Along the Ommidraai route, you can enjoy guided tours of the towns of Heidelberg, Balfour, Grootvlei, Greylingstad, Val, and Villiers. Explore the hiking trails, bird watching, ghost hunting, game drives, abseiling, rock climbing, river rafting, fishing, water sport, shopping, hunting for antiques, glassmaking, visiting storytellers, authentic sangoma experiences, shebeens, taverns, working farms, a ghost town and museums. On this enchanting journey you’ll be glad if you packed your camera. There is a beauty and magic you’ll want to capture forever.
Explore places like the Stone Age, Iron Age and Boer War sites and monuments. Experience unspoilt natural beauty, scenic drives and interesting “platteland” people offering true “Platteland Hospitality” as well as Herbert Baker, and Gerhard Moerdyk designed buildings. The rare Heidelberg Copper Butterfly, Ceramic Studio tile panels and private collections as well as collections of antique, vintage cars and tractors can be explored.
Accommodation options include:
Heidelberg: De Rosenhof, Pampoene op die Dak, Heidelberg Gastehuis, Corea Lodge, Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, Alice Glocner Butterfly Sanctuary, Heidelberg Kloof Lodge and Conference Centre and De Hoek Country Lodge.
Balfour: Welgelegen Manor Five Star Accommodation, Olive Grove country Lodge and Mondoro Lodge. In Grootvlei: Oupoot, Warembo Lodge Greylingstad: Quagga’s Trail and Badgeleur BushLodge.
Val: Val Hotel
Villiers: The Stone House, Aan die Vaal Nature Reserve, Lekoa Lodge and Villiers Vakansie Oord.
There are many great places to eat in the various cities including:
Heidelberg: Wiesenhoff, Her Majesteas and the Tea Garden which has more than 60 teas to choose from, accompanied by delicious cakes and meals. Diamante en Goud and Steakmasters are other delicious venues.
Balfour: Welgelegen Manor with its tailor-made menus Val: Val Hotel which has pub lunches and boerekos.
Villiers: The Stone House and Wimpy Vaal 1 Stop.
Grootvlei: Warembo Lodge where you can enjoy traditional food and Olive Grove Country Lodge.
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