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Activities and Attractions in the Overberg

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Activities and Attractions in the Overberg

The Overberg is truly a thrilling combination of many activities and attractions, especially unique in covering both coast and land.  Every little town and village, every little stop-over has something to be enjoyed.  Filled with adventure, beauty and breath-taking sights - the Overberg is a jewel waiting to be discovered.

Activities

•    Whale watching
•    White-water rafting
•    Abseiling 
•    Canoeing 
•    Eco-adventures 
•    Fishing 
•    Penguin spotting 
•    Fishing, fly fishing and angling especially in Hermanus and Gansbaai
•    Tandem paragliding from the Raed-na-Gael launch spot in Hermanus
•    Golf 
•    Birdwatching 
•    Shark-cage diving and shark viewing in Gansbaai
•    Water sports on the Breede River

Routes and Trails

•    Hiking trails in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve
•    Whale trails in De Hoop Nature Reserve
•    Walks in the Harold Porter National Botanical Garden near Betty’s Bay
•    Various hiking trails in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve near Hermanus
•    Beebos horse trails outside Napier
•    Spookdraai hiking trails at L’Agulhas
•    Green Mountain Eco Route in Elgin Valley
•    Perdeberg hiking trail near Kleinmond
•    Hikes in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

Attractions

•    Forest Adventures in Hermanus – sandboarding, ziplines, paintballing and lots more
•    Wine tours
•    Kapula Candles, Bredasdorp
•    Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum
•    EnviroWines Wine Shop, Bredasdorp
•    Ronnies Sex Shop (pub and food), R62
•    Barrydale Cellar
•    Barrydale Hand Weavers
•    Barrydale Heritage Garden
•    Guided Quad Bike Tours on Route 62
•    The Crystal Labyrinth, Magic Mountains Retreat, Barrydale
•    South Africa's Peace Pagoda, Magic Mountains Retreat, Barrydale
•    MUD, unusual art gallery built using natural locally sourced materials, Barrydale
•    Outdoor Arena Grass Carp Hatchery, farm visit, Bonnievale
•    Leopard Trail, 4x4 and hiking trail, Bonnievale
•    The Breede River Goose, Boat Trip
•    De Wijngarten Wine Shop & TIMJAN Wonder Juice Factory, Bonnievale
•    Home of Klipdrift, Bonnievale
•    Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary, McGregor
•    Van Loveren Gardens, between Robertson and Bonnievale
•    Owls Rest Olive and Lavender Farm, Robertson

Article by Lauren Pywell

 

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