Read about Calitzdorp
The secluded valley of Calitzdorp is the port wine capital of South Africa, is at the heart of the Klein Karoo and is the hinterland gateway along Route 62 - the longest wine route in the world - to the Garden Route.
From the wonder of the Cango Caves at the foot of the formidable Swartberg mountains and the Rust-en-Vrede waterfall, to beautiful old sandstone buildings and o...
The vast expanse of semi-arid land lends itself to roaming game and wildlife outreach programmes.
Amid the vastness of the semi-arid Karoo are many opportunities to replenish both mind and body at a spa or hot springs.
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In this region known for its extremes in soils and climate, some of the finest and most diverse wines are produced.
Visit the spa’s and wellness centres in one of the world’s most unique arid zones - the dry thirst land of the Karoo.
Experiences to rave about in Cape Town & the Western Cape
Get up close & personal with Southern Right Whales on the Cape Whale Coast
Visit the villages of Cape Whale Coast and Hermanus - the best land based whale watching site in the world and get within 20 metres of a whale.
Sail up Table Mountain by Cable Car & abseil your way down
Abseil Cape Town's Table Mountain, South Africa's most internationally recognisable icon but if that idea makes you break out in a sweat, then hop aboard the rotating cable way for a smooth glide up to its summit.
Scramble through the Cango Caves & go ostrich racing in Oudsthoorn
The Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn with its limestone cavern roofs, exquisite calcite flowers, stalactite and stalagmites formations are more than 20 million years old.
Come face to face with the Big 5 on a game drive
Visit any number of Western Cape game reserves and experience the thrill of being surrounded by a pack of hungry lions, the sight of elephant bulls jousting with each other, the speed of a hunting leopard or the exhilaration of being pursued by a thundering rhino or wildebeest!
Dive with Great White Sharks in Gansbaai
Toss any fear overboard, climb into a reinforced steel cage and get lowered into the deep blue for a close encounter with the oceans deadliest predator.
Hit the greens for an exquisite game of golf along the Garden Route
Visit any number of world class golf courses along the Garden Route for some of the most spectacular golf you're ever likely to play.
Swim with Penguins at Boulders Beach
Boulders Beach in the naval town of Simon's Town in Cape Town is the only place in the world where you can actually swim freely amongst the penguins, who are remarkably untroubled by us humans.
Launch your sails & go kitesurfing at Big Bay on the West Coast
The long stretches of open beaches along the West Coast, with their steady side shore winds are rated amongst the best locations for kitesurfing in the world.
Discover wine tastings & cellar tours in the Cape Winelands
Take a slow ramble along the breathtakingly beautiful wine routes of the Cape Winelands and sip some of the world's finest wines on a wine tour.
Bungee Jump off Bloukrans - the world's highest commercial bungee jump
The ultimate thrill! This IS the highest commercially operated Bungy Jump in the world, all 216 meters above the Bloukrans River.