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Moorreesburg is a town in the Swartland region of the Western Cape province of South Africa

Get in[edit]

By car, via the N7 national road. The nearest airport is Cape Town International.

Get around[edit]

Moorreesburg is known as the breadbasket of the Western Cape and lies in the heart of the Swartland about 100 km from Cape Town, on the N7 to Namibia.


Wheat Industry Museum One of three of its kind in the world.


Guestfarms in the area are very popular especially for Capetonians to breakaway for a weekend. There are activities on the Bergriver eg, camping, canoeing, swimming, fishing and hiking. For the more adventurous there are 4x4 routes, clay pigeon shooting and wingshooting.




Oscars' Lounge Bar at the Samoa Hotel oozes ambience with its fireplace for cold winter evenings and a selection of pub-style meals. Meet the locals for a game of darts or relax and catch up with the news and sporting events on DSTV.


  • The Samoa Hotel and Conference Centre. A landmark in Moorreesburg, it was bought in the early 1900s and remained in the Katz family till 2005. The hotel offers comfortable corporate accommodation in 15 double ensuite rooms and is TGCSA accredited.

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