Attractions

Activities:

  • Strandveld vineyards tour
    See the inner-workings of our wine cellar and take a walk to our vineyards, dams and picnic spots.
  • Sea-Angling
    Some of the country’s best sea-angling spots are around the Agulhas coast.
  • Shark-cage diving
    Gansbaai offers the thrill of shark-cage diving for the brave.
  • Swimming beaches
    Struisbaai, L’Agulhas and “Die Damme” are all within easy reach if a day at the beach is what you prefer.
  • Bird watching
    Our natural wetlands will delight any birdwatcher with sights of Marshall Eagles, Fish Eagles, Flamingos, African Black Oystercatchers and Blue Cranes.
  • Cycling
    Feel free to bring along your bicycle and explore the dirt tracks in the area. As we are situated in a protected area, quad bikes and motorcycles are not permitted.

 Explore the area:

  • Bredarsdorp/Napier: See the Shipwreck Museum in Bredasdorp and experience all the craft and coffee shops, nurseries and small restaurants found around Bredasdorp and Napier.Napier is nestled in the middle of rolling wheatfields of gold and yellow, and this charming village attracts artists, writers and actors and host a number a cultural events every year. Bredasdorp Tourism Bureau: +27 28 424 2584Napier Tourism Bureau: +27 28 423 3325
  • Gansbaai: This small town is well known for numerous Great White Sharks (shark cage diving) and many Southern Right Whales sightings.Visit Stanford (Birkenhead Brewery) and Franskraal, Pearly beach and Baardskeerdersbos.Gansbaai Tourism Bureau: +27 28 384 1439
  • Struisbaai / L’Agalhas: Struisbaai is the Coastal holiday mecca in the Southern Overberg region. L’agulhas is one of the most significant geographical point on the continent being the meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It has the reputation as being known as the Graveyard of ships due to ferocious currents and storms.
    • Enjoy the longest uninterrupted white beach in the southern hemisphere – 14 km!
    • Visit the famous Cape Agulhas Lighthouse while visiting the southernmost tip of Africa.
    • Some of the country’s best sea-angling spots are around the Agulhas coast.

    L’Agulhas Tourism Bureau: +27 28 435 7185 (www.tourismcapeagulhas.co.za)

  • Arniston: Explore this beautiful town and visit the Waenhuiskrans cave. This town commemorates the 1815 Arniston shipwreck.
  • De Mond Nature Reserve: Spend a day at De Mond nature reserve, take a picnic basket and see fynbos, game and a rich variety of bird life. The largest concentration of sourthern right whales along the South African coast is to be found here. De Mond Nature Reserve: +27 28 424 2170
  • Hermanus: Hermanus lies on the shores of the beautiful Walker Bay and is the official whale watching capital of the world. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and indigenous fynbos, this coastal town is a popular holiday destination. Southern Right Wales visit Walker bay every year from July to December and offers visitors magnificent views of these spectacular creatures. Take a drive through the Hemel and Aarde Valley and taste other spectacular wines of the Overberg. Stop at the Wine Village where the largest selection of South African wines can be browsed by wine lovers. The wines of the Overberg are showcased at the Hermanus Food and Wine Festival annually in August. Accommodation is available at the Hermanus Beach Villa (www.hermanusbeachvilla.co.za)
  • Agulhas National Park: Strandveld Vineyards is situated only 15km from the Agulhas National Park
  • Elim: The historic hamlet of Elim is 16km away from Strandveld Vineyards.Explore Elim:
    • take a stroll around the old Moravian Church and the Geelkop nature reserve
    • Have lunch at Elim at the Mill Restaurant or take a picnic basket
    • Return via Wolvengat and see all the wonderful fynbos along the way

Elim tourism Bureau: +27 28 482 1806

The Mill Restaurant (Janie) +27 73 769 7679