Robertson

Route 62, South Africa

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Robertson is a town in the heart of Route 62. Surrounded by numerous vineyards and wineries it is picturesque and a great destination for the wine enthusiast. Robertson is home to many award-winning wine estates – you can taste some of the best wine in the country, if not the world, right here. While there are many opportunities for wine tasting in the town itself, it is the nearby wine estates in the valley and next to the river which enchants the most. Nothing beats the experience of tasting wine while looking over the beautiful vineyards and enjoying the sounds of nature.

The town has many interesting shops from local bakeries to curio shops and unique restaurants. When entering from Cape Town (or exiting from the other direction), it is recommended that you stop for a few minutes at the delightful farm stall known as Affie Plaas. Here you will find local dried fruits, local tea varieties and also get to taste their famous sweet pastries which includes milk tart and apple pie.

Located next to a river, there is also opportunity for water-based activities such as canoeing or taking a cruise on the river while enjoying some of the local wine. If you are not looking to get wet, there are interesting hikes and many historic sites you can also visit.

You are never left to your own devices as the locals are very friendly and welcoming, eager to give advice or show you in the right direction should you lose your way. This also resonates in the lovely accommodation options available, where you will be welcomed with a smile and have a very pleasant stay.

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Robertson Backpackers

After travelling overseas for 3 years, Kevin & Lynda returned to South Africa in 2002 with the idea of opening a backpackers. They decided to settle in the Western Cape and eventually found the friendly town of Robertson. Nestled between the Langeberg Mountains and the Breede River, the town and surrounds are well known for olive farms and superb wine estates which can all be visited. Read More

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Our different ticket types

For your convenience, and to keep your travels within your budget, we have three different ticket types available:

Direct / Point-to-Point Ticket:

Simply book your ticket from one point to the next without hopping off in-between. Travel only within your current zone. Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

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Buy one ticket to travel one-way in either direction within a specific zone. Hop-on and hop-off at any point on this route. Or buy a return ticket to travel both ways. Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

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