Located on Route 62 in the Western Cape, the scenic Klein Karoo town of Montagu nestles in
the foothills of the Langeberg Mountain range. This picturesque town is renowned for the
healing properties of its hot springs, as well as its excellent rock climbing conditions and the
pastoral beauty of its wine farms and orchards.
Montagu Hot Springs
Montagu’s hot mineral springs are the town’s oldest and
biggest attraction, and are reputed to have curative and
restorative powers. For over a century, people have travelled
to the town to bathe in the naturally hot springs that well up
from the dry Karoo earth.
Today the Avalon Springs complex provides the perfect
destination for those looking to soak their stress and
tensions away. This venue channels Montagu’s hot springs
into several luxurious swimming pools. Avalon Springs also
features a water park, and visitors are free to picnic or barbecue in the braai area.
A variety of exciting outdoor adventures can be enjoyed in the wilderness around Montagu.
The town is one of the world’s most popular rock-climbing destinations, as the rock faces of the
Langeberg Mountains provide some of the best climbing conditions on the planet, as well as
routes suitable for all grades of climbers.
Besides offering superb rock climbing opportunities, Montagu is also the perfect base for
kloofing, watersports, mountain biking and hiking. Those in search of less strenuous outdoor
fun can enjoy a peaceful walk through the tranquil environs of the Montagu Nature Garden.
Montagu is a popular stop-off on the Klein Karoo wine route, with a number of vineyards and
wine farms located in and around the town. The local farms are an excellent place to sample
and purchase the quality Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines
produced in the Karoo.
There are a variety of activities to enjoy at the wine farms in and
around Montagu: wine-tasting can be enjoyed at one of many wine
farms in region; Viljoensdrift Wines operates hour-long river cruises on
the Breede River, and nearby Kingsriver Estate is home to a superb
Booking a stay in Montagu
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