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Klein Karoo Kannaland

Klein Karoo Kannaland, Western Cape Klein Karoo Kannaland is the stunningly beautiful area along the R62 between Barrydale and Uniondale. The drive along the R62 is an excellent alternative to the Garden Route, and a completely different experience. Rugged mountain ranges are always in the picture and stand guard over orchards, vineyards and livestock farms. Considered the “longest wine route in SA”, towns like Calitzdorp, the port capital of South Africa, Oudtshoorn, the ostrich Mecca,  historic Prince Albert and ...

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Self Drive Route 2 from Cape Town to P.E. on the scenic R62 Self Drive Route 2 from Cape Town to P.E. on the scenic R62

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

Gamkaberg: Over and above Gamkaberg: Over and above

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve’s reputation as one of Africa’s finest is well deserved. Enjoy a sky-high picnic, scramble up a forest ..

Bloupunt Hiking Trail, Montagu Bloupunt Hiking Trail, Montagu

The Bloupunt hiking trail is a circular day hike of 5 to 9 hours and starts with a 1km straight up section.

New club coach for Madibaz cricket New club coach for Madibaz cricket

Former provincial player Deon Smith is determined to make an impact in his new role as NMMU-Madibaz club coach, beginning with the

Hlaselo, Weitsz set for Eden Street Mile Hlaselo, Weitsz set for Eden Street Mile

Champions Dumisane Hlaselo and Simoney Weitsz will be back to defend their overall titles when the Bestmed Eden Street Mile Series

Street mile jitters for LJ van Zyl Street mile jitters for LJ van Zyl

South African 400m hurdler LJ van Zyl has taken on the best in the world in his career, but that has not stopped him from getting

NMMU, Bestmed in healthy relationship NMMU, Bestmed in healthy relationship

The Madibaz Athletics Club have received a healthy boost with a three-year sponsorship from medical aid company Bestmed, who will

Out of time in Oudtshoorn Out of time in Oudtshoorn

If someone had told me that two action-packed days would not be time enough to see and do everything in a small Klein Karoo...

Beguiling Barrydale - A small town with a big heart! Beguiling Barrydale - A small town with a big heart!

All roads lead to Barrydale, or so it seems. You cart choose Thomas Bain's scenic Tradouw Pass, or Route 62. No matter which...

Diesel and Creme, R62 Barrydale, Restaurant with style Diesel and Creme, R62 Barrydale, Restaurant with style

On our latest trip from Cape Town, we stopped in Barrydale, the small Karoo town that seems to have established itself as a great

A Charmed Life A Charmed Life

In the Little Karoo dorp of Barrydale, the slow life ambles along, inspiring those who gravitate here for the friendliness and...

Taste the Karoo Taste the Karoo

The vineyards, orchards and olive groves of Route 60/62 from Worcester to Oudtshoorn promise a bounty at pit stops along the ...

Mountain Bike Trail, Oudsthoorn, Western Cape Mountain Bike Trail, Oudsthoorn, Western Cape

Exceptional single track mountain biking trails are carved out of the Karoo koppies, making for exceptional erosion-free...

Zebra Crossing Zebra Crossing

For 4x4 enthusiasts on the laid-back Zebra Crossing Trail in Gamkaberg, the overnight destination is picturesque Oukraal, where...

Anysberg Nature Reserve, Karoo, Western Cape Anysberg Nature Reserve, Karoo, Western Cape

The Anysberg Nature Reserve is all about huge open space, rugged Karoo mountains and kloofs, big night skies, flora, fauna, peace.

Swartberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape Swartberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape

The Swartberg Nature Reserve, set in stunning mountain scenery and flora, is close to Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert. Don't miss it.

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape

The Gamkaberg Nature reserve protects the rare Cape Zebra, beautiful rich floral kingdoms and is valued for its scenic tranquil ..

Self Drive from Oudtshoorn via Prince Albert and De Rust Self Drive from Oudtshoorn via Prince Albert and De Rust

This Klein Karoo day trip from Oudtshoorn is 182km, through a most amazing variety of landscapes and quaint rural villages.

