Things To Do in Cape Overberg

The Cape Overberg region is situated in the Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Maermanskloof hiking trail

Where? Greyton
Start: lower end of Nerina Street at the old Cape Nature Conservation camp, Greyton Finish: lower end of Nerina Street Duration: 5 km, roughly 3 hours Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: remember hats ...

Danger Point Lighthouse

Where? Gansbaai
It took roughly forty years after a major shipwreck on the coast at Gansbaai with a great loss of lives, for a lighthouse to finally emerge in 1895. A memorial plaque is on one of the walls of the lighthouse, ...

Barton Wine Estate

Where? Botrivier
Just one hour’s drive from the Cape Town International Airport, Barton Wine Estate is located on the beautiful drive to Hermanus, in the Botrivier area. Positioned in the Botrivier valley and bordering the ...

Dine at Grootbos

Where? Gansbaai
Executive chef, Duane Lewis, heads the restaurant at Grootbos, situated a few kilometers from Gansbaai, up. The menu is inspired by fresh and seasonal ingredients, including fresh fish sourced directly from ...

Oak Valley Wine Estate

Where? Elgin
This exquisite estate located in the Elgin Valley is well worth a visit as they offer a lot more than just premium wines. Their venture began in 2003 and since then their cool climate wines have done ...

The Restaurant at Newton Johnson

Where? Hermanus
Appropriately named ‘Heaven’ is situated in an idyllic vineyard setting in the verdant Hemel & Aarde valley, just before Hermanus. With huge windows maximizing the jaw-droppingly beautiful view, dining at ...

Ciro’s Restaurant

Where? Gansbaai
Ciro’s continues to be one of Gansbaai’s favourite spots for lunch and dinner, having established an outstanding reputation for itself over the last decade of its existence. Ciro’s Restaurant is known for its ...

Dassiesfontein Farm Stall

Where? Caledon
Dassiesfontein is a fully licensed restaurant and traditional farmer's fare situated in the heart of the Overberg. From humble beginnings 12 years ago, we sold homemade goods from two wagons next to the N2. In ...

Duiwelsgat Hiking Trail

Where? Gansbaai
Start: Gansbaai harbour Finish: Klipgat caves, De Kelders Duration: 7 km, around 4 hours Fitness: easy, children can do this hike Our tip: this is a one-way trail, so you will need to arrange another car ...

Biltong Factory

Where? Heidelberg
Just about halfway between Cape Town and Knysna on the Garden Route of South Africa is the little town of Heidelberg. It is a historical village with some gorgeous old architecture. It is also a convenient ...

Mogg’s Country Cookhouse

Where? Hermanus
Mogg’s Country Cookhouse can be found along the long winding roads, in the Hemel and Aarde valley. Drink in delicious views of the vineyards and rolling hills of the valley when you dine at this family run ...

Silver Sands Beach

Where? Bettys Bay
Looking for a beach that is dog friendly (providing they are on their leads) and is a perfect spot for a picnic with the family? Silver Sands Beachis situated West of Stoney Point penguin colony in Betty’s Bay ...

Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate

Where? Botrivier
Tucked away amongst the rolling hills of the Botrivier valley, Gabriëlskloof is one of the newer additions to the area. Taking their wines seriously, yet describing themselves as laid-back, the team at ...


Where? Heidelberg
About halfway between Knysna and Cape Town, along the N2 motorway, is the picturesque town of Heidelberg. It is quiet, small, and an excellent representative of unspoilt South African landscapes. However, this ...

Elgin Valley Market

Where? Elgin
From all over the Overberg, traders and visitors converge at the Elgin Valley Market to enjoy the fresh fare & healthy food that has made the area such a popular tourist destination. The Elgin Valley is an ...

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