Witzenberg Valley Activities

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Activities Contact
Bird watching and Hiking
Bergsig Estate – Wolseley ±4.5 km guided or unguided trail. By appointment 7 days a week. 023 355 1603
www.bergsig.co.za
General information on birding in the Witzenberg Valley Wolseley. By appointment. Paul – 023 231 0705
stay@whitebridge.co.za
Murludi Farm – Tulbagh offers a two route hike, (4km or 10km) with fynbos & birdlife. Permits available at the Tulbagh Tourism Office. 023 230 0732 or 023 230 1375
Prince Alfred’s Hamlet in the Skurweberg mountains. 2 Hour & 4 hour route. Route Map from Ceres Tourism Office. 023 316 1287 – Ceres Tourism Office
Tulbagh Waterfall – short and long walks, you can swim in the rock pools. Permits at the Tulbagh Tourism Office 023 230 1348 or 023 230 1375
Waverley Hills – Wolseley, enjoy a picnic from our restaurant, walking, mtb trails & fynbos nursery. Mon-Sat: 10:00 -16:00 Sun: 11:00 – 15:00
023 231 0002
www.waverleyhills.co.za
Feeding the animals at Fynbos Guest Farm – Between Wolsleley & Tulbagh. Donkeys, goats, pigs, sheep, llamas, springbok, zebras, horses, variety of poultry, emus & ostriches. Entrance fee is a donation to chain Boland Animal Welfare. Private property – by appointment. 072 223 4674
www.fynbosguestfarm.co.za
Bring raw vegetables, fruit, seeds & bread for feeding.
Fishing – Trout Fraaigelegen Guest Farm between Tulbagh and Wolseley. Private property. By appointment only. 083 288 4685
Golf – Ceres Golf Club. By appointment. 023 312 3068 / 083 392 2792 www.ceresgolfclub.co.za
Historical Interest and Art 
Annette Barnard Studio & Gallery
Paddagang 23 Church Street
Tulbagh
Tues – Sun: 09:00 – 16:00
083 373 5818
mail@annettebarnard.net
www.annettebarnard.com
Block houses Wolseley – from the Anglo Boer War. One can gain access to the exterior from the road. Tours of the interior require pre-booking. On the R43 a few kilometres out of Wolseley town at the Breede River Bridge before the T-Junction where you turn right towards Worcester & Bainskloof. 082 780 7516
Tours by appointment
ndicey@gmail.com
Christo Coetzee Art Museum
26 Church Street
Tulbagh
Sat 10.00 – 16.00
Sun 10.00 – 15.00
Church Street – Tulbagh
Whole street of Cape Dutch Architecture national monuments. Museum, shops, restaurants, wine tasting & Tourism Info office at no 4
Public street open all the time. Attractions listed individually under shopping, museums, restaurants etc.
De Oude Drostdy Museum with optional wine tasting in the ‘dungeon’. Wine sales – Drostdyhof range. 023 230 0203
info@drostdywines.co.za
www.drostdyhof.co.za
Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 17:00
Sat & public holidays: 10:00 – 14:00
Hidden Cape Photographic Tours – Tulbagh
Landscape photographic tours of the beautiful Tulbagh Valley Landscape.
Norman Collins
082 921 0039
www.ncphoto.co.za
By appointment
Oudekerk Volksmuseum & Annexes
Church Str, Tulbagh
Documented historical information and examples of artefacts and relics of days gone by, with wonderful exhibits including one of the 1969 earthquake.
023 230 1041
Mon – Fri: 8:30 – 17:00
Weekends Oct – Apr: Sat: 09:00 – 15:00, Sun:11:00 – 15:00
Public Holidays: 09:00 – 15:00
Weekends May – Sept: only open on the 1st and last weekend of the month: Sat: 10:00 – 15:00, Sun: 11:00 – 15:00
Public Holidays: 10:00 – 15:00
Togryers Museum – 8 Orange Str Ceres
Historical information about the early days in Ceres, the people, fauna & flora, the cultural heritage of the area & an excellent display of wagons & carriages
023 312 2045
Mon to Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Saturdays during school holidays: 09:00 – 12:00
Horse riding and Zip-sliding  
Horse About Trails – Tulbagh / Wolseley
Spectacular scenery in the Witzenberg Mountains. Suitable for all ages & levels of skill. Sunset & picnic rides. Engagements & special occasions. Moonlight rides at full moon during summer. 7 days a week, by appointment only. Booking essential. Rustic tipi campsite in lovely forest setting. Ideal nature getaway.
082 884 9881
www.horseabout.co.za
 Tulbagh Horse Trails
Scenic rides on Vrolikheid Farm in the Winterhoek Tulbagh. 7 days a week, by appointment only.
082 691 0020
tht@breede.co.za
Ceres Zipslide Adventures – Ceres Daily: 08:00 – 16:00 (15:00 in winter)
079 245 0354
www.ceresadventures.co.za
Mountain Biking and Cycling 
Tulbagh MTB Routes
4 Different routes available. Some of these routes form part of Cape Epic and MTN routes. Routes are also suitable for trail running. Cycle hire from Vindoux Guest Farm & Tulbagh Hotel
Permits from Tulbagh Shell Garage Shop
023 230 1046
Mon – Sat: 06:00 – 22:00
Sun: 07:00 – 22:00
http://www.tulbaghmtbclub.co.za
Wine by bike from Vindoux Tulbagh.
1/2 & full day cycle hire to enjoy the numerous farm roads through orchards & wine farms.
023 2300 635
7 days a week.
