How to get to Touws River?

Whether you are coming from Johannesburg or Cape Town, get on the N1..

GPS coordinates:
33°19'56.3"S 20°01'38.3"E

-33.332295, 20.027301

From the North (Jo-burg):

From the South (Cape Town):

Touwsrivier Pharmacy -  (27) 023 358 1091 -  27 Logan St, Touws River, 6880

Police Station Touws River -  (27) 023 358 8000 Douglas St, Touws River, 6880

Touws River Clinic - (27) 023 358 1189

Ambulance - 10177 
ER Worcester - 084 12 14

Breede Valley Fire Brigade & Rescue Service -  0860 12 12 12- Roux Rd, Bergsig, Worcester, 6850
Fire & Rescue - 08600 12 12 12
So you made up your mind to visit Touws Rivier and now you are maybe wondering what to pack. We know the feeling and therefore put together this list to help make sure you are set for your adventure.

Not knowing what you are planning or doing, this list is fairly broad list and should cover you in most situations.

You’ll be happy to know that we are not a Malaria-risk area and there is no need to get vaccinated.
In summer we do however have those pesky little mosquitoes, so it is still a good idea to bring insect repellant.

Summer (December-February):
Pack light cool clothing, particularly if you are going on a hike.
Your shades does not only make you look cool, but will also help protect your eyes from the harsh Karoo sun, bring them along with a hat and sunscreen.

Winter (June – August):
For winter visits you should pack warm cloths, temperatures often drop below zero at night and every so often we wake up to a spectacular view of a frosted landscape.

All year:
This region is subject to sudden changes in weather and you should always remember (summer and winter) to bring along a nice warm jacket, hoody, scarf and gloves (for the ladies).

Remember to bring (Summary):
• A hat
• Sunglasses
• Sun block
• Insect Repellant
• Hoody
• Scarf
• Gloves
• A warm jacket
• Walking shoes
• Camera
• Binoculars
• Bird and mammal reference books
• Telescope (Stargazers)
• Rug sack for day outings
• Water bottle - Hikers must always carry sufficient water
• Flashlight