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Montagu

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A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs. A plethora of hiking trails, rock climbing opportunities, and picturesque wine estates surround the village, making it an inviting sojourn while touring the Western Cape. Enjoy the fresh air and relaxing strolls along vineyards and fruit orchards, and add a river cruise and tour of the local wineries to your Montagu itinerary. Our South Africa route tool allows you to plan your trip to Montagu and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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Nature / Park
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Duration: 8 hours
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Outdoor Activity
American Dream Cars
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Scenic Drive
R 62 nel Klein Karoo
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Church
Montagu NGK Dutch Reformed Church
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Montagu

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Farm
Olijvenhof Olive Estate
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Nature / Park
Montagu Nature Garden
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Joubert House
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Art Gallery
IBIS Gallery
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Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Montagu

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National Park
Bontebok National Park Swellendam
3.4
Duration: 8 hours
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History Museum
Drostdy Museum Swellendam
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Winery / Vineyard
Marbrin Olive Growers Robertson
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Montagu

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Flea Market
Montagu Village Market
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Montagu Bookshop
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Alpaca Padocks
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Montagu

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Art Gallery
Hick's Art Gallery
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Montagu Museum
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Art Gallery
Montagu Museum and Art Gallery
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Montagu

Nature / Park
Leidam Bird Sanctuary
2.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Where to stay in Montagu

Visitors to Montagu have a variety of accommodation choices, spread out in the village and its surroundings. Guesthouses and quaint bed and breakfasts are the most common, but several boutique hotels and resorts round out the selection, offering deluxe lodgings. If you're looking for a budget-friendly option, check out the RV park, one of the campsites, or a self-catering lodge.
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