Caledon is a small agricultural town situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is also located in the Overberg region, in close proximity to Hermanus, Bredasdorp, Arniston and Cape Town. Caledon serves as a gateway to the Cape Winelands where you can visit wine farms nearby.
Discover the famous hot springs in Caledon, famous for healing elements found in the water. The town is also situated in a large and world-renowned flower garden and reserve where several wildflowers and indigenous kinds of Fynbos can be found. Every September, Caledon also hosts an exhibition of a myriad of these flowers as they start blooming and celebrating the spring season. If you happen to be visiting Caledon, be sure not to miss this as no visit is complete without experiencing the exhibition at this time of the year.
The town’s economy also relies much on the production of grain and a visit to one of the grain farms is a great way to start exploring this exciting town. Caledon also boasts a favorable Mediterranean climate making it a great destination to visit all year round.
Caledon offers great and exciting opportunities for some outdoor and adventure activities you and your loved ones can enjoy. Visit the House Museum on 11 Constitution Street and find out more about the town’s history. Other activities such as 4x4 trailing, fly fishing, mountain biking, abseiling, hiking, skiing can be enjoyed on the outskirts of the town. For those seeking a tranquil and relaxing day, picnicking alongside river banks can be enjoyed while bird watching and enjoying the majestic views of the Swartberg Mountain.
Caledon accommodation is widely available in the form of self-catering units and bed and breakfasts. A small town as it is, there is just enough accommodation in Caledon for you not to worry about a place to stay.