Rosenhof Country House is situated on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn en route to the Cango Caves and Ostrich Farms. The carefully renovated homestead (Circa 1852), with its yellowwood beams and ceilings and a tasteful collection of antique furniture, exudes an aura of authenticity.

The lovely rose garden, which gave Rosenhof its name, leads to stylishly decorated bedrooms, each individually furnished. All rooms provide air-conditioning, satellite television, telephone, mini bar and tea trays.

The two Executive Suites each have their own pool, lounge and patio, with tranquil views of the Swartberg Mountain.Rosenhof has a cosy pub and several luxury lounges with fireplaces where visitors can relax and admire works from well-known South African artists. In summer, cool down in the pool or take tea in the manicured gardens. The Wellness Center offers a fully equipped gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and a beauty clinic.

With its luxurious facilities and excellent service, Rosenhof is recognized as one of the finest establishments in the region. TGCSA 5-Star Country House.

The Rooms

Rosenhof Country House has 12 rooms and 2 executive suites, catering for a maximum of 28 guests.

Inside       outdoor

The two executive suites have their own swimming pools and are located 100m from the
main house for extra privacy.


All rooms are suitable for disabled guests and provide the following: air-conditioning and heating; Satellite TV; Telephone; Room Safe; Personal Bar and hairdryers.

OUDTSHOORN CLIMATE: Oudtshoorn is blessed with a fine, dry climate and boasts an average of over 320 sunshine days per year. About 600mm of rain falls the whole year round peaking in spring and autumn while in the summer it can be delivered in the form of dramatic thundershowers.

CANGO CAVES: Situated 30km from Rosenhof Country House. Ecologically Significant and impressively beautiful, the Cango Caves – Africa’s largest show caves and one of the seven wonders of Southern Africa – are the archaeological and historical highlight of the Klein Karoo.

CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH: situated 2.5km from Rosenhof Country House. Explore the Ancient Valley with leaping lemurs, secretive red river hogs and pygmy hippos OR go Cage Diving with mighty Nile Crocs! Get close to the Big Cats like the Jaguar, Lion and the White Tigers.

OSTRICH SHOW FARMS: 4 Ostrich Show Farms are situated in a radius of 15-20km from Rosenhof. (Safari Ostrich Farm, Highgate Ostrich Farm, Cango Ostrich Farm, Chandelier Ostrich Farm)

MEERKAT ADVENTURES: Join the Meerkat Guide, Devey, on an early Sunrise Tour to see wild Meerkats in their natural environment! Don’t forget your Camera!

HOT AIR BALLOON TRIPS: Experience the unique sensation of a Hot Air Balloon Trip over the Klein Karoo!

TRUE SOUTH TRAVEL: They do day trips in and around Oudtshoorn, exploring the mountain ranges and passes. They also arrange hiking tours, Birdwatching and 4×4 excursions.

TBI ADVENTURES: For the adventurous at heart, TBI adventures offers the following activities in the Swartberg Mountains: Quad Biking, Abseiling, Caving, Kayaking and Hiking. WILGEWANDEL FAMILY FARM: situated 25 km from Rosenhof this Holiday Farm offers Camel Rides, Bumper Boats, Donkey Cart Rides, Foefie Slides and much more! Visit their restaurant for speciality dishes like ostrich steaks, crocodile dishes and traditional cuisine like bobotie. They also have a curio shop and local wines on the premises.


CP NEL MUSEUM: The historical Cultural Museum of Oudtshoorn and the Little Karoo region, is declared a national monument and houses 12 exhibition rooms showcasing the fascinating story of the ostrich feather industry.

GOLF COURSE: An 18 Hole Golf Course is situated 5km from Rosenhof.