Welgeluk Feather Palace & Self-catering Cottages



Oudtshoorn  –  Western Cape, SA


Guest House / Self-catering / Farm Stay 


Comfortable, modern & timeless… With every detail carefully considered, our accommodation provides all the amenities for a luxuriously comfortable stay. Come and unwind in this calm, restful space while enjoying scenic mountain views and stunning sunsets from your porch. With scenic views and tame game on your doorstep, this truly is a nature lover’s Eden. A stay at Welgeluk also offers an experience that’s quite unique to Oudtshoorn as destination, as you’ll find us on a working ostrich farm, right next to well-known Safari Ostrich Farm. Oudtshoorn just begs to be explored. Here, the Klein Karoo’s architecture, culture, history, diverse wildlife and amazing vegetation combine to create a fascinating mix of attractions that makes Oudtshoorn such a popular South African inland destination.


Book your bed & breakfast stay at Welgeluk Feather Palace or opt for the 2 self-catering options at Welgeluk Cottage or Lippy’s Cottage.

Welgeluk Feather Palace:  Built in 1910, the Edwardian sandstone house is a beautifully preserved remnant of the ostrich feather boom and was proclaimed a national monument in 1979. Set in the stillness of the Klein Karoo countryside, this exquisitely renovated Ostrich Feather Palace beckons guests to enjoy generous hospitality along with a luxurious stay.

STAYenRoute says:  Well-located guest house close to town in a lovely historic setting. Rooms are very comfortable and spacious with detailed attention to class, luxury and history.  The service is excellent from the owner operated family. Worth a visit to this amazing part of South Africa.

Welgeluk Cottage:  Nestled in the heart of the Klein Karoo, Welgeluk Cottage offers a wonderful self-catering experience for nature lovers and birding enthusiasts. It has 3 Bedrooms + En-suite Bathroom (Sleeps 6) Located only 10km from Oudtshoorn, this newly renovated farm cottage is situated on a working ostrich farm with beautiful scenic views and tame game on your doorstep. There’s free Wi-Fi access, DSTV, and air conditioning in each room as well as a swimming pool to cool off on those hot Klein Karoo days. Welgeluk Cottage: 200㎡

Lippys Cottage Oudtshoorn

Lippy’s Cottage:  Lippy’s Cottage is a delightful little oasis surrounded by mountains, blue skies and wide open spaces. It’s the perfect retreat for any season with a cosy fireplace to keep the winter chill at bay and all-important air conditioning for the sweltering Klein Karoo summers. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering, can sleep 6 guests in 3 en-suite bedrooms and provides all the desired essentials plus a few extra luxury touches.

Lippys Cottage Oudtshoorn

STAYenRoute says: Both cottages are well equipped with everything you may need for this farm stay where you can enjoy the in and outdoors and children can roam around experiencing a real farm. Situated 10 minutes from Oudtshoorn and all its facilities and attractions. A have to stayenroute destination for families and friends.


Welgeluk Feather Palace – From R2150.00 per room per night

Welgeluk and Lippy’s Cottages – From R1200.00 for two persons / R2400.00 for whole unit

Booking enquiry:

If interested in this STAYenRoute accommodation option, click link  Booking / Enquiry Form  or send us an E-mail

You can also contact us at +27 (0)82 921 4455


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