"The nothingness (die niks), the wide open spaces and the deafening stillness... balm for the soul at sunset." ... this is the magic of Prince Albert at the gateway to the Great Karoo
Planning to visit the Karoo and to be in Prince Albert and/or Calitzdorp?
Read what The Daily Telegraph (London) has to say.
and we feature here too:
CLICK HERE to download a great article on Prince Albert from the British Airways magazine High Life SA
Prince Albert kruip onder jou vel in ~ Terésa Coetzee (Die Burger) – click here
NATIONAL GARAGE: 50ppm DIESEL now available in PA
Congratulations to Johnny Breedt of the Showroom Theatre
Johnny with his SAFTA award for Best Production Design on Mandela Long Walk to Freedom
One of the favourite events at the Olive Festival is our Olive Pip Spitting Competition. Local policeman, Graham Hendriks, is 2014's best Olive Pip Spitter with a record spit of 12.25 metres. Graham beat the late Clive van Hasselt's long-standing record of 11.2 metres and took home the Clive van Hasselt floating trophy and a hamper of delicious Prince Albert products.
Congratulations to the
Prince Albert Cultural Foundation
on their being recognised as the
Most Active & Objective Cultural Body
in the Western Cape
WE HAVE SOME WONDERFUL ACCOMMODATION SPECIALS
|Looking for pet friendly accommodation? Watch out for this sign|
Swartberg Hiking Trail – Permits at Lazy Lizard, Kerkstraat, Prince Albert: 023 5411379
CapeNature have a concession with Lazy Lizard and hiking permits can be purchased directly from them. Maps are also available.
Prince Albert has received some fantastic coverage in a 2014 issue of
Tourism Update. To read the article click here
Prince Albert was the Western Cape winner in the
'Town of the Year/ Dorp van die Jaar 2012' competition!
Come and see for yourself what made us a winner!
watch the Kwela programme on Prince Albert
read the Rapport berig about Prince Albert
Prince Albert's co-ordinates are 33o13′31″S 22o01′48″E
Please observe parking regulations
The Tourism Office has received a request from the municipality to appeal to all visitors to adhere to our parking rules i.e. visitors should not park their vehicles facing oncoming traffic, be it in the road or on the pavement.
You can now reach Prince Albert Road on the N1 from Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban by travelling on the Greyhound Bus Service - click here for more information
tel: +27 (0)23 5411 366 fax: +27 (0)23 5411 788
Our header photograph was taken by Louis Botha http://www.louisbothaphotography.co.za/
All information is given in good faith. No responsibility can be accepted for errors or omissions.
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