Hermanus

Back in my school days, my best friend Merle and I spent a few weekends hitch-hiking from Cape Town to Hermanus because we were determined to find some fun outside Cape Town. It took several trips to show us that we were on the wrong track. In those days Hermanus had few shops, no clubs,…

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Elim

  On a recent trip through the Overberg, I took a detour to the little town of Elim. With a population of just under 2500, Elim is the oldest settlement in the district, and is very close to the southernmost tip of Africa, not far from the larger towns of Napier and Bredasdorp. After negotiating…

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Grootbos

From the moment you arrive at Grootbos, only two hours from Cape Town on our Whales and Overberg Tour, and you are greeted by the friendly staff, you know you’re in for a treat. Over 2000 hectares of magnificent fynbos and understated luxury – what more could you want? Whether you stay at the Garden…

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