To the east of Misty Cliffs is the popular kiting, surfing, stand up paddling and windsurfing beach called Witsands by locals. This long and sandy beach has great winter surf, some lovely walks and is a great place to spot whales in season.
There are no facilities and parking is on the main road. The approach to Witsands Beach is via a steep...
The Polkadraai Strawberry Farm is located in the Stellenbosch Winelands and is the perfect outing for family and friends to pick their own strawberries in season which runs from September to December each year.
There is also an authentic farm stall on the farm that offers a wide range of jams, preserves, dried fruit as well as an extensive range...
Kalk Bay Harbouris a picturesque but thriving fishing harbour where members of the local fishing community are out daily in their traditional fishing boats earning their living.Take a stroll along the harbour wall to check out the colourful vessels.Bright blues, reds and yellows are the norm.Names like Star of the Sea, Amber Rose, Gold Pearl and...
LovanE is one of the smallest wine estates near Stellenbosch, producing 20 000 bottles of wine per year. Situated in the picturesque Polkadraai Hills, its famous neighbours are Neethlingshof Wine Estate and Overgaauw Wine Estate. Vineyard plantings consist of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. Their first wine was...
Built in 1905, the original Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery has stood the test of time and today it is well-known as a producer of exceptional brandies.
Tours and tastings are on offer, as well as the notable brandy, coffee and chocolate pairings. Opening times are as follows:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:30;
Saturday: 9:00 to 14:00.
The huge, sprawling Boschendal Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch is one of the oldest wine producers in the New World with a French viticulture heritage dating back to 1685.
Experience Boschendal's wide range of exquisite wines by visiting the Wine Tasting Centre, situated in the oldest building on the property. Here you can taste and buy wines...
Red Rock Tribal is not your usual curio shop. Supporting and empowering local artists throughout southern Africa, Red Rock is a treasure trove of interesting and eclectic art. Their mantra is 'the world is full of waste, but not all of it is rubbish!'
Here you'll find innovative crafts that are humourous, clever as well as trendy
The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia.
With majestic views of the Franschhoek mountains and vineyards, La Couronne Wine Estate's range of fine wines are available for tastings and sales in the newly-opened tasting centre.
La Couronne Wine Estate wine ranges includes a Merlot red, Portside red, Sauvignon Blanc, an unwooded Chardonnay and a Muscadel. Tasting sessions offers visitors a...
Somerset Mall offers 204 stores and everything it takes to give families from Somerset West and as far afield as Mossel Bay a safe, fun-filled entertainment environment, alongside a superior browsing and shopping experience.
The Southey's Vines Country Craft Market has been around for years. Open only during the summer months, your shopping experience will be enjoyable with the family in tow.
You'll find crafters at every turn, selling everything from jewellery, clothing, trinkets, to home decorations.
Hours are 08:00 to 13:00, and entry is free with plenty of free...
Middelburg Mall houses over 90 shops including leading SA grocery and departments stores Checkers, Woolworths, Edgars, Pick ‘n Pay and Game. The Mall also offers more than a dozen restaurants, fast food and coffee shops.
The full house of local banks includes ABSA, African Bank, Capitec Bank, FNB, Nedbank, Old Mutual and Standard Bank.
Home to Africa's wild and silky cream liqueur, the Amarula Lapa is a great spot to chill near the Phalaborwa Gate of Kruger National Park.
Here you can relax, stretch your legs and of course, enjoy a glass of Amarula Cream on ice and stock up with a few bottles before journeying on.
Comfortable seating, a shop and a warm African welcome await...
Located in the mountain setting of the Robertson Valley, Springfield Wine Estate prides itself in it's natural and down-to-earth philosophy of wine making.
Tasting and sales occur on Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 17:00, and on Saturdays from 9:00 to 16:00. Guided tours are also offered on request and by prior arrangement.
Overstrand Equestrian Centre invites guests to enjoy a great horse ride on the beach and countryside along the Kleinmond coast.
An exceptionally fun activity for all, the equestrian centre offers out rides, beach rides, day rides, and monthly social rides. You may even spot the legendary Kleinmond wild horses along the coast if you're lucky.