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The Overberg region is just an hour and a half over the mountain from Cape Town. Here are some things to do along the Whale Coast and further inland which you should not miss.


whale watching

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Whale Watching

Hermanus and whales go hand-in-hand. From about June to December, whales come here to breed. Whale-watching cruise boats take tourists out into the ocean to see whales close-up, or you can view whales from the shore. One can also take a guided sea canoe tour.

shark cage diving

Shark Cage Diving & Marine Life Boat Trips

There are a number of trusted shark cage diving operators in the Kleinbaai/Gansbaai area. They also take tourist on “Marine Big 5” boat trips. Visitors hope to see whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins on the outing.

The Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route & Craft Beer Tasting

The Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven-and-Earth) wine valley up the R320 road from Hermanus is becoming one of the premier wine routes in the Western Cape area, as are the farms around Stanford and Elim. Birkenhead Brewery outside Stanford has a popular micro-brewery - the public is welcome to visit.

wine tasting

Fishing

There are many dams on the farms in the area where you can fish peacefully.

River Cruises

You can take a leisurely river cruise from Stanford down the Klein River.

Big Cat Sanctuary

Not far from our farm, you can find the Panthera Big Cat Sanctuary. Lions, tigers and other big cats that have been rescued find a home there. It is open to the public to visit.

quad biking

Adventure Acticities:

In the greater Overstrand area there are many activities for the adventurers among us.
- Ziplining
- Quad bike, motorbike and 4x4 nature trails
- Paintball games
- Target shooting/archery
- Sandboarding
- River tubing and white water rafting

hiking

Mountain Biking, Fatbike Tours, Trail Running, Horseback Trails and Hiking

South Africa is known for it's outdoor-loving people and the Whale Coast is no different. Here you find mountain bikers, trail runners, horse riders or hikers in the mountains and nature reserves around the area.

Aeroplane Trips

For those who like to escape the bustle of life on the ground, Hermanus offers tourists plane trips. From the small plane, you can spot the whales and other marine life from above.





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