Destinations Calitzdorp


About the area

On the western side of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find this cosy town surrounded by magnificent mountains, top wineries, and coated in classic South African hospitality. Situated on Route 62, you’ll most likely pass through this little gem on your way to or from the Garden Route. Dubbed the ‘Port Capital of the Country’, you’ll have to stop at Boplaas, De Krans, Axe Hill or Calitzdorp Wine Cellars to decide for yourself. For a quick stop, or a full exploration, Calitzdorp has much to offer.


Have lunch at one of the top restaurants found in the town.
Visit the town’s museum or art galleries for a touch of Calitzdorp culture.
For an outdoor adventure explore the area on a nearby hike or bird-watching excursion.
Experience South Africa’s top wineries at Boplaas, De Krans, Axe Hill or Calitzdorp Wine Cellars.
Take a trip to the famous Cango Caves at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountain range.

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