Nature

Kogelberg Nature Reserve

kogelberg_reserveKogelberg Nature Reserve is often considered the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, because of the exceptional quality of its fynbos. The reserve lies within the southern stretch of the rugged Hottentots Holland mountain range, and has remained isolated and remarkably unspoilt. Its high mountain peaks, steep kloofs, valleys and several tributaries of the pristine Palmiet River create a sense of remote wilderness… read more.

Cape Whale Coast

whale_coastClose to the very tip of Africa, just outside Cape Town, you will find the Cape Whale Coast – a place on Earth where wonders never cease. This pristine stretch of the South African coastline that runs from the coastal hamlet of Rooiels in the west to Quoin Point in the East and is flanked by mesmerising mountains and the Atlantic Ocean… read more.

Cape Country Meander

cape-coutry-meanderThe Cape Country Meander stretches along 100km of the N2, an elegant meander between eight delightful country towns – Botrivier, Caledon, the Elgin Valley/ Grabouw, Genadendal, Greyton, Riviersonderend, Tesselaarsdal and Villiersdorp on Cape Town’s doorstep. Each boasts its own distinctive character, yet share the same magical landscapes and authentic country flavour and charm. All are united as The Cape Country Meander… read more.

Kogelberg Biosphere

kogelberg_biosphereThe Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve begins in the Atlantic Ocean, 7.5 km off a rugged, rocky shore interspersed by glorious, golden sandy beaches. A zigzag ribbon of narrow coastal plain is squeezed between the ocean and huge sandstone mountains. Contorted by their tumultuous birth some 300 million years ago, these awesome folded mountains and highland valleys are home to over 1880 different species of plants. 77 species within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve occur nowhere else on Earth (to put this in perspective, the whole of the UK has just 22 endemics)…read more.

Old Oxwagen Route

old_oxwagon_routeThis historical oxwagon route dates back to 1776 when it was used by pioneers as a trade route between the coast and the Langkloof valley.