Olifantsdoorn Guest Farm is located in the Breede River Valley, 11 km from the picturesque town of McGregor and approximately 30 km from...
Olifantsdoorn Guest Farm is located in the Breede River Valley, 11 km from the picturesque town of McGregor and approximately 30 km from Robertson on the R317. The farm produces grapes and apricots and is a member and shareholder of the McGregor Winery. It is situated next to the Riviersonderend Mountains and enjoys expansive views of the Riviersonderend and Langeberg Mountains.
The farm contains large tracts of virgin veldt and biodiversity ranging from Western Cape Fynbos to Klein Karoo Renosterveld. Small game abound which include klipspringer, steenbok, grysbok, rheebok, porcupine, lynx and aardvark, just to name a few. Leopard and baboon are resident in the adjacent Riviersonderend Mountains. A large variety of bird species makes the farm and area a birdwatcher's paradise.
Olifantsdoorn offers a variety of activities to tourists including fly-fishing, mountain biking, bird watching, hiking and 4X4 trips in the adjacent Riviersonderend Mountains. Accommodation is currently provided for in the form of camping facilities and overnight rooms with a fully-equipped kitchen and lapa. Rates are extremely affordable. The farm is approximately two hours' drive from Cape Town by car, which makes this an ideal weekend getaway destination.