Welcome to Baron's Palace

We make the ordinary, extraordinary


About Us

Welcome to the Home of the Ostriches, in the Klein Karoo area of South Africa's Western Cape. Oudtshoorn is famous for the worlds largest ostrich population with a number of specialized ostrich breeding farms. Oudtshoorn is an oasis of fertile valleys, surrounded by the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountain ranges, every road that leads into Oudtshoorn is gloriously picturesque, filled with scenes of natural beauties and rare fynbos, such as the beloved protea.

Oudtshoorn is known as the tourist destination of the lIttle Karoo and there is so much to see and do. The magnificent Cango Caves, Hot air ballooning, mountain biking, quad biking, nature reserves, game lodges, wildlife ranches, heritage sites, grand old architecture, fine dining, and a wine lovers paradise.

Oudtshoorn boasts mostly sunny days all year round, so summer or winter, you will be greeted by breathtaking blue skies and open guest friendships.

The Hotel

The Barons Palace Hotel reveals to her guests an era of affluence and opulence. The Hotel was built at the turn of the century by a wealthy Ostrich Baron. The warm furnishings, large airy rooms, wooden staircase and huge log fires in Winter evoke memories of the bygone Victorian era, when the ostrich feather trade was at its height.


We hope that your vacation gives you the pleasure you need so that you do not have to think about the problems at home . Enjoy your vacation!

Contact Us

C/o High & Hope Street, Oudtshoorn
GPS Coordinates:
33° 34’ ST 695 / 22° 12’ 24-02 E
+27 79 400 2957
SA Leisure Guide