At the centre of the Elgin Valley in Overberg, Western Cape, lies Grabouw - a hive of activity and home to many apple and pear farms. A nature lovers paradise perfect for those that enjoy the outdoors.
The Elgin Valley has also produced some of South Africa’s most delicious cold-region wines and apart from serving these enjoyable wines, there are excellent suppliers of brandy and cider in the area as well.
Grabouw is actually the largest single export fruit producing area in the country and is a hidden gem of attractions. Many of the farms provide visitors with tastings as well as provide on-site activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Located next to the Palmiet River and bordered by beautiful land- and mountain-scapes : the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, Kogelberg Biosphere, the Groenland and Kogelberg Mountains. Combine this with vineyards and orchards, Grabouw is a beautiful place to visit.
Only about an hour from Cape Town the town is easily accessible and perfect for a day trip.
Anything goes in Grabouw - visitors will never be bored! The activities directory has a list of all the things to do in and around Grabouw with some of the highlights as follows:
Consisting mostly of farm stalls and basic shops, Grabouw provides all the amenities to visitors for a comfortable stay. Fresh produce is plentiful with restaurants offering delicious local fare. The business directory lists businesses in and around the area, alternatively your business can be added as a free listing.
Grabouw may be small, but the accommodation options are certainly extensive. From bed and breakfasts to farm stay chalets, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. The accommodation directory provides a choice of advertisers.