Attractions IN Sir Lowrys Pass

Popular Tourist Routes

Green Mountain Eco Route

Based on the Overberg Tourism map, the Green Mountain Eco Route starts on the other side of Sir Lowry's Pass, as you enter Elgin Valley on the N2, from Cape Town. The Green Mountain Eco route is not only home to the world's first biodiversity wine route ...

Attractions AROUND Sir Lowrys Pass

Beaches

Cape Helderberg Beaches

The beaches of Gordonís Bay, Strand, Bikini beach and Kogel or Cool Bay are essentially family friendly days out that include wonderful swimming opportunities, safe and shallow waters; fantastic views over False Bay and rock pools ideal for children ...

Golf Courses

Erinvale Golf Club

Having proudly hosted the World Cup of Golf in 1996 and twice the SAA open of Golf, Erinvale falls into the premium category of course. Designed by Gary Player the courses front and back nine offer completely different experiences as well as challenges ...

Nature Reserves

Helderberg Nature Reserve

Set on the southern slopes of the Helderberg mountains, this 402 hectare reserve is a beautiful escape with breathtaking views, sef guided walks, a spectacular bird life and a great spot for picnics. What started off as a wild flower garden was then ...

Wine Estates

Helderberg Wine Estates

The Helderberg Region is part of the wine-producing hub of the Cape Winelands in the Western Cape. It comprises the Strand, Somerset West and Gordonís Bay, along with a few of the other small surrounding towns. Therefore, this area is the first seen as ...

Wine Estates

Helderberg Wine Route

The 25 members of the Helderberg route follow distinctly different methods of growing grapes, from a 300-year old historical cellar to state-of-the-art boutique wineries and visiting the wide range of family-owned estates and grand manor houses is a ...

Nature Reserves

Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

The 42,000 ha Reserve stretches from Elgin in the south to beyond Villiersdorp in the north, and from the Stellenbosch mountains in the west, eastwards to the Groenland mountains. The entrance to the reserve is at Nuweberg, situated high in Viljoen's ...

Nature Reserves

Kogelberg Nature Reserve

Lying within the southern extension of the Hottentots Holland Mountain range about 90 kilometres south-east of Cape Town and 8 kilometres from Kleinmond, the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve has managed to remain largely unspoilt, in no small part due to its ...

Shopping

Somerset Mall

Somerset Mall offers 204 stores and everything it takes to give families from Somerset West through to Mossel Bay a safe, fun-filled entertainment environment, alongside a superior browsing and shopping experience. Somerset Mall provides the perfect mix ...

Golf Courses

Somerset West Golf Club

Somerset West Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the area. It was officially founded in 1908. Until about 1985 the course was divided into 11 and 7 holes but with a change of the layout it became conventional. The greens are fairly large, and under ...

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Landmarks / Memorials

Dirkie Uys Monument

The Dirkie Uys Monument is one small part of the South African mosaic, a beautiful chapter in the long tale that has brought this country to the democratic, united point that we now enjoy. Dirk Uys and his father, Piet, served together in the Boer War, ...

Marine Protected Areas

Helderberg Marine Protected Area

Helderberg Marine Protected Area lies on the north eastern shore of False Bay. It lies adjacent to the Macassar Dunes Reserve. There are no signs or beacons designating the boundaries of the MPA, and few people know of its existence (but it is ...

Golf Courses

Helderberg Village Golf Club

Helderberg Village is an upmarket estate in the small Western Cape town of Somerset West. This town is growing, and has almost touched borders with Cape Town, but retains its own charm and allure. The golf course was primarily constructed for the ...

Miscellaneous

Macassar Dunes

The sand dunes of Macassar are protected as a conservation area. Described as a core flora conservation site they contain some of the only remaining, and certainly the best examples of, strandveld - dense, bushy shrubs and thickets ...

Golf Courses

Strand Golf Club

This golf course is situated close to the sandy beaches of the False Bay in a peaceful area surrounded by sea and mountains. Ducks and swans glide gracefully on the beautiful water-holes. The professionally designed course was developed on the site of ...

Sir Lowrys Pass as a destination

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Gordons Bay, Somerset West, Strand

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