Explore De Rust

A beautiful victorian/edwardian era village at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The mountains are so close you feel you can reach out and touch them. Breathe in clean, clear air and reset.

By Bike

Explore the many gravel roads and paths on your bike or rent one. Join the De Rust Riders on one of their planned rides.

By Foot

Walks a-plenty, either up the Swartberg or along gravel roads. The koppies behind the village give some incredible views.

By Car

There are many roads in and around De Rust which are worthy of a drive. The scenery is incredible with views of the Swartberg or the Kammanassie mountains. The towns of Oudtshoorn, Prince Albert, Willowore, Uniondale and Claitzdorp are close enough for a day trip.

By Horse

Head to Klein Karoo Horse Adventures for an adventure of a lifetime with well-schooled, sure-footed horses.

Meiringspoort - the most scenic mountain pass in South Africa. This natural passage forms a convenient link between the Little and Great Karoo

Things To Do

Looking for a restaurant, shop, accommodation? You'll find it here.
Pluim Interior Restaurant De Rust


Where To Eat

Pubs, Bistros, Take-Aways Restaurants



Shop till you drop

Visit some quaint shops with locally sourced produce. A street full of shopping.



Self-catering, Bed and Breakfast, Camping

Enjoy a night or two in the Klein Karoo.

  • De Rustica Olive Estate De Rust
  • Dark Skyes De Rust Logo
  • De rust Bike Rental