De Rust MTB Trails, Klein Karoo De Rust MTB Trails, Klein Karoo

The beautiful scenery around De Rust is absolutely ideal for a wonderful MTB cycle in nature. The farm roads or Meiringspoort ...

The Stompdrift Dam Water Resort, De Rust, Klein Karoo The Stompdrift Dam Water Resort, De Rust, Klein Karoo

The Stompdrift Dam is the largest dam in the Klein Karoo, with a 25km shoreline that cuts into the foothills of the Great ...

Stanley Stanley's Mountain and Trail Run 2012

The iconic 24km Stanley's Mountain Run starts off from the High School's sports field in the town of Ladismith, nestled at the ...

Koumashoek Hiking Trail, Mossel Bay, Garden Route Koumashoek Hiking Trail, Mossel Bay, Garden Route

Koumashoek Hiking Trail is a 14.7 km 6 hour route. This trail passes through beautiful, unspoilt, fynbos near Robinson Pass ...

Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route, Western Cape Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route, Western Cape

Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route begins in Montagu on the world famous Route 62 which links old Western Cape wine growing areas ..

Calitzdorp Wine Cellar, Klein Karoo, Western Cape Calitzdorp Wine Cellar, Klein Karoo, Western Cape

Calitzdorp Wine Cellar was established in 1928 in the Klein Karoo town of Calitzdorp in the Western Cape on the renowned Route ...

Boplaas Family Vineyards, Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route Boplaas Family Vineyards, Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route

Boplaas Family Vineyards was founded near Calitzdorp in the Klein Karoo more than 150 years ago by the Nel family ...

Herold Wines, Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route, Garden Route Herold Wines, Klein Karoo Kannaland Wine Route, Garden Route

Herold Wines is situated in the most unlikely place on the spectacular Montagu Pass in the Outeniqua Mountains ...

Joubert-Tradauw Private Cellar, Barrydale, Klein Karoo Joubert-Tradauw Private Cellar, Barrydale, Klein Karoo

Joubert-Tradauw Private Cellar is situated near the town of Barrydale on the famous Route 62 in the Klein Karoo ...

Montagu Wine And Spirits Company, Klein Karoo Kannaland Montagu Wine And Spirits Company, Klein Karoo Kannaland

Montagu Wine and Spirits Company was created when the Uitvlucht and Rietrivier Cellar combined on the 1st January 2010 ...

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Warmwaterberg, R62 Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Warmwaterberg, R62

Sanbona Big 5 Wildlife Reserve is only 3 hours from Cape Town, at the foot of the Warmwaterberg, between Montagu and Barrydale ...

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

This day trip of 210 km from Montagu will not disappoint. Valleys of vineyards, karoo vegetation, historic towns and incredible ..

The Gecko Hiking Trail, Montagu The Gecko Hiking Trail, Montagu

The Gecko Hiking Trail is a 30km multi-day wilderness hiking trail. Day one takes you from the beautiful Nuy valley near Worcester

Cogmanskloof Hiking Trail, Montagu Cogmanskloof Hiking Trail, Montagu

The 12km Cogmans Kloof hike, like most hikes in Montagu has beautiful views, amazing rock formations and wild indigenous flowers.

Aasvoelkrans Walking Trail and Bed and Breakfast Aasvoelkrans Walking Trail and Bed and Breakfast

Aasvoëlkrans is a stud farm on which the Aasvoëlkrans Hiking route has been laid out by the owner, Jean Alston. The route ...

Montagu Lover Montagu Lover's Walk & Badskloof Trail

Lovers Walk in Montagu, which was painstakingly reconstructed after a flood in 1981, is a charming walk that passes through ...

 Montagu Leiwater Dam Birding Site Montagu Leiwater Dam Birding Site

The Leiwater Dam in Montagu is a unique urban setting for roosting birds of 18 species including Sacred Ibis, Herons, Cormorants

Montagu Guano Cave Montagu Guano Cave

The Montagu Guano Cave, now cleared of guano, was once inhabited more than 20000 years ago and used as a tool making "factory".

