Nine Fun Things To Do Around Robertson
Posted by Lorenzo Samuels on 17 April 2019 12:25 PM CAT
Here are the fun, cool, family-friendly activities and attractions around Robertson Valley.
Horses are unique and each comes with their own personality. Some horses need a strong hand others just tag along. The speed of the ride are determined by the riders. On each ride there are usually 4-5 total beginners and 3 experienced riders. This is ideal for families. After the rides you can swim with the horses(if weather permits)
Bird’s Paradise in Robertson is ideal for families with small children. With more than a hundred bird species such as Macaws, Conures and lots of waterfowl, it is truly an unforgettable experience. Birds from Australia to Peru, Central-America to Africa and Asia to Northern Wales have all made Bird’s Paradise their home. They also boast Zebras, Springbok, Monkeys, Crocodiles.
There is a coffee & curio shop where you can enjoy a delicious meal or something for the thirst. Fully licensed Restaurant.There is a large play area outside to keep the children busy while the adults enjoy something to eat.
Open Monday - Sunday between 08h30 - 17h00
Bookings required only for large groups.
The Robertson art gallery exhibited work include the art of South African masters and renowned artists, as well as young and upcoming talent. As registered Art Exporters, they ship worldwide. Apart from the extraordinary selection of art, the gallery also offers a large range of Sterling Silver jewellery, as well as gifts and souvenirs as a reminder of your visit.
Robertson Museum is situated in a small cozy town. The museum offers visitors a good insight into town life over the last century. One of the biggest collections of lace. The Victorian House Museum which contains relics of Robertson's history boasts a unique collection of antique hand - made lace and is open during the market.
The Robertson Wine Valley association was formed in 1983 to cohesively improve the local wine industry, promote the valley as a tourism destination and uplift the community. Today Robertson wine valley proudly represent over 50 wineries and tourism establishments from the towns; Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson. Their valley is situated a merely 2 hour scenic drive from Cape Town on the renowned Route 62 and nestled between the majestic Langeberg and Riviersonderend mountain ranges with the graceful Breede River running through the valley..
Vrolijkheid is a striking, rugged nature reserve in the Breede River valley, about 15km south of Robertson on the road to McGregor. The rocky landscape is starkly beautiful, dominated by patches of succulents, dwarf trees and shrubs. In spring, Vrolijkheid lives up to its name –happiness – as splashes of bright orange botterblom daisies decorate the reserve.
A trip for the whole family, beautiful and mesmerizing views of the Matroos Mountains and the Langeberg. The Koo valley has great bird life, trees, Proteas, water features and the Breede river. After the tractor trip you can indulge in a potjiekos Lunch, a great meal you that you will definitely enjoy.
Blessed with a stretch of easy flowing river through Viljoensdrift presented an ideal opportunity to use it for leisure purposes. You can enjoy a Breede River Cruise including a picnic. The Viljoensdrift it’s
blessed with a stretch of easy flowing river that can be enjoyed relax and unwind, presenting an ideal opportunity to use it for leisure purposes.
Rafting Route 62 is the only river rafting company operating in the Robertson on the Breede River. The trip is about 10 km filled with excitement, you paddle on the most scenic section of the Breede River. The river is gentle enough for first timers, with enough small rapids to make it exciting. This is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.