Activities in the Area
The right place for everyone: the golfer, the wine lovers, gourmets and of course all those who can inspire a beautiful landscape and diverse culture. Because of its central location - Somerset west is a perfect starting point for day trips to Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Hermanus. We have a lot of activities in the surrounding area.
We can easily setup a nice itinerary for a week or a long stay if you want. Golf, Hiking the Helderberg Nature reserve , MTB tours and E-Fat bike tours, whale and (white) shark watching and much more. Combine the Western Cape with a visit to Kruger Park. We do have visit Kruger ourselves many times and are wildlife lovers.
Cape Canopy Tour
Zipline course from a mountain platform, accessed by a hike through the surrounding nature reserve.
Only a 1/2 hour from the Lodge, this is a must do activity for all adventure and nature lovers alike! Cape Canopy Tour takes you on an unforgettable journey as you slide from one platform to the next along a series of steel cables set amongst magnificent natural surroundings of a World Heritage Site, the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, in the scenic Elgin Valley.
Cheetah Outreach is an education and community-based programme created to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah and to campaign for its survival.Cheetah Outreach is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year to the public.
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table…
This seasonal tour, which takes place between July and December, offers travelers the incredible opportunity to see Southern Right Whales calf from the rugged cliffs of Hermanus. Spend a full day sightseeing and experience the beauty and the wonder of these massive mammals up close.
Great White Shark Cage Diving
Feel the adrenaline rush on a classic Cape Town experience: cage diving with sharks,including the iconic great white. After pickup from your hotel, travel to Gansbaai, eat breakfast, and get fitted with warm diving gear. Your captain will anchor near Dyer Island to maximize your chances of a shark encounter from the safety of the cage, while the onboard marine biologist explains what the animals’ behavior means.
- Kleine Zalze
- Eike by Bertus Basson
- Rust en Vrede
- Township tour
- Visit the Helderberg Nature Reserve
- Do a private wine tour
- Visit Stellenbosch, Paarl, Hermanus, Muizenberg, Kalk Bay
- Visit one of the Neighbourhood markets
- V&A Waterfront
- Zeitz MOCAA
- Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
- Galleries in Woodstock
- Waterstone Village
- Somerset Mall
- Victoria & Albert Mall Waterfront
- Old Biscuit Mill Woodstock
- Canal Walk shopping centre
- Century City Mall
- Silverboomkloof Natural Heritage Site
- Helderberg Nature Reserve
- Table Mountain National Park
- Spier, Eagle Entcounters
- Drakenstein Lions Park, Paarl
- Cape Point
- Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
- Harold Porter Betty's Bay