TUINPLAAS ("Garden Farm") is your one-stop relaxation and exploration venue near Albertinia on the N2 Garden Route in the Southern Cape. Here you will find the local Tourism office which will assist in providing travel and local information to suit your requirements. Visit our museum and comical ostrich republic - R.O.A.R. - The Royale Ostrich Ancestral Republic - for a bit of fun & laughter. We also have items for sale. Garden pots, mouldings and miniature fairy garden furniture and planters are available on site and our restaurant serves delicious meals. They even boast a Guinness World Record for the largest hand-knitted jersey (jumper) in the world. Knitted by 22 local ladies.
Some of the unique features include: Ten veteran tractors, the oldest of which is a 1933 McCormick Deering, a huge collection of scale models – over eight thousand currently displayed, an operational model railway and a comical Ostrich republic with its own president, air force, doctor and currency.