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New management at Imhoff Farm

  Evert van der Horst’s son, Gerhard, has officially taken over the day-to-day management of Imhoff Farm. Gerhard joins the Imhoff Farm team as it shifts into an exciting new phase of developing the commercial node and its surrounding areas. Gerhard spent 25 years in the logistics industry in Financial and General Management roles. The […]

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New Opening: Maze World

Maze World is now open at Imhoff Farm! This double-storey, hand-built, interactive 3D wooden maze makes a great outing for the whole family. Take a tour through Southern Africa – travelling to SA, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique (each represented by the national flag) – and learn about African animal conservation along the way. Perfect for groups, […]

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Free entry to Higgeldy Piggeldy Farmyard

Spring at Imhoff Farm means many things – longer days, lovely sunshine and lots of cute baby goats. To celebrate, we’re giving away free entry to Higgeldy Piggeldy Farmyard for an entire YEAR! To enter, upload a photo of yourself with one of the animals at Imhoff Farm to Facebook using the hashtag #SpringAtImhoff. Our favourite photos will each win a year’s […]

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Google visits Imhoff Farm

We recently had the guys from Google visit us to photograph the farm for their virtual tours functionality. Now, when you search for us in Maps, you’ll be able to take a virtual tour of Imhoff Farm! The day of their visit was beautiful and sunny, and the farm looked lovely and green thanks to […]

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The Faraway Tree gets a haircut

The famous Faraway Tree outside of Blue Water Cafe at Imhoff Farm (the same one that inspired this children’s book) recently received a much-needed ‘haircut’. Special thanks must go to tree fellers, SB Tree Fellers & Plot Clearers, who did a wonderful job getting high into the tree and trimming the uppermost branches. If you’re ever […]

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WIN a romantic getaway for two!

Love is in the air! To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’re giving away a romantic getaway for two at Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie. WHAT YOU GET The prize includes one night’s accommodation at our newly converted farm accommodation Peacock’s Roost, a bottle of bubbly courtesy of the Old Cape Wine Shop, a seafood platter for two at […]

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Historic 140-year-old cart restored

We recently restored our 140-year-old cart, which stands in the courtyard outside Blue Water Café. Seen in the photo are Imhoff Farm’s “Mr Fixit” Everet Adams and the specialist restoration team Sam Ngubane, Alton Jacobs and Mark Bosman. 525 man hours were spent restoring the cart, the largest single project ever carried out by Mark […]

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Imhoff Farm inspires children’s book

A new children’s book set on Imhoff Farm has been published by Random Struik. Marigold and the Faraway Tree was inspired by the true life ‘Faraway Tree’ that stands on the front lawn of Blue Water Café, next to the Higgeldy Piggeldy Farmyard, close to the southern most tip of Africa known as Cape Point. Written by […]

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Baby goats born at Imhoff this spring

Spring is in the air! Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a few new arrivals at Imhoff Farm. Specifically, 50 new arrivals. It’s goat kidding season and more are on their way. There’s nothing cuter than a baby goat. Don’t believe us? Check out 12 reasons baby goats are the only animal the Internet cares […]

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