The Western Cape's natural beauty, famous hospitality, cultural diversity, rich cuisine and wide variety of excellent wine make it one of the world’s greatest tourist attractions. It is the draw card four both foreign and the local tourist industry in South Africa, bordered by two oceans - the warm Indian Ocean to the south and the cold Atlantic to the west which create a plankton-rich current creating an area which is considered to be one of the world’s richest fishing grounds.
The main attractions of the Cape West Coast include the Cape Winelands which consist of an abundance of Cape Dutch manor homes and excellent cuisine in valleys surrounded by indigo mountains, the Garden Route, the Cape West Coast, Table mountain and Robben Island are also major attractions of the West Coast.
The Cape West Coast has a plethora of wine routes and estates, many of these are within easy reach of Cape Town, these include Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Wellington.
The heartbeat of the Western Cape is undoubtedly the city of Cape Town, the mother city known for its diversity and natural beauty. Perched between the ocean and the mountain, and with a national park as its heart, Cape Town is wild and wonderful. Among its attractions are climbing, surfing and diving along with vibrant nightlife, excellent wine and endless shopping.
The vibrant coastline has a mix of sweeping sandy beaches that are perfect for swimming and also awe-inspiring cliffs, along which some of the country’s greatest hiking trail
Whale Coast is a great place to experience whale sightings which include the Southern Right Whale, the Humpback Whale and less commonly the Bryde’s whale. These magnificent giants spend summer feeding around Antarctica and then migrate thousands of miles to our waters where the sheltered bays of the South African coast provide perfect refuge to breed. They are frequently sited along the Cape Overberg and along the cliffs of Hermanus, Kleinmond, Onrus, Walker Bay, the De Hoop Nature Reserve and Witsand.
The Western Cape's natural beauty, famous hospitality, cultural diversity, rich cuisine and wide variety of excellent wine make it one of the world’s greatest tourist attractions. It is the draw card four both foreign and the local tourist industry...