Mountain Biking Trails, Montagu Mountain Biking Trails, Montagu

Montagu has a very popular network of mountain bike trails set in beautiful scenery with options for all levels of fitness.

Rock Climbing in Montagu, Western Cape Rock Climbing in Montagu, Western Cape

Montagu is a beautiful town in South Africa, enfolded in mountains that are ideal for rock climbing. One of the best spots in ...

The Alpaca Loom (Harmonie), Montagu The Alpaca Loom (Harmonie), Montagu

The Alpaca Loom shear, clean, spin and weave the glorious fibre into all manner of fabric, scarves, jackets and other items.

Montagu Museum Montagu Museum

The three beautiful historical buildings Joubert House, Old Mission Church and the KWV Building Complex of the Montagu Museum ...

Avalon Springs, Montagu, Western Cape Avalon Springs, Montagu, Western Cape

Montagu Springs is the ideal, affordable holiday resort for the family. The surrounding beauty of the location immediately ...

Montagu Springs, Montagu, Western Cape Montagu Springs, Montagu, Western Cape

Montagu Springs is the ideal, affordable holiday resort for the family. The surrounding beauty of the location immediately ...

Boplaas Brandy and Wine Cellar, Calitzdorp, R62 Boplaas Brandy and Wine Cellar, Calitzdorp, R62

Boplaas is situated in Calitzdorp, a small picturesque village in the Southern Cape in the majestic Little Karoo. The Nel ...

Self Drive Route from Calitzdorp on the R62 to Oudtshoorn Self Drive Route from Calitzdorp on the R62 to Oudtshoorn

The 197km drive from Calitzdorp via Nels Valley to Prince Albert over the Swartberg Pass is probably one of the most rugged, amazi

Day trip from Ladismith to Hoeko Valley and Seweweekspoort Day trip from Ladismith to Hoeko Valley and Seweweekspoort

This day trip will take you through the fertile Hoeko Valley and the majestic towering mountains that form the Seweweekspoort ...

Towerkop Rock Climbing Routes, Ladismith Towerkop Rock Climbing Routes, Ladismith

Rock climbing has been part of Towerkop since Nefdt's first ascent in 1885, and over the decades dozens of routes have been opened

Warmwaterberg Spa, Barrydale, Klein Karoo Warmwaterberg Spa, Barrydale, Klein Karoo

Warmwaterberg Spa is a hot mineral spring set in the great outdoors and surrounded by five Klein Karoo mountain ranges - just ...

Labyrinth at Lemoenshoek, Barrydale, Western Cape Labyrinth at Lemoenshoek, Barrydale, Western Cape

In 1998 Peter and Nola Frazer followed their hearts and built an outdoor labyrinth at the farm called Manger in Lemoenshoek ...

Ronnie’s Sex Shop - Pub on the R62 near Barrydale Ronnie’s Sex Shop - Pub on the R62 near Barrydale

Between Barrydale and Ladismith is Ronnie’s Sex Shop, another interesting stop for lunch, a snack or tea, but not, however, a ...

Barrydale Hand Weavers, Barrydale Barrydale Hand Weavers, Barrydale

Barrydale Hand Weavers in the village of Barrydale in the Klein Karoo region, is a group of people weaving rugs and fabrics on ...

Clarke of the Karoo Restaurant, Barrydale Clarke of the Karoo Restaurant, Barrydale

Clarke of the Karoo restaurant and farm stall, open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week has been judged one of the top ...

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 ...

TBI Adventures, Oudtshoorn TBI Adventures, Oudtshoorn

TBI Adventures is a locally based outdoor adventure company operated by mountain man Johan Uys, a veteran of local exploration.

Minwater Farm, Oudtshoorn Minwater Farm, Oudtshoorn

Minwater Farm is bursting with the flora and fauna of the Succulent Karoo and is owned by Louis Jordaan who has devoted the ...

Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, Oudtshoorn Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, Oudtshoorn

Pulling your hair out trying to think of something to do with the children? The Wilgewandel Holiday Farm is just the place for ...

