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Breede River Valley, Western Cape, South AfricaThe Breede River Valley is undoubtedly one of the most stunningly beautiful regions of South Africa. Spectacular mountain ranges guard this fertile valley, which is one of the best agricultural areas in South Africa, particularly suited to deciduous fruit and vineyards as well as vegetables and wheat. The mountains, snow-capped in winter, feed a myriad of clear pristine streams, that are excellent for fly fishing as well as creating inspiring settings for hikers and bikers. These streams supply...

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Karoo Looms Karoo Looms

Buy exceptional quality mohair rugs from Karoo Looms, produced for the mohair rug market as well as visitors to Prince Albert

Elands River Hike, Du Toitskloof, Limietberg Nature Reserve Elands River Hike, Du Toitskloof, Limietberg Nature Reserve

This 8km hike along the Elands River, takes one through pristine fynbos landscape. After an initial steep climb, the route becomes

Villa Tarentaal Bed and Breakfast, Tulbagh Villa Tarentaal Bed and Breakfast, Tulbagh

Villa Tarentaal is a special bed and breakfast located in the pristine winelands of Tulbagh, South Africa. The beautiful secluded

Temenos Retreat and Wedding Venue, McGregor Temenos Retreat and Wedding Venue, McGregor

Nestled in the private gardens of Temenos, in the heart of the unique village of McGregor, lies an exclusive unparalleled retreat

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary, Mcgregor Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary, Mcgregor

Visit Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary. Here you will find a tranquil haven, a place of healing for the broken-spirited, both donkey

McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape

The scenery around McGregor in the Breede River Valley, Western Cape, is really beautiful, and to hike this country is one of ...

Wineries and vineyards of McGregor, Western Cape Wineries and vineyards of McGregor, Western Cape

The terroir of the McGregor valley and slopes has encouraged local farmers to turn their lands and hands to very successful wine

McGregor Art Studios, Breede River Valley McGregor Art Studios, Breede River Valley

The relaxed way of life and beautiful surroundings have attracted and inspired a community of artists, and their galleries are ...

Slanghoek Valley Resort, Slanghoek, Rawsonville Slanghoek Valley Resort, Slanghoek, Rawsonville

The beautiful fynbos-clad Slanghoek Valley Resort in the Badsberg Conservancy, is a wonderful getaway for those who love nature ..

Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville

Situated on the banks of the Holsloot river, Dwarsberg offers the perfect spot for fly fishing and family getaways - one of the ..

Dam Fine Cafe, Rawsonville, Western Cape Dam Fine Cafe, Rawsonville, Western Cape

The Dam Fine Cafe, just outside Rawsonville, offers great al fresco dining as well as friendly farm animals to entertain the kids.

ATKV Goudina Spa, Rawsonville, Breede River Valley ATKV Goudina Spa, Rawsonville, Breede River Valley

Built around one of the hottest springs in South Africa, Goudina Spa in Rawsonville, is one of the most sought-after holiday and

Du Toit’s Kloof Pass, Western Cape Du Toit’s Kloof Pass, Western Cape

Take the R101 off ramp at Paarl, and follow the old route to Worcester via the 48km, stunning, Du Toit’s Kloof Pass over the ...

Christie Prins Hiking Trail, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Christie Prins Hiking Trail, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet

The Christie Prins Hiking Trail wanders through fynbos and has spectacular views and a beautiful rock pool for cooling off ...

Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres

Lakenvlei is a premier still water, trout fishing venue, situated in the mountains close to Ceres, only two hours’ drive from CT

Baba’s Jêm Restaurant and Jam Shop, Ceres Baba’s Jêm Restaurant and Jam Shop, Ceres

Experience Cape Malay cuisine at Baba’s Jêm’s home, where you will be warmly welcomed by Eileen Baron, the chef. Taste the unique

Gydo Pass between Ceres and Citrusdal, Western Cape Gydo Pass between Ceres and Citrusdal, Western Cape

The Gydo Pass, well known for the magnificent views over the valley below and for bird watching, is north of Ceres, en-route to ..

Mitchell’s Pass, Ceres Mitchell’s Pass, Ceres

The road to Mitchell's Pass, at the entrance to Ceres, has particularly beautiful scenery. The pass is well worth driving for ...

Hiking Trails off the Bainskloof Pass Hiking Trails off the Bainskloof Pass

There are beautiful hiking trails off the Bainskloof Pass, between Ceres and Wellington. The fynbos in the area is spectacular ...

