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Whale Coast and Overberg | Western Cape, South Africa

Considered the bread basket of South Africa, the Overberg's countryside is dominated by rich pastures, fruit orchards and wheat fields, while the coastal region around Hermanus, the Whale Coast, offers fabulous opportunities to spot South Right Whale.

Luxury safari in South Africa

Thank you, Clare, for your patience as we worked our way through the planning of it all.

Susan

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Western and Eastern Capes

Journey from Cape to Cape on this comprehensive 18-day private self-drive itinerary.

Destination

  • South Africa

Experience

  • Self-drive Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Honeymoons and Weddings

Prices from£3845 pp

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Accommodation

Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House is a luxurious retreat situated on the high cliffs of Hermanus, from where it enjoys marvellous views of Walker Bay and the Overberg Mountains.

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Farm 215

Farm 215 is a beautiful boutique eco-lodge situated on a private nature reserve in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, between Cape Town and the Garden Route.

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Grootbos Nature Reserve

Grootbos Nature Reserve is a 6,000 acre private reserve and collection of family-managed lodges located just off South Africa's Garden Route, close to Hermanus and less than two hours from Cape Town.

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Klippe Rivier

Located just outside the town of Swellendam, Klippe Rivier is a beautifully preserved manor house dating back to the early nineteenth-century.

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Ocean Eleven Guesthouse

A 5-star guest house in the Cape Cod style, Ocean Eleven sits perched on the famous cliffs of Hermanus overlooking Walker Bay - the best place to be during the whale-watching season (Jun-Oct)!

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The Auberge Burgundy

The Auberge Burgundy is a gorgeous guest house located in the historic heart of Hermanus, overlooking the Old Harbour and Walker Bay.

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The Hideaway

The Hideaway is one of South Africa's original B&Bs, a charming Victorian-era guesthouse situated in the picturesque Garden Route town of Swellendam.

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The Marine Hermanus

The Marine Hermanus enjoys a dramatic cliff top location, overlooking Walker Bay and the Overberg Mountains. It is a stunning 19th-century property and member of Relais & Chateaux.

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Testimonial

I cannot stress enough how good the service provided by Gane and Marshall was.

Chris McMahon