Wellington is conveniently central to many places of interest across all points of the compass. There are five dramatic and scenic mountain passes nearby. All the Cape’s various wine and brandy routes, not to mention the fruit routes, are an easy day trip.
The region is renowned for beautiful Cape Dutch homesteads, picturesque environment, gardens and wineries. The historic Bain’s Kloof Pass, with unsurpassed vistas, indigenous flora and fauna and crystal-clear streams and rivers, is the perfect spot for hikers and fly-fishermen.
Wellington is surrounded by fruit orchards, wine estates, buchu plantations and olive groves. In addition, its vine-cutting nurseries produce approximately 85% of the country’s vine root stock for the wine industry.
Closer to town, guided wine-walks and horse-trails through rich farmland and flowering fynbos offer the opportunity to see and experience Mother Nature at her fines
Hiking trails, bird and wildlife viewing, Unimog expeditions, mountain biking, 4×4 routes and abseiling are just some of the outdoor activities to be enjoyed in the mountainous terrain and scenic surrounds.
Keen golfers will be reassured that there are eight courses within half an hour’s drive.
Wellington offers a mix of fabulous shopping treats to tourists. Wellington boasts two leather factories producing beautiful and quality leather products such as shoes, handbags, book covers and other smaller articles.
The popular towns of Franschoek, Tulbagh, Paarl and Stellenbosch are within 30/40 minutes drive.
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