Where To Stay Logo
Bergvliet Accommodation, Cape Town
South African Tourism

Bergvliet Accommodation

Nearby Points Of Interest
Showing 1 to 20 of 61 results
Showing 1 to {{total}} of {{total}} results
No results

Bergvliet was formerly a large farm that was owned by Simon van der Stel  © Peter Baker , License


Bergvliet is a beautiful area in the Western Cape in South Africa. Bergvliet translated from Afrikaans into English means Mountain Streamlet" and is well known amongst the locals as Bergvliet Farm. It was formerly a large farm that was owned by Simon van der Stel. The original Cape Dutch style farmhouse still stands on the property.

There are three schools in the Bergvliet area, Bergvliet High, Bergvliet Primary and Sweet Valley Primary. Bergvliet offers spectacular scenic views. There is lots to see and do in the area with many attractions for all ages.

The Cape Horticultural Society's Flower and Garden Show provides the public with an overview of what plants can be grown in ordinary Cape gardens. There is always a wide selection of plants, both indigenous and exotic on sale. It is a great way to spend a Saturday.

The Silvermine Nature Reserve stretches from Kalk Bay through to Constantiaberg. It gets its name from the Silvermine River which starts in the reserve and runs down to Clovelly. There is plenty to do and see at the reserve from hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, picnicking and bird watching to mention only a few.

One of the popular attractions in the area is The Cape Town International Kite Festival is held in Muizenberg, Cape Town. It is an annual festival and is rapidly becoming more and more popular amongst locals and international visitors with well known names getting involved. There's a variety of food stalls, a craft market, kite making and of course kite flying.

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden began with the creation of a hedgerow of wild almond known as the van Riebeeck's hedge, which was planted as a border to keep the cattle where they belonged. This world-class garden is a must see while in the area.

Bergvliet, a suburb of Cape Town, offers a blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and recreational activities.

Here are five things you can see and do there:

  1. Silvermine Nature Reserve: Explore the stunning natural landscapes of Silvermine Nature Reserve, which offers hiking trails, picnic spots, and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and coastline. The reserve is also home to a variety of wildlife and indigenous flora.

  2. Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve: Take a leisurely stroll or go birdwatching at Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve. This protected wetland area is teeming with birdlife, including herons, kingfishers, and flamingos. You can also enjoy activities like canoeing and kayaking on the vlei.

  3. St. James Anglican Church: Visit the historic St. James Anglican Church, which dates back to the late 19th century. Admire its beautiful architecture and stained glass windows, and take a moment to appreciate the tranquility of its surroundings.

  4. Golfing at Westlake Golf Club: If you're a golf enthusiast, don't miss the opportunity to play a round at the Westlake Golf Club. This scenic course is known for its well-maintained fairways and challenging layout, with views of the nearby mountains adding to the experience.

  5. Local Markets and Shops: Explore the charming shops and markets in Bergvliet, where you can browse for unique gifts, locally-made crafts, and fresh produce. The area is known for its vibrant community atmosphere, and you're sure to find some hidden gems as you wander around.

Nearby Points Of Interest




Special Categories

Sign-up to our Great Escapes newsletter

© WhereToStay.co.za 1998-2024
Bergvliet Accommodation, Cape Town
WTS App Browser