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De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 84 772 9678
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Unique and fascinating experience

I came here after having spent several weeks on safari in South African National Parks. I had seen... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
meandros
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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Unique Experience

We headed out into the bush at sunrise. Perfect time to witness the environment waking up. Although... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Jason G
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I came here after having spent several weeks on safari in South African National Parks. I had seen Meerkats in Kgalagadi And Camdeboo national parks although very briefly. I was worried the experience may not be natural enough or might seem contrived, especially at this...More

Thank meandros
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We headed out into the bush at sunrise. Perfect time to witness the environment waking up. Although the focus was on the Meerkats, we saw a variety of animals. Lots of patience is needed for the meerkat sightings, as they do things in their own...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Seeing the meerkats in their natural environment is something we will never forget. Excellent guides - so informative and passionate. Waiting for the first meerkat to appear as the sun rises and the excitement when it does... Watching the rest of the family appear and...More

Thank amtraveller_50
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Devey Glinister is just wonderful. We eventually saw meerkats at our third attempt and it was worth all the effort of getting up early three times. There is a sense of being part of the meerkat world as they wake up and stand facing the...More

Thank Annabelle H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

As promised, they popped up right in front of us. The very informative guide told us all about meerkats, as well as this specific family and the work and research the team do there. These are truly wild animals and so the timing does vary,...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Most people visit Oudtshoorn for the Cango Caves and ostriches. Great excursions, but do yourself a favour: Contact De Zeekoe Guesthouse and book their Meerkat Adventure. It means getting up early but it is worth it. The show is run by university students who spend...More

Thank Mel E
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I love 5 day Test Match Cricket and to me this experience was for the Naturalist equivalent. If you prefer 20/20 then go and see Meerkats in a zoo where you will be guaranteed entertainment but the purists will look down their noses at you....More

Thank 216BigAl1958
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Not cheap, but worth it. Get a great view of such a rare and fascinating animal. The guides seemed extremely passionate and knowledgeable which is always good. Also pleasing that the meerkats were still wild, and were not interfered with at all by humans. Not...More

Thank Leaf A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Everything was well organized and we saw a whole family of Meerkats! We got some coffee to get the morning going on, then walked couple hundred meters and sat on our chairs and waited for the Meerkats. We didn't need to wait very long after...More

Thank rap1ds
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Up at 430am - Meerkat burrows on De Zeekoe farm at 6.00am - then wait, and wait, and wait. A few sneaky looks between 630 and 800 - we almost gave up as one family did - but then at 815 the family of 10...More

Thank richaus
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