The R62 from Robertson in the Western Cape to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo is a must-see drive-through. If you like to travel on the open roads with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, then this route has much to see and do on your pit stops along the way.
Robertson Wine Valley
Situated between the majestic Langeberg and Riviersonderend mountain ranges is the Robertson Wine Valley and is, undeniably, one of the most unforgettable pit stops on the R62. If you stop here, make sure to make a day of it, given the number of activities including cheese and wine tastings, picnics, hikes, day-spas and more.
If you’re a history buff then paying a visit to the historic Cango Caves may just be your thing. The Cango Caves have been a popular tourist destination since the 1800s. Even if history isn’t for you, these naturally formed caves really are something to behold and are one for the bucket list.
American Dream Cars
If you’re looking for a completely unique experience then booking a drive with American Dream Cars is a must. Ever daydreamed of what it must be like to meander through the wine route in style in a vintage-style car? Then this is for you.
Berluda Ostrich farm
In South Africa, Ostriches are renowned for their feathers used in African feather dusters and egg shells used as ornamental pieces. If you love nature and want to know more about the biggest bird in the world that cannot fly, then add a trip to Berluda, to your to-do list. Berluda is one of the largest Ostrich farms in South Africa. Here, you’ll get to learn more about Ostriches and gain a new appreciation for them afterwards.
Robertson Art Gallery
And finally, if you’re interested in art and are inspired by our local talents, then taking in the spectacular pieces of art at the Roberston Art Gallery is not to be missed. This renowned gallery boasts exquisite pieces from more than 60 top South African artists, so you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice.
Get on the open road with a rent-to-own car
If you’re still in the market for a vehicle that fits within your budget, then consider a rent-to-own car. There are vehicle finance companies that can assist you with this.
Contact us if you want to know more about how we can help you get on the open road and appreciate all that South Africa has to offer on its scenic routes, like the popular R62.