Your Favourites
Login / Register
LOCAL TIME: 03:40 am | Friday, 24 November
ShowMe™ South Africa RSS Feed ShowMe South Africa Facebook Page Follow ShowMe™ South Africa on Twitter ShowMe South Africa Facebook Page

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, ...

read more

Visiting Grabouw?

The Western Cape Brandy Route

The Western Cape Brandy Route

Within an hour's drive from Cape Town, some of the world's best award winning brandies wait to be discovered. Zip through a World Heritage Site with Cape Canopy Tours

Zip through a World Heritage Site with Cape Canopy Tours

Cape Canopy Tour was recently placed second on the list of the world’s hottest new tourism experiences for 2015 by Lonely Planet. The Elgin Apple Museum, Overberg

The Elgin Apple Museum, Overberg

The Elgin Apple Museum depicts the history of the apple industry in South Africa. See the progress from the earliest basic ... More Tourism Articles