Focus on Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa

Caledon, capital of the Overberg, and one of the seven oldest towns in South Africa, lies at the foot of the Klein Swartberg. It is known for its natural mineral waters, hot springs and wild flower show.

Activities

Caledon Casino, Hotel & Spa
An elegant hotel and spa graces the site of the hot water springs offering the benefits of the spa water, casino, sporting facilities and true country hospitality.

Caledon Museum
The heritage of the Caledon community is reflected in this artefact-filled Victorian house.

Caledon Museum Shop
In the Town Hall. The shop stocks local products: arts, crafts, dry flowers and home-baked goods.

Caledon Wild Flower Garden and Reserve
Most fynbos species as well as the famous Window Rock are to be found here. There is a 10km walking trail but no drinking water or overnight facilities.

Holy Trinity Church
Designed by S Gray, the church was consecrated in 1855.

Tours
Walking Tour Includes Mill Str, the first residential street in Caledon and part of the old wagon road from Cape Town to Swellendam. There are many buildings of architectural merit from Cape Dutch to Victorian.

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