Activities & Attractions

Activities, Blue Lily Retreat

On the farm

  • Early morning or sunset country walks
  • Informal walking trails on the farm where you can view the diverse fauna and flora of the Klein Karoo veld.
  • Experience the atmosphere of a working Klein Karoo Farm

Mountain Bike Destination

  • Mountain biking trails in the area surrounding Blue Lily Retreat (for family fun or leisure).  Experienced riders may opt to explore the surrounding roads on the Swartberg Pass, Gamkaskloof (“Die Hel”), Prince Albert and Calitzdorp. 

In the Matjiesrivier / Swartberg Pass Area

  • The Swartberg Pass, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Mountain biking and Hiking
  • Patat Restaurant at Swartberg Manor
  • Kobus se Gat

In the Klein Karoo Area

  • Swartberg Nature Reserve and Gamkaskloof, otherwise known as Die Hel.
  • Cango Caves
  • Cango Caves Zipline
  • Wilgewandel Holiday Farm
  • The Marbled Wagyu @ De Kombuys
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
  • Cango Ostrich Farm
  • Su Casa @ Surval Olive Estate
  • Karusa Premium Winery & Craft Brewery
  • Route 62 Wine Farms
  • Roger Young Gallery & Coffee Shop
  • Nearby towns:  Prince Albert, Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn
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