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.
4 EXPERIENCES YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS
Within a short time you can experience many different kinds of distance. sights and scenery. Situated in De Kelders, we're fortunate to be activities, The good thing about the Overberg is that everything is within easy driving perfectly placed to easily reach everything visitors come to the area to see. "UP CLOSE & PERSONAL" WHALE WATCHING In whichever form you like - land-based, on a whale boat or aboard a marine flight - whale watching is not to be missed. Voted as the best land-based whale watching in the world, De Kelders virtually guarantees you superb whale-watching opportunities in season, which runs from July - December. ELIM: QUAINT MORAVIAN MISSION STATION Elim was established in 1824 and is well-known for its beautiful thatch-roof church, and quaint and colourful "fishermen's" cottages. It's worth a visit on the way to lunch at The Black Oystercatcher (see restaurants below), or as part of a longer drive to Napier. FASCINATING & UNIQUE FYNBOS The Cape Floral Kingdom is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the only floral kingdom to be fully contained within a single country, and has the highest known concentration of plant species in the world. Most of the vegetation in the area is fynbos, which is unique to South Africa. BEAUTIFUL BEACHES Many destinations can boast of beautiful beaches, but not that many can boast of beautiful white sand, combined with spectacular mountain backdrops, fynbos vegetation and whale and dolphin sightings. There are at least seven beautiful beaches in the immediate area.