Mountain Bike the Swartberg Pass, Oudtshoorn Mountain Bike the Swartberg Pass, Oudtshoorn

Take a rip-roaring, high velocity mountain bike adventure down the Swartberg Pass. It's a bit like riding a bucking bronco, but ..

Hot Air Ballooning in Oudtshoorn Hot Air Ballooning in Oudtshoorn

Just imagine drifting over the majestic Swartberg Mountains like an eagle, with just the occasional blast from the burner. Peace.

Day Trip to The Hel, Gamkaskloof, Oudtshoorn Day Trip to The Hel, Gamkaskloof, Oudtshoorn

Spoil yourself and take one of the best day trips South Africa has to offer from Oudtshoorn to The Hel in the Gamkaskloof Nature

Swartberg Hiking trails, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Swartberg Hiking trails, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

The Swartberg hiking trails boast spectacular rock formations, endless vistas of the Klein Karoo, deep kloofs, the typical fynbos

Tandem Skydive - Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Tandem Skydive - Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

Experience a breathtaking 25 minute scenic flight with the most beautiful views of the Swartberg & Outeniqua Mountains.

Arbeitsgenot - Home of CJ Langenhoven in Oudtshoorn Arbeitsgenot - Home of CJ Langenhoven in Oudtshoorn

This Museum, Arts and Culture Centre is where, in 1918, co-author of the South African Anthem, CJ Langenhoven, wrote "Die Stem".

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is set in the beautiful vegetation of the Klein Karoo. An enormous natural waterhole is directly in front

Klein Karoo Wine Route - Karusa Winery Klein Karoo Wine Route - Karusa Winery

Karusa is the first and only Premium Private Winery in Oudtshoorn and has won the Champion White Wine of the Southern Cape ...

Cango Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Cango Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

What you will experience: the eggs, incubators and chicks (in season); to hug and kiss the super friendly female - Betsie; to ...

Cango Caves, Oudtshoon, Klein Karoo Cango Caves, Oudtshoon, Klein Karoo

The Swartberg range boasts 56 cave systems and is thus rather like an enormous Swiss cheese. The largest, the Cango Caves are ...

Meerkat Adventures, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Meerkat Adventures, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

Waking up early enough to catch the meerkat before they run off for a day of foraging is not the easiest thing, but the scenery ..

Cango Wildlife Ranch and Cheetah Contact Centre, Oudtshoorn Cango Wildlife Ranch and Cheetah Contact Centre, Oudtshoorn

The Cango Wildlife Ranch is an endangered species breeding facility. It is also the oldest and biggest cheetah contact centre ...

Le Roux Townhouse, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Le Roux Townhouse, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

The Le Roux Townhouse is a fine example of a feather palace built by a wealthy ostrich farmer, John Le Roux.

CP Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland CP Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland

This extensive display on ostriches and Karoo History is housed in a splendid sandstone building built in 1906 at the height ...

Bojaankop 4×4 Trail, Gamka River, Swartberg Bojaankop 4×4 Trail, Gamka River, Swartberg

Low-range and high ground clearance rule at Bojaankop, which runs along the Gamka River on Matjiesvlei Farm. Beautiful scenery ...

Why SA should be your first port of call Why SA should be your first port of call

When winter evenings call for Port, you need not look further than the Karoo for world-class quality - and bang for your buck....

Capital Port Capital Port

Calitzdorp and Port belong together like love and marriage. For the Klein Karoo town on Route 62 between Ladismith and Oudtshoorn is the undisputed Port Capital...

Rooiberg to Die Hel - Join the Leisure Wheels 4x4 Safari Rooiberg to Die Hel - Join the Leisure Wheels 4x4 Safari

Gamkaskloof, or Die Hel, is one of those must-visit places in South Africa's bouquet of tourism destinations.The mysterious valley is...

10 Great Things To Do In Oudtshoorn 10 Great Things To Do In Oudtshoorn

This year Oudtshoorn celebrates its 16th Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees. But should you tire of the buzz...