Bainskloof Pass, Wellington to Ceres Bainskloof Pass, Wellington to Ceres

The Bain’s Kloof Pass, built in the 1850s, is one of South Africa’s finest scenic passes. It was built over the Limiet Mountains

Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm

The Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas is very popular with bikers in the know. You can experience beauty you never ...

Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge, north of Ceres Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge, north of Ceres

Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge is a private game reserve just 2 ½ hours from Cape Town. With great feedback on Tripad ..

Birding Routes, Ceres area, Western Cape Birding Routes, Ceres area, Western Cape

Ceres is close to some excellent birding areas, where there are endemics that are on any serious twitcher's lifer list.

Tulbagh Olive Route, Western Cape Tulbagh Olive Route, Western Cape

Let your taste buds explore the Tulbagh Olive Route and see how olive oil is made, as well as other olive products ...

Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve, Ceres Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve, Ceres

The Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve is two hours from Cape Town in a beautiful setting with a host of activities for the whole

Silwerfontein Guest Farm and Hiking Trail, Tulbagh Silwerfontein Guest Farm and Hiking Trail, Tulbagh

The 1000ha Silwerfontein Guest Farm in Tulbagh is a World Natural Heritage Site, an ideal location for a stunningly beautiful hike

Moniki Belgian Chocolates,Tulbagh Moniki Belgian Chocolates,Tulbagh

Niki’s range of Belgian chocolate includes her take on contemporary classics as well as her own divine creations - her Tulbagh ..

Ceres Transport Riders’ Museum, Breede River Valley Ceres Transport Riders’ Museum, Breede River Valley

Visit the Ceres Transport Riders Museum to learn more about the early days in Ceres, the people, fauna and flora, the cultural ...

ELRO Furniture factory, Wolseley ELRO Furniture factory, Wolseley

ELRO manufactures traditional, quality, sold wood furniture in a family run factory in Wolseley.

Saronsberg Theatre, Tulbagh Saronsberg Theatre, Tulbagh

Two years after restoration and opening, the Saronsberg Theatre has since become the entertainment hub of the town, hosting live

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh gives a real insight into the history of this area, which began in the early 1700’s and ...

De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape

De Oude Drostdy Museum in Tulbagh is a ‘must visit’ which offers visitors a window into the past, while enjoying the wine in ...

Tulbagh Hotel, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Valley Tulbagh Hotel, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Valley

The beautiful Tulbagh Hotel is in a traditional Cape Dutch building dating back to 1859. Set in the beautiful Witzenberg Valley ..

Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres

More importantly, Eselfontein is home to one of the best single track MTB trails in the country.

Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley

The Kluitjieskraal MTB route, just outside Wolseley, is set in magnificent scenery – forests, waterfalls and water crossings ...

Dine at Paddagang Restaurant & Wine Shop, Tulbagh Dine at Paddagang Restaurant & Wine Shop, Tulbagh

Paddagang Restaurant & Wine Shop is set in an authentic Cape Dutch building, the ideal setting to serve up the finest Cape Dutch

Tulbagh Wine Route, Western Cape Tulbagh Wine Route, Western Cape

Surrounded by the Winterhoek, Witzenberg and Obiqua Mountains, the Tulbagh Valley is unique indeed. The well-drained soils ...

Ceres Zipslide Adventures, Ceres, Western Cape Ceres Zipslide Adventures, Ceres, Western Cape

Imagine whizzing 1.4km through the sky, over 8 state-of-the-art slides, located in breath-taking scenery – Ceres Ziplines offers

HorseAbout Horse Riding Trails and Riding School, Tulbagh HorseAbout Horse Riding Trails and Riding School, Tulbagh

The Tulbagh area is ideal for horse riding – the magnificent scenery of working wine and fruit farms and the mountainside ...

Blockhouses of the Witzenberg Valley, Western Cape Blockhouses of the Witzenberg Valley, Western Cape

If you enjoy finding out about South African History and would like to see the surviving English blockhouses in the Witzenberg Val

Crystal Cave, Tulbagh, Breede River Valley Crystal Cave, Tulbagh, Breede River Valley

Succulents and Stones specialise in succulents and cacti, heaven for any collector. This incredible collection includes plants ...

Twee Jonge Gezellen Wine Farm, Tulbagh, Western Cape Twee Jonge Gezellen Wine Farm, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Twee Jonge Gezellen Wine Farm is situated in the north west corner of the Tulbagh Valley about 125Km from Cape Town ...

