De Zeekoe Annual Newsletter
Exciting news from 2012:
The first international horse endurance ride was held in Oudtshoorn in September. With over 100 riders, the 120km and 90km was a pleasant, yet challenging race..
< De Zeekoe was proud to be part of this glorious day with Thea and Kuno. With over 100 geusts we managed to make this one of the most successful weddings yet. Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) has recently certified its first ever property in the tourism hotspot of Oudtshoorn. p://www.fairtourismsa.org.za/mediareleases/FTTSA%20MEDIA%20RELEASE%20-%20%20De%20Zeekoe%20Certified%20by%20FTTSA.pdf
CARTE BLANCHE BROADCAST
Octuplets born to Oudtshoorn meerkats. As far as it is known there are no documented octuplets ever born to meerkats in the wild or in captivity. Big was the surprise to local meerkat tourgide and researcher Devey Glinister, when he was busy with the filming of a clip for M-net’s Carte Blanche. While filming the function of the babysitters, 8 babies made their appearance.Read the full story: http://beta.mnet.co.za/carteblanche/?ShowId=1
All our rooms were updated with persian rugs, new curtains, big mirrors, stunning art work and flat screen TV’s. 5 of our Superior rooms and 1 x luxury room are now wheelchair friendly.
We are very proud of our community and Seekoegat school. This year we spoiled the children with parties, new clothes, educational trips and lots more. Have a look at our direct website for the school: www.zeekoegatschoolproject.org.za
Paula Potgieter, owner of De Zeekoe, had the privilege to attend ITB and Kristy Seyffert TUR and Indaba – along side our meerkat mascot Timon. Keep a look out where our meerkat mascot might be next…
Yet another first on our farm… A doggy walk including a swim in the lake 🙂