Route 62 (South Africa)
Route 62 is a major roadway in the
Western Cape, South Africa.
Route 62 is a tourist route that meanders between
Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, the Garden Route, and Port Elizabeth, offering the shorter, scenic alternative to the N2 highway. Also known as the Wine Route, Route 62 leads through the wine-growing areas of Wellington, Tulbagh, Worcester, Robertson and the Klein Karooand is thus one of the longest wine routes in the world. Activities along Route 62 include wine tours, safari drives, tribal art, cultural tours, museums, hiking, mountain climbing, 4x4 routes, canoeing, horse riding, ostrich riding, fishing, and caving.
Route 62 spands a distance of 850 km from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.
Places of interest
Between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth you will be able to stop in the following towns:
*Montagu - with its thermal baths and fruit trees
Barrydaleand Ladysmith - beautiful towns, extremely popular amongst hikers
Amalienstein- former mission stations
*Calitzdorp - the centre of the South African Port wine production
*Oudtshoorn - South African centre of ostrich breeding
* [http://www.route62.co.za/ Route 62 tourist route]
* [http://www.southafrica365.com/discover/route62/5/ Tours and accommodation along Route 62]
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