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Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape
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Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape

By comparison with other countries, South Africa has an excellent infrastructure. Most of our major routes are pothole-less and easy to follow, and self-drive holidays are a great way to see the country, and save money. Load the car with camping gear, add a ma...
Escape to the West Coast and the Berg River Region
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Escape to the West Coast and the Berg River Region

Think West Coast, think sand, heat, sea and little fresh water. And you wouldn't be far off the mark. The West Coast is arid, wild and windswept, but it does have water.And one of the major sources of water available that makes farming possible, in the ari...
Vredendal in the Olifants River Valley
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Vredendal in the Olifants River Valley

Vredendal; Afrikaans for Peaceful Valley, is a modern town that thrives on the banks of the Olifants River. The town marks the boundary between the Mediterranean climate of the southern part of the West Coast and the dry, arid north.The Olifants River is t...
Linger a while in Lamberts Bay
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Linger a while in Lamberts Bay

Lamberts Bay started out as a small and humble fishing village, much like all the other fishing villages along the Cape West Coast. Today, however it is known as the Diamond of the West Coast and one of the major tourist destinations year-round because of the ...
For Lovers and Loafers … Langebaan
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For Lovers and Loafers … Langebaan

Located as it is on the shores of a tranquil lagoon, Langebaan offers a wide variety of water sports and activities as well as paddling in the shallows or simply enjoying the white sandy beaches. The lagoon forms part of the West Coast National Park, a wildlif...
Take a Trip to Saldanha
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Take a Trip to Saldanha

The seaside town of Saldanha lies in the northern corner of the largest and deepest bay in South Africa and is a bustling harbour town with a thriving fishing industry with fish, crayfish, mussels, oysters and seaweed. Any visitor takes a walk amongst the fish...