Outeniqua Power Van
Perfect for the whole family, both the little kids and the big kids (moms and dads) will get to experience the beauty of the Outeniqua Mountains on this unique railway journey. The power van leaves from the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George and travels upwards through six tunnels, natural forests and fynbos, including an abundance of King Proteas, and culminates with epic views of the valley from the summit. The return trip includes a picnic about halfway down the track and ends back at the museum.
Judah Square Tour
Judah Square is a Rastafarian community situated in a small valley in Knysna. Meet the friendly people and learn the culture that shaped the lives of many. Stay at one of the B&Bs for a unique experience and look into the lives of the Rastafarians.
Point of Human Origins
Founded by Jonathan Kaplan and Dr. Nilssen, it started when they discovered a Middle Stone Age hidden in the Pinnacle Point Caves during a survey they conducted as part of the environmental impact assessment for the development of the Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Estate. You can now discover these archeological sites for yourself that have been made accessible to smaller groups of no more than 12 under the direction and guidance of professional archeologist Dr. Peter Nilssen. Tour will meet at Pinnacle Point Club House where this exciting and explorative half day excursions will depart from, this tour will change the way you see your origins.
Found 29km from the town of Oudtshoorn, you will find the Cango Caves, the only show cave in Africa. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the Swartberg Mountains, you can tour the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations leaving generations of visitors in awe. The Adventure Tour is currently unavailable, but the Heritage Tour offers an easy walk through the first six largest and most spectacular halls and continuing through to the "African Drum room". A few stairways.
The Swartberg Pass
Built by Thomas Bain in the 1800s, the Swartberg Pass is an incredible sight. With its highest point at 1585m above sea level, you will be blown away by the breath taking views of the Klein, and Great Karoo. A world heritage site, there are a number of activities available to guests, such as, sundowner or Sunrise trips over the pass allow visitors to explore the area, taking in the geology and huge variety of flora and fauna. The Swartberg Mountain Circular Route runs all the way through to Prince Albert.
Kobus se gat - Swartberg Experience: Downhill Mountain Biking
Kobus se gat Swartberg experience offer a fully guided tour of the Swartberg Pass. As you make your way back down the pass, you’ve got an option to include some adrenaline into your tour by opting for a Downhill Mountain Bike ride back to the restaurant at an additional cost.
Ostrich Tractor Safari
The Tractor Tour on Safari Ostrich Farm is an hour long activity and allows for an “insiders” view on a working ostrich farm. This activity replaced the Ostrich riding experiences aligning with international Responsible Tourism practises. Tours are guided in the following languages: German – French – English – Afrikaans
Inhale, savour and capture the breath taking natural display of stars and galaxies in the Klein Karoo (meaning Little Karoo). Visitors will be mesmerized as they experience a spell-binding tour through the Southern Hemisphere’s celestial “High Five” hosting by experienced guided.
Bosch Luys Kloof
Explore Bosch Luys Kloof. The walks were carefully developed to give visitors a broad exposure to the many of nature’s wonders. The routes differ in grading and can take from 2.5 to 4 hours to complete. Some of the experienced tours requires guides. Try “To Moer ‘n Gone” (To hell and Gone) which is their new trail in their south-western region. This latest route boasts truly spectacular scenery, vegetation types, etc. with viewpoints including one overlooking the Bosch Luys Kloof River Canyon, views of the Seweweekspoort Peak of the Swartberg (highest in Western Cape).
Offered daily at Buffesldrift, is a unique opportunity to view the local Meerkat “mob” rising for the day. A unique experience, requiring patience, as guests have to wait as the animals emerge from their burrows to soak in the sun and prepare to go about their daily activities. Safaris are run by experienced guides and great care it taken to ensure there is no direct interaction with the animals. For other life changing experiences visit their website below.
Enjoy a gourmet lunch at Bosjes – A design showcase of architecture offering a contemporary lunch menu; designed by local celebrity chef Pete-Goffe Wood. Bosjes also boast a chapel – the perfect venue to host weddings.