With Over The Mountain Guest Farm as a base exploring the beauty of the region, guests can immerse themselves in the rich culture and heritage which exemplify the area. Over The Mountain Guest Farm is in close proximity to breath-taking mountain passes, blue flag beaches, the Knysna forest, Cango Caves and ostrich farms. A number of quaint and historical towns such as Oudtshoorn, De Rust and Prins Albert in the area, make interesting day trips. For nature lovers there are a number of game farms in the region and the area also has wonderful bird watching opportunities.
For the Adventurous
There are beautiful hiking trails, challenging mountain biking routes, breath-taking paragliding, serene canoeing and adrenaline pumping kloofing available in the area. Golf enthusiasts will revel in the fact that there are more than ten world class golf courses within an hour’s drive.
Make Over The Mountain Guest Farm your next destination or pit stop.
Over the Mountain Guest Farm at the end of the Montagu Pass is perfectly situated as a base or a stopover for mountain bikers riding up or down the Montagu Pass. The Cross Cape mountain bike trail also passes right by the Over the Mountain Guest Farm. Among the many other mountain bike events in the area is the now famous Karroo to Coast race from Uniondale to Knysna and the 360 in and around Oudtshoorn.
The Culinary Experience is suited to those desiring to replicate the cooking or baking skills and intricate flavours of the region, while still leaving ample time for that signature Garden Route down-time. Including far more than just cooking workshops, guests will find themselves on a journey of flavour and self-discovery. Guests participate in group cooking classes, learning about local cuisine and preparing a three course meal that everyone enjoys together afterwards. Group sizes vary from 6 to 12 participants.
Building on the already celebrated art and food culture along Route 62, these experience packages incorporates a visit to local wine farm.
The Art Experience is for anyone wanting to get in touch with their creative side. The package will see you not only taking part in art workshops designed to take advantage of the inspiration that the area provides, but will also give you the chance to engage with the vibrant art culture of the area. Art lovers beware, there are few places better suited to this than amongst the boundless beauty of the area, you may never want to leave!
Archery enthusiasts or novices are welcome to book lessons or team building events. Graeme Lindner from Gray Archery ( https://www.facebook.com/GrayArchery), South African Archer will be your host. Lessons are available by prior arrangement.
All these experience packages are tailored around the specific needs of the groups, and can be held as team building events, special holiday experiences or focussed learning experiences. The peace and tranquility one finds when staying at Over The Mountain Guest Farm is all you need to be inspired to stay, cook or create!