Located in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, halfway between George and Cape Town, the picturesque town of Swellendam lies at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains. As the third-oldest immigrant settlement in South Africa, Swellendam is steeped in history, which is reflected in the town’s many architectural treasures, and is surrounded by breath-taking natural beauty.
The symbolic face of nature conservation, the bontebok is a proud and pretty animal. With a strong white blaze running down the centre of it’s face combined with shades of light and dark brown, these intriguing creatures have found their way onto a list of outstanding conservation achievements by their amazing rebound from near extinction to sustainable numbers. The Bontebok National Park ...