Apple, mountain bike and adventure country.
- Greyton Overberg
Greyton is rural tranquillity and quaint country scenes. There is a backpackers lodge in town.
- Betty's Bay
Betty's Bay is one of those places that grew up as a holiday home from home. there is a fantastic backpackers in town.
Because of its isolation Kleinmond was an outlaws’ stronghold for some 200 years. Nestled between two estuaries and bordered by fynbos covered mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Kleinmond is an appetising stop for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s a hikers paradise, and with consistently good swell, not bad for surfers either.
A favourite weekend getaway spots for people living in Cape Town.
Hermaus has a little bit of everything from long beaches, to whales populating the bay to a rocking nightlife......
Small fishing port on the Cape South Coast and famous for its Great White Sharks
Situated 25km north of Cape Agulhas, Bredasdorp is a centre for wool, grain and dairy farming and lying in the heart of the Overberg, you’ll certainly know that you are in the “bread basket” of Africa…
A tranquil and quirky country village.
- Cape Agulhas
Cape Agulhas backpackers is set at the true southernmost tip of the continent. Is it really where the two oceans meet? Go there to see for yourself.
This lovely little fishing village is set against an backdrop of impossibly blue seas and whitewashed cottages. Meander down to the harbour and choose a fish fresh off the boats, or take a walk to the caves and shout something you’d like to hear a few times.
Set halfway between Cape Town and Knysna, this little town boasts some classic country attractions.
Known as the whale nursery of the East Coast, with the largest concentration of whales on the South African coastline, Witsand is at the mouth of the Breede River. It’s a peaceful town with excellent fishing.
Robertson lies on the Breede River Valley which is on Route 62. It is one of the longest wine routes in the world.
Swellendam lies beneath some of the most spectacular peaks in the Langeberg range. These peaks used to be used as sundials by the farmers who called them 10, 11, 12 and 1 o'clock. Today, old oak trees, wide roads and whitewashed homesteads recall Swellendam’s past as a frontier town. From here there’s easy access to a myriad outdoor wilderness experiences.
Barrydale is situated at the top of the Tradouw pass and is on the R62
Montagu Western Cape
Montagu is situated on Route 62, the road to wine and roses, this charming little village lies snoozing in the embrace of the mountains.
Therapeutic mineral springs
Lying deep in the Breede River Valley, the special little town of Montagu will seep into your heart, and if you give it enough time, soul. The Langeberg Mountains offer serious climbers challenging cliff faces as well as pleasant, rambling hikes.
Refresh body, mind and spirit in the therapeutic mineral springs. Then put the full stop on your recuperation by quaffing some of the local honey-flavoured Muscadel wine.
Psst. Don’t forget to track down some of Route 62’s fine wine.
Places to Stay
- De Bos Guest Farm
Find this wonderful Montagu backpackers a short stroll from the centre of town.
(randomly selected service providers from all regions)
Safaris leaving from Gauteng and travelling to Victoria Falls via Botswana.
(Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe and Zambia)
This Hazyview backpackers offers bushwalking, safari-ing, braaing or just hanging out at the pool.
for the more conservative traveller...
This Mozambique backpackers is located in Ponta D'ouro only 40m from the beach and a great place for diving, surfing and swimming with the dolphins.
(Ponta D ouro ,Mozambique)
The Tube ’n Axe is just 300m away from the Stormsriver Adventure Centre - this is Wild Adventure Frontier Territory.
They organise volunteer projects and can book day trips and safaris.
Travellers Inn is in Rustenburg, conveniently situated for access to the Magaliesberg, Sterkfontein, Plilanesberg and Sun City.
(Rustenburg and surrounds,North West Province)
Here’s a great way to experience the wonders of Mpumalanga…
Adventures and tours in the Cape.
(Cape Town City Centre,Cape Town)
This Table View backpackers definately needs you to check out the beach, the bars, the jacuzzi and the menagerie. Hmm. And surf, windsurfing and going mad…
(Northern Beaches,Cape Town)