We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Meerkat Adventures

Is this your business?
Features Animals
De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 84 772 9678
Review Highlights
Worth the early morning

Was really looking forward to this but my girlfriend was not due to the early morning time to see... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Definitely worth doing

I love Meerkats so this tour was a must do on our trip to Africa. Although reasonably priced by... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Brisbane, Australia
Read all 293 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meeting point” (17 reviews)
“folding chairs” (11 reviews)
“semi circle” (9 reviews)
De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 84 772 9678
Write a Review
Reviews (293)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

51 - 60 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Was really looking forward to this but my girlfriend was not due to the early morning time to see the meerkats. But we both loved the experience. Well worth getting up early to see the meerkats wake up. We met just before 6am but waited...More

Thank littlest-elephant
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love Meerkats so this tour was a must do on our trip to Africa. Although reasonably priced by Australian tour standards, it is quite expensive by South African standards, but definitely good value in my opinion. Unfortunately the guide made us wait at the...More

Thank Muzz01
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We planned a three night stay near this attraction because it is dependent on the weather. It was booked 10 months before we went and we booked it on the first day we were in Oudtshoorn - just in case. Arriving at the location at...More

5  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend if you want to learn how meerkats live in the wild. The guides have spent years observing and studying the meerkat families and are very informative. What we appreciate was the meerkats are not tamed so you get to see their natural behaviour....More

1  Thank Tina X
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We went to See the meerkat early in the morning during the sunrise. Great atmosphere with tea or coffee. After that sit in a field and listen to a never stopping speach of the guide. This annoid us cause we wanted to get the atmosphere...More

Thank vielreis
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Early alarm call whilst on holiday (6am meet), but well worth it to see the Meerkats and the wonderful sunrise. Coffee on arrival was very welcome! The guys were very informative and interesting and we enjoyed listening to their experiences. We didn't have long to...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

You meet at the farm and then walk to where the meerkats "camped out" the previous night. You may walk several hundred meters. Then you sit and wait for them to come out sometime after the early morning sun warms them up. You then view...More

Thank donandbobbi
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Jaco and Christo hosted us for a great sunrise adventure with the meerkats near Oudtshoorn. Very informative and an excellent experience! Thanks!

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a must do activity in my opinion. Reading some of the other reviews I can see that some international travelers either dont appreciate the effort these people go to or the complexity of the animals behavior. Whoever said there would be "breakfast" served?...More

Thank Bwana-Rafiki
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a tour on the website and we were very happy and we couldnt wait to meet the merkaats...the day before the tour we had to call to know the departure hour and to know if the tour was confirmed because it is weather...More

Thank Squickur
Nearby Restaurants
788 reviews
9.89 km away
Jemima's Restaurant
943 reviews
9.95 km away
Beans About Coffee
143 reviews
10.07 km away
Bello Cibo Restaurant
495 reviews
9.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Swartberg Pass
1 194 reviews
25.85 km away
The Cango Caves
3 111 reviews
24.89 km away
Cango Wildlife Ranch
1 772 reviews
11.25 km away
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
663 reviews
8.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Meerkat Adventures staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines