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City Paarl

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Winelands) :: Paarl
Category: Places :: City

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Description [ correction ]

Paarl derives its name from Parel, which means Pearl in Dutch, when Abraham Gabemma named the wet Paarl Mountain Rock the 'Diamond and Pearl Mountain'. It is the third oldest town in South Africa. Paarl pride itself in being the location for a number of agricultural, manufacturing and financial headquarters. There are comfortable accommodation options available in Paarl ranging from hotels, guesthouse and self-catering. Besides the accommodation, activities such as mountain hiking, hot air ballooning, a visit to the crocodile breeding farms, snake parks, museums and galleries are enjoyable.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Tourism office, 216 Main Road, Paarl, 7646, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact : Tourism office
Tel : +27(0)21 872 0860
Fax : +27(0)872 9376
Email : Click Here
Website : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Vodacom. MTN. CellC

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)21 807 4000
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)21 860 2500
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)21 871 1909
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)21 872 4842
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : Unleaded & Leaded   Petrol Price Index : R13.55 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : R12.85 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)21 872 8183
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airfield, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Motorbike Repair Services. Housing Estates. Library. School/s. Medical Centre. Theatre/Cinema. Fast Food. Government Services. Auto Dealer/s.

Activities [ correction ]
Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Tractor Rides, Animal Feeding, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Canoeing, Bird Watching, Stargazing
More Activities: Picnics. Waterpark. Museums. Township tour. Crocodile farm.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Doctor's tel no given for Dr Rossouw. Other doctors available as well. There is a clinic. The craft and food market is hosted on the Val de Vie Wine Estate. Tow-in number given for Paarl Tow In. Railway station.


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