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De Kelders, Cape Overberg, Western CapeDe Kelders near Gansbaai, on the whale coast of South Africa, is considered one of the best land-based whale viewing spots in the world. Walker Bay seems to be the ideal spot for the southern right whale with its sheltered bays and rocky inlets which entice the whales, year after year, as the place to mate and calve, from July to December. Whales come to within metres of the rocks that line the edges of kelp beds along the De Kelders coastline. There is no better place to whale watch than from t...

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Day trip round the Whale Coast Day trip round the Whale Coast

This really interesting 263km self drive circular route, offers scenery, vineyards, marine life, beaches, walks, birds, historic

Day trip through the Whale Coast Region Day trip through the Whale Coast Region

This really interesting 263km self drive circular route, offers scenery, vineyards, marine life, beaches, walks, birds, historic

De Roubaix Gallery, Wolvengat, Overberg De Roubaix Gallery, Wolvengat, Overberg

The beautiful little Overberg village of Wolvengat, is home to well-known South African artists Wim and Tina de Roubaix.

Salmonsdam Nature Reserve, Stanford Salmonsdam Nature Reserve, Stanford

Salmonsdam Nature Reserve is renowned for its mountainous landscape twittering with birdlife. The fynbos covered slopes, waterfall

Raka Wines, Stanford, Overberg Raka Wines, Stanford, Overberg

Raka Wines, on the farm Remhoogte, in the Kleinrivier valley near Stanford, has a range of wines, blended from the varietals ...

Birkenhead Breweries and Wines, Stanford Birkenhead Breweries and Wines, Stanford

Birkenhead Breweries, just outside Stanford, has a magnificent setting on a country estate in the shadow of the Klein River ...

Klein River Cheese Farm, Stanford, Overberg Klein River Cheese Farm, Stanford, Overberg

Spend some wonderful relaxing hours at the Klein River cheese farm, only 7km outside Stanford. Set along the Klein River, this ...

Umnenge Boat based Fishing Charters, Gansbaai Umnenge Boat based Fishing Charters, Gansbaai

The fully licensed boat has everything you need for fishing and more importantly, the skipper knows all the good fishing spots.

Klipgat Trail, Gansbaai to De Kelders, Overberg Klipgat Trail, Gansbaai to De Kelders, Overberg

There is a beautiful trail which meanders for 7km from the Gansbaai harbour along the shoreline to the Klipgat Cave, in the Walker

Coffee on the Rocks Restaurant, De Kelders Coffee on the Rocks Restaurant, De Kelders

View the whales from the verandah of the Coffee on the Rocks Restaurant, in De Kelders. This is a must stop eating experience.

Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost Forest, Gansbaai Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost Forest, Gansbaai

The ancient 30ha Platbos forest has trees that are over 1000 years old and is Africa’s most southerly indigenous forest. The walk

Kayak Junkies Trips, Gansbaai, Cape Overberg Kayak Junkies Trips, Gansbaai, Cape Overberg

There is no better way to experience the beauty of the sea and possibly see the marine life up-close than to go on a kayak trip ..

Shark Diving Unlimited, Kleinbaai near Gansbaai Shark Diving Unlimited, Kleinbaai near Gansbaai

Shark Diving Unlimited in Gansbaai is a fully licenced shark cage operator, with permits from Marine and Coastal Management ...

Ivanhoe Sea Safaris – Whale Watching Gansbaai, De Kelders Ivanhoe Sea Safaris – Whale Watching Gansbaai, De Kelders

Our boat-based whale watching safaris take place in Walker Bay, which is renowned for the best viewing of Southern Right Whales ..

Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg

The Walker Bay Nature Reserve is managed by Cape Nature and stretches for almost 25km from the scenic Klein River Estuary ...

Walker Bay 4×4 Fishing Trail, Cape Overberg Walker Bay 4×4 Fishing Trail, Cape Overberg

There are not many places where one can legally drive to an excellent fishing spot. The Walker Bay 4x4 Fishing Trail is located ..

Winelands of the Western Cape Winelands of the Western Cape

The first vineyards in South Africa were established in the early 1650s in the beautiful fertile valleys surrounding Cape Town ...

De Kelders Articles
Hiking the Perlemoen Trail Hiking the Perlemoen Trail Date: 21/07/2012

A superb 'no pack drill' saunter on the Overberg coast with several options, many points of interest and tasty seafood treats.

Berg and beach Berg and beach Date: 02/04/2012

Walker Bay and hermanus are probably best known for the Southern Right Whales that visit during their annual migration.

Cape Whale Coast Cape Whale Coast Date: 26/06/2011

Every year, southern right whales journey more than 3000 kilometres from the Antarctic Ocean to the Southern African coastline...

Self Drive Route 3 – Whale Route Self Drive Route 3 – Whale Route Date: 03/11/2009

Our Self Drive route gives you the best of whale watching in South Africa.