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Green Mountain Trail
Green Mountain Trail(Elgin)
Owner description: The Green Mountain Trail is a four day hiking trail around the Green Mountain in the Overberg region of the Western Cape.Traversing a tapestry of fynbos and fruit farms this... more Owner description: The Green Mountain Trail is a four day hiking trail around the Green Mountain in the Overberg region of the Western Cape.Traversing a tapestry of fynbos and fruit farms this slackpack trail offers fine food and comfortable overnights in the Cape Winelands of South Africa. Accommodation is in four star country guesthouses. Delicious , wholesome meals are provided throughout.The trail meanders around the Groenlandberg, part of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Guided by THETA accredited guides you learn about the biodiversity and the history of the area. Swimming in rock pools and dams on a hot day is as refreshing for the body as it is for the soul.The Green Mountain Trail is a moderate walking trail with distances varying between 11kms and 18kms each day. The effort level, as gauged by Slackpacker S.A., is set at 3.5 with 5 being the most difficult.The trail traverses privately-owned land. All landowners are members of the Green Mountain Eco Route, the world’s first biodiversity wine route, and part of the region’s efforts to conserve the environment and promote responsible tourism. All members are Biodiversity Wine Initiative champions. This enlightened initiative unites conservation and agricultural development in a complementary, mutually beneficial manner. As part of the Green Mountain Trail’s social responsibility programme, hikers are encouraged to Walk with an Alien, a project in which a personalised walking stick is carved from alien vegetation by local communities. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary(Stanford)
Owner description: Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary Panthera Africa (opened April 2015) offers the unique opportunity to learn about the big cats and hear their heartfelt stories! The sanctuary... more Owner description: Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary Panthera Africa (opened April 2015) offers the unique opportunity to learn about the big cats and hear their heartfelt stories! The sanctuary is run by two young ladies who have devoted their lives for these animals, and the passion and love is felt on the educational visits! We educate visitors on the big cats, the threats facing each species today and what can be done to create change for these majestic beings. We are a true sanctuary with no trading, breeding or public interaction, operating as a safe haven for ambassador and rescued cats. We offer different types of visits: 1. EDUCATIONAL VISIT Have a guided walk around to see our white and brown lions, black leopard, caracals and tigers and learn more about our ambassador animals, their species and their threats. Tour times: Everyday expect Tuesdays, 10am and 3pm (April - September) 9am and 4pm October - March); open on public holidays Price: 240 ZAR per adult / 150 ZAR per child under 13 years PRE-BOOKINGS ONLY (as we only have a limited amount of spots per visit) 2. ENRICHMENT VISIT - SOON OPENING We strongly believe in different daily enrichment activities for our big cats to ensure the best captive life possible. Our certified enrichment program can include feeding enrichment, sensory enrichment, physical enrichment and environmental enrichment. Price: 350 ZAR per adult, no children under 16 years allowed. PRE-BOOKINGS ONLY (at least 1 week in advance) 3. TEAMBUILDING Our slogan 'In unity there is strength' is the core definition of any team. Our teambuilding events will take everyone out of their comfort zone, strengthen your team and inspire creativity! We offer the unique opportunity to be involved in our hands-on enrichment program. You will be forced to think outside the box and your ability to work together will directly affect the outcome! We guarantee you huge satisfaction in seeing your product being tested in action! Price: depends on amount of people and equipment provided. PRE-BOOKINGS ONLY less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Hermanus Cliff Path
Hermanus Cliff Path(Hermanus)
Attraction type: Scenic Walking Areas
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Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Fernkloof Nature Reserve(Hermanus)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Stony Point Penguin Colony
Stony Point Penguin Colony(Betty's Bay)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Havercrofts
Havercrofts
Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Stanford
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Sosta Restaurant
La Sosta Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 40 Restaurants in Swellendam
Price: US$ 39 - US$ 48
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Betty Blue Bistro
Betty Blue Bistro
Ranked #1 of 123 Restaurants in Hermanus
Price: US$ 3 - US$ 10
Cuisines: Cafe
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mez Karoo Kitchen
Mez Karoo Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Barrydale
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Marianas
Marianas
Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Stanford
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Anha Casa Guest House
4.0 of 5
Anha Casa Guest House
US$ 21 - US$ 35 (ZAR 250 - ZAR 420)
Ranked #8 of 91 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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Harbour Vue Guest House
4.0 of 5
Harbour Vue Guest House
US$ 19 - US$ 32 (SAR 70 - SAR 120)
Ranked #13 of 91 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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Tradouw Guest House
3.0 of 5
Tradouw Guest House
US$ 30 - US$ 35
Ranked #1 of 6 Barrydale B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Agulhas Ocean House
3.0 of 5
Agulhas Ocean House
US$ 79 - US$ 149 (ZAR 958 - ZAR 1,807)
Ranked #1 of 7 L'Agulhas B&B and Inns
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White Shark Guest House
4.0 of 5
White Shark Guest House
US$ 82 - US$ 140
Ranked #2 of 24 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
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Hermanus Dorpshuys
4.0 of 5
Hermanus Dorpshuys
US$ 78 - US$ 104
Ranked #3 of 91 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Cliff Lodge
4.0 of 5
Cliff Lodge
US$ 238 - US$ 248 (€ 194 - € 202)
Ranked #1 of 10 De Kelders B&B and Inns
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Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House
5.0 of 5
Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House
US$ 233 - US$ 323 (€ 190 - € 263)
Ranked #1 of 24 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
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Bloomestate
4.0 of 5
Bloomestate
US$ 134 - US$ 226
Ranked #1 of 41 Swellendam B&B and Inns
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