Avontuur's narrow gauge railway station
Avontuur is a town situated in the Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The town is located 13km south-east of Uniondale on an intersection of the R339 and R62 regional routes. The name is Afrikaans for adventure; its origin, however, remains uncertain. The river from which the town takes its name was known in 1778.
- Water Services National Information System - Community Report
- "Official South African Geographical Names System". Department of Arts and Culture. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 65.