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After spending a few wonderful days in Mossel Bay, it was onto Oudtshoorn (pronounced oats-hor-on) via the small city of George. Oudtshoorn felt a lot like my home in Adelaide, it has a much warmer climate than any of the coastal towns along South Africa’s garden route, and had a very dry, dusty and arid landscape, much like that of South Australia. Oudtshoorn often gets missed by those travelling along the garden route, but it is very much worth the (semi) slight detour.

The Cango Caves ( are one of several notable attractions to the Oudtshoorn area. Located about a 30 minute drive out of Oudtshoorn, the Cango Caves are absolutely amazing limestone caves, with incredible natural formations that are guaranteed to take your breath away. There are two tour options, the Heritage tour and the Adventure tour, and I am sure that you can guess which tour I chose…

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