Attractions & Events

Swartberg Country Manor is the perfect venue from which many other places of interest can be accessed. Among these are the world-renowned Cango Caves - a must for any first-time visitor to the region. There is also the historical Gamkaskloof - or, as the locals call it, "Die Hel" (The Hell). The Garden Route is equally accessible, with George only an hour's drive away.

With the guest house situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains (a world heritage site), it's a mere 15 km drive to the top of the Swartberg Pass, offering breathtaking views of the Cango Valley.

Our manager will assist you selecting any local eco, cultural and adventure activities. Popular with visitors for the tranquillity and proximity to the Cango Caves (, Cango Ostrich farm ( and adventure activities such as quad biking and absailing (

Just a few minutes drive and you are able to summit the historical Swartberg pass to enjoy the breathtaking views of the great divide between the Little and the Great Karoo! Various tours up and over the mountain - both half-day and whole day trips - are also available (


Attractions at the Lodge

  • Photographic Opportunities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Stargazing
  • Self-guided Walks on the Farm
  • Waterfall Look-out
  • Waterfall Swimming Hole
  • Mountain Bike Rides

Other Attractions

  • Mountain Biking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Cango Caves
  • Ostrich Show Farms
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Meerkat Adventures
  • Annual KKNK (Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees)