Napier Holiday Guide


Napier is a beautiful little town which in recent years has become home to many artists and authors. The streets are narrow and the houses full of character.

The road to Napier takes you through never ending fields of wheat and barley, where the endangered Blue Crane can often be seen gathered together in large flocks.

At present the town has a population of 2 554 and possesses a substantial Dutch Reformed Church and a street lined with stores and places of business. Considerable quantities of strawberries are grown in the district in the early summer.

The Location of Napier

Napier is situated under the Soetmuisberg, surrounded by rolling wheat and barley fields, at the southern-most region of Africa.

The Napier Vibe

Napier is known as a village with the old world charm. Century old cottages blend with modern houses resulting in a delightful rural atmosphere.

Napier – Amenities

You may believe that Napier has little to offer as a small country town but you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the variety of shops, farmstalls, museums, restaurants, wine tasting facilities, hiking and cycle paths there are on offer to keep you busy here.

Places to see in (or near) Napier

  • The Feeshuis
  • Kakebeenwa Monument
  • Agulhas National Park
  • Cape Agulhas Wine Route
  • De Hoop Nature Reserve
  • Heuningberg Nature Reserve
  • The Whale Trail

Napier Activities

  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Cycling
  • Birdwatching

Eating out in Napier

Napier has become a weekend getaway to city dwellers and over weekends you will find the restaurants and pubs filled to capacity with mostly Capetonians coming to enjoy the fresh country air.

Napier restaurants:

• Pascal’s Bistro

• Reneéssance Restaurant

• The Suntouched Inn

Guesthouses in Napier

Please use the links below to access more details on the featured guest houses, where indicated read the owners/ manager page for the inside story!!

Gunners Guesthouse