believed to be one of the oldest areas in South Africa, falls under the
Swartland Municipal Area of the Western Cape. Two tranquil and scenic towns, Riebeek
Kasteel and Riebeek West, is jointly known as The Riebeek
At just approximately 80 kilometres north-east of Cape Town, the Riebeek
Valley are easily accessible to tourists and is popular for both day
and overnight visitors from Cape Town. The Riebeek Valley is
the ideal destination to stay, whilst exploring the outer skirts (West Coast
& Cape Winelands) of the Mother City.
The area has a rich South African history boasting with producing 2 of South
Africa’s Prime Ministers, Jan Smuts & Daniel Malan. Guided tours to
cultural and heritage sites are available.
The Riebeek Valley is popular for its
surrounding beauty and rural atmosphere. Here you will still get the
opportunity to travel on gravel roads.
International award winning wine & olive tastings are available from
several, highly acclaimed, wineries and olive product producers.
The scenic and tranquil surroundings of the beautiful Riebeek Valley
have attracted many well-known artists, writers & journalists, who have
made The Valley their home to support and enhance their creative artistic
The area also boasts with highly rated restaurants and offers cuisine for
the “more sophisticated” pallet. The friendly locals wine, dine
& social, day & night, at a selection of country feel restaurants and
A wide variety of accommodation options are available.
Residents and business owners of the Riebeek Valley are
friendly and accommodating and visitors to the area are intrigued by the
“quirky & vibrant & welcoming” personalities of the community.
It’s a small town with a big city mentality. The Valley offers quite
retreats with breath-taking views and have managed to maintain the small
country town feel, in a modern day, rushed society.
Location, cultural, heritage, artistic, culinary and agricultural richness
of the area makes The Riebeek Valley a tourist destination of
choice for both international and national tourist.
Riebeek Valley Tours aim to bring national and international tourist to the Riebeek Valley.
Contact us to book your tour or let us know how we can customize a personalised tour for your and/or your group