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This beautiful town with a stunning mountain backdrop is best known for having thes best land-based whale watching on the planet (between June and November). Thoughout the year it has something precious to offer the visitor.

Activities and sightseeing in the area

Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Fernkloof Nature Reserve is the centre of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Fynbos vegetation is typical in the reserve. Fynbos means 'fine leaved' and South Africa's national flower, The King Protea, is from the fynbos family. The reserve's coastal and mountain trails are a birdwatcher's paradise.

Wine tasting

The Hemel en Aarde VAlley has an established wine industry with five estates.

Great white shark cage diving

You can go cage diving in the town of Gansbaai which is close by.