Things to Do in Infanta

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Infanta Beach to Moddergat River Hike

Infanta Beach to Moddergat River Hike

Hiking Trail in Infanta (0.9 km from Infanta)

Starting at the Infanta slipway, the Infanta to Moddergat route offers an interesting hike along the beach and riverside. Walk past Kontiki and then along the riverbank until you reach the slipway at Moddergat.

Things to do near Infanta

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Witsand Beach

Witsand Beach

Beaches in 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. ...

Moederkerk

Moederkerk

Popular Attractions in 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...

Tuin op die Brak Fynbos Park

Tuin op die Brak Fynbos Park

Popular Attractions in Still Bay West (63.3 km from Infanta)

A unique, botanically correct fynbos park with over 200 species of fynbos, 11 of which are on the endangered list. The park has an annelematic sundial, where your own shadow tells the time, a labyrinth, a braille trail (for the unsighted), where unsighted and sighted persons can touch, feel and smell various fynbos species and read about them in...

Swellendam Hiking Trail

Swellendam Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in 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 Fish Traps

Stilbaai Fish Traps

Popular Attractions in 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 Main Beach

Stilbaai Main Beach

Beaches in 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.

Bontebok National Park Game Reserve

Bontebok National Park

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...

De Hoop Nature Reserve Game Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve

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 Vlei Trail

De Hoop Vlei Trail

Hiking Trail in 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 Difficulty: Easy Distance: 15 km

De Hoop Coastal Trail

De Hoop Coastal Trail

Hiking Trail in 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 Klipspringer Trail

De Hoop Klipspringer Trail

Hiking Trail in 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...

Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve

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 Whale Trail

De Hoop Whale Trail

Hiking Trail in 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...

Boosmansbos Wilderness Area Game Reserve

Boosmansbos Wilderness Area

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...

Loerklip to Saagkuilkloof Trail

Loerklip to Saagkuilkloof Trail

Hiking Trail 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...