Calitzdorp, is also known as the Port Capital of South Africa, and is situated at the heart of the Klein Karoo, just a few hours driving time from all the world-class tourist attractions of the region. Located half way between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha), Calitzdorp is the ideal stopover on the way to the Garden Route.
Calitzdorp on the Route 62 is known for its wineries. Top quality wines are produced in Calitzdorp mainly by Boplaas, De Krans, Axe Hill and Calitzdorp Wine Cellar - although there are many other Calitzdorp cellars also producing quality port and wine in and around the town.
Calitzdorp has much to offer tourists. There are several restaurants, a museum and two art galleries, free classical organ recitals on weekday evenings, a variety of hiking trails, birds for the bird lovers, tractor tours through the Redstone hills - indeed, you may need a week to enjoy it all! Relax and rejuvenate in the mineral-rich hot springs of the Calitzdorp Spa.
There is a diverse range of activities to do in and around the town which is featured within this Directory.
Calitzdorp has a thriving little business community and provides a range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers. See the business directory for a list of businesses in Calitzdorp, or add your own free business listing.
We have some great articles on Calitzdorp featured with this directory including the Top 8 Things to see and do in Calitzdorp. Watch the Events page for the top events in the town not to be missed out on!