Explore the famous Route 62, South Africa’s scenic route that meanders from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn, a shorter scenic alternative to the N2 highway.
On Route 62, South Africa, you will discover one of the most diverse regions in Africa, the Karoo; a land of never-ending horizons that merge effortlessly with majestic mountain ranges and dramatic valleys. This route is not only home to an abundance of wildlife, birdlife, crystal clear mountain streams, waterfalls and the iconic fynbos plains, but is also one of the cultural highlights of the region.
Cape Route 62 will take you on one of the longest wine routes in the Western Cape, where the mild climate and landscape make for some truly amazing wines. There are many quaint towns, natural hot springs, Big Five game reserves, hiking trails, canoeing, horse and ostrich riding available, amongst other activities in the area.
This unique route passes through farming towns such as; Calitzdorp, Ladismith, Barrydale, Bonnievale, Robertson, Wellington and Paarl, to name but a few. Within these areas one can find a wide variety of accommodation, from quaint bed and breakfasts to luxury accommodation, as well as some great family accommodation. These small towns offer a sense of peace and calm like nowhere else, making Route 62 a kaleidoscope of scenic tranquillity that you’ll never forget.
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