Breede River Valley Tour

Overview

The Breede River (also known as Breë River) is one of the largest, most navigable rivers in South Africa. An area of panoramic landscapes and towering cliffs which provide magnificent views of its valleys. It is the largest fruit and wine producing region of the Western Cape and includes Montagu, Ceres, Bonnievale, Worcester and Tulbagh.

This semiarid area, part of the Little Karoo, offers magnificent scenery and is known for its indigenous fynbos and proteas. The clear mountain streams are in stark contrast with their rugged surrounds and the wildlife in the reserves offer visitors a chance to get a taste of Africa.

It is also known as a bird-watching paradise . Over 200 species have been recorded. The river naturally attracts fish-eating birds like the majestic fish eagle, osprey, fishing owl and kingfisher. The whole area is home to an amazing wealth of birdlife.It is also an important breeding ground for rare birds and home to the Blue Crane, South Africa’s national bird.

Experience the Western Cape magnificent Mountain scenery. Visit the Museum of Tulbagh (the epicenter of our Earthquake in the 1960′s).Visit Ceres our Citrus Fruit farming area. Visit Worcester, kleinplasie Museum which showcases how people used to survive in the early 1700 to 1800′s. The Breede River Valley is the largest fruit and wine producing valley in the Western Cape and is South Africa’s leading racehorse breeding area. Back to your hotel