Full moon picnic on Paarl mountain

  • Date:

    Check http://www.taalmuseum.co.za for updated information regarding the exact dates.

  • Venue:

    Afrikaanse Taalmonument, Paarl


Come bask in lunar light with a panoramic view of the Drakenstein Valley!

Picnic lovers shouldn’t miss out on the renowned full moon picnics held at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on the Paarl mountain in the beginning of December.

According to communication manager of Die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en Monument, Isabeau Botha, the evening picnics have become a popular institution amongst local as well as international visitors.

“Young and old enjoy the picnics, as the monument’s garden is a perfect picnic spot,” said Botha. “The view is spectacular during the day, as well as in the evening when all the lights at the monument are turned off.”

Moonrise is around 18:30 and sunset 19:25. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic baskets or order a basket from Volksmond coffee shop.


Adults: R12

Students: R5

Children: R2


5pm to 10 pm

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