What to do at Surval Boutique Olive Estate
Not feeling lazy enough to spend time in your room, with a good book, perhaps? Or perfect sunny weather (for
which the region is known) outside? Feel free to try any of the following to make your stay even more
INFORMAL OLIVE TASTING - R35.00
A selection of all the Surval olive products. Information pamphlets are available
No bookings required
FORMAL OLIVE TASTING - R75.00
The tasting is a selection of all the Surval products as well as a bit of background information about olives and the different cultivars. The formal olive tasting is ideal for families or small groups. Include a complimentary olive product for each participant.
Bookings required. 45 minutes
ORCHARD TOUR AND OLIVE TASTING - R145.00
A tour guide will do a formal presentation of our operational olive farm followed by a formal olive tasting. Ideal for a group activity. Included a complimentary olive oil for each participant.
Bookings essential 60 minutes
Surval Boutique Olive Estate boasts a wealth of bird life, with bio-diversity on the estate moving from waters-edge to agricultural tracks of land, an ecology that will appeal to novice bird viewer to experienced ornithologists. Such seasonal visitors as the Red bishop and the nocturnally active Spotted Eagle Owl. The estate is safe to explore on foot making it a wonderful family activity.
Situated close Su Casa Restaurant you will find the tranquil waters of the Willow Dam, kayaks and a row boat are available for the enjoyment of guests out for a short paddle or a romantic bottle of bubbly on the pond with someone special.
Relax in our sparkling clear swimming pool after a day of sightseeing and adventure in and around Oudtshoorn.
The view is an ever changing canvas of mountain and valley scenery. There is also a lapa with barbeque
facilities available for your enjoyment.
Cold winter evenings can be spent in the Orchard Room, our communal lounge, with a warm fireplace and
luxurious leather couches, where you can spend time with friends in a cosy setting, or curled up with a
favourite book and a glass of red wine.
Horse riding with Kango Horse Riding
Experience the unspoiled natural beauty of the Little Karoo's wide open spaces with a horse riding excursion
with Kango Horse Riding. This is a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the wide variety of fauna and flora of
the region, while you enjoy the antics of the meerkat families in their burrows, as well as the abundance of
hares and small antelope. At the end of the day, our unequalled sunset will ensure the perfect end to your trip.
Link to Kango Horse Riding's web listing on Oudtshoorn website here
We have mountain bikes for hire, or you can bring your own, and enjoy the countryside under your own
steam. Mounties all over the world are in agreement that there is no better way to get a close up view of the
unique futures of an area, in a short time, than by mountain bike, powered by your own breath and legs.
We have a number of walking trails on the premises, suitable for everyone, from the fittest, to the not-so-fit,
to families with small children. Remember to bring comfortable walking shoes with sturdy soles and heel
Far from the glare of the city lights, you can see and enjoy the Milky Way in its full splendour. Bring your
telescope, or just lie on your back on the outside lawn and wonder about the vastness of the universe, and
what is out there. (Note: the Little Karoo is considered to be one of the best places on earth for star gazing.
This is the reason that the region was selected as one of two 'finalists' for the world's most powerful radio
telescope, the SKA ("Square Kilometre Array") Telescope.
Enjoy a picnic
"Let us make a feast
Upon the summer grass
Let us find a quiet place
And make the moment last."
We can prepare a picnic feast for you, to be enjoyed in the quit expanse of the Klein Karoo.
Picnic baskets menu - make your choice
Picnic baskets - booking policy
Picnic baskets menu - luxury option
Picnic baskets menu - standard option
Playground for children
Let the children work off their energy in our on-site playground, specially designed and equipped for them with
jungle gym, swings, slide and more to keep them busy for hours. Adult supervision required.
Su Casa Restaurant
With a menu inspired by the produce of the local Klein Karoo region of South Africa, combined with
international flair and cuisine excellence, our restaurant Su Casa (a member of Confrêrie de la Chaîne des
Rôtisseurs, an international gastronomic society founded in Paris in 1950, which traces its origin back to 1248,
and devoted to choice dining and the camaraderie of the table) offers an elegant dining experience equal to
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