South Africa Accommodation,
Western Cape

Thorntree Country House


Thorntree Country House is a classic, colonial Klein Karoo guesthouse built in the 1800s. It sits in the beautiful Schoemanshoek Valley close to the town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.

The family run guesthouse has maintained the traditional framework and architecture of the original farmhouse but is now updated with modern furnishings, bathrooms and neutral colours.

The accommodation is individually designed, homely double or twin rooms with attached private bathrooms. Each room is provided with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, satellite TV and mini-bar.

The dining room serves a set menu consisting of delicious local and international cuisine.

There are two small swimming pools, including one filled with salt water, in the well-maintained garden for guests to relax in, and free WiFi available in the communal areas.


Private bathrooms, restaurant, lounge, air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, swimming pool and laundry service.

Optional Activities

Local excursions in the Oudtshoorn area, including visits to the Cango caves.

Alan Godwin

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our South Africa tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

We thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. Leopard View was fantastic. The guide did his upmost for us and the rest of the game viewing was great. We saw everything that we wanted to see.

Mr RA - Basingstoke