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Explore the famous Route 62, South Africa’s scenic route that meanders from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn, a shorter scenic alternative to the N2 highway.

On Route 62, South Africa, you will discover one of the most diverse regions in Africa, the Karoo; a land of never-ending horizons that merge effortlessly with majestic mountain ranges and dramatic valleys. This route is not only home to an abundance of wildlife, birdlife, crystal clear mountain streams, waterfalls and the iconic fynbos plains, but is also one of the cultural highlights of the region.

Cape Route 62 will take you on one of the longest wine routes in the Western Cape, where the mild climate and landscape make for some truly amazing wines. There are many quaint towns, natural hot springs, Big Five game reserves, hiking trails, canoeing, horse and ostrich riding available, amongst other activities in the area.

This unique route passes through farming towns such as; Calitzdorp, Ladismith, Barrydale, Bonnievale, Robertson, Wellington and Paarl, to name but a few. Within these areas one can find a wide variety of accommodation, from quaint bed and breakfasts to luxury accommodation, as well as some great family accommodation. These small towns offer a sense of peace and calm like nowhere else, making Route 62 a kaleidoscope of scenic tranquillity that you’ll never forget. 

 

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  • KKNK ABSA Festival April

    The Absa KKnK will take place over the 3rd to the 11th of April 2015!!

    The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK) has been running for an impressive 12 consecutive years, and is held in the charming town of Oudtshoorn on Route 62. The festival is primarily Afrikaans but there are numerous English performances as well.  The KKNK includes great performances including children’s theatre, street theatre, musical performances, comedy, art work and crafts, not to mention some delicious food stalls!

    This is a great festival for the whole family!

     

    Please email info@kknk.co.za for more details

  • Calitzdorp Port and Wine Festival June

    The ABSA Calitzdorp Port and Wine Festival will be held from the 13th to the 14th of June 2015!

    Some great events have been planned for the annual Port and Wine Festival which will be presented on the Friday evening, with the full traditional Festival programme on both Saturday and Sunday.

    Of course all of the local port and wines will be available for tasting as well as a gourmet Street Market for some delicious food and light meals. There will also be several music events including David Fourie, Andriette Norman and Michael Lindt.

     

    For more information please follow the link

  • Montagu Makiti September

    Makiti "Wet & Wild Series" (Triathlon / Swim and Canoe race), Makiti Heritage Treasure Hunt, lots to do for the whole family.

    With so much to do for the entire family, be sure to plan your weekend carefully in order to not miss your favourite events and activities. Other favourites will include the Love Olive showcase of Langeberg food and wine (with live music), "Heita Hello Heritage" Carnival, Saturday Bath Street Market and Emile Minnie at the Montagu Country Hotel. 

     

  • Wine on the River October

    The Robertson Wine Valley brings a spring Experience on the banks of the Breede River!

    Join us in Spring for the Robertson Wine on the River Festival.

     

    This idyllic open-air wine festival takes place on the banks of the Breede River at the Goudmyn Farm between Robertson and Bonnievale. A setting with the river flowing by, vineyards all around, beautiful hills and shading poplar trees.  Add to that live music, plenty of wines to taste, BIG SCREEN RUGBY picnics and other local produce – and you’ve got yourself a spring festival not to be missed!

    An Experience you will never forget!

     

  • Bonnievale Bonanza October

    The Bonnievale Bonanza is Bonnievale’s trademark event that draws locals, tourists, community organisations and visitors from all over the Western Cape on an annual basis, in October.

    Bonnievale Bonanza is a sport-based and adventure event with plenty cultural components designed to appeal to the entire family. Situated in the countryside next to the ever flowing Breede River, the events makes visitors want to linger longer.

    Since its initiation in 1994, the Bonanza has grown in visitor numbers. The 2013 Festival attracted over 5 000 visitors and 60 exhibitors. The Bonanza programme includes music, dance, agricultural fun, exhibition of arts and crafts of local school projects, old veteran motors, ‘potjiekos’ competitions, local products and food and drink vendors.

    The Bonanza is just about the best fun you can have while also contributing to a good cause. All proceeds are for Bonnievale High School.

  • TULBAGH HORSE & WILD FLOWER SHOW October

    National Horse Championships are held and the highlights of the show are the wildflower exhibition, where flowers are displayed in their natural state. Various exhibitions, art and craft stalls, food stalls and a wine and beer garden. Entertainment for the whole family.

    Join us for a sunny spring weekend full of fun and lots of entertainment for the whole family.

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