Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

R328 Oudtshoorn Road
Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
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Highgate Ostrich Show Farm has been telling the fascinating story of ostriches and ostrich farming in Oudtshoorn for over a hundred years, and its tours have delighted visitors from all over the world.

We are one of the most popular things to do in Oudtshoorn. People describe Highgate Ostrich Show Farm as family fun, interesting and informative, great experience, ostriches and more ostriches, and more.


The Pepper Tree Restaurant

Enjoy the fine local cuisine and relaxed friendly atmosphere of The Pepper Tree Restaurant. You can dine al fresco in the cool shade of the giant ancient Pepper Trees that gave our restaurant its name. Or you can dine on the ‘stoep’ or inside the renovated and air-conditioned historic homestead.

Our Showroom

Catch your breath and visit our shop selling only genuine, South African-made products, many of which are produced by our skilled staff on the farm using our own resources.

A Klein Karoo Wedding

In the heart of the Klein Karoo lies one of the best kept gems, Highgate, the oldest and most original Ostrich Show Farm in the world. Highgate’s beautiful Karoo gardens and charming rustic indoor venue provide the most idyllic setting for a romantic wedding or special celebration.


  • Traditional Ostrich Tour and Classic Meal

When you book this tour we will reserve a table in our restaurant for you.

  • Traditional Ostrich Tour and Premier Meal

Our Traditional Ostrich Tour is not only enlightening but also fun for the whole family.

You will be on awe of the beautiful scenery of the Klein Karoo Valley and the picturesque Swartberg Mountains. Apart from the views, you will be able to see ostriches