7 -10 July 2021 - THE 60TH BERG!
The Berg River Canoe Marathon


There are plenty of great places to stay on each day of the Berg, ranging from hotels to B&Bs and self-catering accommodation. Check out each regions tourism website for full details.

Delsma Farm
Located at the finish of the first stage, this new function and wedding venue is ideal for the first half of the race. With two and three bedroom cottages as well as individual rooms, there are a wide variety of options. The “Toast” restaurant on site offers upmarket and modern farm style cuisine.

Contact info@delsmafarm.co.za or call 022 100 0288.


Located in Tulbagh close to the first stage overnight stop, Saronsberg is a stylish and modern wine estate that offers a variety of two and three bedroom self-catering cottages. They are no stranger to big sporting events, having hosted overnights for the Absa Cape Epic.

Berg special :  Contact Luciana on relax@saronsberg.com or call 023 230 0707 and quote “Berg Marathon paddlers”.

Nelson Wine Estate:
Nelson Wine Estate is located 1km from the Berg river. A good location for Day 1 and 2 of the race. 12 Standard rooms and three luxury suites with a full braai open for all who stay in the accommodation as well as kitchen facilities available. 20% discount for all Berg paddlers!
Alan Nelson (the owner of Nelson Wine Estate) knows the Berg River is one of the most grueling canoe races in the world having completed over a dozen himself.

Contact Lisha for more assistance at accommodation@nelsonscreek.co.za or 021 869 8453. Quote “Berg Paddler” to get your discounted rate.

Paarl :
Boschenmeer Golf Estate, self catering for up to 8 people.  071 576 4390 or suzan@bw.co.za

Riebeek Wes:
Merindol Manor- a luxury Guesthouse (4 stars TGCSA ) with  a full secured parking for the cars, trailers and boats, we have 5 rooms, and they can organize diner for the guests in the evening.
Nath &Vincent Bleyaert 081 7630798 or 061 4103298 Merindol Manor

Fish Eagle River Lodge, camping with all the usual facilities just two kms from the Hermon bridge. A great viewing spot to watch the canoeists go past (our camp site and gardens are next to the river).
Website : www.fisheagleriverlodge.co.za

Du Vlei Accommodation at Hermon Bridge – Ideal for paddlers and their families
Info@duvlei.co.za 083 269 3310

Bridgetown – Day Two overnight stop:

Overnight camping & Breakfast
R200 per tent per night for up to 4 people – bookings for camping and breakfast to be made through Ansu Lotter on WhatsApp 0827327625.


Paddlers: Lunch has been arranged and will be available for each paddler – bands for lunch will be on sale at Bridgetown for R80 per person. Please bring cash – we do have a credit card machine available but with signal problems at Bridgetown we’re not sure if it will connect.

Seconders: The Lions Cafe will have items on sale – see their green ad on the right >> – click to enlarge. Please bring cash

Dinner can be arranged with the Lions Club – they will be preparing based on confirmed numbers – please see their yellow dinner ad on the left << – click to enlarge. Bookings for dinner to be made with Helena.

Misverstand Dam:
Club Elani – Misverstand dam wall : Office: 022 423 8175, Fax: 086 623 4130, Skype: mandy.ser
Website: www.clubelani.co.za

Doornboom Cottage https://lizanadejongh.wixsite.com/doornboomcottage

Velddrif/Port Owen:
Eigevis Waterfront Hotels is our official host in Velddrif. www.eigevis.com
Berg River Tourism – Velddrif places to stay : https://velddrif.bergriviertourism.co.za/where-to-stay/
Kuifkopvisvanger Accommodation  http://www.kuifkop.co.za/
Kliphoekrivieroord www.kliphoek.co.za
Heron Quays – sleeps up to 8 people in Port Owen
Maxie 39 Marina Villa

Regional tourism authorities:
Paarl: www.paarlonline.com  www.tourismpaarl.co.za
Wellington: www.wellington.co.za
Riebeek Kasteel/Riebeek West: www.riebeekvalley.info
Malmesbury: www.malmesburytourism.co.za
Tulbagh : www.tulbaghtourism.co.za
Morreesburg: www.tourismmoorreesburg.co.za
Piketberg: www.tourismpiketberg.co.za
Cape West Coast: www.capewestcoast.org
Velddrif: www.tourismvelddrif.co.za www.tourismbergriver.co.za

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