Things to do in the Elgin Valley
A return to nature is undoubtedly on top of every traveller’s to-do list, and we have some tremendous fun lined up for you. Activities include horse-riding, exhilarating zipline canopy tours, world-class adventure mountain biking, and soul-quenching hikes in the mountains. For a more laid-back experience, peruse the Peregrine Farmstall and Elgin Railway Market to stock up on fresh produce. Whichever experience you choose, you will be back to discover more.
An off road experience into the Hottentots Holland Mountains above Grabouw, overlooking the beautiful apple producing area of Elgin. We combine the thrill and excitement of professional off roading with the luxury of premium hospitality and rustic dining. We also offer Off Road Wine Tours in the Valley
Cape Canopy Tour
Lonely Planet recently listed Cape Canopy Tour, located in the Elgin Valley near Grabouw and scaling the rugged Hottentots Holland mountains in the Cape Nature reserve of the same name, as second on the list of the world's hottest new tourism experiences for 2015.
Elgin Adventure Centre
Elgin Valley is a hidden gem an hour out of the Mother City and mountain biking mecca. Here the city lights have ended, phone reception is sporadic and the call of the mountains leads the way.
Elgin Adventure Centre specializes in everything adventure. "An adventure is an unusual and exciting experience that is sometimes risky or bold."
Whatever your idea of adventure might be we have it all.
- Sip and Cycle wine tasting tours
- MTB Bike or E-bike tours and rentals
- Guided wine tastings
- Secluded picnic locations
- Guided hikes and walks for all fitness levels
- 4x4, Quadbike, Zipline excursions
ElginETC is a curated experiences company based in the heart of the Elgin Valley. Your one stop shop to experience Elgin and beyond. Whether you are looking for a quick add on, full day, stay over, or several day option – we've got you covered. Try any of our themed Elgin packages: Edible Elgin | Extreme Elgin | Elegant Elgin, or personalise your own in The Elgin Equation – either way we will have you entertained! We also have our own Elgin Express transport to get you around – ensuring ElginETC connects all your experiences.
Long Shadows Farm
Horse-back riding with trail rides tailor made to suit the level of experience in each individual booking. Lessons, birthday parties, holiday camps and livery also available.
Old Mac Daddy
Set amongst the apple orchards, Old Mac Daddy offers open spaces, mountain paths, a lakeside beach and plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family. Please call in advance as we may be closed for private functions.