• Explore Tulbagh
    Explore Tulbagh

See and Do

Historic Walking Tour

Join our local historian and heritage activist, Jayson Clark for a 90 minutes tour of historic Church street and explore some of the interiors of many of Tulbagh’s heritage buildings and 19th century streetscape. The story tells the history of Tulbagh as an outpost of the Cape Colony, through the age of pioneers and colonists as well as the development of the Cape vernacular architectural style. Special attention is given to the earthquake and subsequent restoration of the 32 National Monuments and in the street.

All aboard the heritage steam train!

Board the heritage steam train for a tour of the Witzenberg valley via the magnificent Mitchell’s mountain pass. The train departs from Ceres Golf Estate, stopping at Waverley Hills wine farm where passengers break of a picnic lunch or stay on the train as it turns around in Wolseley. Departure times are 9am and 2pm on Saturday and Sundays and the journey takes 2 ½.hours. For more information see ceresrail or email bookings@ceresrail.co.za

Bushman Rock and Cultural Tour

This 3 hour walking tour by Wethu Experiences, is lead by a specialist rock art guide. In addition to the three rock art sites visited, guests can learn more about the San’s lifestyle and traditions. Refreshments are included. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your sunscreen. Contact Pieter at 072 999 4167.

Historic Blockhouses

Historic tours by arrangement to view the surviving English block houses of the Witzenberg valley. The tour also takes in the background of the Anglo Boer War and its effects on the communities of the area. Please contact Natasha on 082 780 75 16

Vindoux Health Spa

Treat yourself at Tulbagh’s local spa offering professional and thorough beauty treatments, massage and wraps. Work out or go spinning in a bright and spacious gym, with a good selection of cardiovascular and body building equipment, and a personal trainer to assist you

(4 minutes out of town)

Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum

The original mission school of Tulbagh dating from the 17th century has been lovingly restored and now houses the works of famous South African artist Christo Coetzee. Christo moved to Tulbagh in the 1970s and painted here till his death in 2000.