Things to Do in Montagu

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Montagu Dried Fruit

Montagu Dried Fruit

Shops in Montagu (1.6 km from Montagu)

If you're visiting Montagu pop into the dried fruit and nut shop. Here you can stock up on all sorts of tasty nibbles. It all started in 1991 when a small fruit drying operation started in Montagu, the heart of thedried fruit "pantry" of South Africa. Since then they have grown to becomeone of the largest exporters in the Little Karoo. Everyday...

Montagu Hot Springs

Montagu Hot Springs

Hot Springs in Montagu (2.8 km from Montagu)

Flowing naturally from a fissure in the rock face, in a cavern some 5 meters underground, the waters of these hot springs are said to have healing powers which have yet to be fully understood. The water comes to the surface at a constant 43°C. This "natural perfection" allows Avalon Springs to pump the water directly into the various available...

Montagu Golf Club

Montagu Golf Club

Golf Courses in Montagu (2.4 km from Montagu)

The Montagu Golf Club course is a 9-hole country course situated in the picturesque town of Montagu at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains.The well-maintained course is surrounded by typical Klein Karoo vegetation with scenic views of the adjacent farming activities. With fabulous weather all year round, you're assured of an enjoyable Klein Karoo...

Montagu Rock Climbing

Montagu Rock Climbing

Popular Attractions in Montagu

Montagu Rock Climbing offers guided climbing and abseiling in one of South Africa’s top climbing destinations. Montagu’s rock walls provide an epic choice of high quality climbing routes suitable for climbers of all levels of experience. Beginners to experts can choose from over 450 climbing routes. Climb safely with experienced and accredited...

The Leidam

The Leidam

Dams Vleis in Montagu

The Leidam is known as the most photographed bird nesting colony in the world, and we are proud of it.

Poortjieskloof Dam

Poortjieskloof Dam

Dams Vleis in Montagu

Bring your boat, braai equipment or picnic basket and enjoy chilling at Poortjieskloof Dam with spectacular views of the Langenberg Mountain range. Entrance to this beautiful spot is free; you only need to register at the gate. For angling a permit is required. There are no toilet facilities.

Joubert House

Joubert House

Galleries and Museums in Montagu (0.2 km from Montagu)

Famous for it's indigenous medicinal plant project, the beautifully restored Joubert House is well worth a visit. The oldest house in the village of Montagu, it bears a rich history and has a rustic yet elegant charm.

Montagu Village Market

Montagu Village Market

Popular Attractions in Montagu (0.3 km from Montagu)

Start off your Saturday morning at the Montagu Village Market; a clear winner with the locals and visitors alike. Explore the many goods on sale, including local and organic produce, hand-crafted gifts and plenty more to delight in. For the hungry, you'll have everything you'll need to pack a picnic basket, or arrange an alfresco meal. Freshly...

Montagu Leidam

Montagu Leidam

Dams Vleis in Montagu (0.4 km from Montagu)

One of Montagu's most popular and easily accessible attractions is the Leidam. Situated in the heart of the town, it’s well worth a visit. Here you will be able to easily spot a large variety of birds. Frequently residents include Grey heron, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, African Sacred Ibis and the Common Weaver. The bird count totals 18 local...

Montagu Wine and Spirits Company

Montagu Wine and Spirits Company

Wine Estates in Montagu (1.3 km from Montagu)

Sip "soetes" and swirl your glass in Montagu’s oldest winery. The Montagu Wine and Spirits Company features a fine selection of sophisticated wines as well as full-bodied sweet Montagu Muskadel and Port for which Montagu has become renowned across the globe. Wine sales and tasting hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8:30am to 1:30pm.

Montagu Wine Cellar

Montagu Wine Cellar

Wine Estates in Montagu (2 km from Montagu)

Montagu is muscadel country with the town hosting the annual Muscadel Festival. Muscadel is a sweet, full rounded wine with rich fruit flavours that is drunk on crushed ice or at room temperature. It's definitely worth joining the festive townsfolk who celebrate the muscadel tradition with great country hospitality and style.Montagu Wine Cellar...

Olijvenhof Olive Estate

Olijvenhof Olive Estate

Popular Attractions in Montagu (18.2 km from Montagu)

A family run olive farm 16Km outside Montagu on the R62 to Barrydale. We take visitors on a short walk through the olive groves and talk about olive trees. We give some history of olives, speak about how they are grown and harvested etc. We show them through our cellar where we process olives and then end with an olive tasting and the possibility...

Things to do near Montagu

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Springfield Wine Estate

Springfield Wine Estate

Wine Estates in Robertson (23.4 km from Montagu)

Located in the mountain setting of the Robertson Valley, Springfield Wine Estate prides itself in it's natural and down-to-earth philosophy of wine making. Tasting and sales occur on Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 17:00, and on Saturdays from 9:00 to 16:00. Guided tours are also offered on request and by prior arrangement.

Swellendam Hiking Trail

Swellendam Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Swellendam (40.7 km from Montagu)

The circular Swellendam Hiking Trail traverses the Langeberg Mountains, starting at the forestry station 3 km outside the town of Swellendam. The route offers incredible views, passing through mountain fynbos, rugged gorges and past impressive crags. Only fit and seasoned hikers should tackle the 6-day route. Shorter options are...

