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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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Klein Paradys Equestrian Centre, Bot River, Overberg

Klein Paradys Equestrian Centre, Bot River, Overberg

Bot River is home to the Klein Paradys Equestrian centre, where the owners, Sue and Manfred, have 17 years experience riding out. The Orchard Farm Stall, Grabouw

The Orchard Farm Stall, Grabouw

Orchards Farm Stall, near Grabouw has a coffee shop, filled with treats from the on-site bakery. Breakfast, light lunches, art ... 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 ... View Tourism Articles