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Bonnievale Festivale

Bonnievale is one of the most beautiful towns in the Breede Valley and lies on the banks of the Breede River, surrounded by the Langeberg and the Riviersonderend Mountains. And once a year the town comes to life with the arrival of the Bonnievale Bonanza, when cyclists, walkers, runners and fellow guests to come and enjoy the beauty and joy of festivities in the country side. The festival which is held each year during the first weekend of November is a fantastic town festival for young and old. One of the weekends attractions is a foodmarket at Bonnievale Cellar, which caters for the young and old. With live music, wine, preserves, food on the go , a kids corner, cheese and olives there will definitely be something for everyone to enjoy.

The weekend is also host to both annual bike and mountain bike races. The bike races include a 74 kilometre Road Race, 60 kilometre & 35 kilomtre Fun Ride, while the Mountain bike rides include the Spar 30/35 kilometre MTB Fun Ride & 60 kilometre XCM Challenge Race. The races take you through some of the most stunning scenery in the Western Cape, where you are surrounded by fruit trees, vineyards, the winding Breede River and spectacular mountain ranges. All the cyclists finish on the Festival Grounds where visitors can browse the stalls, participate in some of the other fun events and enjoy the talent of various artists that will be performing whilst waiting for the main lucky draw prize giving.

Visitors are also invited to participate in the 5 kilometre fun run or walk, through Nordale Cellar and vineyards where one can taste some muscadel or grape juice on route. This is a fantastic event where young and old, disabled people and the very fit are welcome!

The Bonanza also includes a beauty pageant which is split into three age groups, Miss Sweetheart 4 to 7 years old, the Bonnie Babe from 8 to 12 years old and the Miss Teenage Bonanza from 13 to 18 years old. The Miss Teenage Bonanza has big prizes to be won and is a great event for spectators too, so head down and support the all gorgeous girls! All girls between 13 and 18 years are invited to enter!

For more information on the Bonivale Bonanza, please contact:
Huipie
Tel: +27-82-9214463
Or email: huipie@barvallei.co.za

For more information on the cycle races, please contact:
Road Race - Elize
Tel: +27-83-3398343
Or email: fiets@bonnievalebonanza.co.za
Mountain Bikes - Koos
Tel: +27-82-5612099
Or email: oudekraal@lando.co.za

For more information on the fun walk, please contact:
Hilda-Mari
Tel: +27-85-5756410
Or email: hmj@jonkheer.co.za

For more information on the Beauty Pageants, please contact:
Miss Sweetheart and Bonnie Babe - Lisbe
Tel: +27-84-5804820
Miss Teenage Bonanza - Estee Stemmet
Tel: +27-84-5066568

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Boesmansdrift Farmhouse

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Bonnievale

1.2km East of center of Bonnievale Festivale

Boesmansdrift Farmhouse provides self catering accommodation (sleeps 8) in Bonnievale in the Breede River Valley and Cape Winelands region. Boesmansdrift, where you can experience your dreams of a country life, and the friendliness of the Bonnievale commu

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Excelsior Manor Guesthouse

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12.2km North West of center of Bonnievale Festivale

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Asher Riverside Cottage

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13.7km East of center of Bonnievale Festivale

Asher Riverside Cottage offers self catering accommodation on the banks of the Breede River near Bonnievale on the Breede River Valley and Winelands region in the Western Cape. Asher Riverside Cottages (sleeps 8 x4 = 32 max) offers the perfect location fo

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Montagu Ronda-View

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14.7km North of center of Bonnievale Festivale

Experience rondawel living with all the mod-cons, reed ceilings throughout and surrounded by the famous Montagu mountain ranges.

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Pat Busch Mountain Reserve

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19.0km North West of center of Bonnievale Festivale

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Temenos Retreat & Wellness Center

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in McGregor

27.5km South West of center of Bonnievale Festivale

Temenos Retreat & Wellness Center offers self catering accommodation in McGregor in the Cape Winelands and Breede River Valley region in the Western Cape. Situated in the picturesque village of McGregor is a unique country retreat (12 cottages sleeping up

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Lovell's Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Riviersonderend

28.8km South of center of Bonnievale Festivale

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Gecko Rock Private Nature Reserve

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Touws River

40.2km North of center of Bonnievale Festivale

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