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The wild horses that freely roam the wetlands of the Rooisand Nature reserve just 5km outside of Kleinmond, in the Overstrand-area, decided to venture closer and closer to the town’s main beach and left many locals surprised this morning (21 May 2020) when they were spotted during the Covid-19 Level 4 exercise time period. The horses who normally don’t come so close to the town looked very at ease when locals gathered around to take pictures of this surreal sighting. These horses are very special and are the only herd of wild horses that occupy a wetland habitat in the

The wonderfully named Vatikaki Bush Camp is situated on Bakenskloof Farm, owned by Reenen Kritzinger and his wife Tracey and three kids. Created by Reenen and five friends, the group cleared a great camping site on the banks of the river. He later joined an informal bunch of 4×4 enthusiast called the Vatikaki 4×4 Adventure Club. The Vatikaki bunch so enjoyed camping at Bakenskloof farm, one of their members welded up a huge rocket-like donkey boiler for the camp. Reenen in turn built a toilet and a really large double shower, and the Bakenskloof Vatikaki Bos Kamp was born. The

Champagne by the River Campsite and Cottage accommodation is a fruit farm with a private campsite and a cottage on the Zonderend River. Situated 15 km from Greyton and 32 km from Caledon in the Western Cape, and hour and a half drive from Cape Town. Camp or stay in a beautiful small cottage which is situated next to the Zonderend River surrounded by fruit trees. The campsite is sheltered and private, and the Zonderend river has deep pools for swimming. The ablutions are basic but clean, with two hot showers and two flush toilets. There are 4 power points

Oewerzicht has 25 beautifully mown grassed campsites, some with an adjoining wood shelters. The campsites are all on the banks of the river. The ablution facilities are amazing, while the character of Oewerzicht is still pure country at its best. The campsite is on a large working farm, and the feeling is of openness and space along the palmiet reed-fringed river with the Riviersonderend Mountains towering in the background as a backdrop. The river that runs through it is off course where everything happens. Whether its fishing for bass, canoeing, tubing or simply contemplating your navel as you watch the

Farmhouse Holidays is a new and unique concept of handpicked accommodation offerings in the Overberg area. The uniqueness of the concept is that we rent out real farmhouses, and not renovated cottages on farms. This means you will get wooden floors, high wooden ceilings, big cozy kitchens with fireplaces and loads of space. All our houses offer Swimming Pools with amazing Views and huge Gardens. Wake up to either sheep,cows, birds or tractors. No traffic and loads of clean and crisp air. – Hover on an icon for title or view our resort icon key here Map & Directions

Khomeesdrif is a tree-shaded, grassed caravan and camping site on the banks of the Riviersonderend river, at the foothills of the Sonderend Mountains. There are 40 grassed sites, mostly shaded. The 2 spotless ablution blocks sport solar-powered hot showers backed up by gas, and flush toilets that are wheelchair friendly. Braai facilities. Braai wood available on request. Please make prior arrangements at reception in order to use the 4 x 4 route. We have only one cottage on the campsite that can sleep up to 6 people. Map & Directions

Bontebok National Park is situated 6 km from the picturesque and historic town of Swellendam, 240 km from Cape Town and 540 km from Port Elizabeth. The Park is the smallest of South Africa’s 22 National Parks, but by no means the least diverse, and is beautifully located at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains and bordered by the winding Breede River. The turnoff to the Park’s entrance is conveniently located directly off the N2 highway.The Park is home to over 200 Bontebok and many other animals, such as Red Hartebees, Grey Rhebok and over 200 bird species. In

To contact this resort for their special you saw advertised, kindly use the enquiry form below. T&C’s apply. Kam’Bati River Resort is situated 20km west of Swellendam, on a private Overberg farm next to the Breede River. The resort offers lush-green campsites under huge Blue-gum trees. All the campsites has access to electrical points, and most sites has great access to the river for fishing and swimming. The ablution facilities are serviced throughout the day and equipped with gas-powered showers. The resort also offers very comfortable Self-Catering accommodation with Luxury “Africamps” tented accommodation being added for later this year. Swimming

The Greyton EcoCamp & Caravan Resort is situated on the confluence of the small Gobos River the larger Sonderend River that originally had its source in the foothills of the Franschhoek Mountains. This was eventually dammed up and is now known as the Theewaterskloof Dam. A constant flow from the dam still feeds the river on its long journey eastward before joining the Berg River and flowing down to the sea. Eco Camp was taken over around 2016 by a lady called Nicky Vernon, who took on the challenge of getting camp up to speed. Nicky, originally from the UK,