Calitzdorp Things to Do & See
Activities in Calitzdorp in the Kannaland Region. This town in the Klein Karoo lies on the famous Route 62. You find the Swartberge (Mountains) in the North and the Rooiberge (Mountains) in the South with the Mountains of the Huisrivier Pass (to the West) that surrounds Calitzdorp. It’s an challenging landscape with floods, droughts and extreme weather, from very hot to snow clad mountaintops in the winter.
It can get very hot during the day in the summer sometimes reaching up to 40 Deg Celsius. Wind from theAtlantic ocean every afternoon allows for moderate, cool evenings. Winters have sunny days, very cold nights with occasional frost and snow often falling on the surrounding Swartberg Mountain Range. Rainfall is approximately 200 mm per year, often with the changing of seasons. Prevailing winds are mainly from the south in summer and hot wind from the North in August.
Calitzdorp is a haven for enthusiasts of fishing, bird-watching, 4×4 and other scenic routes, horse-riding and wine tasting.