Kaapsehoop, originally spelled Kaapsche Hoop, received its name from the Dutch they gave the town this name because of all the gold that was discovered within its boundaries. Due to the town being located very high above the De Kaap Valley (The Cape Valley). The town is between large natural clearings, which lie among large rock fields. The town is near the top of the surrounding escarpment overlooking the De Kaap Valley, 800 meters below. You are able to see for kilometres provided there is no mist in your way.

4 Things to do when visiting Kaapsehoop 

1. Grab a bite at one of the may eateries lining the enterance of the town 

2. Go on a treasure hunt at the many gift and thift stores

3. Take a hike in one of the neighboring forests ,where you are sure to find a waterfall or 2 

4. Go on a horse riding trail or take a carriage ride.