Middelburg is halfway between Johannesburg & Cape Town, as well as between Bloemfontein & Port Elizabeth. The R56 route serves as a gateway between the Western Cape && Kwazulu-Natal Provinces.
Middelburg is not so named by choice. It is in the middle of a fascinating area in the Great Karoo, the hub from which the tourist can enjoy a Karoo Experience with a difference.
Middelburg’s history is very rich, with interesting facts about the Anglo Boer War as well as the different cultures.
Take a tour through the factories that manufacture leather goods and shoes, as well as woollen duvets and pillows, or visit the farm stall and graft shops for homemade goodies.
The Karoo is known for the different herbs that grow in the field. Drop by at the herbal bar and discover the healing powers of natural medicine.
Outdoor activities available in and around Middelburg are:
game and bird watching,
plains game hunting,
exciting river tubing on strongly flowing water from the Gariep Dam,
quad bike trails,
white water tubing,
camping and many more.
Fast becoming a global hang gliding destination, having hosted the South African Hang Gliding Championships in 2004. The hot air thermals and unrestricted airspace are of the best in the world for hang gliding and paragliding enthusiasts.
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