Kwetu Guest Farm – Giraffes In The Overberg

Kwetu Guest Farm Kwetu Guest Farm is located just outside of Swellendam in the Overberg of South Africa. It is home to not only two beautiful giraffes, but also ostriches, wildebeest, kudu, bontebok, greybuck, eland, sabels, springbuck, reebuck and steenbuck. Numerous bird
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Blooper! A Winemaker Turning As Red As His Shiraz

The Winemaker From Bushmanspad Have you ever seen a winemaker turn as red as his shiraz?  Neither have I.  Always up for a good laugh, I enjoyed this blooper very much and had to share it with you. Aldert Nieuwoudt, the winemaker
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Duiwelsbos Hiking Trail

Duiwelsbos Start Trail Overview Climb: 220m Distance: 2km Estimated time: 1,5 hours Getting There Enter the Marloth Nature Reserve at the main gate and follow the gravel road for almost 4km until you reach the hiking trail parking area. The start of
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The Cellar Restaurant In Barrydale On The Route 62

The Cellar Restaurant – Barrydale The Cellar Restaurant in Barrydale.  I’ll let it sink in.  It is a cellar, a restaurant and it is in Barrydale. Barrydale Barrydale is located on the famous Route 62 on the border of the Overberg and
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De Hoop Nature Reserve: Whale Watching And So Much More

Koppie Alleen Spending a day at De Hoop Nature Reserve is a favourite in our family as it is a short 45-minute drive from Swellendam.  This world heritage site is 34 000 hectares large and as the Marloth Nature Reserve, it is
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A Day Trip From Swellendam – The Tradouw Pass, The Little Karoo and more

An exploration day trip from Swellendam, making a full circle through the majestic Langeberg Mountains via the Tradouw Pass. What makes this trip unique is being able to experience the lush landscapes of the Overberg, to the contrasting and equally jaw-dropping, thirsty
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Marloth Nature Reserve

Marloth Nature Reserve Mountain The beautiful Marloth Nature Reserve is situated in the majestic Langeberg mountains bordering Swellendam. The mountainous reserve is 14 123 hectares in size and is a World Heritage Site. As the De Hoop Nature Reserve, it is one
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