Map - Road Directions

It takes approximately 40 min from the centre of Cape Town to Vergelegen.


  • Proceed from Cape Town onto the N2 in the direction of Cape Town International Airport, towards Somerset West.
  • Take EXIT 43 off the N2 (Broadway Boulevard / Stellenbosch).
  • At the top of the exit ramp robot (traffic lights), turn LEFT onto the R44 in the direction of Somerset West / Helderberg.
  • Approximately 500m further at the next robot (traffic lights), turn RIGHT into Main Road, Somerset West (The NH Lord Chatles Hotel is on the opposite left corner).
  • Proceed along Main Road towards the Somerset West town centre. Approximately 1.5 km further, at the fourth set of robots (traffic lights), turn LEFT into Lourensford Road (there is a large sign board stating "hospital" and Land-En-Zeezicht).
  • Proceed for approx. 3.5 km along Lourensford Road and turn RIGHT into the Vergelegen entrance (you will see a cream wall with Vergelegen written on it).
  • Proceed along the entrance road and over the narrow bridge spanning the Lourens river.
  • At the stop street, turn left and proceed to the security building where you will be directed further.
  • GPS co-ordinates: S34 04 47.0" E18 53 12.3"