Getting There


Getting to the venue

De Opstal (Conference venue and accommodation)

R328, Schoemanshoek, Oudtshoorn, 6620

GPS Coordinates:  S 33'29.247' E 022'14.816'

By car

Oudtshoorn is about 70km (1 hour by car) from George airport and 420km (5 hours) from Cape Town. But you really want to take longer than that and experience some of the highlights on the way.

Car Hire: Just Car Hire covers all the hire companies and has good rates. 

From Cape Town travel on the N2 East toward George . Turn Left onto the R404 (to the airport) continue North and merge with the N12 to Oudtshoorn. This becomes the R328 out of Oudtshoorn to Opstal Country Lodge.

OR N1 to Worcester turn onto R60 towards Barrydale  this merges with R62at Ashton. Stay on the R62 to Oudtshoorn then take the  R328 out of Oudtshoorn to Opstal Country Lodge.

From Eastern Cape travel on the N2 West to George.. As you get to George follow the N12 North to Oudtshoorn. This becomes the R328 out of Oudtshoorn to Opstal Country Lodge.

From Northern Cape, Free State and further North take the N1 towards Cape Town either continue on this road at Colesburg or take the N9 to go via Graaff Reinet. 

After Colesburg on N1  turn onto the N12 at Beaufort West then Right onto the N9 into  Oudtshoorn then take the  R328 out of Oudtshoorn to Opstal Country Lodge.

From the N9 travel to Oudtshoorn then take the  R328 out of Oudtshoorn to Opstal Country Lodge.

By Air

The nearest Airport is in George about 1 hour away. Flights are from Johannesburg or Cape Town.  Airlines travelling to George can be found here

Cape Town International Airport is 5 hours drive from the venue

Airport Shuttles

There are no scheduled shuttles from George airport but we have negotiated with a local company to organise a few trips between George and Oudtshoorn. Please contact them directly.

Zeelie Taxis 044 874 6707  or 082 555 7441

zeelietaxis.co.za

Long range Shuttle, Bus & Train

Gysman Transport transfers from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn via Route 62 at a reasonable rate.  Intercape, Gecko tours and Bloukrans buses travel to George.