Things To Do in Elgin

Elgin is situated in Cape Overberg, in the Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Almenkerk Wine Estate

Where? Grabouw
This estate is owned by the Belgian Dutch van Almenkerk family. The story of how Natalie and Joris van Almenkerk found their farm began in 2002 when they relocated to South Africa and searched for a farm with ...

Aphrodisiac Shack

Where? Villiersdorp
The Aphrodisiac Shack is about love – loving your food, environment, body and fellow human beings in a way that brings positivity and mutual respect amongst people, as well as between us and the plants and ...

Boegoekloof Hiking Trail

Where? Somerset West
Start: Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve Finish: Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve Duration: 17 km, roughly 8 hours Fitness: moderate to tough Our tip: there is a fair amount of scrambling, climbing and ...

Boland Hiking Trail

Where? Somerset West
Start: Hottentots Holland Mountains, at Nuweberg on Viljoen's Pass between Grabouw and Villiersdorp Finish: Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve Duration: usually 3 days Fitness: moderate to difficult A ...

Cape Canopy Tour

Where? Elgin
The beauty of the Cape Overberg is rivalled only by the many adventures and extreme sports on offer in this quiet, unspoilt part of the world. The Cape Canopy Tour is conducted in the Hottentots Holland Nature ...

Charles Fox Estate

Where? Elgin
Charles and Zelda Fox first bought Furneaux Farm eight years ago with their goal being to make the closes thing to Champagne right here in Elgin Valley. An Olympian and venture capitalist, Charles is no ...

Cliffs, Canyons, Kloofing and Coasts

Where? Elgin
Kloof is the Afrikaans word for ravine/gorge. Kloofing is an adventure activity which utilises these natural little 'valleys'. Typically the result of stream cutting erosion these rocky pockets possess ...

Elgin Apple Museum

Where? Grabouw
One of only two apple museums in the world, the Elgin Apple Museum depicts the history of the apple and fruit industry in South Africa. Situated on the banks of the Palmiet River, the museum is housed in the ...

Elgin Heights Wine Estate

Where? Elgin
In the 1966, the Joubert family bought the Elgin Heights farm and farmed deciduous fruit for about thirty years. Before this, they had been farming wine in Stellenbosch since 1913 on Rozendal farm and it ...

Elgin Valley Market

Where? Elgin
From all over the Overberg, traders and visitors converge at the Elgin Valley Market to enjoy the fresh fare & healthy food that has made the area such a popular tourist destination. The Elgin Valley is an ...

Elgin Vintners

Where? Elgin
70 km outside of Cape Town is the spectacular Elgin Valley with its set of mountains surrounding it and fertile soils known for yielding premium wines. It’s no wonder that Elgin Vintners have found their home ...

Elgin Wine Bus

Where? Elgin
Elgin is only one hour away from Cape Town and nearly half way to Hermanus. Book a trip on the Elgin Wine Bus and enjoy a driver-guided journey through award winning vineyards and fruit orchards. The ...

Fly-fishing in the Elgin Valley

Where? Elgin
Should you dare to see if you could ever catch your own lunch try cast a line at one of the three trout dams stoked with Rainbow Trout. Regular and fly fishing rods are available for rent from the Houw Hoek ...

Grabouw Mashie Golf Course

Where? Grabouw
In the stunning Elgin Valley of Orchards and Vineyards, lies the beautiful Grabouw Mashie Golf Course. To get there you take the Main Road into the town of Grabouw and you will find the Grabouw Mashie Golf ...

Highlands Road Estate

Where? Elgin
The Highlands Road Estate is a small, family owned and managed estate in the beautiful Elgin valley. Stop by for a little bit of wine tasting and while you're there stay and enjoy a bite to eat for lunch at ...

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