Map & Directions
Directions to Breede Escape
Arrival time for overnight guests: from 2 pm
Herkie & Christa van der Merwe Tel: +27 (0) 82 895 7951
GPS coordinates: S33 57.000 E20 11.400
About Keys & Payments Overnight Guests
As you arrive on the farm, please follow the RIVER CAMPS sign. No need to pick up a key, the Camp will be open. Please let us know at +27 (0) 82 895 7951 if you need a Volleyball or Life Jackets or assistance on anything else. We do not have office hours on the farm, but we are available on the mobile all the time. Please settle all bills two days before arrival by EFT or at the latest a day before departure in cash please. We do NOT have card facilities.
With the N1 from Cape Town
Follow the N1 through Worcester. Turn right into Rabiestreet and carry on for about 2,7 km.
Then turn LEFT into Hoogstraat. About 1,9 km further turn right towards Robertson.
Carry on for 47,6 km through Robertson.
As you leave Robertson turn right for Bonnievale R317 at the trafic circle.
Carry on with this road for about 24,5 km until you reach Bonnievale. Do not take any turn offs.
Go straight through the town and as you leave the business centre of town, turn right onto the Stormsvlei R317 road.
Carry on with this road for 3,9 km and turn left onto the Gelukshoop road.
Carry on for 7,5km and then turn left onto Doornkloof. This is a dirt road.
Carry on for 2,7 km and then turn left at Breede Escape.
With the N2 from Cape Town
Follow the N2 past Caledon through to Riviersonderend
Take the turn-off to the left at Stormsvlei for Bonnievale, Between Riviersonderend and Swellendam
Carry on for 15 km and then turn right for Gelukshoop / Drew
Carry on for 7.5 km and then turn left at the Breede Escape tourism sign
Carry on for 2.7 km with the dirt road and then turn left at the green Breede Escape sign
With the N2 from George
Follow the N2 through to Swellendam
Carry on with Swellendam on your right hand side and take the turn off to the right onto the R60 towards Ashton.
Carry on with the R60 for about 25 km and then turn LEFT for Bonnievale / Drew
Carry on with this road for about 6 km until you cross the Breede River with a low water bridge.
PLEASE TAKE CARE BECAUSE THIS BRIDGE IS SOME TIMES FLOODED !!!!
Just as you have crossed the bridge, you then turn right at the T - Junction for Bonnievale.
Go up - hill for about 500 m and then turn right at the Breede Escape tourism sign.
Carry on for about 2, 7km with the dirt road and then turn left at Breede Escape.
Important Information to all Overnight Guests
We provide rain water for drinking purposes at the River Camps. We do not drink the water in the taps. If you want to, bring bottled water along.
Please see to your child who cannot swim. We have lots of water features all around on the farm.
Breede Escape does not accept any responsibility for the safety of persons who cannot swim or is under the influence of alcohol.
Persons under the influence of alcohol or who cannot swim is not allowed on the Kayaks or Rowing Boat.
Kayaks at the River: they easily float away in the river; please hook them in after use. We provide ropes with hooks.
Paddles: Please take the paddles out of the river completely after use and put them back in the lapa area.
Life Jackets are available. Please phone us at +27 (0) 82 895 7951 or +27 (0) 82 611 4012 if you need them.
We do not allow any music at the river camps. This is a strict rule.
The Hot Water at the River Camps is GAS operated. Please let us know if your water is cold.
Feel free to contact us 24 HOURS if you need to although we do not have office hours on the farm.
Please DRIVE SAFELY!