Welcome to Langeberg
In Robertson, known as “the small town with a big heart”, you will be surprised by the warm welcome that awaits you in this beautiful country town. Situated in the shadow of the majestic Langeberg mountains with the Breede River as its life blood, Robertson is the western gateway to the heart of Route 62, only 1½ hours drive from Cape Town.
This region may be best known for its wines, but the variety of attractions, activities, accommodation and culinary delights on offer – combined with spectacular scenery and the warm hospitality of the people – makes it a superb place for a getaway. No matter what time of year and no matter whom the visitor, Robertson ensures an unforgettable stay.
Wine estates (more than 40), mountain biking, horse riding, skydiving, rock climbing, river rafting, hiking, private game reserves, motorcycle trips, wine blending, hop-on hop-off wine valley safaris, river cruises, olive tastings, underground wine tastings, wine pairings with art and music, and more!
For the family
Boat cruise and exotic bird park: Trail your feet in the cool waters of the Breede River while toasting the good life with a glass of wine on board an elegant flat-bottomed river boat. Meander along the river flanked by indigenous Breede River yellowwood and wild olive trees teeming with a variety of bird species. Bird paradise: Birds from Australia to Peru, Central America to Africa and Asia to Northern Wales and much more!! Monkeys, crocodiles, waterbirds, etc. Play park for children.
Robertson and surrounds offer a variety of MTB trails with amazing views of the Breede River and the Robertson Valley. The trails vary in technicality and offer riders of all fitness levels a good workout. The Cape Epic route has included Robertson on four occasions.
The Western Province Sport Parachute Club offer all the necessary facilities and training you will need. Choose from static line and tandem jumps for one-off experiences or take things further and follow our static line progression course. The static line first jump course starts at 08:30 sharp on scheduled Saturday mornings at the drop zone in Robertson.
Want to cool off on hot days? Experience wine tasting and cellar tours in beautiful settings – underground, on the river bank, with art and music – do you need more?
Montagu is blessed to be among one of the most popular small towns in the Western Cape – previously also the Kwela town of the year, Western Cape.
To quote just one media write up about Montagu, as one of the 12 BEST SMALL AND RURAL TOWNS IN THE WESTERN CAPE – by SA Venues
“Just about everyone in Cape Town knows someone with a house in Montagu. The small town on Route 62 in the Klein Karoo is both easily accessible and incredibly beautiful – it’s been described as a Victorian village, its streets lined with Cape Dutch style monuments, surrounded by vineyards, fruit orchards and mountains. A Saturday morning market, a nature garden, access to the surrounding mountains, wine farms, restaurants, hikes, MTB routes and idiosyncrasies like the Bird Tree (ask a townie to explain) and you can understand its popularity.”
Surrounded by the Amazing Cape Fold Mountains and majestic rock faces, Montagu is a definite Adventure destination, from hikes, walks, meanders, climbing, absailing, rock climbing, canyoneering and more.
Look forward to a whole new world of magic and sensual pleasures as you pop through the hole in the wall at Kogmanskloof with its amazing geological folds, faults and a British fort from 1899…
Expect the unexpected….
From the well known Mineral Hot Springs to Flying Feet Bicyle tours, Ghost tours, Tractor trip up the Langeberg, Old World Charm in an American Dream Car, Artisan food, Wine….. and Muskadel (ala David Kramer fame)… Montagu ek drink jou Muskadel!
There are loads of opportunities to play for adults and kids alike.
Bonnievale is a unique, small country village situated along the banks of the Breede River tucked between the Riviersonderend and the Langeberg mountains ranges. The lush, green fertile fields are fed by the Breede River and a series of canals, and produces beautiful fruit, wines, and dairy. This peaceful area calls back to a simpler time and is a perfect getaway destination.
Accommodation ranges from rustic, modern cabins to three star graded guesthouses. In Bonnievale you’ll get a more homely, quaint feel and get more personal attention with the locals.
Enjoy a Wine Valley Safari on our Hop on Hop off safari vehicle, or if you prefer enjoy the independence and freedom of exploring the wine cellars on your own time. Bonnievale offers some of the best wines in the region with unique and different wine pairings, from chocolate to music to underground candle lit tastings.
The mountain ranges offer an abundance of hiking, 4 x 4 and mountain bike trails or book a game drive at the Melozhori Game Reserve. Bonnievale can boast with the “Littlest museum” in South Africa and be sure to visit the Myrtle Rigg Church which includes a rich history of the founder of Bonnievale. Book and enjoy a river cruise on the Breede River Goose or a horse ride at the Have a Heart Sanctuary where little ones can feed the rescued animals.
Fishermen will find their paradise in Bonnievale where angling and fishing are common activities in the Breede River and well-stocked ponds on farms.
Spoil your tastebuds at one of our local eateries which includes traditional farmstalls with fresh roosterkoek, wood fired pizza’s to candlelit dinners in stylish settings.
Bonnievale, known as the ‘Cinderella of the Breede’ offers you a unique location with a quaint, surprising charm.