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Town Somerset West

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Cape Metro) :: Somerset West
Category: Places :: Town

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Description [ correction ]

Somerset West is situated is in the Helderberg area (formerly called Hottentots Holland), and dates back to 1672. The town originally developed around the Lourens River and the Vergelegen Farm. In 1822 Somerset West was founded on a portion of the historic Vergelegen Farm, and named after Lord Charles Henry Somerset.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Western Cape, South Africa
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : All networks

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)86 076 5423
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)21 850 9000
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)21 851 3271
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)21 840 1400
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All.   Petrol Price Index : R13.95 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All.   Diesel Price Index : R13.16 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)71 613 2656
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, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Public Telephone
Other Facilities : Sportgrounds/Showgrounds. Sports Club. Auto Dealer. Auto Specialist Service. Civic Centre. Court. Government Services. Library. Municipal. Retirement Home. School/s/s. Scrapyard. Town Hall. Medical Centre. Amusement Park/Game Centre. Bar/s. Deli/s. Fast Food. Auto Spares. Electrical Services. Storage Services. Travel Agency. Boat/Yacht/Ship Specialist Services. Diving Services. Security Services. Public Phone/s. Real Estate Services. Power Station/Substation.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Tractor Rides, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Canoeing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights, Hot-air Balloon Flights
More Activities: Bowling. Paintball.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Various doctors available at no. given (Group). Medi-Clinic Vergelegen no given. Nearest airfield 11km - Stellenbosch. (Apr-14). Railway station. Taxi/Shuttle Services.

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