Bass fishing

A small bass dam provides ample fun for young and old. Rods are for hire
and can be arranged on the farm, anglers are encouraged to release fish.

Rod fee:           R20 per person per day

Fishing tackle:   Please enquire at reception



Hiking trials
Boesmanskloof Trail - Drive 16km from the village of McGregor to Die Galg where the 14 km trail winds through picturesque fynbos valleys and gorges, past mountain pools & waterfalls, and finishes in Greyton.
Enquiries, bookings and permits: McGregor Tourism Bureau. Tel: 023 625 1954
Kleinberg Trail - Situated just outside the village along the old Robertson Road, this two-hour walk offers spectacular views of McGregor. You end up on what is called "Badge Hill", where the McGregor crest lies.
Krans Nature Reserve - Here you will see interesting vegetation, lots of birds and magnificent views of the surrounding hills as well as the dam and the village. There are six short walks from entrances in Smit, van Reenen & Voortrekker Streets. The heritage Society is the official custodian of the Reserve.
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve - This reserve is situated about 5km outside the village on the Robertson Road. Self issue permits are available at the reserve for the following trails:
  • Heron Trail - this easy 3km walk can be enjoyed in about an hour of walking. The route leads over fairly flat terrain to two dams, each with an attractive bird hide.
  • Rooikat Trail - this circular 18km trail winds through the Elandsberg Mountains, offering scenic viws of the Langeberg and RIviersonderend mountains. The route is fairly strenuous and requires 7 to 8 hours of walking.


Cycling routes
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve - Situated 5km outside the village on the Robertson road. A pleasant circular route of 8km which takes about an hour and meanders through a section of the reserve.
Old Robertson Road - Cycle from the village on a quiet dirt road through working farmland.
3 Options: Out and back, as far as tou like, a 17km circular route, a 28km circular route.
Rhebokskraal Road - Dirt farm road from the village through a drift, cycling between the vines and back into the village via the Stormsvlei road. 2 Options: 8km and 14km.
Strykhoogte Pass - Dirt road from the village along the Stormsvlei Road, up over the Strykhoogte Pass and Back into the village via the Robertson road. Quite strenuous. 32km
Hills of McGregor - Follow the footpaths up, over and around the hills of McGregor. Scenic. 8km.


For futher information on trails and activities:
Contact Mc Gregor Tourism: 023 625 1954
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