At De Bos Guest Farm, you can simply put your feet up and relax, but for the more adventurous, there is so much to do. We are centrally situated and everything is a mere stone’s throw from the farm. We are within walking distance of a number of good restaurants, supermarkets, two splendid museums and lots of exploring to be done. Close by, there is rock climbing that is known as some of the best in the world. There are also spectacular mountain bike trails, superb road cycling and a host of rewarding hiking trials. Nearby there are famous hot springs and a warm water spa, horse riding, fabulous wine tasting, and everything to keep you entertained and happy.

The beautiful town of Montagu is just 190km from Cape Town and is at the gateway to the Klein Karoo. We are on Route 62, a popular tourist destination. We are an ideal base for excursions to the nearby Breede River Valley, a superb wine-producing region. Nearby is the world famous tractor ride to a viewing point at the top of the Langeberg mountains. There are 9-hole golf courses in both Montagu and Bonnievale. You name it, Montagu has it.

Enquire at Reception for:

  • Mountain biking routes
  • Hiking
  • Wine routes
There are many spectacular hiking and rock climbing routes in the area.
Montagu is home to some awesome cycling events, such as the Eroica.
See the Langeberg Mountains on one of Protea Farm’s famous tractor rides.

Attractions

Warm water springs (Avalon Springs)

This nearby resort offers a variety of tempting warm water pools fed directly from natural hot springs.

Distance: 5 km
www.avalonsprings.co.za
Phone: 023 614 1150

Protea Farm

The Protea Farm offers scenic tractor rides to the top of the mountain as well as delicious South African food. Please book in advance.

Distance: 32 km
www.proteafarm.co.za
Phone: 023 614 3012

Montagu Climbing

Call Montagu Climbing for gear hire and local guides. For climbers of all skill levels, offering 300+ bolted routes.

Distance: 850 m
www.montaguclimbing.com
Phone: 082 696 4067

Montagu Museum

Three historical buildings in central Montagu showcasing the history and art of this interesting area.

Distance: 850 m
Phone: 023 614 1950

Capedry Montagu Farmstall

Packed from top to bottom with all sorts of dried fruits and nuts. There is also a bistro and wine boutique on site.

Distance: 2,1 km
www.montagufarmstall.co.za
Phone: 023 614 1134

Heidiland Horseback Adventures

A variety of horseback rides are available, from a short sunset ride to a 4 hour trek with a picnic lunch.

Distance: 15,9 km
Phone: 073 033 5560

Montagu Nature Garden

These beautiful natural gardens set in a nature reserve offer a 1.7km circular walk.

Distance: 1,9 km
Phone: 023 614 2471

Montagu Bookshop

This local bookshop is the perfect retreat for book-lovers. It has a selection of new and used books.

Distance: 750 m
www.montagubookshop.co.za
Phone: 023 614 2772

Alpaca Paddocks

Learn all about alpacas and some of the things made from their amazing wool as you interact with these friendly animals.

Distance: 4,8 km
Phone: 023 614 3334

Viljoensdrift

Take a river cruise at the Viljoensdrift wine farm for a relaxing break, enjoying food and wine as you drift down the river. Bookings essential.

Distance: 18 km
www.viljoensdrift.co.za
Phone: 023 615 1017

Breede River Goose Barge Cruises

Idyllic cruises down the Breede River. Suitable for groups from 6 to 16 people per trip, with wine tastings on request. Bookings essential.

Distance: 24 km
Phone: 082 293 1803

Montagu Village Market

Every Saturday morning, you can visit the town market for a collection of crafts, antiques, locally made goods and delicious food.

Distance: 400 m
www.montaguvillagemarket.co.za
Phone: 084 389 0121

For farm-style food and local goods, visit the charming Die Kloof Padstal.
A perfect stop-over for a meal, the Rambling Rose is a favourite with travellers.
Ye Olde Tavern is known for its delicious food and relaxing atmosphere.

Restaurants

22 Church Street

This casual bistro-style restaurant serves a variety of contemporary South African inspired dishes. Bookings recommended. A small kids menu is also available.

Distance: 550 m
Phone: 023 614 1200

Mystic Tin

A cosy eatery offering a range of meals from burgers to grills to salads and other favourites. Kids are welcome.

Distance: 600 m
Phone: 083 232 2841

Kokkemans Kitchen

This welcoming family-friendly restaurant serves a selection of warming stews and curries, grills, burgers as well as pizza.

Distance: 700 m
Phone: 060 998 0368

Ye Olde Tavern

This venue boasts a lounge and beer garden. Offering a selection of fish, pasta and meat dishes as well as vegan-, vegetarian- and banting-friendly options.

Distance: 1 km
www.yeoldetavern.co.za
Phone: 023 614 2398

The Rambling Rose

This inviting and relaxed family restaurant serves local traditional meals as well as favourites such as burgers, Portuguese and other European dishes.

Distance: 700 m
Phone: 083 401 4503

The Barn on 62

Open Tuesdays to Sundays. They offer light, homegrown and contemporary breakfasts and lunches as well as a small bar with a selection of beer and wine. Closes at 4pm.

Distance: 1,6 km
Phone: 082 824 2995

Die Kloof Padstal

This charming restaurant offers all day breakfast and delicious meals alongside the farm stall’s collection of locally made crafts, snacks and supplies.

Distance: 700 m
Phone: 023 614 2209