The town centre of Montagu can easily be explored by foot. The most impressive buildings lie in Bath Street. The Montagu Museum itself is housed in the former mission church in Long Street. Opening hours: Mon - Fri 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. On weekends: 10:30 to 12:30. The Nature Garden in Van Riebeeck Street is worth a visit - especially in the springflower season.
The hot springs lie 3 kilometres out of town. Follow Bath Street past the golf course (R 318). The bath is open every day.
Montagu offers several excellent hiking trails, diverse in length and demand. Some examples: Bloupunt Trail: 15,6 km circular trail through a diverse mountain landscape. 6 to 9 hours. Start at the "Ou Meul". Cogman's Kloof Trail: 12,1 km circular trail. The first 2 kilometres are steep. 4 to 6 hours. No water. Start at the "Ou Meul". Lover's Walk: 2,2 km along the Keisie River to the Hot Springs. About 1 hour. Start in Barry Street.
Montagu Tractor Trips: Starting at Niel Burger's Protea Farm (30 kilometres from Montagu on the road to Touws Rivier), a tractor ride goes to the Langeberg mountain tops. Spectacular views! The trip takes 3 hours and at the end, one can indulge in a traditional "Potjiekos" meal. The tractor rides are very popular and advanced booking is absolutely necessary (Tel 023-6142471).
4x4 Routes: The off-road enthusiast can choose between a number of routes to test their driving skills. Most popular are the Waboomsberg Route, the Wagon Wheel Route and the Monteco Route. All routes require off-road driving experience. Further information available at the Montagu Tourism Bureau: Tel 023-6142471, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mont Eco Nature Reserve: Private nature and game reserve near Montagu. Hikes, game drives, mountain biking. Accommodation.