In the 'hood, Elim as a destination

The charming little village known as Elim, dominated by white-washed fishermen’s cottages and fig trees, is one of the few surviving South African mission stations, founded in 1824 as the third Moravian mission station in the Cape, that today lies halfway on the dirt road between Bredasdorp and Gansbaai, a wonderfully conserved little historical town. Elim is worth a visit for its neat rows of ... cont.

Doornbosch Farm, between Elim and Baardskeerdersbos, Cape Agulhas, South Africa

Directions to Doornbosch Estate and Guesthouses

From Cape Town take the N2 to Caledon.
Turn right into Caledon, following the Bredasdorp / Napier signs.
When you reach Napier turn right at the stop street opposite the Engen Garage.
Go past Napier School.
The road turns to gravel.
Follow this road for 28km and you will reach the farm.
Take the second big white entrance to your right, the driveway is 3 km long.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (10 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (10 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (28 km)
  • Business Services (28 km)
  • Laundromat (28 km)
  • Post Office (28 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (30 km)
  • Grocery Store (30 km)
  • Shopping Mall (30 km)
  • Car Hire (60 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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