Directions (from Oudtshoorn)

  1. Take the N12 in the town centre of Oudtshoorn indicating Beaufort West.

  2. Travel 35km on this road till you get to the village of De Rust.

  3. Drive through the village of De Rust and turn right and travel on the R341 (N9) towards Willowmore.

  4. 15km after De Rust turn left at the Oulap signpost next to the Vlakteplaas turn-off and follow two more signs to the house.

The owners, Jans and Almeri Rautenbach, host guests personally and offer open arm hospitality to those who wish to enjoy unspoilt nature, discover the heart of a country and its people and rejuvenate body, mind and soul. 

Almeri is chef, administers the house, kitchen and the menu. Jans is a movie director and storyteller and administers their well-known rural school.

Oulap Country House

P.O. Box 77 - De Rust 6650 - South Africa

tel. +27 82 829 9604  •  fax +27 86 662 9686

Travel distances and time

  1. From Beaufort Wes to Oulap - total distance 170 km - 2 hrs

  2. From Capetown to Oulap - total distance 525 km - 5 hrs 30

  3. From Port Elizabeth to Oulap - total distance 400 km - 4 hrs 30

  4. From Oudtshoorn to Oulap - total distance 55 km - 50 min.