The magnificence of the Western Cape is unquestionable, and continues to entice visitors from all corners of the globe year after year. In fact, it is testified to by the fact that many of the visitors are ...
Citrusdal is not only famous for citrus production and natural hot water springs, it also falls onto the Cape Flower Route - a journey through the explosion of exquisite flowers that burst into life between ...
Just off the N7 in the Olifants River Valley you’ll find the Klawer Co-operative Cellar which has been in operation since 1956. The cellar has chosen to produce top quality wine with the limited production of ...
The little settlement of Klawer is less than three hours’ drive from the Mother City of Cape Town, in the Western Cape of South Africa. This may be a small place with only a few locals, but it is the proud ...
Stellar Winery is the largest producer of organic wines in South Africa. The grapes are sourced from farms in the lower Olifants River Valley and part of the Namaqualand.
The cellar is the first organic ...
Route: Clanwilliam, Pakhuis Pass, Uitkyk Pass, Wupperthal, Matjiesriver, Nieuwoudt Pass, Kriedouw Kloof Pass, Clanwilliam Dam
Description: a circular drive through the Cederberg to Wuppertal and Matjies ...
Start: near Clanwilliam
Emphasis: forge your own route
Duration: 1 - 7 days following woodcutters' paths at will
Fitness: for the hardy hiker
Our tip: for those after solitude and peace, and sleeping where ...
Start: Sandrif Farm
Finish: Sandrif Farm
Duration: 7+ hours, or over 2 days
Fitness: fit, it is challenging
Our tip: older children who are used to hiking will manage the hike, although you might want to ...
Start: Traveller's Rest farm, Cederberg
Finish: Traveller's Rest farm
Duration: 4 km, roughly 3 hours, 9 different rock art sites
Fitness: easy, good to do with children provided you do not want to spend ...
Located on the West Coast between Vredendal and Lutzville, off the Route 362 and near the Olifants River is the family run wine farm Bellpost Wines. From the words “Bellevue” and “Buitepos” the name Bellpost ...
Start: Driehoek farm
Duration: 4 nights, 40 km
Fitness: moderate to difficult
Our tip: September to the end of November is the best time to see flowering fynbos
One of six hikes in ...
Where: Sanddrif campsite, Dwarsrivier Farm, Cederberg
Type of route: 4 different routes, circular and return, 6 km - 31 km
Best: any time of year, but be warned that the Cederberg is really ...
Start: summit of Pakhuis Pass
Finish: Driehoek Resort in central Cederberg
Duration: 9 days, 8 nights, 100 km (roughly)
Fitness: moderate to difficult
Our tip: if you are a seasoned hiker, you won't find ...
Cederberg Wines are located on the highest lying vineyards in South Africa and their unique location adds something extra special to their wine.
Winning the coveted Veritas Double Gold medal has helped put ...
Featured in the Greenwood Guide’s ‘Side Dishes’ of the West Coast, the restaurant is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday, 9am to 5pm and also caters to guests and locals should they require Sunday lunches or ...
A refreshingly real approach to the climatic challenges of growing grapes and winemaking in the Olifants River region, located on the West Coast of South Africa, Cape Rock embraces what nature has provided and ...
The contrasting climate of the Olifants River Valley ensures that the grapes used in Namaqua wines are simply superb. Vredendal is home to the manufacturing of the wines.
The Namaqua range includes multiple ...
Kloof is the Afrikaans word for ravine/gorge. Kloofing is an adventure activity which utilises these natural little 'valleys'. Typically the result of stream cutting erosion these rocky pockets possess ...
The Aloe dichotoma is one of South Africa’s magnificent indigenous plants. It is an important part of the local vegetation, and characterises these landscapes in beautiful drama. It is also known as the ...
Go Mountain Biking at Mount Ceder on the Olive grove cycle route - Mount Ceder has recently marked a cycle route for the whole family. This route meanders through the olive groves taking in rocky and sandy ...