Robertson – Farmlands and Vineyards
If any local is asked about the small town of Robertson, the first thought that comes to mind is wine. Located near the Langeberg Mountains, Robertson is dependent on the Breede River as it is the life blood to the surrounding farm land and vineyards. The quaint town has quiet streets, historical buildings and unique attractions to share with visitors and is a recommended destination on Route 62. The Robertson Museum is a wonderful attraction, documenting and exhibiting the town’s 150 years of existence.
Mountain biking, hiking and bird watching are popular activities in Robertson as the natural surroundings of the town can only be described as breathtaking. To explore the spectacular landscapes of Robertson, visitors are advised to explore the Dassieshoek Nature Reserve, Klaasvoogds Game Reserve, the Olive Grove Aids Memorial Garden and the Sheilam Cactus and Succulent Garden. Activities for the adventurous to enjoy include Viljoensdrift Wines and Cruises, river fishing, horse riding, 4×4 and quad bike excursions. Art lovers will find Robertson to be a hive of creativity and should take a look at the unusual Mussindo Messina creations, Paintings for Pleasure and the Robertson Art Gallery. Robertson is a town that combines industry with beauty in its own unique way.