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Voëlgesang Guest House is situated only 500m from the N12 national road through De Rust. Use the map below for directions. Click on the "View larger map" link to browse the map in a full screen browser window.

Directions to get to Voëlgesang are given below the map.

How to get to Voëlgesang from Cape Town (scenic route):

  • Take the N1 towards Worcester.
  • In Worcester take the R60 to Robertson. Continue on the R60 through Robertson and Ashton.
  • Just after Ashton, continue straight along the road towards Montagu. The route number changes to the R62.
  • Continue on the very beautiful R62 through the towns of Montagu, Barrydale, Ladismith, Calitsdorp and Oudsthoorn.
  • In Oudtshoorn, continue straight through the town. The route number changes from the R62 to the N12.
  • About 30km from Oudtshoorn, along the N12, the outskirts of De Rust is reached. Look out for two farm dams on the left hand side.The clearly sign-posted turn-off to Voëlgesang is on the left, just after the two farm dams, opposite to 1st Avenue on the right.

How to get to Voëlgesang from Cape Town (slightly less scenic route):

  • Take the N2 towards Mossel Bay. Continue along the N2 through the towns of Somerset West, Caledon, Riviersonderend, Swellendam, Heidelberg, Riversdale and Mossel Bay.
  • Just after Mossel Bay (the N2 has changed to a dual carriageway), take the exit to Oudtshoorn on the route R328.
  • The R328 passes over the very picturesque and curvy Robertsons Pass. When approaching Oudtshoorn, a T-junction is reached at the R62. Turn right towards Oudtshoorn.
  • In Oudtshoorn, continue straight through the town. The route number changes from the R62 to the N12.
  • About 30km from Oudtshoorn, along the N12, the outskirts of De Rust is reached. Look out for two farm dams on the left hand side.The clearly sign-posted turn-off to Voëlgesang is on the left, just after the two farm dams, opposite to 1st Avenue on the right.

How to get to Voëlgesang from the northern parts of South Africa:

  • Take the N1 from the north, in a southerly direction, to Beaufort West.
  • Just south of Beaufort West, turn left along the N12 towards Oudtshoorn.
  • Continue along the N12, passing through the stunningly beautiful Meiringspoort, which is just north of De Rust.
  • After driving through most of the main road through De Rust look out for the clearly sign-posted turn-off to Voëlgesang to the right, directly opposite 1st Avenue on the left.

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