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  • Western Cape

    Franschhoek

    Franschhoek is one of the oldest towns in South Africa. Established in 1688 by French Huguenots, it is a destination that has developed into a historical masterpiece surrounded by beauty and offering visitors top class facilities as well as unforgettable attractions. Franschhoek is known for its spectacular wine estates, bustling stores and studios, and a village main street that is alive ...

  • Western Cape

    Paarl

    The quaint town of Paarl is located just outside the city of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province. Paarl is a town that combines historical magnificence, a unique landscape and exciting attractions to provide visitors with an unforgettable holiday. Beautifully restored buildings line the streets, with historical sites such as the Afrikaans Language Monument and the Off The Wall ...

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    Mossel Bay

    When driving from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, or vice versa, Mossel Bay signifies the halfway mark of your journey. This coastal gem, located on the Garden Route, was once known as Aguada de Sao Bras when the legendary Bartholomew Dias anchored here in 1488. Since then it has developed into a town that has a wonderful balance of preserved history and modern facilities that appeals to most ...

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    Wilderness

    One of the most picturesque destinations in the entire Western Cape is Wilderness. And as its name suggests, it is a town that is surrounded by nature and breathtaking natural attractions. The town is quiet and tranquil and is suited for visitors who want to escape their daily lives to enjoy nature related adventures and activities. With the Goukamma Nature Reserve and Wilderness National ...

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    Oudtshoorn

    Located in the ruggedly beautiful Klein (Little) Karoo region of South Africa, Oudtshoorn is readily associated with ostrich farming - and little wonder, as there are around 400 ostrich farms surrounding the town. The world-renowned Cango Caves are another reason that visitors flock to this lovely town, but there is certainly much more to Oudtshoorn than these two noteworthy attractions.

  • Western Cape

    Plettenberg Bay

    Located in the heart of South Africa’s verdant Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay with its stunning beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters and hospitable people, is a much sought after holiday destination. Generally referred to simply as “Plett”, and known as the Jewel of the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is teeming with birdlife and is a haven for one of South Africa’s largest breeding colonies of ...

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    George

    The majestic Outeniqua Mountains stand guard over one of the most picturesque cities in South Africa. Along with breathtaking forests, the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean and the laid back city of George, the Outeniqua Mountains complete a picture of beauty and adventure. As one of the oldest cities in South Africa, George is historically significant. Located almost halfway between Port ...

  • Western Cape

    Knysna

    Many South Africans agree that if given the choice of visiting any destination in the country, they would choose the Garden Route treasure of Knysna. It is a town that is blanketed in exquisite beauty, while a strong artistic element. It is this combination that attracts thousands of visitors to Knysna and its surrounding areas. Amongst the tranquility of nature and its small bustling ...

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    Swellendam

    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.

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