Quick Facts: Caledon
- Caledon is located in the Overberg, Western Cape
- The town is famous for its hot-springs which can be enjoyed at the Caledon Casino Hotel and Spa
- Economic activity in the area stems from agriculture
- Caledon was originally called Bad agter de Berg meaning the Bath Behind the Mountain
Distance to Airport: 100
Distance to City: 5
Caledon is situated within the Overberg region in the Western Cape Province. The town is primarily famous for the mineral-rich hot springs found in the area. This district is an agricultural region and most of the agricultural activities revolve around grain production and stock farming. The town features a Mediterranean climate of warm summers and cold, wet winters. Vegetation in Caledon is evergreen bush, shrub and grassland.
Caledon was originally known in Dutch as Bad agter de Berg meaning the Bath Behind the Mountain. Attractions in the area include The Caledon Casino Hotel and Spa, the Caledon Museum on Constitution Street, the Holy Trinity Anglican church which is built from sand stone while annual events include the wild flower show in September.