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Town Medium Ceres

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Winelands) :: Ceres
Category: Places :: Town Medium

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Description [ correction ]

Ceres, the centre of a major deciduous fruit producing district, lies in the Warmbokkeveld Valley about 170 km north-east of Cape Town. It is named after the Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres, which is apt as the valley is extremely fertile. Ceres is known for it's fruit juices exported worldwide bearing the town's name. It is also famous locally for winter snow and cherries. The district offers a variety of arts and crafts shops, coffee shops and restaurants in a quiet and peaceful environment.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Tourism office/o Voortrekker & Owen St, Ceres, 6835
Contact : Tourism office
Tel : +27(0)23 316 1287
Tel2 : +27(0)23 316 1051
Fax : +27(0)23 312 3708
Fax2 : +27(0)86 5050 455
Email : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : MTN. Vodacom. CellC

Opening Times : [ correction ]

Mon-Fri:09:00-17:00, Sat:09:00-12:00

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)23 316 8600
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)23 316 1304
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)23 312 1350
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)23 316 1287
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : Unleaded & Leaded   Petrol Price Index : R13.55 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : R12.85 (2014)
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airfield, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Activities [ correction ]
Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Canoeing, Bird Watching
More Activities: Paintball. Zipline Adventures.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Hospital given is Ceres Private Hospital. Doctors are Marias, Laubscher, Kruger.

The R355 from Ceres, past the Tankwa Karoo NP, to Calvinia, is generally in good condition. It has been reported that due to the small hard stones on the surface, it could cause tyre punctures. But the road is well graded, not many potholes, and can be comfortably driven with a sedan. (January 2015).

 Travel Tip!

This is a nice town to visit in winter for snow.


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