Waterkloof Guest House, a free range ostrich farm, is situated in the scenic vastness of the Southern Cape, near Swellendam and Heidelberg.
A few minutes drive will take you to the holiday town of Witsand with its superb beach and fisherman’s paradise. San Sebastian Bay at Witsand is world famous as the nursery of the Southern Right Whales where they come to breed from May to November.

On your way to the De Hoop Nature Reserve with its abundance of wild flowers and animal life, you will cross the Breede River on the famous man-powered Malgas Pont (ferry).

Waterkloof is arguably one of the finest
commercial farms in the Heidelberg district
and has been in the family for seven generations.
The Uys-family has its roots in Northern Germany from where they emigrated to South Africa in 1704.

Your hosts, Hannes and Christene, invite you to come and experience thier hospitality and charming homestead.
The guest house is fully accredited by TGCSA and has a five star grading. This longest established guest house in the area is also a member of the Portfolio Luxury Accommodation group.


De Hoop Nature Reserve

Pont at Malgas

Witsand with whale watching, fishing, bird-watching and swimming

An hour trip to the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve in the Langeberg Mountains

A halfhour trip to the historical town of Swellendam

A halfhour trip to the picturesque town of Heidelberg

Private visits to farms with Bontebok and species of Fynbos (Cape Floral Kingdom)

Four by four vehicle trips

Whalecoast Trails

Bed and Breakfast, dinner served if pre booked.


From R 400 - R 540 pp per night B&B.

map & directions

Waterkloof Farm, On R324, between Malgas and Witsand, Swellendam, Western Cape

enquiries & reservations

Witsand, Swellendam

  • Tel: (+27 71) 659 2083
  • Cell: (+27 83) 722 2348

Prove you are not a robot: