Caledon – Capital of the Overberg

 is known as the ‘Capital of the Overberg‘. The town of Caledon owes its origin to the hot water springs on the slopes of the Klein Swartberg. The early Khoi-Khoi people discovered the springs long before Europeans came to the Cape. Only after Europeans settled in the Cape, the Caledonsprings became increasingly famous. Actual development started in 1710 when Ferdinand Appel secured a grant of the area on condition that he built a house to accommodate the sick.    Read More

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