Uniondale Tourist Attractions

Uniondale Information

Uniondale, a small town in the Little Karoo, South Africa, came about by the joining of two towns (Hopedale & Lyon) in 1856.

Initially known for its wagon building and ostrich feather industries, which later waned and left a quaint farming town.

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Uniondale Flora Tourist Attractions
Uniondale Flora Uniondale Tourist Attractions
In Uniondale you will find one of the richest areas in flora in South Africa. We have a unique combination of Subtropical, Western Cape, Grassveld and Karoo Flora.
Uniondale Flora Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
Birding around Uniondale Uniondale Tourist Attractions
Birding around Uniondale Uniondale Tourist Attractions
A five day birding survey in the Uniondale area recorded 150 species including one extremely unusual and rare sighting.
Birding around Uniondale Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
Uniondale Architecture Tourist Attractions
Uniondale Architecture Uniondale Tourist Attractions
Uniondale is a charming little town which has mercifully escaped an excess of 'development'. Visitors are struck by the beautiful buildings, seven of which are declared historical monuments.
Uniondale Architecture Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
Geology of the Uniondale area Tourist Attractions
Geology of the Uniondale area Uniondale Tourist Attractions
Uniondale lies in the Kammanasie river valley, close to the river’s headwaters. The main road (N9) from the south climbs the Potjiesberg pass to 900 metres above sea level.
Geology of the Uniondale area Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
Bushman Rock Art around Uniondale Tourist Attractions
Bushman Rock Art around Uniondale Uniondale Tourist Attractions
There are over 500 Rock Art paintings found in the Uniondale area ranging from 1500 to 6000 years old. The rock art of this region has a very deep spiritual dimension.
Bushman Rock Art around Uniondale Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
Uniondale Watermill Tourist Attractions
Uniondale Watermill Uniondale Tourist Attractions
The old watermill in Uniondale was built some time between 1852 and 1854 by a James Stewart. This mill has an unusually large wheel, in fact the largest known in South Africa.
Uniondale Watermill Uniondale Tourist Attractions in Uniondale
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