Set on the banks of the Berg River in Velddrif, the River House offers luxury West Coast accommodation for up to six guests. Velddrif, which started off as a small fishing community, is a popular destination for family holidays, fishing trips, water sport events and much more. Just off the River House’s veranda, you’ll find the Laaiplek slipway, where locals
TGCSA 5-Star Guest House Built over 100 years ago, the Manor has an aura of grandeur and old-world charm with a magnificent wood-panelled staircase leading up to the five large suites and a standard twin, each of which bears the name of historic, local characters of St James. The individually decorated rooms within this Kalk Bay accommodation reflect the opulent
TGCSA 4-Star Hotel Welcome to Dutch Manor, South Africa’s only registered antique hotel. Steeped in history and old-world charm, the hotel dates back to 1812, and boasts an illustrious and colourful past. It has recently been renovated to embrace the elegance and opulence of yesteryear, whilst catering to all the modern requirements of both business and leisure travellers. Located a
The Park promotes earth history tourism through fossils. The main attraction is an excavation site that has uncovered 5 million year old fossils. Enjoy guided tours, the working laboratory, the coffee and gift shops and walking/mountain bike trails.
The Backpack is an award winning, Fair Trade hostel that invests in people and communities, giving meaningful and relaxed travel experiences. South Africa’s original backpacker and award-winning, urban hip hostel invests in people and communities, giving meaningful and relaxed, travel experiences. The Backpack accommodates 100 people in 16 room types which are all individually styled.
The museum depicts the West Coast fishing history and the local history of Velddrif and its environs. The exhibitions consist of fishing artifacts, from whaling to present day pelagic fishing, traditional fishing methods and the Bokkom drying industry. This visitor’s experience is inextricably interwoven with the colourful local history and culture of the West Coast, presented in the museum by multi-media presentations
Velskoendraai is situated right at the entrance to Clanwilliam. Within the 7 Clans of Rooibos you have more than 100 flavoured/blended rooibos teas. From natural, herbal, fruity and sweet to green, spicy and flower – a variety you can’t afford to pass by. Do a tasting or order any of these from the menu and don’t miss out on our lovely
The Iziko Maritime Centre features an overview of shipping in Cape Town, and the earliest existing model of Table Bay harbour, completed in 1885 by prisoners and warders of Breakwater Prison, forms part of the exhibitions. Images depicting Table Bay from the 17th to 20th Century give an idea of the development of the harbour. There is a collection of
Bertram House, situated at the top of Government Avenue in the centre of Cape Town, is currently closed to the public, due to the site undergoing maintenance and restoration operations. This house is the only remaining example of the English Georgian-style red brick houses that were once common in Cape Town. The house is said to be built c. 1839
Here visitors can savour all the serenity and beauty nature will bestow on them all day long from sunrise to the brilliant night skies. Our apartments are tucked in a quiet and safe valley on a Rooibos tea estate in the midst of the wealth of the Cederberg plant life and renowned wild flower displays from late winter to early