If you haven’t been to Prince Albert yet – I would honestly advise that you make a plan. This little gem town at the foot of the Swartberg Pass, which has been declared a World Heritage site is full of surprises and it’s waiting to be discovered and to share it’s amazing history.
So what can one do in Prince Albert? Below Guide will answer your question.
African Relish – If you Love food then you should try this recreational cooking school and enjoy long or short courses and experience South Africa cuisine. Delish!
The Dutch Reformed Church was completed in 1865 with the bell and clock. There is an amazing story of the clock on each side of the tower. But go to Prince Albert to find out more.
Onse Rus Guest House – proudly representing Prince Albert with an amazing background history. Lovely place to stay.
Karoo Looms – The Prince Albert weavery has been supplying handwoven mohair rugs and carpets to the trade and public market, nationally and internationally, since 1983.
Swartberg Hotel in Prince Albert – is situated in the heart of the quaint Karoo village. Established as a hotel in 1864, now is one of 19 national monuments in the village.
Talita Art Jewellery is a lovely shop where you can get an amazing crafts and designs.
The Olde Shop is the most fun shop in Prince Albert, where you will find Antiques, Collectibles and Bric-a-Brac.
Over 100 dustbins in Prince Albert are hand painted with information about the town, the area, a historical moment or the history of the building they are placed in front of.
You can join an Story Weaver for a walk at dusk to hear all the stories about people who lived in the village and the ghost who will not leave.
Showroom Theatre will entertain you – a full programme over the weekends and films during the week. During the day you can simply stop by and see the interior.
Prince Albert offers great walking tours or you can take a Red Bus Tour. You can also enjoy scheduled olive tours and taste the produce of the farm.
For those who likes a bit of a pampering Simply Saffron offers holistic massages and yoga classes.
The Fransie Pienaar Museum is a treasure chest of photographs and artifacts which tells an amazing story about Prince Albert. A must to visit!
There is of course much more to do and see. So pack your bag an go for couple of days, you won’t be disappointed.
If you’d like to find out more get
“Prince Albert – Great Karoo” free app available on GooglePlay and iTunes
We explored Prince Albert in March 2016 during our #VisitKaroo Trip.
Images by pat@travelopulentbox