Langebaan is an ideal base from which to explore the Cape West Coast region. The big question is whether to explore solo or to opt for a guided tour.

Planning your see and do holiday adventure involves tons of choices. So why not make some of those decisions easier by mixing things up with a day tour or an overnight planned adventure.

A guided tour with a friendly, knowledgeable registered guide is a great option if you have limited time. It also eliminates the hassle of logistics and planning because we figure out the details for you. To make the most of the region, all you need are comfortable shoes, a sunhat, a camera, and perhaps a backpack.

Keen to venture further afield? We do overland adventure tours including Cape Town to Victoria Falls, the Garden Route, Kruger National Park, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. We also do tour bookings for international trips.

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BUSHMEN to BIG GAME

(Day tour)

Depart Langebaan in the morning to explore the vast, unbroken, wild and natural beauty of the West Coast National Park. Scout birds, including flamingoes, from a bird hide. View game in their natural habitat en route to a local Bushmen San community. After a leisurely lunch, we experience the feeding of lion, leopard and cheetah from the comfort of a 4X4 game-viewing vehicle. You’ll also see some buffalo, rhino, giraffe, zebra, kudu, eland, wildebeest and more. Back to Langebaan at around 7pm.

R1 485 per person
Minimum of 4 persons per tour

Fee includes: Transport, park and entry fees, guided cultural tour and 4x4 Game drive. Fee excludes: Lunch, snacks and items of a personal nature.


SALT and FISH RALLY

(Day tour)

Depart Langebaan in the morning and head towards Velddrift where you get to experience the sea-to-table production process at a salt factory. Then we make our way to Bokkom Laan for an optional chew on a bokkom, a cured salty fish delicacy. You might even get to see the running of the pelicans. Simply put, this involves some fish throwing with pelican birds sprinting after them.

Then we head to Paternoster for lunch at one of the oldest seaside fishing villages in South Africa, where we enjoy lunch on the stoep of the Paternoster Hotel. After a walking tour of the village we explore local shops and art galleries before heading back to Langebaan.

R595 per person
Minimum 4 persons per tour

Fee includes a registered guide, salt factory, and all transport from tour pick-up to drop-off ex Langebaan. Fee excludes lunch, refreshments and items of a personal nature.

DARLING TASTE ROUTE

(Day tour)

Depart Langebaan in the morning and set out for the charming town of Darling for a wine and olive tasting. Then we head to Evita se Peron, a converted train station in the centre of the town for a koeksister and coffee stop. A koeksister is a deep-fried twisted dough pastry drenched in syrup. Then we visit the Udderly Fantastic Cheese shop for a cheesemaking demonstration and tasting.

Off to the Darling Microbrewery, we pause for lunch and a tasting of award-winning slow-brewed beers. Then we head off to a wine cellar for a wine tasting and chocolate pairing, stopping at the Darling Sweet shop on the way to taste homemade toffees, before heading back to Langebaan.

R695 per person
Minimum 4 persons per tour

Fee includes: Transport, wine and olive tasting, micro beer tasting 4 glasses, wine and chocolate pairing tasting. Fee excludes: Coffee and koeksisters, lunch, snacks, cheese, additional wine and beers, sweets, and items of a personal nature.


POTATO and BIRD SAGA

(2-Night overnight tour)
Day 1

Depart Langebaan in the morning for our first overnight destination up the coast at Elandsbaai. We cast our minds back some 5 million years on a guided tour at the Cape West Coast fossil park. Next stop, at the Rocherpan Nature Reserve we see up to 183 bird species including the rare and endangered Black Oystercather.

During the day we take a breather for lunch. We have tea and fresh-baked scones at a spot with a spectacular view and purchasable preserves. Later in the day we take a sunset walk to a fascinating window shaped rock formation and our day ends with an open fire supper under the stars.

Day 2

After breakfast we head to Bird Island at Lamberts Bay to see thousands of birds including the blue-eyed Cape Gannet. Then we head to the potato capital of South Africa at Sandveld to see a potato factory in full swing. Lunch is at Muisboskerm, which is famous for its fresh seafood. After lunch, we carry on to our second overnight spot nestled in a rock face and enjoy a light supper.

Day 3

After breakfast, our final morning is spent in an open 4X4 game vehicle, exploring the Leipoldsvlei Private Nature Reserve. Back to Langebaan.

R3 900 per person sharing
Minimum 4 persons per tour

Fee includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 suppers, park and entry fees, Bird Island, tea and scones, potato factory, and all transport from tour pick-up to drop-off ex Langebaan. Fee excludes additional refreshments or items of a personal nature.

AFRICAN OVERLAND ADVENTURE TOURS

Cape Town to Victoria Falls is smart choice for adventurers seeking a best-of overland adventure. Paddle up the Orange River, ride a Mokoro through the Okavongo Delta, slow idle along the Chobe River, do some game viewing at Etosha, hike a Namibian Dune, and gape at Victoria Falls, the widest curtain of water in the world.

The Garden Route is once of the most picturesque routes in South Africa. Expect to see beaches, lakes, forests, rugged mountains, and country towns. The route mostly follows a coastal road with gloriously diverse vegetation, birds and wildlife, and the gargantuan and playful Southern Right Whale.

Kruger National Park is one of the wildest rides on earth. Your trip includes morning walks, evening game drives, high trucks and open roof vehicles for photographic bragging opportunities. In addition to the requisite Big 5, you could see up to 500 bird species, 147 mammals, countless creepies, crawlies, toadies and more.

Lesotho is a landlocked alpine kingdom encircled by South Africa. Encompassed by the Eastern part of the Drakensberg mountains, your adventure includes mountain passes, small communities steeped in rich culture, walking in the footsteps of dinosaurs, and plenty of wildlife.

Namibia is the prototypical land of extremes. Explore the endless brass-coloured grasslands, granite outcrops, Skeleton coast, the Sossusvlei dead tree valley, and the sand-sea Namib desert from which it gets its name. Spot the big cats at Ethosha, meet the Himba people and experience the centuries old wisdom of the San culture.

Swaziland is loaded with cultural intrigue with its fascinating customs and traditions including the beguiling reed dance and legendary stories of witchcraft. The Swazi Kindgom’s king fought to achieve independence of the unblemished rain forests, mountains, and wildlife – you’ll to spend time in incredible Big 5 game parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

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