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There’s so much to do and so little time! In this section we try to highlight the best places to visit, things to do, sporting opportunities, Places to shop and great places to wine and dine. We are constantly adding and updating material so this could be a good site to add to your favourites

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There’s so much to do and so little time! In this section we try to highlight the best places to visit, things to do, sporting opportunities, Places to shop and great places to wine and dine. We are constantly adding and updating material so this could be a good site to add to your favourites

To get the best out of this site, make use of the search function at the bottom of the page. Use our news & events submission form to submit activity items.

Prince Albert Attractions - Reiersvlei Wine Cellar

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No image available Credits: zebra by M Andrew

When in Prince Albert visit the Reiersvlei Wine Cellar to experince a wine grown andproduced in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains that tower above the farm.

To find Reiersvlei Wine Cellar take the R407 out of Prince Albert towards Meiringspoort and De Rust. You will come across the Wine Cellar about 24 km out of town.


Calitzdorp Attractions - The Donkey Trail to Gamkaskloof

On the Donkey Trail
On the Donkey Trail Credits: Erika Calitz

The Donkey Trail through the Swartberg Nature Reserve

From 1830 to 1962 a group of farming families lived peacefully in the Gamkaskloof Valley or “Die Hel” as it became known. Their only connection with the outside world was via foot and donkey trails up “die Hel” to the top of the Swartberg Pass and then down the mountain to either Calitzdorp or to Prince Albert. A road was built in 1962 and opened in 1963.


Prince Albert Attractions - Bergwater Vineyards

Bergwater Vineyards - Prince Albert

Situated in the exquisite Prince Albert Valley just outside the village of Prince Albert, Bergwater Vineyards comprises 3 farms, totalling 1500 hectares of which 72 hectares of vineyards is established to date, the remainder of the land is being further developed as a nature reserve.


Napier - Attractions - 8 Fine Restaurants

Eating Out in Napier,

Where some are in and some out and others are both in and out. Napier, on the route from Caledon to Struisbaai has wonderful restaurants in the main street and just outside the village. Plan your journey and stop a while in the nicest village in the Overberg. The restaurants:-


Prince Albert - Attractions - Go On a Ghost Walk

Join Ailsa Tudhope for a pre-dinner walk around the streets of Prince Albert, in the company of the Ghosts of Prince Albert!

You set out at dusk and wander through the streets as darkness


Prince Albert - Accommodation - Self Catering and Holiday Homes

Outside Tourism Offices
Outside Tourism Offices Credits: Freda Andrew

Prince Albert Accommodation - Self Catering Establishments

Prince Albert in the Karoo is one of the finalists for the 2102 Rapport/Kwela Town Of The Year Competition - and with good reason. The town is in immaculate condition, has excellent facilities and everyone pulls together to make every visitor's stay a pleasant and memorable one. The self catering establishments range from quirky 1 bedroom chalets to large


Prince Albert Accommodation Guest Houses and Hotels

NG Kerk Prince Albert
NG Kerk Prince Albert Credits: Bruce Andrew

Prince Albert - Accommodation - Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfast and Hotels 

Prince Albert has a variety of Guest Houses, Bed and breakfast Establishments and a Hotel to suit the needs and pockets of those that prefer not to self cater.


Prince Albert - Attractions - Perfect Weather Forecasting Device

Weather Forecasting Site
Weather Forecasting Site Credits: Freda Andrew

Weather Forecasting Is An Art

They say that “’n boer maak ‘n plan” and here in Prince Albert they have developed the most accurate weather reporting device ever. There is just no way that you can get this wrong. The beauty of the device is that it can perform with equal accuracy anywhere in the country. It’s inexpensive to build and will make you an overnight expert in the fine art of weather management.


Prince Albert - Finalist Western Cape Town Of The Year

Outside Prince Albert
Outside Prince Albert Credits: Freda Andrew

Prince Albert – Nominee - Town of the Year - 2012

Prince Albert is a rare town in the modern South Africa. The first thing you notice as you drive into this village is the cleanliness – even on a Sunday afternoon, when there are no workers around to clean up behind us


Stellenbosch Attractions - Skilpadvlei Wine Farm

Stellenbosch - Skilpadvlei Wine Farm

Skilpadvlei is a versatile wine farm in Stellenbosch that not only produces fine wines, but also olives and tomatoes as well. Skilpadvlei derives its charming name from the legendary colony of turtles that was found on the land in the 1800's. The farm has been in the hands of the Joubert family since 1917 and today,


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