Cape Route 62

Cape Route 62 is the tourist route in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape, South Africa that meanders between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, the Langkloof and Port Elizabeth, offering the shorter, scenic alternative to the N2 highway.

It's an area of magnificent landscapes and towering cliffs, crystal clear streams and an abundance of trees and indigenous flora - all contribute to make Paarl, Wellington, the Breede River Valley,Klein Karoo and Langkloof some of South Africa's most diverse regions. The ever changing colours of the majestic mountains, scenic passes, rivers, vineyards and orchards, as well as the multitude of attractions, will offer you an unforgettable adventure - whether this is in the physical sense or simply a kaleidoscope of scenic tranquillity.

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Barrydale, Klein Karoo
After 1700 the settlers attracted to the remote corners of the Overberg and began searching for new land to farm.  It had to have an ample supply of water and the so... read more
Wine of the Month
  JOSEPH BARRY TRADITIONAL CAPE POT STILL BRANDY Banana, dried peach and pear aromas with a hint of vanilla. Deliciously complex with a lingering aftertaste. Use of ... read more
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1 Woman, 650 Kilometres, 15 Days... - For 1 Great Cause.
2014-02-19 16:16:43
Robertson, Western Cape  -  Wednesday, 12 February 2014   -&... read more

The Olive Branch - February 2014
2014-02-06 15:45:57
February and our thoughts turn to love… Valentine’s Day falls on a ... read more

Slanghoek, a beautiful discovery
2013-02-21 14:36:54
There are plenty of reasons to visit the picturesque Slanghoek Valley on the Bre... read more

De Krans wines selected for 2013 KKNK
2013-01-15 12:35:24
De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has, for the second consecutive year, been ch... read more

Living the light life! Boplaas Moscato Light 2012
2013-01-09 12:22:40
No longer does "Light" have to mean less flavoursome, with the buxom B... read more

Waterblommetjie Bredie from the Du Toitskloof team
2012-08-24 09:39:03
INGREDIENTS • 3 kg mutton in large chunks • 1 chopped onion • 12 ... read more

Waterblommetjie Bredie from the Muratie team in Stellenbosch
2012-08-23 14:35:22
    INGREDIENTS • 1 kg mutton (a combination of platrib, dikrib a ... read more

Classic French Toast
2012-05-10 15:30:19
Our version of classic French Toast. Like most of our recipes, this one offers h ... read more

Easter Macarons with White Chocolate and Passion fruit Ganache
2012-04-05 09:31:58
Easter Macarons with White Chocolate and Passion fruit Ganache...... You haven&# ... read more

Chocolate Pancakes
2012-03-30 08:21:11
2 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar (less may b ... read more

Barrydale Karoo Hotel
Barrydale Cellar
Wheatless Wonders

Tucked into a fold of the Langeberg Mountains, Barrydale is one of the most charming dorpies on Route 62, with a hotel that puts the funk back into country. Just 2.5 hours from Cape Town, it’s a fascinating village,  Read more

Barrydale owes its existence to the vibrant trade that was established with farmers in the region in the late 1800s – and one of these products was brandy.  In 1941, the town’s first “official” brandy was made at the newly established Barrydale Cellar. Read more

Barrydale is known for its interesting mix of shops and now we have something innovative for health conscious people. Wheatless Wonders opened doors to the public last week and aims fill a gap in the market, catering for those who cannot or prefer not to eat wheat.  Read more

Al Fresco Klein Karoo
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Tapas deli/restaurant at Joubert-Tradauw Wingerde en Kelder.

The Deli is a Mediterranean-style farm kitchen with rustic décor. Our platters...


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