Get on the scenic route of Clarence Drive for a fabulous day out with magnificent sights.
Starting in Kleinmond, the road will take you through Betty’s Bay and Pringle Bay, to Gordons Bay and finally Rooi ...
Start: Kogelberg Nature Reserve
Finish: Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens
Duration: 6km, roughly 4 hours
Fitness: moderate, this is a good one for families with children
Our tip: if you can, stay ...
Rent-a-bike; own-the-experience. Two legs can get you so far breathing in the fresh air but two wheels can get you so much further with the wind blowing through your hair.
The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve ...
Walk the Palmiet River Trail in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve: The River Trail is on the R44 between Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond, about 100kms from Cape Town.
Located in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, this ...
Route: Swellendam, Bontebok National Park, De Hoop, Malgas, Witsand
Description: the rolling countryside of the Duineveld (west of the Breede River) and Ruggensveld (south of Riviersonderendberg and east of ...
Start: Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near the little village of Suurbraak or Heidelberg
Finish: Grootvadersbosch Reserve
Our tip: their campsite, which has only a ...
Where? De Hoop
Start: Potberg, De Hoop Nature Reserve
Finish: Koppie Alleen, De Hoop Nature Reserve
Duration: 54 km, 5 days
Fitness: moderate to difficult (this is a relatively easy walk; you will need endurance to ...
There is no secret behind the name of this hiking trail at Cape Agulhas.
There have been so many shipwrecks along this coastline that even if you do not believe in ghosts (spook) you would have to at least ...
The Bredasdorp Museum is primarily a maritime Museum whose primary theme is 'Shipwrecks along the dangerous Southern Cape coast and their influence on the development of the Strandveld'.
There have been ...
Where? Bettys Bay
The wind swept Blesberg dune in Bettys Bay is a prime location to experience down-hill adventure to the max. At 200 m atop the dune one can reach great speeds and enjoy the ultimate adrenaline buzz.
Tucked within the ancient milkwood groves of Mosaic Sanctuary, Mosaic Rain Spa offers guests and visitors a range of pampering treatments within this Overberg hideaway, just outside the quaint village of ...
The Napier Farm Stall has set the standard in Napier for top quality ‘plaaskombuis’, or as the English refer, a wholesome country meal. Created by Ilze Vos in 1999, this farm stall has become an Overberg ...
Start: Grootbos Nature Reserve, Growing the Future College
Finish: Grootbos Garden Lodge
Duration: 26 km, 3 days
Our tip: this Green Flag trail comes as both a slackpacker version, and an ...
Perched between the Atlantic Ocean on the western coastline of South Africa and the almost endless Cederberg Mountain Range is the Marcuskraal 4x4 Trail. This part of the Western Cape Province of South Africa ...
The Swellendam Hiking Trail, situated in the Langeberg, starts at the forestry station, 3km outside of the Swellendam town, and is of the few trails that many hikers are yet to conquer.
Said to be the ...
Bella Luna, a great Italian restaurant, is a Struisbaai favourite.
With its new location conveniently nestled on the corner of the Struisbaai Mall this Italian restaurant offers everything a weary traveller ...
Benguela is a fine dining restaurant located in the small fishing village of Gansbaai. Receiving rave reviews from tourists and locals, Benguela shines in its position as a fine eatery in the Overberg region. ...
Start: McGregor or Greyton, Cape Overberg
Finish: McGregor or Greyton
Duration: 14 or 28 km, 1-2 days
Fitness: moderate to difficult (you need to be fit)
Our tip: in Greyton there is plenty of ...
The Western Cape Province is a magnificent part of South Africa, and ultimately rewarding for those that love the outdoors.
Greyton and its nature reserve is a fairly remote part of this province, and are ...