Municipality: Cape Agulhas Local Municipality
Municipality: Overstrand Local Municipality
Bredasdorp is named after Michiel van Breda, who was a leading member
of the community in the 1800s and the first mayor of Cape Town.
Also see the neighbouring
Shipwreck Museum devoted to shipwrecks. The Heuningberg Nature
Reserve hosts 270 endemic species of flowers (i.e. flowers only found locally).
Bredasdorp hosts a bi-annual wild flower show in August-September.
Bredasdorp was established on the farm Langefontein, which was sold
to the Dutch Reformed Church in 1837 to build a church. It became a municipality
Farming: Wheat, wool, wild flowers, giant proteas.
is a lovely bistro with wine lounge and tranquil tea garden situated in
the heart of Bredasdorp.
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