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.
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THE CAPE AGULHAS WINE ROUTE The Cape Agulhas wine route is still quite new, and small, compared to the Stellenbosch and Paarl wine routes. However there are four estates that are open to the public and the drive is through beautiful scenery. You can click on this interactive map for more information. If you then click on the the red markers on the map it will bring up more information for each estate. Alternatively the Stanford wine route is more developed and is also worth a visit. DYER ISLAND BOAT TOURS BIRD WATCHING WESTERNCAPEBIRDING.CO.ZA/OVERBERG WHALEWATCHSA.COM Dyer Island is the only island in South Africa where you The Overberg is a "twitcher's" dream come true. There is such a diversity of climates and geographies in a can get to see sharks, whales, penguins, dolphins, seals small area - including fynbos, the ocean, the and abundant, and rare, marine birdlife. It is also very worthwhile to go out of whale season because wheatfields and the mountains, that there is an equal you can still see everything except the whales. Because diversity of birdlife. The African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary is also worth a visit. the island is protected you are not allowed on it.