Top 10 Things to Do with Kids near Piketberg

Situated roughly an hour’s drive away from Cape Town, the small, yet historical Western Cape town of Piketberg is a charmingly idyllic destination for city slickers to head when they wish to escape the confines of the city and disappear into nature or Cape countryside.

With mountains, fruit orchards and wheat fields aplenty, Piketberg is like a picture-perfect farmlands postcard – only with some pretty fun outdoor activities and local architecture to enjoy as an added bonus!

In this post, we share the top ten things to do with kids near Piketberg:

#1 Head to Piket-Bo-Berg Farmers Market

For those looking for a gorgeous, relaxed market experience, look no further than Piket-Bo-Berg Farmers Market.

Held every last Saturday of the month from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, this charming farmers market is one of the best kept-secrets in the Western Cape.

With everything from fresh flowers to baked treats, fresh produce and more to browse and shop for, this market is a sensory treat.

It’s family-friendly vibe is another huge benefit, as is the tranquil country setting.

Contact: +27 (083) 208 6873,

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Address: Piket-Bo-Berg Farmers Market, Kruistementvlei Guest Farm, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

Piket-Bo-Berg Farmers Market via Facebook

#2 Hike Piketberg Mountain

Piketberg Mountain, or Piket-Bo-Berg, is loved for its hiking, MTB and other outdoor opportunities.

Hike among the proteas and enjoy spectacular scenery when you explore this beautiful mountain.

Contact:  +27 (022) 913 2063,


Address: Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

#3 See the Town’s Architectural Marvels

Piketberg may be small but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in architectural- and natural-beauty. The town is a good place to show kids the beauty of historical Cape architecture.

Piketberg is famous for several architectural buildings, including the Neo-Gothic Dutch Reformed Church, Old Synagogue, Mission Church, the Katzeff House – one of the oldest homes in Piketberg – and Voortrekker Garage, which has some lovely old murals to name a few.

Contact: +27 (022) 913 2063,

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Address: Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

#4 Visit the Piketberg Cultural Historical Museum

The Piketberg Cultural Historical Museum first opened in 1983. It is now situated at the old Synagogue in Church Street. The museum is a interesting, educational experience for young and old.

The museum provides insight into the town’s Jewish community, original school yearbooks and photos of former residents, as well as many exhibitions and artefacts donated by residents. Outside, there is also a lovely medicinal herb garden.

Contact:  (+27) 022 913 2177,


Address: Piketberg Cultural Historical Museum, 10 Church Street, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

#5 Enjoy Wine Time at Org de Rac Organic Wine Estate

For wine farm-loving families, there are some lovely Piketberg wine estates to explore together. One such estate is Org de Rac, an organic Swartland wine estate.

This estate offers everything from wine tastings to picnics, as well as lovely light meals. They have child-friendly meal options and the estate itself is family-friendly, with beautiful wide open spaces and lush lawns.

Additionally, visitors may also book photoshoots or host special events at Org de Rac. Celebrate your special moments or capture beautiful family photos at Org de Rac.

Contact: +27 (022) 913 2397,


Address: Org de Rac, off the N7, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

Org de Rac via Facebook

#6 Grab a Bite to Eat at Cafe Bravo Piketberg

For those seeking a charming spot to enjoy good coffee or a family meal, Cafe Bravo is the ideal eatery in Piketberg.

This small gift- and coffee-shop offers lovely food and drinks, friendly service and a laidback, pretty setting.

Visitors rave about the food, especially their cakes (try the cheesecake) and find the staff and owners are always welcoming, ensuring a pleasant experience for all.

Contact: +27 (083) 412 3070

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Address: Cafe Bravo, 95 Lang Street, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

#7 Stop by Desert Rose Farm Stall

Nestled between Moorreesburg and Piketberg on the N7 one finds the charmingly quirky Desert Rose Farmstall.

Desert Rose Farmstall comprises of an indoor-outdoor restaurant, which is child- and pet-friendly, as well as a lovely gift shop.

This farm stall is the perfect pitstop for family outings, road trips and relaxed meals in the countryside.

Contact: +27 (083) 484 2004, 078 591 8295,


Address: Desert Rose Farm Stall, Corner of the N7 and Koringberg turn, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

Desert Rose Farm Stall via Facebook

#8 Experience Nieuwedrift Wine Farm

Another great wine farm to enjoy in Piketberg is Nieuwedrift Wine Farm. This family-owned and run estate offers everything from wine tastings to on-site accommodation.

Visitors can enjoy wine tastings and purchases; the charming, relaxed on-site restaurant – which is both child- and pet-friendly with a play park and spacious lawns and which also features an art gallery inside by resident artist, Karin Mostert -; and some farm accommodation.

Explore this Piketberg gem and enjoy the best in local hospitality and Cape charm.

Contact: +27 (064) 607 0041,


Address: Nieuwedrift Wine Farm, off the N7, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

#9 Pop by De Tol Farm Deli

A short drive away in Citrusdal is De Tol Farm Deli, the N7’s oldest farm stall.

Situated on a historic plot along the Piekenierskloof Pass, one finds a historic building, which houses a highly popular, delightful farm stall and tasting room setup.

With signature roosterkoek, tasty cheese platters and the best coffee found along the N7, this farm stall is the perfect place to stop and enjoy some good food and drinks in a truly tranquil setting.

Meanwhile, the on-site Piekenierskloof tasting room offers guests great wines to choose from. Another level of fun is added through their Carmien cold brew pairing or G&T tasting.

Contact: +27 (067) 410 3315,


Address: De Tol Farm Deli, Piekenierskloof, N7 Pass, Citrusdal, Western Cape, South Africa.

#10 Get back to Nature at Retreat Guest Farm

Situated on Piket-Bo-Berg, among the fruit and nut orchards is the invigorating Retreat Guest Farm.

Here, guests can enjoy a nature escape, complete with a plethora of fun activities from hiking to running and of course, thrilling mountain biking trails, as well as swimming and birding.

With spacious accommodation in the Main House, as well as two lovely cottages to choose from, families are perfectly set up to enjoy a memorable stay and outdoor adventure at Retreat Guest Farm.

Contact: +27 (0)83 208 6873,


Address: Retreat Guest Farm, Piket-Bo-Berg, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

These are just ten of the best child-friendly activities near Piketberg to enjoy!

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