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About Montagu

Often referred to as “the Gateway to the Little Karoo”, the charming town of Montagu is a haven of tranquility and the long anticipated weekend retreat. A mere two hours drive from the mother city, Montagu boasts typical countryside summers and dry, sunny winters with little or no rainfall. Th... read more

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Often referred to as “the Gateway to the Little Karoo”, the charming town of Montagu is a haven of tranquility and the long anticipated weekend retreat. A mere two hours drive from the mother city, Montagu boasts typical countryside summers and dry, sunny winters with little or no rainfall. The flora and fauna bear witness to this kaleidoscope of leafiness as you drive into this quaint town.

Upon arrival into this picturesque town, the rich, cultural heritage will hypnotize you while the warm and friendly nature of the shopkeepers and locals welcome you to this magnificent location. Attractions include hot, mineral springs and a resort which is nestled between two mighty, mountain ranges. The scenic walks and trails allow you to forget time and absorb all of the natural beauty of this destination. For the traveller seeking more of a thrill, Montagu offers some of the most renowned rock climbing in the Western Cape from novice to professional, which is closely located in the town.

Bird watching is a prevalent activity in Montagu with a wide variety of bird-life being present. For the wine connoisseur, collection from your accommodation will be arranged and you will be visiting some of the oldest wine cellars. You will be treated to a tour by an experienced wine maker, complimentary wine tastings with a sampling of cheeses! Mingle with the locals at the Saturday Markets where souvenirs, hand-made basketry, home-made preserves are presented to the public for purchase. Take home a piece of Montagu!