Robertson Holiday Guide


Robertson is a town in the Western Cape Province ofSouth Africa known as the valley of wine and roses. It was founded in 1853 and named after the Scottish dutch Reformed Church Minister, Dr William Robertson.
With 150 years of history, Robertson has grown into one of the most attractive Cape Wineland towns, with Victorian buildings, jacaranda-lined streets and beautiful gardens.

Robertson Wine Valley forms part of the longest wine route in the world, Route 62. Boasting a large number of cellars, co-operatives and private estates, our award winning wines will be a treat for all wine lovers.

There are many diverse attractions, from a lazy river cruise to a vigorous mountain hike, elegant wining and dining to outdoor picnics and exploring our rich historical sites. The local farm stalls overflow with fresh produce, dried fruit and freshly made breads, homemade jams and preserves.

Robertson and its surrounds are a paradise for the nature lover and sport enthusiast.

In short, Robertson is ‘food for your soul’

The Location of Robertson

Situated in the shadow of the majestic Langeberg mountains with the Breede River as it’s life blood, Robertson is the western gateway to The Heart of Route 62, the longest wine route in the world which stretches all the way from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. From Cape Town it’s an easy 1.5 hrs drive via Paarl and Worcester.
The Robertson Vibe

The region may be best known for it’s wine but the variety of attractions and activities combined with spectacular scenery and the relaxed hospitality of the people ensures visitors an unforgettable stay.

Robertson – Amenities

Besides the  wine tours and tastings, Robertson is the perfect place to unwind and slow down.

Places to see in Robertson

  • Numerous wine farms
  • Birds Paradise
  • Druids Lodge – The Robertson Museum
  • Klaasvoogds Game Reserve
  • Klipdrift Brandy Distillery
  • Robertson Art Gallery
  • Route 62 Classic Cars and Car Rentals
  • Soekershof Maze

Robertson Activities

  • Rafting
  • Hiking
  • Wine tasting
  • Spa treatments
  • Game drives
  • Quad biking
  • Golf
  • 4X4 trails
  • Fresh water fishing
  • Boat trips
  • Picnics
  • Bird watching

Robertson restaurants :

  • Birds Paradise
  • Bourbon Street restaurant
  • Fraai Uitzicht 1798
  • Klipdrift Brandy Distillery
  • Rosendal Restaurant
  • Soprano’s Tapas and Wine Bar
  • Shanghai Cuisine Restaurant
  • Hinklers Restaurant
  • Gardens Restaurant
  • Three Creeks Café

Guesthouses in Robertson

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!!

De Wagenmaker Guesthouse