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary

Animal Parks in McGregor (36.6 km from Montagu)

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary is situated just 2km outside the village of McGregor on the road to Robertson. Here you will find a tranquil haven, a place of healing for the broken-spirited, both donkey and human. We invite you to relax and enjoy a quiet interlude, go for a stroll on the circular walk through the vineyards, view our donkeys, do...

Bontebok National Park Game Reserve

Bontebok National Park

Game Reserve in Bontebok National Park (44.2 km from Montagu)

The smallest of South Africa’s National Parks lacks nothing in beauty. As part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, it’s one of the country’s 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and you’ll always see something in flower.Bontebok National Park plays a significant role in biodiversity conservation. Along with protecting endangered birds and plant species so rare...

Farmerredbeard Activities

Farmerredbeard Activities

Popular Attractions in Ashton (7.4 km from Montagu)

Come join Farmerredbeard for a lovely time enjoying some great farm-related activities in a beautiful farm setting. Activities include a hands-on harvest, beekeeping and tractor rides. A great location for end-of-year functions and children activities.

Platform 62

Platform 62

Wine Estates in Ashton (7.8 km from Montagu)

PLATFORM 62 Tourism Centre celebrates the Ashton landmark and national monument, the 14CRB 2010 locomotive in front of PLATFORM 62 Tourism Centre. At PLATFORM 62 Tourism Centre visitors can choose from more than 450 wines! Guests are welcome do wine tasting and learn something new about wine. The Shed Restaurant at PLATFORM 62 Tourism Center...

Holistic Massage Therapies

Holistic Massage Therapies

Spa and Wellness in Robertson (14.5 km from Montagu)

Holistic Massage Therapies is a massage studio located on Kleinfontein Farm in Robertson. The studio specialises in reflexology, hot stone therapy, Indian head and neck massage, fully body massage and aromatherapy. Enjoy a healing and rejuvenating massage in the serenity of this charming farm nestled in the mountains of Robertson.

Rosendal Spa

Rosendal Spa

Spa and Wellness in Robertson (14.6 km from Montagu)

Rosendal Spa provides the ideal space for letting go and de-stressing from every day life. The qualified and attentive therapists will ensure that you receive a nourishing and unique treatment at this exclusive spa. Many of the treatments are done in the tranquil outdoor surroundings, and facilities include a swimming pool, an open lounge, and...

Rietvallei Wine Estate

Rietvallei Wine Estate

Wine Estates in Robertson (16.2 km from Montagu)

Internationally renowned for exceptional quality and great value wines, Rietvallei is one of the oldest wine farms in Robertson. The family-owned estate has been in the hands of the Burger Family since 1864. Today the fifth and sixth generations of the Burger family, Johnny and his son Kobus, are actively running the estate. Tasting hours and...

Bon Courage

Bon Courage

Wine Estates in Robertson (18.8 km from Montagu)

Bon Courage is headed by André Bruwer and his son Jacques; together with a formidable team they produce a selection of superb wines. Visitors are welcome to the historic tasting room to try out the estate's wines which range from whites, reds, dessert wines, and cap classiques. Enjoy a delicious lunch, a glass of wine or a cup of coffee at Café...

Arangieskop Hiking Trail

Arangieskop Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Robertson (25.3 km from Montagu)

Arangieskop Hiking Trail is a tough trek up and down the Langeberg Mountain range in Dassieshoek Nature Reserve. The first day starts with a vigorous 9.5 km climb and is followed by an equally challenging 11 km decent the following day. The cosy stone hut built into the rock face is a great refuge after the challenging first day. Apart from...

Rafting Route 62

Rafting Route 62

Popular Attractions in Robertson (25.8 km from Montagu)

Paddle for 6 km past some of the nicest vineyards in the Breede River Valley against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg mountains in the background. The river is gentle enough for first timers, with enough small rapids to make it exciting. This is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. So if you have driven the scenic Route 62 and...

Robertson Winery

Robertson Winery

Wine Estates in Robertson (26.6 km from Montagu)

Robertson Winery has a full portfolio of wines produced from the fertile Robertson valley and welcomes visitors to learn more about it's wine culture. The cellar is located in the town of Robertson where it's wines are made from several grape farms in the area. Visitors are more than welcome to come in for tastings, tours and purchases. Monday...

Robertson Art Gallery

Robertson Art Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Robertson (27 km from Montagu)

Robertson Art Gallery is a vibrant, contemporary and energetic space exhibiting the work of top South African artists. Be sure to give this gallery a visit if you're in the area, the stunning gallery itself is like an art piece nestled in the tranquil and breathtaking valley of Robertson on Route 62. It is surrounded by vast green vineyards and...

Heron Trail

Heron Trail

Hiking Trail in McGregor (28.1 km from Montagu)

Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve's Heron Trail is an easy 3 km walk that is great fun for families. It usually takes about an hour to complete the fairly flat route to two dams. Each dam has a lovely bird hide. Duration: 1 hour Difficulty: Easy Distance 3 km