Route 62, South Africa
Montagu is a peaceful town in the heart of Route 62 and also the starting point of another area known as the Little Karoo. Although small in size, this town has an incredible amount to offer to tourists of all interest groups.
Montagu has incredible rock formations in close vicinity to the town which can be reached by either hiking or taking a short drive. These rock formations are also home to some very impressive caves in the area, of which Guano Caves are the most impressive. Activities such a abseiling, rock-climbing and hiking are a treat.
Perhaps one of the most impressive aspects of Montagu is its natural warm water springs. With various resorts you can choose from, you can experience the tranquil and relaxing natural pleasures in warm spring baths or pools. Many of the resorts have day passes, so it is not compulsory to book accommodation.
Various wine estates with beautiful vineyards surround the town, so wine tasting or a laid-back picnic is highly recommended.
Montagu is also a town with rich history as can be seen from the Cape Dutch architecture and many national monument status of various buildings found all over. A leisurely walk down the streets will definitely result in interesting finds such as local shops with dried fruits, arts and crafts stores and historic points of interest.
Other exciting activities include quad biking, fishing and the famous tractor ride on the Langeberg mountains with a potjiekos (delicious local cuisine) lunch at the end of the journey.
De Bos Guest Farm
Our 5-hectare guest and working pecan nut farm is situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo town of Montagu, on the famous Route 62 in the Western Cape, South Africa. De Bos, which aptly translates to “The Forest”, dates back to the 1850’s and is owner managed. We offer a variety of family centric, self-catering accommodation options.
Montagu Guano Caves Resort
With so much to do and see, why not stay a little longer. From horse riding, hiking, swimming in our heated rock pools, to our scenic tractor trip which will take you into the mountain to experience the cave. With a variety of accommodation options ranging from our campsite through to our quaint Stone Cottage,
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