too strong, sometimes the sun burns too hot,
and thoughts turn to other activities. Well, there are plenty
to visit in the Overberg region, and all within an easy day's trip.
on't let that
get to you. If you've
spent too many hours soaking it up on those balmy summer days and need
in the shade, or you just feel like a change in scenery, why not jump
in the car and explore the Overberg?
Day trips from
Langezandt abound; the roads are quiet and before you
know it you're at
your destination, whether it be marine and nature reserves or
tasting, cheese making, whale watching, great white shark cage diving
or simply a picnic at De Mond. Here is a sample
of attractions to
suit many tastes:
- The local wine
route. See Links.
- The southernmost
tip of Africa where the two
oceans meet, Cape Agulhas lighthouse and
Museum, world famous Kapula Candles, the arts and crafts
fishermen's cottages (Kassiesbaai) and cave
beach, harbour, fresh
fish and chips, then on to L'Agulhas.
- Elim mission
Nature Reserve, arty Baardskeerdersbos
- Die Kelders,
- Reserves: Agulhas National Park; De Hoop Nature
and Marine Reserve; De Mond Nature Reserve
- Hiking trails:
(Ghosts' Corner); Grootberg; De Hoop 5-day whale trail; Shipwreck
- Great white
shark diving at
- Malgas pont and
on to Witsand.
- Caledon, Greyton,
McGregor, Breede Valley wine tasting,
the gateway to the Klein Karoo.
just put your feet up . . .
and enjoy Castaway Cottage!