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Grabouw

Grabouw, Overberg, Western CapeGrabouw is the commercial centre for the biggest apple growing region in South Africa. It is the heart of the Elgin Valley, known for Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Starking apples and the home of South Africa’s favourite juice, Appletiser. The Elgin apple industry was started in 1905 by Sir Antonie Viljoen, after whom Viljoen’s Pass was named. A railway station built to send export fruit to Cape Town, had to be placed on the only level land in the area – a farm called Glen Elgin, ...

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Iona Wine Estate, Elgin, Overberg

Iona Wine Estate, Elgin, Overberg

The Iona Wine Estate vineyards are on a mountain plateau 420 metres high, and here in South Africa, these cool sites are scarce. Theewaterskloof Country Estate Golf Club, Villiersdorp

Theewaterskloof Country Estate Golf Club, Villiersdorp

Theewaterskloof Golf Club on the Theewaterskloof Country Estate is home to a 9-hole golf course, rated one of the top 20 nine-hole Oude Molen Brandy Distillery, Grabouw

Oude Molen Brandy Distillery, Grabouw

The Oude Molen Brandy Distillery in Grabouw, just an hour from Cape Town, is not only a window into the fascinating process of ... More Tourism Articles

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Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw

Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw

South Africa's premier off-road triathlon...Sanlam Cape Mile

Sanlam Cape Mile

A new addition to the Cape calendar, the Cape Mile is a swimming race to be held annually in February at the Eikenhof Dam......Overberg Valley Trail run

Overberg Valley Trail run

This run replaces the previous “Lourensford Traverse” Lourensford stopped ALL future events on their property, sadly – for...... More Events & Entertainment