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Overberg Online - Hermanus, L`Agulhas, Gansbaai, Kleinmond, Arniston, Caledon, Riviersonderend, Witsand 

Overberg Online is the most comprehensive guide to the Overberg area, letting you know everything and
anything you need to know about the Overberg whether you are a tourist or a local.

Baardskeerders Bos
Baardskeerdersbos was first mentioned in writing dating back to 1660: an expedition- team of five men sent by the founder of the Cape Colony, Jan van Riebeeck, reported on the valley and its Khokhoi-residents... Learn more

Betty's Bay
Betty's Bay is a coastal town located 96 km from Cape Town beneath the rugged Kogelberg Mountains on the scenic R44 ocean drive between Pringle Bay and Kleinmond. This village is the longest in South Africa at over 13 km... Learn more

De Kelders, Stanfords Bay, Kleinbaai, Franskraal, Uilenkraalmond & Pearly Beach
De Kelders lies spread out above a rough coastline, varying from rocky beaches to awesome cliffs, and flattens out onto the sandy stretches of the Plaat, a fisherman's paradise... Learn more

Gansbaai
Gansbaai developed around a fresh water fountain frequented by wild geese. Later a harbour was built around the fountain and a (now abolished) whaling station was erected in De Kelders, just outside of town. Gansbaai is an unpretentious fishing town... Learn more

Hangklip
With an overview of False Bay with Cape Hangklip marking the transition to the Atlantic Ocean, Bartolomeu Dias, the Portuguese explorer, in 1488 first referred to the bay as "the gulf between the mountains". Sailors returning from the east initially confused this bay with Table Bay near Cape Town because they confounded Cape Point and Cape Hangklip, which are somewhat similar in form... Learn more

Hermanus
Indeed, deserving the name: “the Riviera of the South”, this coastal town less than 2 hours from Cape Town and best known for it’s land-based whale watching from late May until October reflects a classic example of mixing business with pleasure.... Learn more

Kleinmond
Kleinmond refers to the little mouth of the river. By the middle of the 19th century, a small fishing community had established themselves at Jongensklip – today the fishing harbour in Kleinmond. Farmers from Caledon and nearby area began making this their annual pilgrimage to camp near the Palmiet Lagoon and the Klein Botriver mouth... Learn more

Pringle Bay
Pringle Bay is a small coastal town of ca. 2000 inhabitants in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, in South Africa. Pringle Bay is situated between Betty's Bay and Gordon's Bay, where many of the houses in this small community are used as holiday houses by their owners... Learn more

Rooiels
Rooi Els is named after the Red Adler Tree. The Dutch named many animals and plants after the European species they knew from home. The Rooi Els tree (Cunonia Capensis) is in fact quite unrelated to the real Red Alder... Learn more

Stanford
Stanford is one of the three architecturally best-preserved villages in the Overberg, Western Cape. It should be on everyone’s “must visit” list – especially as it lies only 150km from Cape Town en route between Hermanus and Gansbaai. .. Learn more

 

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