Riebeek Kasteel

Riebeek Kasteel

The origins of the town’s name should not be too hard to figure out if you know your Cape history. It was named after Jan van Riebeeck and the Kasteelberg (Castle Mountain), the mountain on whose slopes it was built.

Adventure And Sport

Outdoor Activities: Hiking and biking routes (such as the Kasteel Mountain Bike Route) and 4×4 routes criss-cross the area.

Art And Crafts

Riebeek Art Route: The route includes several arts and crafts locations.


Riebeek Wine Cellar: The Riebeek Wine Cellar and Kloovenberg Wine and Olive Estate offer wine-tastings and sales. The the Mфrester Grape Farm organises tours for interested visitors.

History And Architecture

Red Ox Monument: The monument was erected in 1938 in recognition of the contributon that oxen made to the Great Trek. Look for it in the village square.

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