Geography and History
The Little Karoo’s best kept secret, Uniondale on the Route 62, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Uniondale is situated in a surprisingly green valley, surrounded by hills and mountains. The Kamanassie and Kouga mountains watch silently over this little farming town, and in the distance - the mighty Swartberg becomes the horizon.
Uniondale is the Gateway to many wonderful tourism attractions and outdoor activities.
Uniondale is the leader in the rural development of Previously Disadvantaged KhoiSan people with many quality hand made household necessities and furniture, as well as quality gifts.
Visitors to Uniondale are delighted with the diversity, stunning scenery, magical flora and incredible geology.
Beautiful historical buildings include seven national monuments.
Play a round of golf or go walking, cycling, and hiking.
Visit our restaurants, coffee shops, antique shop and art gallery. We even have a dinner theatre or pub on Friday and Saturday nights. Meet the local characters who will tell you wonderful stories about the town and answer your questions about our ghost.
Uniondale is a popular cycling destination. The 100km Karoo to Coast mountain bike race from Uniondale to Knysna through the Prince Alfred’s Pass is held annually in September.
A regular fixture in the American Saddle Horse calendar, the Uniondale Agricultural Show is held in October.
Uniondale is steeped in history, from as far back as 3000 year old San Rock Art paintings to the Anglo Boer forts and buildings over a century old. Most of these are well maintained, and some are saccessible to tourists.
Hunting is very popular throughout the year and mountain biking is king! A selection of activities are available for young and old.
Accommodation in Uniondale includes Guest houses, B&B's, Self Catering and camping.
|Uniondale Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27 (0) 44 752 1076|
|Fax:||+27 (0) 44 752 1993|
|Address:||Church Street, Uniondale
P.O. Box 183 UNIONDALE 6460