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Karusa Vineyards

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Address: Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 272 8717
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Karusa is a family operated and managed wine and fruit farm.The word...

Karusa is a family operated and managed wine and fruit farm.The word “Karusa” is a Khoi San word meaning: Land with little water, a scarce resource in the semi arid plateau of the Klein Karoo.Karusa is situated at the foothill of the majestic Swartberg in the tranquil and scenic Cango Valley settlement of Schoemanshoek. The farm is en route to the world famous Cango Caves. It is situated 12km north of Oudtshoorn which is also the capital of the Klein Karoo region, and ostrich capital of the world.Karusa is the first and only Premium Private winery in Oudtshoorn.Directions to Karusa: Follow the R328 north (The Cango Route) from Oudtshoorn for 12km to Schoemanshoek. Turn left into Schoemanshoek and drive left around the back of the Church, the entrance to Karusa is ~200m on your right.

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Nice and calming

After a trip in cango cave we made our way back to Oudtshoorn, stopped karusa vineyard. This is a pretty small place very calm and beautifull. Wine tasting is very good, and so id... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After a trip in cango cave we made our way back to Oudtshoorn, stopped karusa vineyard. This is a pretty small place very calm and beautifull. Wine tasting is very good, and so id the food. The staff is welcoming. A very nice place to stop for lunch and rest

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place with great fresh food. We had lunch here and a glass of their own wine. The wrap and sand which we had were great, they even make their own mustard. This is a cute place to stop for lunch while you are out seeing the caves and other sites!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor venue with a great menu. Had the Ostrich Wrap, will recommend as a light meal for lunch. Although I didn't do the wine tasting, tasted before, the craft beer was very good. Will recommend as a definite stop for visitors to Oudtshoorn.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped by after visiting the ostrich farm as we saw signs on the way. The food was surprisingly great and we really loved the pizza we had (very large as well). The ostrich wrap was really good too. We also did the wine tasting which was very nice. We sat in the garden with the garden view overlooking the... More 

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Thank Jess C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

a vineyards with a brewery, what a surprise. A good winetasting connected with good food. Good selection of tapas enough for a light lunch

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch after visiting Cango Caves as it was on the way back to Buffelsdrift. This is a beautiful local vineyard with lovely gardens to sit out in and enjoy the wine tasting. We chose a mixed tasting of red white and rose with a cheese and biscuit platter which was amazing, probably the best platter we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem found by accident. Craft brewery and vineyard with a good selection of light meals and great atmosphere. A definite stop if you are in Oudtshoorn!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Karusa Vineyards is a lovely spot to spend some time should you be passing through Oudtshoorn. Nice wine & very well priced cheese platters. We had a nice relaxing time and would definitely recommend to others.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

a good choice for wine tasting. Pretty good view. Salmon salad and cheese platter a must. Beautiful venue even for winter months.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We visited en route to Swartbergpas. Did wine tasting and loved the cheese platters. Some of the the wines are amazing. We stocked up nicely ☺

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