By / 22nd June, 2017 / Activities / Off

Montagu is a beautiful quant little village filled with many photographic opportunities. From wine cellars, fruit orchards, historical buildings, local faces filled with character, to the most unique “Leidam” home to 18 species of Birds.

Enjoy one of the following activities with resident professional photographer, Laresa Perlman

Have a family photo shoot done in the beautiful gardens of the Montagu Country Hotel, or at Laresa’s fully equipped Studio on her farm, Eden, 28 km outside of Montagu

If you have an upcoming wedding, be sure to ask Laresa to quote you. She has captured many beautiful weddings in the area

Improve your photographic skills. Learn to become a better photographer and use your camera to its fullest potential, either in the comfort of the Montagu Country Hotel, or on Laresa’s farm, 28km outside Montagu

3 hours Guided photo walks, including a stop for tea/coffee and cake at one of our superb coffee shops

  • Montagu historical architectural town walk, along Long Street. Visit the site of buildings built as far back as 1854 (3 hours) Enjoy a home baked cake and coffee at the Rambling Rose restaurant
  • Montagu Leidam and Bird Tree walk, Home to 18 species of birds (including Sacred Ibis, Herons, Cormorants, Egrets, Shrikes and Weavers) that use it as their breeding ground. If this is not enough, more than 52 visiting species have been identified. Enjoy a famous coffee/cake at The MCH
  • Montagu township walk through Ashbury, people of The Klein Karoo, • Montagu township walk through Ashbury, people of The Klein Karoo. Meet the locals, and have an opportunity to photograph the daily lives of the people on Montagu. Enjoy tea and vet koek with ouma in her kitchen
    Seasonal walks:

    • Rose Gardens of Montagu October
    • Blossoms of Montagu August/September

    To see some of Laresa’s work, have a look at her web site or Laresa Perlman Photography on Facebook or pop her an email on or call on her mobile: 082 9247233