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Somerset West wine farms

Somerset West wine farms

The Somerset West Winelands on the slopes of the Helberberg Mountains and at the foot of the Hottentots Holland...
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Nature

Use the interactive map above to view popular attractions close to De Velde Somerset West.
Kirstenbosch Gardens’ Tree Canopy Walkway

Kirstenbosch Gardens’ Tree Canopy Walkway

We are in love with the stunning Kirstenbosch Gardens’ Tree Canopy Walkway! Expected to open this month, April 2014, this 130m long walkway weaves through and above the botanical gardens giving visitors a 360 degree view. De Velde is less than 50km’s from the Kirstenbosch Gardens.

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Cheetah Outreach

Cheetah Outreach

An educational and community-based programme, Cheetah Outreach raises awareness of the plight of cheetahs and other animals. It is open to the public 7 days a week 9:30 am – 5pm and offers various encounters and experiences. Less than 1 km from De Velde Somerset West at Heartlands Paardevlei, De Beers Avenue, Somerset West GPS […]

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Strand Beach

Strand Beach

An ideal family beach, Strand beach has a popular 5 kilometre long sandy shore, fun park and tidal pool and is suitable for swimming, surfing, fishing and boat launches. Lifesavers on duty. Less than 2 km from De Velde Somerset West at Beach Road, Strand +27 21 852 0037 for information

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Paardevlei Nature Reserve

Paardevlei Nature Reserve

Enjoy the beautiful Paardevlei nature reserve while bird watching or taking in the gorgeous indigenous flora. Less than 1km from De Velde Somerset West at Heartlands Paardevlei, De Beers Avenue, Somerset West GPS coordinates: -34.09106,18.813352

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Boulders Penguins

Boulders Penguins

Home to over 3000 African penguins and other bird species, Boulders Beach gives the penguins a protected private beach. View them from the wheelchair-friendly wooden boardwalk at Foxy Beach. Less than 50km from De Velde Somerset West Tel: +27 21 786 2329

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Harold Porter Botanical Gardens

Harold Porter Botanical Gardens

This lovely garden is situated between sea and mountain in the heart of the coastal fynbos. It consists of 10 hectares of cultivated fynbos and over 190 hectares of natural fynbos.  Enjoy a walk and picnic amongst this gorgeous flora. Less than 50km from De Velde Somerset West at Cnr Clarence Drive & Broadwith Rd, […]

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Helderberg Mountains & Nature Reserve

Helderberg Mountains & Nature Reserve

The Helderberg Mountains overlook Somerset West and False Bay. Beautifully snow-capped in winter and lush with fynbos in summer, the mountain and nature reserve offers hiking and nature experiences for all. Less than 10km from De Velde Somerset West at Verster Avenue, Somerset West Tel: +27 21 851 4060 www.helderbergnaturereservce.co.za

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Stony Point Penguins

Stony Point Penguins

The Stony Point Penguin Colony in Betty’s Bay is one of only three land-based colonies in South Africa. Fenced off for their protection from natural predators and invasive viewing, the colony has grown to over 15o breeding pairs. Less than 50km from De Velde Somerset West. Waller’s Way, Betty’s Bay  

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Whale Route

Whale Route

Each year, between June and December the Southern Right Whales and the Humpback Whales migrate to or through the coastal waters of the Western Cape. Clarence Drive and the seaside towns along the Whale Route offer ideal viewing. Less than 50km from De Velde Somerset West. www.whaletrail.co.za

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Shark cage diving

Shark cage diving

Experience the adrenalin adventure of great white shark cage diving or viewing in a safe and professional environment. Most charters operate out of Gansbaai less than 120km from De Velde Somerset West.

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