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......
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.
- 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.
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
Small fishing port on the Cape South Coast and famous for its Great White Sharks
Places to Stay
What to do
- White Shark Adventures
Join an expedition to encounter Great White Sharks off the Gansbaai coastline and come face-to-face with Jaws yourself.
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Chameleon Safaris Namibia run budget safaris to all the major destinations in Namibia.
Nestled in a rural conservation village, these two self-catering timber cottages are perfect for snuggle sessions between surfing, fishing and hiking.
(Scarborough and Kommetjie,Cape Town)
Nothando is situated in the centre of Plettenberg Bay and is a five star backpackers.
(Plettenberg Bay,Garden Route)
Chill on the West Coast.
(Eland's Bay,West Coast)
Getting around the berg is as easy as A. B. C…
(Graskop,Drakensberg Backpacker Hostels)
Take a 25-minute flight to 10,000 feet to see the Klein Karoo then jump harnessed to a pro and freefall for 35-seconds.
Your one stop shop for tours and activities in Port Elizabeth.
(Port Elizabeth,Sunshine Coast)
Built in the days when castles were homes
This Stellenbosch backpackers is a favourite with big groups, churches and schools.
A backpackers across the road from the 2010 world cup stadium
(Green Point,Cape Town)