Nearby Towns – Under 30min
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90 minutes drive from Cape Town and only 20min from Kleinmond Hermanus is the heart of the Whale Route – and offers some of the best land based whale watching in the world. This is where the enormous Southern Right Whale comes to calve and whale watching is best between the months of September and November. In addition, Hermanus offers a host of outdoor activities for nature lovers in the surrounding mountains and Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Long stretches of white sandy beaches are ideal for long walks and a favourite with families. Once a small fishing village, Hermanus has now become abustling seaside resort and is extremely popular with holidaymakers in the summer season. There is excellent accommodation available, as well as many quaint shops, coffee shops and restaurants and a weekly outdoor craft market.
Grabouw & Elgin
45/60 minutes drive from Cape Town, 30min from Kleinmond The town of Grabouw lies in thebeautiful and fertile Elgin Valley. This is apple country, and the region produces more than half of South Africa’s export apples. The valley is also well known for its cultivation of flowers – particularly Proteas. The valley is popular with outdoor enthusiasts offering hiking and mountain biking trails in the Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve. For mouthwatering home-baked confectionary, teas and lunches, stop at one of the roadside farm stalls.
90 minutes drive from Cape Town, 25min from Kleinmond Known as the ‘sleeping beauty of the Overberg’, Villiersdorp is a small town surrounded by rich farmlands and the nearby Theewaterskloof Dam – one of the largest in South Africa. Enjoy watersports, fishing or golf at the Theewaterskloof Country Club’s 9-hole course. Enjoy the hiking trails in the Villiersdorp Nature Reserve or visit the Wild Flower Garden and Nature Reserve for a spectacular array of fynbos, proteas and birdlife. Dale Elliott Art Gallery. Dale is very famous for his beautiful paintings.
Nearby Towns – Over 30min
2 1/2 – 3 hours drive from Cape Town , 2hours from Kleinmond Also known as Waenhuiskrans, after its large sea cave which is said to be able to house several oxen wagons. Arniston is a picturesque fishingvillage where local fishermen have fished for over 200 years. It’s thatched, whitewashed cottages have inspired many artists and the fisherman’s village is now a national monument. Perfect for a real escape – enjoy walking, swimming and fishing. Visit the nearby De Hoop Nature Reserve and Bredasdorp which houses the Shipwreck Museum.
1 hour and 15min from Kleinmond. This is a town with lots of history and lots of stories to tell. It is situated in a valley with lots of charm. I know you’ll fall in love with this one! It’s got a museum that lies in the centre of town that’s filled with endless memories.
Hout Bay is a true beauty of the Cape. It lies at the Southern foot of Table Mountain. You will definitely enjoy this town with it’s blue ocean view and it’s fabulous seafood restaurants. It is part of a stunning route towards Cape Point.