Prince Albert  

Western Cape

South Africa





Prince Albert in the Central Karoo 
Western Cape South Africa


"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


Welcome to Prince Albert!

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:

African Budget Safaris


  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


2014 highlights

 Johnny and his SAFTA award for Best Production Design on Mandela Long Walk to Freedom




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.

Graham Hendriks - Olive Pip Spitting Champion and record holder! 

Cultural Foundation wins provinicial award! 




 Congratulations to the

Prince Albert Cultural Foundation

on their being recognised as the

  Most Active & Objective Cultural Body

in the Western Cape  



Prince Albert Tourism on Facebook



Looking for pet friendly accommodation? Watch out for this sign  pet friendly


 Swartberg Hiking TrailPermits 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


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Prince Albert was the Western Cape winner in the

'Town of the Year/ Dorp van die Jaar 2012' competition!

Western Cape Town of the Year 2012 Western Cape Town of the Year 2012

Come and see for yourself what made us a winner!

watch the Kwela programme on Prince Albert 

read the Rapport berig  about Prince Albert 

and the Rapport announcement of the winning town... 

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


Welcome to South Africa

  tel: +27 (0)23 5411 366  fax: +27 (0)23 5411 788    



Our header photograph was taken by Louis Botha

All information is given in good faith. No responsibility can be accepted for errors or omissions.

All content in Prince Albert Western Cape South Africa is copyright Prince Albert Tourism Association  2014