Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Witsand (2.2 km from Infanta)
Witsand Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of the Overberg. Lying at the mouth of the Breede River, it offers excellent prospects for boating and walking.
During winter and spring, Witsand is one of the best places on the South African coastline to for whale watching. Facilities include ample parking, benches with views and a restaurant. ...
Swellendam (63.1 km from Infanta)
Diagonally opposite the 1838 Cape Dutch-style Oefeningshuis is the 'Moederkerk' – Swellendam's Dutch Reformed Church. Built in 1910, this giant wedding cake of a building displays a wonderfully eclectic fusion of architectural styles.
Cape Dutch gables, Gothic windows, Renaissance entrances, and a Baroque spire combine into an attractive...
Swellendam (66.7 km from Infanta)
The circular Swellendam Hiking Trail traverses the Langeberg Mountains, starting at the forestry station 3 km outside the town of Swellendam. The route offers incredible views, passing through mountain fynbos, rugged gorges and past impressive crags. Only fit and seasoned hikers should tackle the 6-day route. Shorter options are...
Stilbaai (63.4 km from Infanta)
Ancient rock pool fish traps, built by the Khoisan up to 3000 years ago, visible at low tide.
These traps are still being regularly maintained, extended and utilized by a group of local enthusiasts.
Five minutes from Stilbaai with parking close to the beach. Good afternoon for kids and adults alike. See if you can spot an octopus and remember...
Stilbaai (64 km from Infanta)
Stilbaai Main Beach is ideal for walking, swimming, rowing, sailing, skiing, and fishing. It’s safe to swim in the sea and walk along the 3 km stretch of sand. Surfers and kite surfers love the waves and the beach is a popular spot for watching whales during winter and spring.
Game Reserve in Bontebok National Park (52.8 km from Infanta)
The smallest of South Africa’s National Parks lacks nothing in beauty. As part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, it’s one of the country’s 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and you’ll always see something in flower.Bontebok National Park plays a significant role in biodiversity conservation. Along with protecting endangered birds and plant species so rare...
Game Reserve in De Hoop Nature Reserve (27.1 km from Infanta)
Sea, towering sand dunes, a vlei, stunning rare fynbos and wildflowers, antelope and mountains - De Hoop Nature Reserve has it all. Here families have an enormous choice of outdoor experiences and kids can enjoy the freedom of exploring this natural playground. A special suite of kids activities includes guided walks, bikes for kids, a swimming...
De Hoop Nature Reserve (32.9 km from Infanta)
The De Hoop Vlei Trail is a circular route starting near the reserve office. The 15 km walk is well sign posted and can be cut shorter by using two jeep tracks. A large number and variety of resident and migratory bird species can be seen around the vlei.
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 15 km
De Hoop Nature Reserve (32.9 km from Infanta)
The De Hoop Coastal Trail is best done at low tide when the coastal limestone platforms are exposed. A number of rock pools are ideal for exploring, swimming and snorkeling. The trail can be walked in either direction along the shore from the boardwalk at Koppie Alleen. Turn right for the beach and left to explore the rock pools and limestone...
De Hoop Nature Reserve (47 km from Infanta)
The De Hoop Klipspringer Trail leads through the Potberg Mountains in the northeastern section of De Hoop Nature Reserve. Along with wonderful views of the Breede River Valley and pretty mountain fynbos, the route offers an unusual experience, a Cape vulture colony. With 25 breeding pairs, this is the only breeding colony in the Western...
Game Reserve in Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve (48.7 km from Infanta)
Excellent bird watching, gorgeous indigenous Knysna forest and mountain fynbos characterize this CapeNature reserve in the Langeberg. The 250-hectare forest is situated 22 km northwest of Heidelberg and is considered the best and largest woodland in the southwestern Cape. The Bushbuck and Grysbok Hiking Trails and a short mountain bike trail...
De Hoop Nature Reserve (50.2 km from Infanta)
One of South Africa's ultimate hiking experiences, the five-day Whale Trail is only three hours drive from Cape Town. The 54 km route meanders through the breathtaking De Hoop Nature Reserve where the fragrance of the fynbos intermingles with salty sea air.
The trail is renowned for its diverse fynbos vegetation, magnificent dunes and whale...
Game Reserve in Boosmansbos Wilderness Area (53.7 km from Infanta)
Deep in the Langeberg Mountains and partner to Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve is the hiking paradise of Boosmansbos Wilderness. As part of the Cape Floral Region, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fragrant mountain fynbos and indigenous kloof forest characterize the lovely landscape. Some incredibly rare species of Ericas can be found in...
Boosmansbos Wilderness Area (54.3 km from Infanta)
Boosmansbos Wilderness Area in the Langeberg Mountains offers 64 km of unmarked walking paths. Hikers have the freedom to decide on their own route. The two-day hike up Loerklip and down Saagkuilkloof is the most popular. This 27 km circular route is not clearly marked and graded demanding, so it is essential to carry an accurate map. Advance...
Barrydale (58.2 km from Infanta)
Barrydale Hand Weavers is a skills and job creation project. We train local people in the art of handweaving on looms and produce beautiful handwoven rugs, carpets, tableware, fabrics and even clothing.
The weavery is open to the public. People can visit us and see the looms in action, hear the stories of how it all happens and admire the range...