The Protea Hotel Cumberland, in the scenic Breede River Valley, is the premier conference venue in the Boland. Just one hour's drive from Cape Town, the hotel offers inspiring views of rugged mountains and rural surroundings.
But where your conference is concerned, you can depend on plush sophistication to satisfy even the most seasoned delegate. The hotel's philosophy is that high-powered motivation becomes most effective in luxurious surroundings.
Recreation facilities include a professionally-equipped gym, a nearby 18-hole golf course designed by Gary Player and watersports at the Brandvlei Dam.
Don't miss out on a visit to Kleinplasie open-air museum. Attractions include river rafting at the Breede River, Team Building activities and river cruising.
- Worcester Farm Adventure
- Breede River Rafting
- Fairy Glen LAPA Experience
Various Guided Tours in the Valley by SATOUR Accredited Guides e.g.
- Winelands Tour
- Town Tour
- Vineyard Tour
- Montague Tour
- River Cruises
- Karoo Botanical Gardens
- Breede River (Canoe and River Rafting)
- Brandvlei Dam
- Hiking Trails
- Aanverdoorn Game Reserve
- Kwaggaskloof Dam - Speed Boat
- Kleinplasie Open Air Museum
- Hugo Naude Art Gallery
- KWV-Brandy Cellar (Biggest in the World)
- Educationals at the Schools for Deaf / Blind
- ine tasting at various Wine Farms & Co-ops
- Various Historical Buildings
- Garden of Remembrance
- The Barn Art Gallery
SPORTING/TEAM BUILDING FACILITIES
- River Rafting & Canoeing on the Breede River
- Mountain Hiking Trails
- Horse Riding
- Breede River Boat Cruises
- Sailing and Yachting at Brandvlei Dam
- Boland Park Sport Complex (eg. Athletics & Cricket)
- Worcester Health & Fitness
- 4 x 4 Trails
- Bird Watching
- Fishing at Worcester Dam
- Trout Fishing in the Breede River
- Jet skiing at Theewaterskloof Dam
- Tennis Court at the hotel and Worcester Club
- Gym at the hotel
- Squash Court at the hotel
- Gary Player-designed golf course
TEAMBUIDING ACTIVITIES ON/AT THE BREEDE RIVER
- Partner Swopping - The aim of this activity is to get different partners working together in the boats. This will help to build new relationships with different people in a new environment.
- Blindfolded Soccer - Two teams and one captain for each team is chosen. All the players are blindfolded except for the two captains. The captains goals are to navigate the players, where the ball is and where to kick it.
- Sailing - Any two people may work together for this activity. The goal is to construct some sort of sail for the boat. (This activity is weather permitting).
- Paddle Trick - First demonstrated by the guide, this activity is to bring in some humour and get every person under the spotlight.
- Volleyball - Two teams are chosen for an exciting game of volleyball.
- Observation - A few teams are chosen and a quiz on bird life, the river etc. is held.
- Paddling Competition - A race is held where everybody gets a chance to try and be the fastest paddler.
- Certificates will be handed out at the end of the trip for the best performing teams in the different categories.
Various Night Clubs & Pubs e.g. :
- Friends Pub
- McQuire's Pub
- Chi-Charos Night Club
- Steps Night Club
- Chilli's Night Club
- Montego's Sports Pub
- Zwellenthemba Youth Choir
- Karoake evenings at the hotel can be arranged
THEMING OF CONFERENCES
- Jazz evening
- Boland Braai
- Murder Dinners
- Medieval Evenings
- Halloween Evening
- Mad-Hatters Evening