8 Things To Do in Calvinia

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Hiking Trails

Oorlogskloof Rameron Pigeon Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Nieuwoudtville
Start: Groot Tuin, Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve Finish: Groot Tuin Duration: 4 – 7 days, 53 km Fitness: moderately fit Our tip: pack a field guide to the area ...

Museums

Calvinia Museum

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Visit the Calvinia Museum in Church Street which is housed in the old synagogue. The Calvinia museum aptly illustrates the history of sheep farming in South ...

Cafés & Eateries

Die Blou Nartjie

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Die Blou Nartjie is a fabulous restaurant housed within an old synagogue that has been revamped. It has been designed so that it is open plan and allows a peek into ...

Cafés & Eateries

Hantam Huis Restaurant

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Hantam Huis Restaurant is nestled in Calvinia, a little town in the Northern Cape Province that exudes a unique history and charm. This same elegance pervades the ...

Museums

Calvinia Post Box

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The small Northern Cape town of Calvinia may not be a buzzing urban hub of glitz and glamour, but it certainly has its own quaint appeal. And, part of this is its ...

Hiking Trails

Oorlogskloof Rock Pigeon Hiking Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Nieuwoudtville
Start: Groot Tuin, Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve Finish: Groot Tuin Duration: 55 km over 5 days Fitness: fit, the course has been designed to tax the average ...

Hiking Trails

Tankwa Camino

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South Africa's version of the Spanish Camino Santiago, the Tankwa Camino is a long and demanding 10-day trek through the Karoo that introduces people to this ...

Scenic Drives / Sight Seeing

R354 Sutherland to Matjiesfontein

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
The tarred R354 between Matjiesfontein and Sutherland (110km) is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the Western Cape. It’s also one of the ...

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64 km away / Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Oorlogskloof Papkuilsfontein MTB Route

Overnight? Accommodation in Nieuwoudtville
Explore the rocky, rugged terrain, gorges and gravel roads that run all through the Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve. Joining the reserve is the Papkuilsfontein ...

66.1 km away / Museums

Fred Turner Windmill Museum

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Tucked away in the Upper Karoo in the Northern Cape is the small town of Loeriesfontein, next to Calvinia. Here you will find an unusual open air museum. On your ...

110.9 km away / 4x4 Trails / Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Skurweberg Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
Enjoy a very scenic ride with spectacular views and magnificent wildlife. The terrain is rough and rugged with steep inclines, sandy river banks and high ...

131.8 km away / Monuments / Museums

Sutherland NG Kerk

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
The NG Church on the main road of Sutherland is an absolute must see. Designed by architect Charles Freeman, the church was occupied by British soldiers during ...

131.8 km away / Sight Seeing

Stargazing at Sterland

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
Sterland, just outside of Sutherland has stargazing sessions every night, with the cold air providing excellent viewing of the Milky Way. The show starts at 8pm ...

131.8 km away / Monuments

The Sutherland Graveyards

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
If you are a historian or have an interest in graves of the Anglo Boer War then the Sutherland graveyards will hold an interest for you. The graveyards are unique ...

132.1 km away / Monuments / Museums

Sutherland Musuems and Memorials

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
A memorial to the Voortrekkers, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Great Trek is located at the entrance to town. Louw House is Sutherlands only ...

132.2 km away / Cafés & Eateries / Wheelchair Friendly

Cluster d' Hote

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland
Tantalize your taste buds at the Cluster d’ Hote Restaurant in Sutherland and enjoy sumptuous meals that will entice you to return. Try the wood fired pizza with ...

140.1 km away / Astronomy

SA Astronomical Observatory

Overnight? Accommodation in Sutherland, Upper Karoo
The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere, with a hexagonal mirror array 11 metres across ...

206.7 km away / Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Namaqualand MTB Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Kamieskroon
Where: Kamieskroon, 30 minutes south of Springbok Level: intermediate Type of route: four routes across the Kamiesberg. Note: the Leliefontein, Visserplaat and ...

231.7 km away / Museums

Carnarvon Museum

Overnight? Accommodation in Carnarvon
The museum in Carnarvon was built as a community spot for the Dutch reformed Church in 1907 but was given to the municipality and converted into a museum ...

238.2 km away / 4x4 Trails

Namaqua Caracal 4x4 Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Kamieskroon
Right in the heart of the Namaqualand, where wild flowers erupt into colour every spring, is the Namaqua Caracal 4x4 Trail. This part of the Northern Cape is quiet ...

238.2 km away / 4x4 Trails / Scenic Drives

Caracal Eco Route

Overnight? Accommodation in Kamieskroon
The Caracal Eco Route is a 4x4 mountain to ocean experience in the yet-to-become-famous Namaqualand National Park. Some describe it as a wilder, more rugged, ...

244.7 km away / Cafés & Eateries

Die Rooi Granaat Coffee Shop

Overnight? Accommodation in Loxton
Loxton is a really beautiful village in the Upper Karoo of the Northern Cape. And it is home to Die Rooi Granaat Coffee Shop, where a hot cuppa and a moreish treat ...

261.2 km away / Nature Reserves

Visit the Skilpad Wild Flower Reserve

Overnight? Accommodation in Garies
The Skilpad Wild Flower Reserve is renowned as one of the prime locations for the annual spring flower displays in Namakwaland from August to October. The ...

Calvinia as a destination

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Also in the neighbourhood

Brandvlei, Carnarvon, Colesberg, Fraserburg, Gariep Dam, Hanover, Loxton, Nieuwoudtville, Noupoort, Prieska, Richmond, Sutherland, Three Sisters, Victoria West

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