Visit Reinet House Museum to see how the Murrays lived in the 1800’s. The Doll Collection, porcupine quill house, ox-wagons, water-wheel (put money in the box to make it work) and the 143 year old grave vine will fascinate children and adults alike. The Military Museum will impress the boys and dads too.
Walk down to the Old Library Museum to have a look at fossils and stone-age tools & artifacts.
Walk up Church Street to admire the architecture of the Groot Kerk (the Dutch Reformed Church). Have coffee and cake at Coldstream Restaurant (which has a children’s play area, so parents can relax while the kids play.
Pack a picnic basket and drive out to Camdeboo National Park for game viewing, a walk up to the Toposcope to see Graaff-Reinet from the top of the mountain and explore the Valley of Desolation. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets from the Valley of Desolation and return to your guest house after sunset.
Braai with Karoo lamb bought at Kamdeboo Supermeat for dinner.
Extra things to do:
There are fascinating antique shops to explore: Reinet Antiques, Die Smous, and Windmill Junction.
Curio & craft shops to browse: Die Smous, Windmill Junction, Karoo Kurios, Boundless, and Adele's Mohair.
Buy home-made preserves, jams, rusks, cakes, biscuits, pies, etc. at Farm Fare in Church Street.