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Amber Lagoon

Rated 3.3 in 16 Reviews

Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
R 590
Avg per night

Amber Lagoon is a destination popular among backpackers located in the Klein Karoo region of South Africa. It is surrounded by the Swartberg Mountains and the Gamka Nature Reserve, as well as ostrich farms. The property features a lush green oasis with a diverse array of indigenous and foreign plants, trees, and birds.

Amber Lagoon offers a tranquil and safe environment, free from the risk of malaria. Visitors can relax in the spacious open spaces and enjoy the scenic views, while savoring freshly prepared home-cooked meals in the open-air restaurant. The establishment features a large swimming pool where guests can take a refreshing dip during the warm African sun.

Activities available at Amber Lagoon include ostrich egg searches with a farmer's 4x4, where visitors can learn about ostriches and ostrich farming. Scenic drives through the Swartberg Mountains over the pass and visits to the Cango Caves, known for their vast drip-stone caverns and natural formations, are also popular options. The nearby Gamka Mountains Reserve, home to endangered mountain zebras, unique protea species, Khoisan rock art, and marine fossils, offers additional opportunities for exploration.

The quaint village of Calitzdorp, renowned for its wine and port production, is located just 25 km from Amber Lagoon, providing another potential destination for visitors. The accommodation described is a twin room situated in the main house, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

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