The town of Oudtshoorn is in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. The town’s economy is primarily reliant on the ostrich farming and tourism industries. Oudtshoorn is home to the world’s largest ostrich population, with a number of specialised ostrich breeding farms, such as the Safari Show Farm and the Highgate Ostrich Show Farm. The world’s biggest bird is just one of the many attractions in this area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty. The region is home to the spectacular Cango Caves, Africa’s largest show cave system; an ecological hotspot where three distinct plant biomes (succulent karoo, cape thicket and fynbos) converge; and the Swartberg mountain range, which is part of the Cape Floral World Heritage Site.

Region: Western Cape
City: Herold

Distance: 31.34 km
Elevation Gain: 203 m
Elevation Loss: 452 m
Difficulty: 152 (Easy)
FIETS Index: 0.49 FIETS
Avg Grade: -1.65 %
Max cat climb: 5
Min elevation: 301 m
Max elevation: 600 m
Ride Category: Flat

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