Rock Art Sites, Op-die-Berg Area, Western Cape Rock Art Sites, Op-die-Berg Area, Western Cape

Peter is an expert on the 1200-year-old rock art in a conservancy, 25km east of Op-die-Berg village, near the Katbakkies Pass.

The Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum, Tulbach The Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum, Tulbach

Housed in the original mission school of Tulbach, which has been fully restored, the Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum showcases

Waverley Hills Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape Waverley Hills Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Waverley Hills Wine Estate is situated at the foothills of the Witzenberg Mountains between the towns of Tulbagh and Ceres ...

Saronsberg Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape Saronsberg Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Saronsberg Wine Farm is situated at the foot of the Saronsberg Mountain, part of the Obiqua Mountains, near Tulbagh ...

Rijk’s Private Cellar, Tulbagh, Western Cape Rijk’s Private Cellar, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Rijk’s Private Cellar was established in the Tulbagh Valley in 1996 by the Dorrington family. After searching ...

Theuniskraal Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape Theuniskraal Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Theuniskraal Wine Estate is situated in the beautiful Winterhoek Valley about 7Km outside the town of Tulbagh ....

De Doorns Wine Cellar, Hex River Valley De Doorns Wine Cellar, Hex River Valley

The De Doorns Wine Cellar is situated in the very scenic Hex River Valley in the Western Cape. Selected wines are available to ...

Veldskoen Farm Stall, De Doorns, Hex River Valley Veldskoen Farm Stall, De Doorns, Hex River Valley

The Veldskoen Farm Stall was an amazing surprise. On our trip along the N1 from Cape Town, en-route to Montagu via the Keisie ...

Hexpas Express, De Doorns, Hex River Valley Hexpas Express, De Doorns, Hex River Valley

All who have done this trip come away with not only memories of the beautiful scenery, but with a sense of having “lived” the ...

Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape

The two tunnel mountain bike trail traverses the scenic Hex River Valley from De Doorns, mainly along one of the first railway ...

Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Cederberg Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Cederberg

If you would like to visit a pristine wilderness area that offers extraordinary rock formations, a multitude of hiking trails ...

Boesmanskloof (Greyton – McGregor) Hiking Trail Boesmanskloof (Greyton – McGregor) Hiking Trail

If you are in Greyton or McGregor in the Western Cape, you can do one of the extremely popular Boesmanskloof Greyton to McGregor

Robertson Wine Route, Breede River Valley, Western Cape Robertson Wine Route, Breede River Valley, Western Cape

The Robertson Wine Route meanders its way through a beautiful valley between the Langeberg and the Riviersonderend Mountains ...

Rietvallei Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route, Western Cape Rietvallei Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route, Western Cape

Rietvallei Wine Estate is one of the oldest wine farms in the Robertson Valley. The farm was purchased by Alewyn Burger ...

Zandfliet Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route, Western Cape Zandfliet Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route, Western Cape

Zandfliet Wine Estate traces its history back to 1838 when farming in the Robertson Valley first began ...

Weltevrede – Jonker Family Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route Weltevrede – Jonker Family Wine Estate, Robertson Wine Route

Weltevrede has been the Jonker Family Wine Estate since 1912. Although wine is the family’s passion ...

De Wetshof Wine Estate, Robertson, Western Cape De Wetshof Wine Estate, Robertson, Western Cape

De Wetshof Wine Estate is situated about 160Km from Cape Town in one of the prime wine growing regions in South Africa ...

Bon Courage Wine Estate, Robertson, Western Cape Bon Courage Wine Estate, Robertson, Western Cape

Bon Courage Wine Estate is situated at the confluence of 3 rivers in the beautiful Robertson valley ...

Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson

The Vrolikheid Nature Reserve lies in the Breede River valley, about 15km south of Robertson on the McGregor road. Rugged beauty

Viljoensdrift River Cruises, Robertson Viljoensdrift River Cruises, Robertson

Cruise the Breede River, Robertson, on a river boat. Buy your lunch from the deli, and your wine from the estate, for a chilled ..

Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape, South Africa Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape, South Africa

The Breedkloof Wine Route takes in the entire Breede River Valley including the towns of Worcester, Rawsonville, the Slanghoek ...

Rafting Route 62, Robertson Canoe Trails Rafting Route 62, Robertson Canoe Trails

Robertson offers some excellent river rafting on the Breede River and is great fun for the whole family. The trip is about 10 ...

