Described as an inhabited island in a sea of wheat, Moorreesburg lies in the heart of the Swartland wheat area. A major wheat-distribution town, it is on the N7 to the north, only 100km from Cape Town and 70km from the West Coast seaside resorts. (24-hour petrol and banking facilities are available.)
cnr Plein & Retief Sts.
Private Bag X8
Tel (022) 433 1072.
Fax (022) 433 1072.
Art Gallery. Dirkie Uys High School, Heuwel Str. Works of well-known artists. Tel (022)433 2246.
Langgewens Experimental Farm. Seventeen kilometres from town on the Malmesbury road, the farm carries out research into wheat farming. Tel (022)433 2370.
Wheat Industry Museum. Main Str. One of three wheat museums in the world. Tel (022) 433 1093.
The Great Outdoors:
Sport. Bowls, golf, squash, tennis & watersports. Tel (022) 433 1072.