Camping in Elgin
If you like to get out into nature and spend your holidays hiking, going on adventures and just being outdoors, then make sure you head off into the Overberg region for your next getaway. The town of Grabouw and the surrounding Elgin Valley have some exceptional scenery and beautiful rolling hills that you’ll love. One of the top choices for accommodation in Grabouw for people who want outdoor holidays is camping. It allows you to always feel like you’re one with nature and are never far away from your next adventure.
When you choose to go camping in Elgin, you get your choice of some top-notch camping sites. There are places that offer you all of the amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and others that give you a great back-to-basics feel. This means that you can get exactly the kind of camping experience that you prefer, and the kind of outdoor holiday that you really want. When booking your spot, be sure to ask about the ablution facilities so that you can be completely prepared and bring with you everything that you’ll need in the campsite. If you want to bring your pets along for the trip, be sure to check if the campsite is pet-friendly.
The best part about the Cape Country Meander in the Elgin Valley is that there are so many amazing adventures to be had. You can head out into the mountains on a myriad of trails that are perfect for hiking and biking. There’s trails for all sorts of fitness levels and skills. If you’re a beginner or an expert on the mountain bike, you can still head out and challenge yourself on a track that is suitable for your skill level. The same applies for hiking and running. You can also take out quad bikes or go horse riding through the mountains if you’re looking for something new and adventurous to try out.
There are several nature reserves in the area that you can explore too. They showcase the incredible flora that is indigenous to the Western Cape, and found nowhere else in the world. The local fynbos really is a sight to see. Proteas, Ericas and Pincushions dominate the wild landscape with their beautiful rustic colours and their unique scents. Outside of the reserves, you can see fields of crops, vineyards and orchards covering the rolling hills for as far as the eye to see. It really is a wonderful mix of the natural and the cultivated.