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Route 62 provides an easy to follow combination of National roadways connecting the Cape Winelands to the Garden Route; and leisurely alternative for visitors heading up North to Johannesburg or the Northern Cape. Going there or coming from; you will find on Route 62 - amongst many other things - a diverse, beautiful semi-arid landscape and the world's biggest bird, fresh air and starlit, wide open skies.

Sometimes seemingly dry and barren the next moment an oasis of green amidst valleys and towering rocky mountains, Route 62 provides a scenic alternative to the faster N2 freeway connecting Cape Town to Mossel Bay - for visitors it is not uncommon taking the N2 freeway from Cape Town and Route 62 going back (or vice versa).

At the North-end of Route 62 visitors travelling to or from Johannesburg traverses Route 62 on the N1 freeway at Prince Albert heading towards Oudtshoorn, Ladismith and Calitzdorp or the Garden Route.

Roughly between 2 - 8-hours drive depending at which point one gets on -or off; connect to Route 62 from the Cape Winelands (Robertson and Worcester) or from the Garden Route (Mossel Bay) and Oudtshoorn. On the N2 freeway heading towards Mossel Bay you will also find lies Suurbraak and Swellendam which is ideal for crossing over to Montagu and Barrydale heading towards Cape Town. Absolutely worth the journey - enjoy the ride!


Set amidst the bountiful Karoo (semi-desert eco-system) on Route 62 and home to the Cango Caves - Africa's largest show-cave, Oudtshoorn is famed for its ostriches (the world biggest bird) and enjoys big-town status less than an hour's leisurely drive on the Garden Route from George (60km) or Mossel Bay (85km).

Old Mill Country Lodge & Restaurant
Restaurant | Wedding Venue | Conference ...

Old Mill Country Lodge invites you to our historic and working Ostrich farm at the foot of the beautiful Swartberg Mountains (towards the Cango Caves) and Oudtshoorn. Activities. Conference and Wedding facilities

Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages
Air/C | Free Wi-Fi | Spacious gardens ...

A gracious guest Farmhouse and self-catering cottages in the countryside of Oudtshoorn (towards the Cango Caves). Beautifully decorated and spacious rooms; prime-kept gardens and large swimming pool

De Zeekoe Guest Farm Reserve
Meerkat adventures | Restaurant | Horse riding ...

Surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains just outside Oudtshoorn, De Zeekoe offers extraordinary activities, b&b or farm holiday guest suites and stylish self-catering accommodation

De Denne Country House
Scrumtulicious Breakfast & Dinner Menu ...

Situated on a working Ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn with spectacular views, guests are bound to return for more with an array of activities, luxury self-catering cottages, scrumtulicious  breakfast and dinner Menu

Le Roux's Guest House
Great Hospitality | Quiet Residential Area ...

Situated in quiet residential area, a warm and friendly welcome await guests at Le Roux's Guest House, a stylish and comfortable 3-Star graded establishment located in the heart of the Klein Karoo, Oudtshoorn

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
Game Reserve ...

Unique, understated elegance in luxury tent accommodation. With mountains as backdrop and a magnificent waterhole at your doorstep, it’s the closest you’ll get to the wild of the Klein Karoo in Oudtshoorn

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   Cape Town | Garden Route | Whale Coast | Route 62 | Winelands 
In South Africa the Western Cape's most visited towns and suburbs on Route 62 features the editor's choice selection of Quality Assured accommodation in .. BARRYDALE o BREEDE RIVER o CALITZDORP o LADISMITH o MONTAGU o NUY VALLEY o OUDTSHOORN o PRINCE ALBERT o ROBERTSON o ROUTE 62 o SWELLENDAM o WELLINGTON o WORCESTER

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