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Karusa Vineyards

Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 8717
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Perfect location

After visiting Cango Caves , we were literally starving so we saw the sign on the street for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Miha L
Cape Town, South Africa
Perfect for a chilled lunch

Great pizza (among other options), decent craft beer, quaffable wines, a nice lawn sloping down to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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Karusa is a family operated and managed wine and fruit farm.The word “Karusa” is a Khoi San word meaning: Land with little water, a scarce resource in the semi arid plateau of the Klein Karoo.Karusa is situated at the foothill of the majestic Swartberg in the tranquil and scenic Cango Valley settlement of Schoemanshoek. The farm is en route to the world famous Cango Caves. It is situated 12km north of Oudtshoorn which is also the capital of the Klein Karoo region, and ostrich capital of the world.Karusa is the first and only Premium Private winery in Oudtshoorn.Directions to Karusa: Follow the R328 north (The Cango Route) from Oudtshoorn for 12km to Schoemanshoek. Turn left into Schoemanshoek and drive left around the back of the Church, the entrance to Karusa is ~200m on your right.
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“great wines” (9 reviews)
Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 8717
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting Cango Caves , we were literally starving so we saw the sign on the street for the winery and said why not .... I can only say it was more than worth to try it. We chose tapas with wine pairing which happened...More

Thank Miha L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pizza (among other options), decent craft beer, quaffable wines, a nice lawn sloping down to a dam for the kids to run off their energy on. What more could one want for a chilled lunch?

Thank PaulWilliams1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning doing kid-based activities we decided we deserved some wine tasting! We were a little dubious about what the wine would be like, but it was lovely, and we had such a great experience there. The wine tasting is relaxed with a flight...More

Thank Odyssey_Kirsten
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The perfect lunch, with well priced everything! An extensive list of wines available for tasting, with 6 tasters in a flight. Beautiful scenery, and a kiddy play area towards the back, to separate tranquility and chaos. The ostrich dishes are really good, and the cheese...More

Thank AtronSeige
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Karusa has a lovely setting, with an awesome wine tasting and great craft beer! Serene and relaxing.

Thank Laura v
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for a light lunch. The menu offers a selection of tapas style platters, all freshly prepared. The wine produced by this estate is of great quality and very well priced.

Thank Rudolph M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited Karusa on our recent trip to the Western Cape. We all did a tasting. The wines were very nice, especially Muscadel. We did not eat there, but small plates were available.

Thank KareyK
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Quiet, peaceful, good food, lawn for kids to run on, dam to look at, really pleasant lunch spot with unexpected charm

Thank Ceri N
Reviewed 18 June 2017

A wine farm in Oudsthoorn takes you by surprise. Beautiful setting. The pizza's were outstanding. Gourmet definitely. Great wine tasting. Place for the kids to play.

Thank JoBarnfather
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a wine flight and some lunch. The pizza was delicious. It was lovely atmosphere with the fire behind us while we sipped on wine. Good value and delicious food.

Thank Robhammer1985
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