Western Cape DestinationsBuffeljagsrivier, Cape Overberg
Buffeljagsrivier is a very small town in the heart of the Overberg region of the exquisite Western Cape Province. It is an official part of the Overberg District Municipality as it is part of the historical and scenic little town of Swellendam.
The Overberg District Municipality includes the smaller municipalities of Theewaterskloof, Overstrand, Cape Agulhas and Swellendam. In addition, significant towns under its jurisdiction include Hermanus, Grabouw and Caledon. As such, the Overberg plays a major role in the tourist value of the entire region. It covers a total area of about 12 240 square kilometres and is home to around 260 000 folk.
Buffeljagsrivier and its surrounds are known for the spectacular views of the local mountain ranges for which this area is renowned. These offer plenty of hiking, walking, cycling and photographic opportunities. Just the very sight of them puts visitors at ease, immersing them in a world that is an escape from stressful city living.
Attractions and activities close to Buffeljagsrivier include the nearby winelands, at which tastings and tours are held and world-class wines are available at excellent rates. In addition, Cape Town is about 220 kilometres away, and boasts an overabundance of things to do and see. This makes Buffeljagsrivier a great base from which to discover the Western Cape.