Wolseley / Tulbagh Kluitjieskraal Route – 41km www.wolseleyinfo.co.za
082 835 7625
Permits at Friendly Grocer in Wolseley open 7 days a week.
023 231 0580
Seasonal Activities 
Cherry Picking Klondyke Farm Ceres – mid-November to end December. 7 days a week during cherry season. 023 312 1521
www.cherryfarm.co.za 
Fig Picking – Hoogwater Farm Wolseley – January & February.
Romantic or Long Table Picnics in the orchards – from September – April by appointment only. Ladera Artisan Wines.
083 762 2803
www.laderawines.co.za
By appointment
Snow – Ceres – occasionally during the winter months Ceres Tourism Office – 023 316 1287
Matroosberg Reserve – 023 312 2282
www.matroosberg.com
Shopping and Speciality 
Anthony’s Fine Art and Old Curiosity Shoppe
Church Street, Tulbagh
 Mon – Fri: 09:00 – 13:00
Sat &Sun: 10:00 – 17:00 or by appointment
At Source Handmade Foods / Celia’s Farm – Prince Alfred’s Hamlet on Koelfontein Wine Estate.
Nuts and soft eating dried fruit products. Can do online shopping.
023 313 3130
www.source.co.za
http://ceciliasfarm.co.za
www.koelfontein.co.za
Mon – Fri: 08:00 – 17:00
Sat: 09:00 – 13:00
Baba’s Jêms Ceres – Home made treats 072 336 9950
https://www.facebook.com
Mon – Sat: 06:30 – 17:00
Sun by appointment
Baie Bargains & Carl Stassen Auctioneers – Ceres
Second hand furniture, antiques and collectables. Auctions held in Ceres & Tulbagh from time to time.
023 – 316 2053 / 082 456 3377
Mon – Fri: 08:15 – 17:30
Sat: 08:00 – 13:00
carlstassen@telkomsa.net
www.carlstassenauctioneers.co.za
Ceres Bonsai Centre
2 Krige str
083 630 6290
francoislootsceres@gmail.com
Mon – Fri 08:00 – 17:00
Sat 08:00 – 14:00
Crystal Cave – 3 Buitekant Str, Tulbagh
Stones, crystals, essential oils, beads, gifts, chakra & birth stones, sun catchers, trinkets, jewellery & a large variety of succulents and cacti. Fresh proteas.
072 270 6651
www.tulbaghinfo.co.za
https://www.facebook.com
Tues – Sat 10:00 – 16:00
Sun & Mon by prior appointment only
Curious Cats Gifts at Readers Restaurant Tulbagh
Cat decor and mementos .
023 – 230 0087
www.readersrestaurant.com
www.facebook.com/ReadersRestaurant
Wed – Mon
Elro Furniture Factory Wolseley & Die Houtkewer Gift & Coffee Shop 023 – 231 0042 / 082 492 3775
www.elromeubels.co.za
Mon – Thurs: 08:00 – 17:00
Sat: 08:30 – 11:30
Het Land van Waveren
38 Church Street Tulbagh
Gifts, ladies clothing and decor items.
023 2300 300
7 days a week
10:00 – 17:00
Iets van Als Antiques and Collectables at the Paddagang building, 23 Church Street, Tulbagh 082 757 7471
Open most days
Mari Laine – Tulbagh
55 V/d Stel Str
Printing, faxing, computer services, internet, printing of photos, ID photos, laminating, DVD hire, art supplies, home-made pies & cakes.
023 230 1857 or 084 427 7351
Mon – Sat: 09.00 – 19:30
Sunday 11:00 – 19:00
Moniki Chocolatier – Tulbagh
Handmade Belgium chocolates at Het Land van Waveren
38 Church Str.
Unique chocolate tasting with a cup of tea or coffee, or with a glass of port, Amarula or brandy.
023 230 0673 or 072 504 9592
Week days: 10.00-17.00
Sat: 9:00 – 16:00
Sun: 11:00 – 15:00
Closed for tasting on Wed & Thur, but open for sales.
Tarzan Shoe Factory & Lizards Gift & Decor Shop – Tulbagh
Ladies & mens leather shoes, belts & mohair socks.
023 230 0500
www.tarzanshoes.co.za
Mon-Thurs: 08:00-12:30 & 13:30-17:00
Fri: 08:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:30
Sat 09:00 – 12:00
The Farmyard Honey Factory – Wolseley
Variety of edible honey products as well as skincare & body products & beekeeping equipment. Online shopping.
023 231 1742 or 076 804 2363
http://thefarmyardhoneyfactory.wozaonline.co.za/home
Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri 08:00 – 17:00
Wed & Sat 08:00 – 13:00
Things I Love – Tulbagh
Antiques, gifts, deli, restaurant & coffee shop. Entrances in Church & Van der Stel str
023 230 1742
www.thingsilove.co.za
Open 7 days a week.
Tulbagh Bosbou Kwekery / Nursery
Ornamental & fruit trees, shrubs, palms, cacti, herbs, seedlings, seeds, ground covers, pots, pavers, compost, water features, stones.
Mon – Thurs: 07:30 – 17:30
Fri: 07:30 – 17:00
Some Saturday mornings, normally in spring & autumn – phone to check.
023 – 230 0694
plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
www.tulbaghnursery.co.za
Tulbagh Dried Fruit – Tulbagh
Dried fruit, dainties & nuts
023 – 230 0960
www.tulbaghdriedfruit.co.za
Mon-Thurs: 07:30-17:30
Fri: 07:30-16:30
From Nov-Mar open on Sat from 09:00-12:00