Favourites with children are tame bontebok and large leopard tortoises. Boasts a museum, shop and indigenous nursery.
Situated on the slopes of the Hottentots Holland Mountains outside of Somerset West, Vergelegen is a national treasure trove of both historical building, cultural and natural heritage.
The historic manor house, dating back to 1700’s, consists of the authentically restored and refurbished homestead, library, mill ruins, slave lodge site and surrounding gardens and vast expanse of natural vegetation.
Various tours are available on the estate including Garden tours (the unique camellia garden and camphor tree forests), winery and cellar tours, historic buildings and library.