Malmesbury offers visitors diverse sporting activitiesmountain bike trails4x4 routeshiking trails and the shady 9-hole golf course which offers players a spectacular view of Table Mountain.

Contact Malmesbury Tourism for more information Tel: 022 4871133 or

Visit "Ant Sienie se Huisie"on the banks of the Diepriver in Abbotsdale, where they can relive the history of 5 generations who lived there.

The Ilingelethu Thusong Service Centre offers a variety of programmes on skills development eg. the making of traditional clothing and jewellery. Contact number 022 486 4593.

Die Kraaltjie Multi Purpose Centre has a soup kitchen and produce beautiful hammocks and biltong cutters.
Contact number: 022 481 3561.


Malmesbury Historic Route

1 Prospect Street

Follow the route to visit the historic landmarks of Malmesbury.
Read more about the history, specific buildings and download a map on the Historic Route page on this website.

Malmesbury Museum

Malmesbury Museum houses a photograhic history of the town as well as interesting display on the Jewish History of the town.

Open: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00, weekends / public holidays by appointment


Sorinda van Zyl
Tel: 022 482 2332
Tel: 076 414 1810

NG Kerk Swartland

As unieke landmerk staan hierdie pragtige gróót wit kerkgebou sedert 1860 in Kerkstraat, Malmesbury. Die titelakte is op 29 Desember 1841 namens koningin Victoria van Engeland aan die gemeente van Swartland uitgereik wat alreeds op 27 Junie 1745 gestig is. Die lidmate van Swartlandgemeente (as vyfde oudste Nederduitse Gereformeerde gemeente in SA) belê vir byna 275 jaar hulle hulpbronne, talente en tyd in ons dorp en gemeenskap om 'n wesenlike verskil te maak en 'n kosbare erfenis na te laat.


Swartland Wine and Olive Route

c/o Church and Voortrekker Road

Visit the Swartland Santam Wine Route for an authentic wine tourism experience in the countryside. Within easy reach of Cape Town the route boasts 20 members – including big wine companies, private cellars, garagistes and wine merchants. The region stretches from Paardeberg in the south to the Berg River in the north and encompasses the beautiful Riebeek Valley and the towns of Malmesbury, Piketberg and Porterville.


Swartland Birding Route

Swartland and West Coast regions

The Swartland is rich in bird life, with 56 of the 170 endemic species of Southern Africa that can be found here. The Swartland now boasts a brand new birding route after volunteers, birders and Swartland Tourism joined forces to establish fourteen individual routes.
Full maps and summaries of the routes can be found on the Swartland Tourism website. The maps give a clear indication of reserves, hiking trails, hides, a checklist, as well as other tourist attractions.


Cape Ostrich Ranch

AFFILIATED MEMBER. N7 outside Cape Town

Escape to  a feathery wonderland. Enjoy our famous ostrich dishes. 40 min informative trail, including the museum • Ostrich leather and egg factory & shop • Playground • West Coast White-necked and Black-necked ostriches • Emu's and Rheas • chicks and incubators • crocodiles & reptiles • Scratch Patch with semi-precious stones and gemstone carvings and jewellery. Events: Weddings • Conferences • Kiddies Parties • Concerts • Special Occassions • Tournaments.

Ceres Zipslide Adventures


This new "foefieslide" adventure is situated in the lovely mountains surrounding the Ceres Valley. Our Ceres Zip slide Tour offers 8 slides, totalling a length of 1.4km – the longest tour in Africa! The slides vary in lengths from 110 m to 290 m and the highest point above ground is 40 m. We operate in most-weather conditions and children from 3 years old can take part in this amazing adventure. Open from 8am until 5pm.