Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Montagu (26 km from Robertson)
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 (27.1 km from Robertson)
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...
McGregor (17.4 km from Robertson)
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...
Montagu (27.4 km from Robertson)
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...
Game Reserve in Bontebok National Park (61 km from Robertson)
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...
McGregor (14.3 km from Robertson)
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
Distance 3 km
McGregor (14.6 km from Robertson)
The Rooikat Trail is a fairly strenuous circular 19 km trail through the Elandsberg Mountains in Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve. The route offers outstanding scenic views of the Langeberg, Riviersonderend Mountains and countryside around Robertson. There is no water available so hikers need to carry at least 2 litres of water per person.
Mountain Biking Trails
McGregor (15.2 km from Robertson)
Vrolijkheid Mountain Biking Trail is described as a pleasant 8 km circular route on footpaths and gravel roads through the Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve. Cyclists must remain on the designated route.
Duration: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Distance 8 km
Warning: Extremely high temperatures occur from November to March. Bikers are advised to...
McGregor (15.3 km from Robertson)
The Donkey Sanctuary will warm your heart. The Sanctuary provides a home for abused, neglected and elderly donkeys. Here they can live out their lives with respect and dignity, surrounded by their own kind in a protective and natural environment. You can even adopt one of the donkeys. Facilities include a restaurant, farm stall and kids...
Ashton (18.4 km from Robertson)
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.
Ashton (19.9 km from Robertson)
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...
Four By Four Trails
McGregor (24.4 km from Robertson)
Groot Toren Eco Experience is located 11 km from McGregor in the Riviersonderend Mountains. The unchallenging 25 km trail heads over the mountains with lookout points viewing the Breede River Valley with Robertson, Ashton, Bonnievale and periodically, Swellendam. The trail takes about 3 to 4 hours to complete and offers a fantastic A-shaped...
Montagu (25.4 km from Robertson)
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 (25.6 km from Robertson)
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...
Galleries and Museums
Montagu (25.6 km from Robertson)
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.