Montagu is a hiking and rock climbing hotspot. There are three main hiking trails that depart from Ou Meul. The 2.2 km Lover's Walk (R11) will drop you off at the Avalon Springs Hotel for a swim. Bloupunt (15.6 km) and Cogman's Kloof (12.1 km) trails will take you the whole day (R18). Hiking maps are available at the tourism information office.
To get to Ou Meul, take Barry St north and turn left on Mill St. Follow Mill St until you reach your first right, Tanner St. Turn right on Tanner St and go straight until you see the Ou Meul, which has a big wheel out front. Rock climbers should be satisfied with over 300 bolted routes within walking distance of town.