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Explore the famous Waenhuiskrans cave which is rumoured to have enough space for an oxen-drawn wagon to turn around. Originally named after the cave, the town was then named after the infamous Arniston ship that met its tragic ending on the shores. Discover natural beauty and rich heritage.
Journey along Route 62 to the town where the Overberg meets the Klein. Home to the popular Ronnie’s Sex Shop and the old TV show “Nommer Asseblief”, this sassy little town is not to be missed. Enjoy all that Barrydale has to offer, from vintage dining to beautifully preserved architecture to hot water springs. Enjoy Karoo hospitality with a touch of charm and nostalgia.
Welcome to one of the longest villages in South Africa, caught between mountain and ocean. Betty’s Bay is home to the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens as well as the African Penguin Colony at Stony Point. Nestled against the Kogelberg Mountains, the village offers a wide range of restaurants, great whale watching and even a Belgian Chocolatier.
Discover the village situated at the foot of the Houw Hoek Pass and home to one of the only Wine Routes established within a protected Biodiversity Zone. Take part in a variety of Fynbos walks, eco-hikes, trail running, horse riding, mountain biking and a full calendar of exciting festivals all in the seemingly quiet town of Botrivier.
Bredasdorp is considered the economic hub of Cape Agulhas. Set amidst rolling fields with a strong farming community, the docile town has all the ammenities, restaurants and shopping facilities one might be looking for. It is also home to the Shipwreck Museum which bears the many maritime secrets of the area.
Caledon is known as the Capital of the Overberg and is a thriving agricultural hub in the region. Home to the world-famous Caledon Casino, Hotel and Spa and a myriad of exciting outdoor activities, Caledon makes for a great getaway. Be sure to stop by the Mineral Hot Water Springs and beautiful Wildflower Gardens when visiting the town known for its warm hospitality and rural charm.
Discover the shelled Gem of the Overberg. Gansbaai is known for its beautiful natural landscapes and abundant waters which host the Marine Big 5. Feast your eyes on the splendour of the Cape Floral Kingdom while enjoying one of the many outdoor activities. Welcome to the small fishing village with a Great White heart!
Grabouw / Elgin
Welcome to the Elgin Valley, home to Appletiser and the Cool Wine and Country Festival. Discover the town of Grabouw and its exciting ziplining tours situated in the heart of apple and pear country. Enjoy the country lifestyle with stunning hiking trails, challenging mountain biking and great outdoor events.
Set at the foot of the beautiful Riviersonderend mountain range, Greyton offers pristine nature in the Greyton Nature Reserve and beautiful, clearly marked biking trails to be enjoyed by young and old alike. This picturesque village prides itself on being the green heart of the Overberg and is famous for its Saturday Morning Markets.
Welcome to Hermanus, home to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve and some of the best land-based whale watching in the world. This bustling town offers a plethora of outdoor activities including one of the top golf courses in South Africa. Enjoy a great mix of arts, crafts, culture and of course, the award-winning fruits of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.
Situated along the Whale Coast Route, Kleinmond offers a variety of things to do within a small coastal village setting. Enjoy the convenience of Harbour Road's shops and restaurants while never being too far from the ocean. The village is also located within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve which allows for an abundance of birds, beautiful landscapes and wild horses roaming free.
Napier is the peaceful village at serving as the northern entry point to the Cape Agulhas region. Although small in size Napier has incredible arts and culture that is sure to delight and inspire, as well as delicious home-made food that is often on display at their weekly local markets.
Pringle Bay / Rooi Els
Welcome to the peaceful coastal villages of Pringle Bay and Rooi Els. Situated within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve and the Rooi Els River mouth a stone’s throw away, the two villages offer up a variety of easy-paced outdoor activities. Take in the beautiful scenery through the great hiking trails in the area, surfing, kayaking or simply spending your days lounging on the beach.
The village of Stanford is the only town in the Overstrand to be classified as a heritage site. Stanford is also home to the beautiful Klein River which produces many hours of fun and adventure to young and old alike. The river is especially popular for its boat trips, along with bird watching, kayaking, fly fishing and general relaxation.
Make your way to the foot of the Langeberg Mountian Range and discover the rich heritage and natural beauty of the 3rd oldest town in South Africa. Home to the Marloth Nature Reserve and Bontebok National Park, Swellendam offers a variety of stunning hiking trails and great annual events ghosted along the Breede River. The Republic of Swellendam also includes a number of smaller towns which should not be missed.
Welcome to Villiersdorp, the village renowned for its lush produce of apples, apricots and pears and home to the Theewaterskloof Dam. Situated in the valley caught between the Waterval and Baviaans Mountains, the village offers an array of exciting water activities topped with quint-essential countryside hospitality.