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Cape Town Ostrich Ranch

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Westcoast Ostrich Ranch | Van Schoorsdrif Road Philadelphia, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 July 2012

This ostrich ranch was one of the most pleasantly surprising experiences of my 2 week trip to Cape Town. Our tour guide, Hermann, was extremely knowledgeable about everything that has to do with ostriches and relayed the information in an interesting and humorous way. We...More

3  Thank ast123
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I think one of the worst mistakes any human being can make towards another is making the assumption that based on their skin colour, they have never been exposed to anything other than what you as an individual assume to be their upbringing and level...More

2  Thank Chaz X
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not visit here, but passed it on our way and was able to stop and take pictures. Quite intresting, and just amazing to see all the ostrices in one place being taken care of. Africa really does care about their animals.

Thank Lecia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a day tour of the Cape and made an unexpected stop at the ostrich ranch. It is nice to see the birds up close, although, I much preferred seeing the free ostriches at Cape Point. It is difficult to see the 'wild'...More

1  Thank phenning2347
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great showroom filled with ostrich handbags and belts. Prices were good - especially to those of us in the US where the exchange rate with the Rand is so favorable.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We made a special trip to visit the ranch whilst visiting my sister in Langebaan. Having visited ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn we found this one to be a little disappointing. Not many ostriches, crocodiles were tiny, tortoise's and Tom Thumb nowhere to be seen. However,...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Do stop by here and see the ostriches on the way to Cape Point. Great to experience these birds close up!

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very knowledgeable staff and guides, personal tour and up close and personal with the ostriches. Great way to spend a couple of hours .

Thank berlag0
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Are you always looking for interesting places to go to, new things to try, ways to entertain the kids and some fun for the entire family? Well the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch might be just the answer. It is about a 20 minute, scenic drive...More

1  Thank ImtithaalD
Reviewed 30 August 2018

i found it pretty average..there are ostrich farms all over SA and hence you can enjoy the experience..

Thank Ashish S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Our first stop upon arrival in Cape Town. The visit was pleasant and we had a close encounter feeding the ostriches, learn about their life cycle. There were 2 cheetahs in captivity for viewing too. We had lunch of ostrich scrambled eggs and meat. Recommended...More

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This ranch offers a chance to touch and feed the ostriches as well as a superb selection of ostrich products

Thank John R
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Yash G | Reviewed this property |
I think the tour is 50 ZAR per adult, check their website to be sure. You won't need more than 2 hours in the place. A few swings and slides for children there but nothing very elaborate. There is a dirt bike arena and a... More
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voyagelady
14 February 2017|
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Response from IsabelleDDM | Reviewed this property |
hello Uber is a very good option.
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