De Denne Country Guesthouse

De Denne Farm, Next to Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Volmoed
Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
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Welcome to De Denne, a four-star country guest house enveloped in farmlands in the heart of the Klein Karoo, South Africa, just outside the town of Oudtshoorn, ostrich capital of the world. A perfect stop over halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth travelling on Route 62.

De Denne Country Guest House is situated on a working ostrich and alfalfa farm. The surroundings offering tranquility, spectacular views and soul touching moments, with sunsets you will never find elsewhere and hospitality to make you feel at home!



Our accommodation offers you the choice of either staying in our beautiful garden or family suites within walking distance from the main house, or deluxe suites located in the main house.

The main house is a spacious guest lounge.

Just a few metres from the main house is a separate building housing the dining room and bar area, in close vicinity to the swimming pool with spectacular views of the Oliphant and Swartberg mountain ranges.

Our accommodation comprises of

  • Five deluxe suites
  • Five comfortable family suites
  • Four garden suites

Each with spectacular views of the surrounding farmlands, majestic mountains and luscious garden. Each unit has its own individual décor ,style and personalized touches - catering to all your needs and offering you all modern comforts

Smoking is not permitted indoors but ashtrays are provided in designated outdoor areas. Offering a true farm experience for those family get-togethers, smaller groups and romantic getaways!

Activities Include

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Walks
  • Stargazing
  • Environmental and farm tours, where you can experience the ostrich chicks hatching.

Activities also available in the area to enjoy include

  • The Sunrise Meerkat Tour
  • Cango Caves
  • Feeding the elephants
  • Riding an ostrich at Highgate Show Farm.

De Denne is perfectly situated for a day visit to the surrounding towns of Prince Albert, Mossel Bay, Calitzdorp (The Port Capital) and Knysna.