The Overberg in the Western Cape is one of the most popular haunts for those who love to explore the wilderness and enjoying getting up and close with nature.It offers you beaches and secluded coves stretching for kilometers along the coast, the southern most point of Africa where two oceans meet, the heart of the Whale Coast, symmetrical swatches of rich farmlands set off by rugged mountains, beautiful Fynbos landscapes and a cultural melting pot with legendary hospitality and hotels to make your bussiness or pleasure trip successfull with high standards and comfortable accommodation.The history of the Overberg is rich and full of life which is celebrated in its many museums some so comprehensive that they occupy entire villages, such as the completely preserved mission stations of Elim and Genadendal. Each of the Towns in the Overberg region has something different to offer the tourist. Explore all of these towns and their main attractions on your trip to the Cape Agulhas region.I n the overberg region the natural enviroment is accompanied by breathtaking and unique flora and fauna,indeginous plants and animals.The Blue Crane is South Africa’s national bird and is restricted as a breeding species to this country. About fifteen years ago, pastures were developed on a large scale in the Overberg and a man-made habitat was created that was crane friendly. About half the remaining Blue Crane population has found a sanctuary here. Some of the places to visit in the Overberg region incudes
Stoney Point Penguins it is just 90km from capetown ,here one will find Betty bay and and stony point penguin colony ,it is one of the three land based colony in South Africa and is home to over 150 Nestling families of African penguins.
The Hermanus Wine Route this is the newest wine route in the Cape. the wine route links 15 boutique wineries in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley. Hemel-en-Aarde, which means Heaven and Earth, it offers spectecular views and the route is a must do whether you are a wine enthusiast or not.Highlights of the route include biltong and cheese platters at southern right and a whole lot of activities
Small coastal towns such as Gansbaai and Kleinmond offers a variety of adventure activities. Gansbaai offers tourists the opportunity to interact with two denizens of the deep, the gentle whale and the fearsome great white shark. Whale viewing is a popular pastime for more mellow folk, while shark cage diving caters to thrill seekers.
You are invited to come and explore the region and experience the history and culture, which make the people of the Overberg justly proud.Spend two or three days going through the towns and countryside of the Overberg, drinking in the area’s scenic beauty or simply enjoying the caring hospitality, fresh air and uncrowded vistas of fynbos, sea and mountains.