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Trees for Tourism

Cliff Lodge is a partner in the Trees for Tourism Program, an initiative of the South African Reforestation Trust. Trees for Tourism creates forest eco-systems on behalf of the tourism

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Fat bike tours De Kelders Gansbaai South Africa
Activities

Fat Bike Tours

We are very fortunate to have one of the most beautiful, untouched beaches in the world on our doorstep. Stretching for almost 20km from De Kelders to Hermanus, Die Plaat

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Southern Right Whales at De Kelders Gansbaai South Africa
Whales & Sharks

The Marine Big 5

From its teeming oceans to its spectacular vistas, the Overstrand (the stretch of coastline from Hermanus through to Gansbaai) has plenty of marvels to recommend it, but for marine wildlife

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The beautiful Klein River in Stanford South Africa
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Exploring Stanford

The unrelenting beauty of De Kelders’ coastal wilderness may be a tough act to follow, but a short drive to Stanford Village is an essential destination for anyone exploring this

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Breathtaking vistas from Cliff Lodge De Kelders
Local area

Heaven at the edge of the ocean

Talented blogger and wordsmith, Scarlet Nguni, came to stay at Cliff Lodge recently to experience the wonderful Overberg autumn. Here’s her review: Mist envelopes me as I dip down a

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Hiking in De Kelders

This article appeared in the Cape Times and ‘Walks with a Fat Dog’ by Peter Slingsby The whales have arrived at Hermanus, but you can find even better whale-watching opportunities

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Pod of Southern Right Whales in Walker Bay De Kelders South Africa
Whales & Sharks

Whale Watching in De Kelders

De Kelders offers some of the best land-based whale watching in the world. The Southern Right Whales come very close inshore to the sheltered deep waters between June and December

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Whales & Sharks

Southern Right Whales

The once threatened right whale population on the South African coastline is now increasing by 7% a year, nearly doubling in 10 years. The whales come from the cold Antarctic

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