Things to do in Bredasdorp
When visiting Bredasdorp most get a chance to experience the farming community and small town hospitality along with a look into the humble beginnings of this thriving area. However, Bredasdorp also holds some of the best sunken treasures of the whole Cape Agulhas region. The beautiful town situated at the foot of the Heuningberg (Honey Mountain) offers an array of outdoor activities, beautiful sights and all manner of traditional treats to submerge yourself in during your stay.
Head out into the waving fields and enjoy the sunshine warming your skin while you soak in the fresh air and happy singing of the resident birds. Immerse yourself in the landscapes as you explore the nearby nature reserves or maybe even challenge yourself with one of the hiking trails in the area. Learn more about the fauna and flora of the town with an educational bird and Fynbos walk. Stargazing and land-based whale watching is also popular in the area for those seeking a moment of calm contemplation.
For those who want to enjoy some of the monumental features, why not enjoy a leisurely walk through town where you are bound to spot one of the many heritage sites and monuments. You can also choose to have a guided tour in case you might miss an important monument. The town is rich in beautiful old churches depicting the different times and styles in which they were built. Monuments resurrected to pay tribute to different historical events of the town can also be visited along with the southernmost train station in Africa. The gem of Cape Agulhas and the Overberg’s history can also be found here. A truly unique and priceless collection of salvaged goods and information of the ships that met their untimely end on the reef can be explored at the Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum.
Amongst all the sightseeing and adventure seeking you will need some fuel to keep you going and the places to dine in Bredasdorp will definitely provide. The quirky, vibrant and artistic restaurants draw inspiration for their menus from all over the world with hearty meals that can satisfy any appetite. Nestled in the middle of a tasteful art gallery or freely situated on one of the open air guest farms, dining out in Bredasdorp is a full sensory experience.
Those who would like to stay active or perhaps try their hand at a new sport can join one of the local clubs in town. Catering for young, old and everyone in between the local clubs like the bowling club, motor club and athletics club welcome all to take part and join in the fun. The clubs also welcome support at local tournaments and competitions.
The town of Bredasdorp truly offers up the fresh air and beautiful scenery of country living while still being the hub of the region. It allows you to enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities and events while still enjoying the beauty and tranquillity of the farming area. Fun activities await the whole family right here in this friendly, bountiful town.Read Less