Walks & Hiking
Enjoy the walking trails on the Erinvale Estate or explore the Helderberg Nature Reserve with its mountains, birdlife and indigenous flora.
Around the Cape
Visit Cape Point with miles of sandy beaches, enjoy the views from Table Mountain or explore the Mother City of Cape Town. Experience the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a working harbour and shopping/entertainment Centre, Cape Town's biggest attraction. For a tranquil retreat, close to the city, enjoy Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens or head up to Langebaan with the Lagoon or the Postberg nature reserve during Spring.
Just 10 min. away is the endless Strand beach, leading westwards to Gordon's Bay, a little busy fishing village, its curios shops, galleries and the popular Marina-Harbour Island.
Helderberg Wine Route
Not to be missed, is the Helderberg Wine route. Wineries such as Lourensford, Eikendal Vineyards, Yonder Hill, Longridge Cellars and Vergelegen Wine Estate. Outside Erinvale, 5 minutes away from Glen Abbey, you will find the Vergelegen Wine Estate where you can enjoy wine tasting, cellar tours, a historical homestead and a lovely day restaurant. Lourensford Wine Estate. As one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates they offer a visual feast across 4 000 hectares of forest, fynbos, fruit orchards and vineyards, which rise up the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains, caressed by breezes off the Atlantic Ocean.
The scenic splendour, winery, restaurant, coffee roastery, art gallery, outdoor markets and music concerts, as well as cycling and trail-running events ensure theyare a popular tourist destination.
Along the Coast
Take a drive along to Gordon's Bay, Betty's Bay to Hermanus and enjoy the Southern Right Whales when they return to the bay to mate and calve.