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Kerkrand Destination Guide

Discover Kerkrand in South Africa

Kerkrand in the region of Western Cape is a town located in South Africa - some 657 mi or ( 1057 km ) South-West of Pretoria , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kerkrand is now 09:03 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vleirivier, Buffelskloof, and Cape Town. When in this area, you might want to check out Vleirivier . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kerkrand ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

The Highgate Ostrich Show Farm is an ostrich farm located 10 kilometres south of Oudtshoorn in South Africa. This large farm specializes in the breeding of ostriches and is open to visitors providing specialized information about the various stages of the birds development, provided with the opportunity to visit young offspring and an ostrich pen. Whilst it mainly focuses on the development of the ostrich, tourism is an important source of income and keeps the farm running.

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Located at -33.66 22.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Conservation in South Africa, Visitor attractions in the Western Cape

CP Nel Museum

CP Nel Museum is an ostrich museum on 3 Baron van Rheede Street in the town of Oudtshoorn in South Africa. The building, formerly the Boys High School of Oudtshoorn, was designed in 1906 by a local architect Charles Bullock. Its green domed sandstone facade is considered one of the finest examples of stone masonry anywhere in South Africa. The school hall was designed in 1913 by J.E. Vixseboxse. The museum was named in honour of its founder Colonel C. P Nel.

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Located at -33.59 22.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Museums in the Western Cape, Natural history museums in South Africa, School buildings completed in 1906, School buildings completed in 1913

Roman Catholic Diocese of Oudtshoorn

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oudtshoorn is a diocese located in the city of Oudtshoorn in the Ecclesiastical province of Cape Town in South Africa.

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Located at -33.59 22.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Religious organizations established in 1874, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 19th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in South Africa

Cango Wildlife Ranch

The Cango Wildlife Ranch is a wildlife ranch 3 kilometres north of the town of Oudtshoorn in South Africa. Established in 1977, the Cango Wildlife Ranch is internationally recognised as one of South Africa’s premier attractions in the Western Cape, providing visitors with a world-class experience like no other. They are situated on the road to the Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn, on the well-established Garden Route and Route 62.

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Located at -33.57 22.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Conservation in South Africa

Cape Fold Belt

The Cape Fold Belt is the folded sedimentary sequence of rock layers in the southwestern corner of South Africa. It is related to the Ventana Mountains near Bahía Blanca in Argentina. The rocks are generally sandstones and shales, with shales forming the valleys and the erosion resistant sandstones forming the parallel ranges, the Cape Fold Mountains, reaching a maximum height at Seweweekspoortpiek at 2325 m.

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Located at -33.40 22.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Geology of South Africa, Mountain ranges of the Western Cape