Paarl Attractions & Adventure

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Towering mountains, vineyards, orchards, rivers and streams take Paarl and surrounds the ideal destination for the outdoor enthusiast.

Hiking Trails and MTB trails are dotted around Paarl including in Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve, Jan Philips mountain road, Agter-Paarl road and selected wine farms. For a full programme of the many outdoor activities in Paarl you can contact our office or email

What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than on horseback! Horse-riding can be enjoyed on trails on some wine farms on the outskirts of Paarl. For the ‘sport of kings’ enthusiasts, there are regular polo matches held on a wine estate just outside Paarl.

For the keen golfer there are 2 world class golf courses with the first 27-hole championship golf course in the Western Cape.

The Berg River in Paarl is the starting point for the internationally renowned Berg River Canoe Marathon. There are few events that can compare with this strenuous 4-day canoe river marathon. For those who rather want to enjoy the sites from the bank of the river can enjoy bass fishing or even try their hand at fly-fishing.

For the little persons or the young at heart visitor there is the very famous Drakenstein Lion Park, Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm or the new Alpaca Loom with a touch farm and shop.

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