IN & AROUND COLONA CASTLE

What to do at Colona Castle and surrounds

Swimming-Pool
Swimming & Relaxing by the Pool

There is a beautiful pool to relax and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and vineyard. Afternoons are for long lazy walks, snoozing by the pool or a therapeutic rooftop massage beneath a bedouin tent.

Golf

Golfing

We are located within a few minutes drive of 4 championship & world-class Golf courses
Westlake      3 minutes
Steenberg     7 minutes
Clovelly       10 minutes
Royal Cape 10 minutes
We can organise tee-off times for you
Colona Castle is particularly attractive for hosting  small groups of Golfers. Enquire about our specials and services.

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Privately visit a Constantia wine estate in the Cape’s oldest Winelands, then venture further into Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl … Engage in a private cultural field trip through UthandoSA (Love South Africa) and share in the upliftment of community empowerment projects. Attend a show or concert at a local theatre

Walking

Walking

There are some great mountain trails, and the Drakenstein Mountain Reserve is home to a variety of protea plant species, rare birds, baboons and mountain bok.

Beaches

Beaches

Sunset Beach horse ride along Noordhoek’s untouched shoreline with breathtaking views of Chapman’s Peak. Surf at one of South Africa’s famed Surf schools. Stroll the pristine legendary False Bay white sand beaches and explore the Table Mountain Nature Reserve unspoiled coves – discover trendy Camps Bay, famous Clifton or sheltered St James …

 
Whales

Whales

Spot the whales and dolphins on a boat trip from Simon’s Town in season or simply indulge in a Harbour Tour. Take a helicopter trip and marvel at the Cape’s magnificence below or discover the V&A Aquarium. Drive the scenic coastal route to Hermanus and Walker Bay along the rocky landscape of False Bay.

Kalkbay

Kalk Bay

Absorb the inviting atmosphere of cosmopolitan galleries, boutiques, restaurants and sea-side cafes. Water taxi between Kalk Bay and Simon’s Town or take a Historical train & guided tour of the museums. Walk and be guided through the Cape’s unique mountain fynbos and encounter the endangered Chacma baboons of the Cape

Sharks

Sharks

Shark eco-tour in False Bay with Chris Fallows of National Geographic & Discovery Channel fame and witness one of nature’s greatest spectacles, a breaching Great White Shark. Take a boat trip to Seal Island in False Bay, home to 75,000 Cape fur seals, 24 bird species and the hunting ground of the Great White Shark

Penguins

Penguins

Breakfast with African penguins at Boulders Beach, watch them waddle amongst giant granite boulders, and swim with them if you dare… Sea Kayak with penguins in the warm waters of False Bay or snorkel with seals. Embark on a deep-sea game fishing charter or discover the awesome underwater world on a guided shore or shipwreck dive.

Birds

Birdwatching

Paarl is famous for its rock climbing terrain. This activity caters for the adventure-seeker and includes a decent through the Limietberge canyon using abseils, jumps, belays and traverses. With no less than six waterfalls, abseils range from 15 to 50 metres with the option of cliff jumping for the brave-hearted!

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Nature Reserves

Paarl is famous for its rock climbing terrain. This activity caters for the adventure-seeker and includes a decent through the Limietberge canyon using abseils, jumps, belays and traverses. With no less than six waterfalls, abseils range from 15 to 50 metres with the option of cliff jumping for the brave-hearted!

Biking

Mountain Bikes

If you’re a fan of mountain biking, bike rentals are available in the area and this is a great way to explore the estate and surrounding area.