Elgin Valley Adventures

Elgin Valley Adventures is only an hour's drive from Cape Town.

The fertile Elgin Valley, surrounded by mountains, is known for its fresh produce and high-quality wines.

The town of Grabouw, in the heart of the Elgin region, is a one-hour drive across the scenic Sir Lowry's Pass and through the Hottentots-Holland Mountains. This area is a great en route stop for those travelling onward across the Palmiet River and through the Groenland Mountains to the Garden Route and Route…

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Adventures in Elgin Valley
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Elgin Valley Adventures is only an hour's drive from Cape Town.

The fertile Elgin Valley, surrounded by mountains, is known for its fresh produce and high-quality wines.

The town of Grabouw, in the heart of the Elgin region, is a one-hour drive across the scenic Sir Lowry's Pass and through the Hottentots-Holland Mountains. This area is a great en route stop for those travelling onward across the Palmiet River and through the Groenland Mountains to the Garden Route and Route 62.

Hikers can enjoy breathtaking views of the Overberg's rugged, mountainous terrain. Mountain biking, quad biking, 4x4 adventures, and waterskiing are all popular activities.

Whether you want to ride your mountain bike uphill, ride a horse through acres of fynbos, kayak down a river, or explore the orchards on a horse, there is something for everyone.

Activity List

Elgin Valley Adventures

Bicycle Tours

Bicycle tours in Elgin Valley. Where can I bicycle tour in SA? Cycling is a fantastic activity for those that want to explore the sights and sounds of SA but don’t like the...

Canopy Tours

The Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve lies in the heart of a World Heritage Site, much-loved for its rocky mountains, wildflowers, pristine natural pools and a spectacular canopy tour. This thrilling canopy tour includes 11 ziplines - some over 300 metres long - that send you whizzing over ravines,...

Cycle Tours

Cycle tours in Elgin Valley. Where can I cycle in SA? Cycling holidays, city tours, mountain biking and more. Elgin Valley is criss-crossed by roads. Some go through...

E-Bike Tours

E-bike tours in Elgin Valley. Where can I e-bike in SA? Guided electric trips available in Cape Town and the cape winelands. Electric, self-powered bikes are a 21st...

Guided Hiking

Guided hiking in Elgin Valley. Where can I do hiking in SA? Time is never more precious than when you are on holiday. If you’re lucky you have 10 days, maybe a bit...

Hiking

The Elgin Valley, within the Overberg region, offers a variety of hiking options. Where half-day and one-day hikes are accessible treats for the whole family, a four-day slackpacking hike on the 60-kilometre Green Mountain Trail is a delightful indulgence. On this slackpacking route hikers enjoy walking...

Quad Biking

Sitting astride a quad bike is an experience that is both exhilarating and relaxing. Quad bike tours through the Elgin Valley area enable you to really explore the area by covering more distance in a shorter time than you would be able to on foot or by bicycle. Take a half-day or full-day tour to explore...

Slackpacking

Slackpacking frees hikers from the burden of carrying hefty backpacks and treats you to comfortable overnight accommodation and wholesome meals. In the Elgin Valley, the four-day Green Mountain Trail is a slackpacker's dream hike. The 60-kilometre trail, which is split into 11 to 18-kilometre daily...