Interested in visiting the spectacular Whale Coast in the Overberg region of South Africa? Our Insiders Guide will provide you with great tips to enhance your holiday.
3 FOR THE ADVENTUROUS
SHARK CAGE DIVING SHARKWATCHSA.COM Not for the faint-hearted (not least because the water is freezing year round!), shark-cage diving is the ultimate adrenalin rush for visitors to the area. Gansbaai (3 kilometres from De Kelders) is known as the Great White shark capital of the world. As such there are plenty of shark cage diving providers in town, some more reputable than others. MARINE FLIGHTS MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS FYNBOS.CO.ZA/MTB-TRAIL AFRICANWINGS.CO.ZA Certainly adventurous if you don't like small planes, The Overberg around De Kelders has beautiful terrain for mountain biking. For an easier ride you can use the but a magnificent way to see whales in season! Expect to fly in a small Cessna and get down low over the 4x4 road in De Plaat with spectacular coastal scenery. Alternatively the custom-built Klipspringer track offers whales, but not low enough to disturb them (or you!). The views along the whole coastline are breathtaking. a black, green and yellow route in the mountains.