Tulbagh is a pretty country town situated in the fertile winelands region of the Western Cape, only 90 minutes from the city of Cape Town. Named after Dutch Cape Colony Governor, Ryk Tulbagh, the town is a popular weekend getaway and holiday spot.
Filled with characteristic Cape-Dutch historical buildings which have been lovingly restored to their original splendour, Tulbagh is home to the largest concentration of National Monuments in a single street in South Africa.
Sitting within what is called the Tulbagh Basin, Tulbagh is surrounded on three sides by mountains providing excellent hiking opportunities. The flora is abundant in the mountains and valley, which include Proteas and fruit trees. There are many animals that roam the area from bat-eared foxes to small antelope, not to mention the prolific birdlife that occurs here.
Every year Tulbagh plays host to a number of events, a list of which can be found in the events section of the Directory. The Spring Arts Festival in particular showcases a variety of performing arts allowing the town to show off their superb local talent!
Tulbagh has always been known for its wine production with many wine estates in and around the town. Tulbagh has now formed the Tulbagh Wine Route with newly planted vineyards and more private cellars than ever before. Catering to all - from adrenalin junkies, to nature lovers and families, Tulbagh offers it.
Accommodation is not a problem when staying in Tulbagh. The options vary from self-catering units to bed and breakfast establishments which are all unique in what they offer their guests.
Not only is Tulbagh a great holiday destination but it has become a sought-after wedding location as well. There are many venues to choose from creating an unforgettable setting for a memorable day.
Some of the things to do and see when visiting Tulbagh: