Activities

Haarkapper Hiking Trail

Jannie Willemse was a farmer from Tesselaarsdal who used to walk 20km over the Klein River Mountains to Stanford every Saturday, to cut the townsfolk’s hair, before returning to his Tesselaarsdal farm the same day. He did this each and every Saturday for over 20 years without fail, faithfully serving his Stanford customers, and clocking up over 42,000km on foot – more than the distance all the way around the earth! The Haarkapper Hiking Trail offers you a chance to walk in the footsteps of the famous Tesselaarsdal Barber, crossing the Klein River Mountains between Phillipskop near Stanford and Tesselaarsdal. The route can be walked starting from either side and can be done as a figure of eight starting and finishing at the same point, or just one way if you have transport arranged on the other side.

De Postkantoor Restaurant

MTB Tesselaarsdal – WESTERN CAPE

Route one rated for the less experienced rider and family friendly.  Distance approximately 15 kilometers with about 350 meters of climbing.

Route two for the more experienced rider: Distance approximately 31 Kilometres with 800 meters of climbing

Route three for the experienced rider looking for a challenge: Distance approximately 56 kilometres with about 1500 meters of climbing

Solitaire Equestrian Riding Academy

Pony rides and Outrides against the mountains.

Lekkerdroom farm

Camel rides and Donkey car rides.

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