Affie Plaas Farm Stall and De Oude Kombuis Restaurant Affie Plaas Farm Stall and De Oude Kombuis Restaurant

You can hardly miss the Affie Plaas Farm Stall, just west of Robertson, with the wonderful straw bale figures as signs.

Jason’s Hill Private Cellar, Breedekloof Wine Route Jason’s Hill Private Cellar, Breedekloof Wine Route

Jason’s Hill Private Cellar is situated in the Breede River Valley at the foot of the Slanghoek Mountains. The Mediterranean ...

Bergsig Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape Bergsig Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape

Bergsig Wine Estate is situated where thew Drakenstein and Hex River Mountains meet in the Breede River Valley ...

Deetlefs Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape Deetlefs Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape

Deetlefs Wine Estate, situated in the Breede River Valley, is the fourth oldest family owned wine estate in South Africa ...

Badsberg Wine Cellar, Rawsonville, Western Cape Badsberg Wine Cellar, Rawsonville, Western Cape

Badsberg Wine Cellar lies at the foot of the Badsberg Mountain in the Breede River Valley near Rawsonville ...

Du Toitskloof Cellars, Rawsonville, Western Cape Du Toitskloof Cellars, Rawsonville, Western Cape

Du Toitskloof Wine Cellar was established in 1962 as a co-operative winery and has since expanded to 22 member farmers ...

Klipdrift Brandy Distillery, Robertson Klipdrift Brandy Distillery, Robertson

The Klipdrift Brandy Distillery in Robertson is a must do for any brandy lover. Hospitality is the name of the game, whether you a

Sheilam Cactus Garden, Robertson Sheilam Cactus Garden, Robertson

Sheilam Cactus Garden can certainly be proud of their vast variety of cacti, succulents and cycads. The farm has been recognized

Day Trip from Worcester to Montagu via Keisie Valley Day Trip from Worcester to Montagu via Keisie Valley

This day trip will not disappoint. Valleys of vineyards, karoo vegetation, historic towns and incredible scenery off the beaten ..

Glider Flying Worcester Airfield Glider Flying Worcester Airfield

If you enjoy gliding, then the Cape Gliding Club in Worcester is the only glider flying airfield in the Cape. This non-profit ...

Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World

The Kleinplasie Open Air Museum is a living museum that lets you experience the life of the early farming communities from 1690 ..

Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, Worcester Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, Worcester

The Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden is Africa’s only true succulent or vygie garden: Found near Worcestor, expect to see ..

Winelands of the Western Cape Winelands of the Western Cape

The first vineyards in South Africa were established in the early 1650s in the beautiful fertile valleys surrounding Cape Town ...

Kagga Kamma 4×4 Trail, Prince Alfred Hamlet Kagga Kamma 4×4 Trail, Prince Alfred Hamlet

On a clear day you'll have magnificent views over the vast Karoo and the mountains and valleys of the Cederberg ...

Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve, Western Cape Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve, Western Cape

Kagga Kamma is located in an untouched wilderness area south of the Cederberg. It is an ideal safari experience en route up the...

Blinkberg Pass, Cederberg Blinkberg Pass, Cederberg

The Blinkberg Pass between Prince Alfred Hamlet and Wupperthal in the Cederberg offers some of the most stunning scenery of the...

Breede River Valley Articles
A savagely grand place, Bain’s Kloof Pass A savagely grand place, Bain’s Kloof Pass Date: 20/05/2012

One of the most scenically dramatic routes in the country, Bain's Kloof Pass between Wellington and Ceres is a remarkable feat ...

What the one-trick ponies taught the donkeys at Eselfontein What the one-trick ponies taught the donkeys at Eselfontein Date: 17/03/2012

Ceres provided a beautiful, if not erratic, backdrop for singlespeed domination of a different kind.

A shimmering beauty A shimmering beauty Date: 20/08/2011

For decades the Tankwa Karoo National Park south of Calvinia was more or less off-limits to visitors while the veld was given ...

The secluded valley of Tulbagh The secluded valley of Tulbagh Date: 21/12/2010

With its rich history, Cape Dutch vernacular buildings, quaint restaurants, accommodation and breathtaking landscape, Tulbagh is an ideal escape.....

Self Drive Route 2 – R62 Cape Town to P.E. Self Drive Route 2 – R62 Cape Town to P.E. Date: 02/11/2009

The historical Self Drive Route 62 is one of SA's favourite tourism routes.