The View of De Denne
De Denne is situated on a working ostrich farm
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A Working Ostrich Farm
Experience an Ostrich Farm Tour
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The Swimming Pool
Cool off in the pool after a typical hot Karoo day
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A Garden Suite
Spend the night in one of our luxury garden suites
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Evening view of Ma Belle Restaurant
Experience local cuisine
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Visit an Ostrich Farm
Learn all about the Ostrich
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  • Lovely and peaceful oasis in the middle of "nowhere". We enjoyed having a rest in your guest house.
    Nicole and partner , Austria & Germany - March 2016
  • What a wonderful place! During our trip through South Africa we have been in a lot of guest houses, but this one we like the most. Lovely food as well. Especially the swimming pool with the lovely ostrich view! Thank you!
    Kim, Adri & Djem, The Netherlands - December 2015
  • Perfectly amazing stay! Devine bedroom with a scrumptious bed, glorious bath, truly relaxing. Will certainly come again.
    Jo and Matthew, London UK - March 2016


Tel:           +27 (0) 44 272 7411

Fax:           +27 (0) 86 548 5669

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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 the Route 62.

De Denne Country Guest House is situated on a working ostrich and Alfalfa farm. Offering tranquility, spectacular views and soul touching moments. 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.  Also in the main house is a spacious guest lounge. Just a few metres from the main house is a separate building housing the Ma Belle Restaurant and Bar area in close vicinity to the swimming pool with spectacular views of the Oliphant and Swartberg mountain ranges.

Our many 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 is the Sunrise Meerkat Tour, Cango Caves, feeding the elephants and riding an ostrich at Highgate Showfarm.

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

Perfect for romantic getaways or family fun time, with modern amenities with an olde-world charm.

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 Tel:           +27 (0) 72 703 0488

Fax:           +27 (0) 86 548 5669

Mobile:     +27 (0) 83 653 0838


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