x4 Trips
  • Fishing

We are situated nearby all attractions:

  • 3Km – Cango Ostrich Farm (ask for a 20%, discount voucher)
  • 15Km – World famous Cango Caves
  • 17Km – Rust and Vrede Waterfall
  • 13Km – Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • 18Km - Oudtshoorn Museum
  • 32Km – The Swartberg Mountains


News from De Oude Meul:

De Oude Meul awarded with a Certificate of Excellence

De Oude Meul awarded with a Certificate of Excellence

HotelsCombined recognize De Oude Meul Game Farm among the best hotels in South Africa. Come and visit us and experience what everybody it talking about!
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Ostrich Feather Industry, Oudtshoorn

Ostrich Feather Industry, Oudtshoorn

After grading, the ostrich feathers are sent to Klein Karoo’s modern dye-house where the plumes are bleached and/or dyed into an ever-increasing range of spectacular colours. The Klein Karoo’s feather range is an international favourite for the creation of gorgeous fashion garments and trendy accessories.
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Ostrich Capital, Oudtshoorn

Ostrich Capital, Oudtshoorn

 Oudtshoorn is known as the capital of ostriches! The history and development of Oudtshoorn is inextricably connected to the growth of the ostrich feather industry from as early as 1860. Visit one of the four ostrich farms in the area to find out about the important role that theses birds play in the daily life off Oudtshoorn.
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4 Star Accommodation

View our selection of 4 star accommodation, ranging from rooms with King, Queen and Twin beds

Peace & Tranquillity

Come and experience the peacefulness and tranquillity of an unforgettable stay in the Klein Karoo

Meals freshly prepared!

Start your morning with a freshly prepared Buffet Breakfast or try a venison and ostrich dish at our A La Carte Restaurant