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Van Gaalen Kaasmaakerij

Our farm is situated at the feet of the majestic Magaliesberg mountains and we are open six days a week from 8h00 to 17h00. We are closed on Tuesdays.
We have a restaurant and full function facilities for weddings, corporate functions and any kind of festive occasion. Tailor made proposals can be arranged like lunches for tour groups, a picnic and wine tasting.

Besides our restaurant we can offer you a lovely relaxing picnic at the banks of the Skeerpoort river on our farm. The picnic hampers must be booked at least a day in advance.

Any quantity of cheese can be bought at the farm shop, as well as a selection of wine, preserves, souvenirs, sweets, odds and ends.

In our ‘Milk cottages’ we offer accommodation for overnight visitors.


In our garden restaurant one can enjoy mostly ‘cheesy’ food and salads from our a la carte menu. Some typical Dutch dishes like ‘kroketten’ are on the menu too. Children are welcome. Our jungle gym and farm animals entertain young and old.

Our farm is situated at the foot of the majestic Magaliesberg Mountains and you can enjoy your picnic at the banks of the Skeerpoort river and at our dam. The French ‘Jeu de boulles’ game is available on request for entertainment.

We pack a picnic hamper in a basket that is yours to keep. The basket is packed for two persons and contains the following:

Cheese platter
Cold meat platter
Green Salad
Pickles & Olives
Bread & biscuits
Seasonal Fruit
Stroopwafels (Dutch syrup waffles)

Our picnics are very popular for private functions and corporate functions.

Bookings are essential. For picnics at least a day in advance.


A tour around the ‘Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij’ is an interesting experience. It combines a demonstration of the cheese making process with a special Dutch cheese tasting on the farm. Mature and semi mature cheese are available to both cheese lovers and serious buyers.

Every Wednesday and Saturday morning we offer a tour at 10h00 for individuals. This tour takes an hour and fifteen minutes. The tour includes cheese tasting. A cup of coffee or juice and a slice of Dutch apple cake are also served.

For groups we can make reservations on other days and at other times too.
Tours cater for all ages and are offered in English, Afrikaans, German and Dutch. Schools, businesses, clubs and tourists are all welcome, as the tour is both educational, enjoyable and fun for everybody.

Tours and cheese making courses are arranged by appointment only.

Tel: (012) 207 1289
Fax: (012) 207 1262
Cellular: 083 226 7834

P.O. Box 74


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