Montagu at a glance
Montagu – Route 62 Montagu, situated on the very popular “Route 62” and known as South Africa’s “Little Switzerland”, informs every touch across every address.
Montagu’s famous, Historical Kogmans Kloof Tunnel, is the gateway of the Klein Karoo, making it an irresistible destination, not to be missed.
Montagu is well known for its mountain vistas magnificent rock formations, healing waters, Muscadel, orchards of fruit and grapes, delicious local wines, Joubert House’s indigenous medicinal herbs and Montagu’s Cuano Cave – burying a number of treasures.
Boasting with its cultural and social activities, Montagu is the home of many reputable South African artists together with many professional gastronomes. Montagu is a town where you will find that living “La dolce Vita” is indeed possible, by either experiencing it’s sidewalk life or it’s Haute Cuisine in local restaurants, an orchestral concert under the visionary explosion of a Karoo nightsky or just taking a stroll in the wild flower nature garden, Montagu’s panache will truly entice all your taste buds and linger on all your senses, long after your experience.
Having a rich historical past, Montagu inherited a number of historical buildings, being exquisite examples of fine Georgian style, Victorian and Edwardian architecture that tells the tale of an early grand society. The beautiful streets are lived by “leivore” and laced with colourful, flourishing rosebushes, delivering only the best roses for the Annual Rose Show.
Montagu has various adventure activities to offer. From rock climbing, 4x4-ing, camping & hiking , off-road biking to nearby quad-biking, river-rafting and sky-diving activities, making it possible all in a day’s adventure - or meet the locals who are friendly, warm hearted, creative and intriguing characters, that will capture your attention and allow you to establish a long life friendship instantly.