Geography and History
Caledon is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) East of Cape Town and is situated next to mineral-rich hot springs. Caledon owes its origin to the hot water springs on the slopes of the Klein Swartberg. The hot mineral baths today form part of the Caledon Casino Hotel & Spa, an elegant establishment, known the world over for its warm hospitality, well appointed conference centre, a variety of sporting amenities, and beauty salon.
Caledon has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units.
The Caledon wild flower garden is world-renowned and forms part of a reserve at the entrance to VensterKloof. The Caledon garden has an annual show during September at the time of year that best displays the abundant array of indigenous wild flowers that bloom in this season.
You can hike through the Nature Reserve to experience the indigenous Fynbos vegetation, indigenous trees, prolific bird life and flowers, as well as the gorgeous mountain views of the Swartberg.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
Caledon has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
For more information, please visit www.overberg-info.co.za.
|Caledon Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||028 214 3300|
|Fax:||028 214 1289|