Wilgewandel Winter Special 2018

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn is open to the public for personal and commercial tyre requirements. The Oudtshoorn branch is one of 5 branches in the Garden Route, Klein Karoo and Karoo. The Tyres & Treads team will assist you in Oudtshoorn, Knysna, George and Beaufort West. Addresses and directions to the shops are available on their website.

Tyre Dealers and Fitment Centre in Oudtshoorn

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn are dealers in tyres for most segments of industry, including passenger, recreational, commercial, truck, light truck, agricultural, industrial, forestry and earthmover vehicles. The products available from their fitment centre include, but are not limited to, major tyre brands like Bridgestone/Firestone, Continental, Dunlop, GoodYear and Michelin. Hankook, Kumho Tyre, Pirelli and other brands are also available.

Tyre Services in Oudtshoorn by Tyres & Treads

The dedicated staff at Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn are ready to assist you with a wide range of tyre services including:

  • New Tyres and Tubes for Passenger and Commercial vehicles
  • Truck Tyres and Retreading
  • Tyre Fitment and Repair
  • 3D Passenger Wheel Alignment
  • Passenger Wheel Balancing
  • Truck Wheel Alignment and Balancing
  • On-car Disk Skimming
  • Breaks, Exhausts, Rims and Shocks
  • Suspension Work
  • 24/7 Call Out Breakdown Service

Emergency Tyre Breakdown Service in Oudtshooorn

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn offers a 24-hour emergency mobile tyre breakdown service. Between the 5 branches they have 27 vehicles on the road, including 16 full-time on road service vehicles ensuring that they are able to assist clients almost immediately. They can assist in almost all areas within South Africa through their partnership with a dedicated national network in BTS.

Tyres & Treads Oudtshoorn Trading Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 07:30 – 17:00
  • Saturday: 08:00 – 12:00

CP Nel Museum

CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn

The CP Nel Museum, famed for being one of the best small town museums in South Africa, is housed in the former Oudtshoorn Boys High School at 3 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn. This sandstone building with its prominent clock-tower was  designed by Charles Bullock and erected in 1906. The main theme of the museum is the ostrich industry, focusing on the ostrich feather boom period (1900 – 1914).

  • Transport – variety of vehicles including an Oxwagen dating back to 1839, the first car in Oudthoorn an Panhard and the Schacht, a Dutch model from the year 1909
  • Bedroom – an early years bedroom scene with beautiful furniture
  • Dining Room – the expensive and luxurious furniture used in this room belonged to one of the old “Ostrich Barons”
  • Music Room – a variety of historic musical instruments are on display in this room.
  • N.A. Smit – room and its contents are depicting past happenings in the building. This was the History classroom of Mr N.A Smit (several places in Oudtshoorn were named after him), teacher at the old Oudtshoorn Boy’s High School.
  • Synagogue – the only Synagogue to be situated in a museum and it’s still being used. It has an Ark that is one of the tallest.
  • School Hall – filled with historical photographs of students.
  • Ostrich Hall – the cultural and natural historic aspects of the ostrich are depicted. You will experience the ostrich industry in its entirety.
  • Store – a typical 1911 sales store.
  • Military – Reminders of the Second World War, and the brave men who died during the event is to be seen. The museum also specialises in a variety of ancient weaponry.
  • Natural History – This is a scene of animals found in the Klein Karoo.
  • Street Scene – including a chemist, bank, crockery and clothing displays

Le Roux Town House Museum National Monument

Le Roux Town House Museum, situated at 146 High Street, Oudtshoorn, forms part of the museum. It was built in 1909 and is an attractive house with stained glass panels reflecting the distinct Art Nouveau style. This house also designed by architect Charles Bullock was build for a farmer, Mr. Le Roux as a town house for him and his family. The house was declared a National Monument in 1980.

 

Visiting Hours

CP Nel Museum:

  • Mondays – Fridays: 08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00 – 13:00
  • (Closed on Sundays and public holidays)

Le Roux Town House Museum:

  • Mondays – Fridays: 08:00 – 17:00
  • (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

 

Activities in Oudtshoorn

Wilgewandel is located only 25km from Oudtshoorn on the R328, on route to the Cango Caves. They offer a
multitude of fun activities for young and old. Bring your friends and family and join in on some genuine farm style hospitality, fresh air and a good, hearty meal.

Oudthoorn Family Activities at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm

The activities at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm are ideal for a fun day out with the whole family. Both adults and children will be entertained. Here you can enjoy a fun-filled day of excitement in the heart of the Klein Karoo near Oudtshoorn. Activities include the following:

  • Camel Rides: Come and meet the friendly camels. They are: Abraham, Joshua, Moses, Vossie, Josef, Tabo & Nelson.
  • 18 Hole Ghwarra-Ghwarra Golf: Fun and entertaining putt-putt for young and old alike.
  • Donkey Cart Rides: Going for a ride in a donkey cart is a lot of fun.
  • Farm Animals: In true farm style we have a variety of tame animals to feed. These include rabbits, a pig, Billy goats, ostriches and sheep.
  • Bumper Boats: This is a very nice and safe activity to do with your kids.
  • Hiking Trails: For the more energetic we’ve got a 30-60 minute hiking trail.
  • “Foefie Slide”: You are dared to glide over our farm dam with our 100m foefie slide.
  • “Pyp Karre” Exiting and great fun,one or two persons per cart.
  • Waterslides: Remember to bring your swimming gear!
  • Restaurant:
    At our restaurant you can sample home cooked meals and try out some
    exotic cuisine like an Ostrich and crocodile platter.

Wilgewandel Holiday Farm is Wheelchair friendly!
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm also offers you Bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation!