Things to do in the Elgin Valley


Elgin Valley activities are a favourite among wine coinnoseurs, nature lovers, adrenaline seekers, MTB enthusiasts as well as those simply longing to get away from the rush of the city.


4Venture


T.  +27 82 424 2635
E.  info.4venture@gmail.com
W. 4venturesouthafrica.com
Contact.  Martin van Niekerk


An off road experience into the Hottentots Holland Mountains above Grabouw, overlooking the beautiful apple producing area of Elgin. We combine the thrill and excitement of professional off roading with the luxury of premium hospitality and rustic dining. We also offer Off Road Wine Tours in the Valley

Blue Mountain Trail


T.  +27 28 284 9827
E.  info@bluemountain.co.za
W. bluemountaintrail.co.za
Contact.  Alison Green


The Blue Mountain Trail is a three day "slackpacking" trail around the south side of the Elgin Valley.

Cape Canopy Tour


T.  +27 21 3000 501
E.  zipline@capecanopytour.co.za
W. capecanopytour.co.za
Contact.  Ryan Larkman


Lonely Planet recently listed Cape Canopy Tour, located in the Elgin Valley near Grabouw and scaling the rugged Hottentots Holland mountains in the Cape Nature reserve of the same name, as second on the list of the world's hottest new tourism experiences for 2015.

Elgin Leisure Tours


Ian Robertson.  +27 82 460 6046
Richard Portmann. +27 83 629 4171
E.  info@elginleisuretours.co.za
W. elginleisuretours.co.za


Guided farm walks, picnics and wine tastings by MTB or car in the Elgin Valley.

Elgin Railway Market


T.  +27 21 204 1158
E.  info@elginrailwaymarket.co.za
W. elginrailwaymarket.co.za
Contact.  Roger Orpen


An old apple warehouse became a bustling steampunk station market boasting local vendors, live music and a gateway to the beautiful Overberg town.

Green Mountain Trail


T.  +27 28 284 9827
E.  info@greenmountaintrail.co.za
W. greenmountaintrail.co.za
Contact.  Alison Green


The Green Mountain Trail is a four day hiking trail around the Green Mountain in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa.

Long Shadows Farm


M.  +27 83 987 5703
E.  sharon@longshadowsfarm.co.za
W. longshadowsfarm.co.za
Address. Portion 16 of Arieskraal, Viljoenshoop Road, Elgin
Contact.  Sharon Orpen


Horse-back riding with trail rides tailor made to suit the level of experience in each individual booking. Lessons, birthday parties, holiday camps and livery also available.

Old Mac Daddy


T.  +27 21 844 0241
M. +27 79 276 9342
E.  info@oldmacdaddy.co.za
W. oldmacdaddy.co.za
Contact.  Hulandi Bester


Set amongst the apple orchards, Old Mac Daddy offers open spaces, mountain paths, a lakeside beach and plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family. Please call in advance as we may be closed for private functions.

Paul Cluver MTB


T.  +27 21 844 0605
E.  info@cluver.com
W. cluver.com
Contact.  Sharon Mars


The Paul Cluver MTB trails have a variety of options from Jeep track to ample single track with lovely bridges built from alien vegetation or old wine barrels. Do come and explore.

SóVinhos Wine Shop


M. +27 72 356 7902
E.  sovinhosza@gmail.com
W. sovinhos.co.za
Contact.  Carla Lopes


Trail's End


T.  +27 21 859 5193
E.  accommodation@trailsend.bike
W. trailsend.bike


Adventure awaits! Looking for an Adrenalin-fueled or chilled breakaway? Our little piece of the Overberg boasts plenty of hidden gems.

Tri Active


T. +27 21 844 0975
M. +27 83 983 6658 / 71 796 3907 / 83 456 2181
E.  info@triactive.co.za
W.  triactive.co.za
Contact.  Natasha Loubser


Based at our Kunguru Lodge in Elgin Valley, Tri Active Events Management offer a professional service in Corporate Events, Business and Leisure Travel.