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Overberg 3 Night Ramble

DAY 1

The Overberg 3 night ramble. On day 1 of your check in to your 4-star cottage on a beautiful  farm in the Hemel & Aarde Valley. Well positioned for exploring the Overberg and enjoying all the activities Hermanus has to offer.

Checking time:   14:00

Arrival in the valley and settle into the accommodation .

Enjoy a relaxed evening with a traditional braai experience, paired with some award winning local wines and star gazing if weather permits.  After dinner we have a closer look at the African night sky as your guide points out the various constellations visible at that time of year.

Overberg Ramble

DAY 2

After breakfast on the overberg ramble, we head off to Hermanus for the legendary cliff path walk. On our Overberg 3 night ramble famous for the best shore-based whale viewing and breathtaking coastal scenery.  Along the well constructed paths there are educational boards displaying the vast biodiversity of the area. While exploring the old harbour towns interesting sights we visit the Harbour, War Memorial, Whale museum and African market. We continue along the coastal path to the Blue flag Grotto Beach. The organized part of the day is over so you have free time to enjoy lunch at Dutchies and then spend some time enjoying the beach and the magical milkwood forest.

 (Leisurely 10- 12km)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Overberg Ramble

DAY 3

On day 3 of the Overberg 3 night ramble, spend the better part of the day in Fernkloof Nature Reserve, a gem in the Cape Floral Kingdom. We climb to Galpin Peak and Sculpture Corner, with stunning views of Hermanus and the Wine Valley while enjoying a picnic lunch with these amazing views.  Exceptional floral biodiversity and magnificent scenery make for an unforgettable experience.  The gardens at Fernkloof are well worth visiting with good bird & tortoise sightings.

(Distance 8-12km)

 

 

Overberg 3 night ramble

DAY 4

Take a drive past Kleinmond to the Stoney Point Penguin Colony. One of only 2 land-based breeding colonies in South Africa. Great photo opportunities on the Overberg 3 night ramble, wonderful bird-life and rugged coastal scenery with penguins nesting beside the wooden walkways. 

Thereafter we visit the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens. For the energetic a walk through Leopards Gorge to view the waterfall is breathtaking. Excellent bird-life and floral displays with regular sightings of baboons and smaller creatures makes this visit a highlight.

Overberg Map

Please have a look at our Wine Walk packages below.

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Africansunraod Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation by the Client

CANCELLATION OF CONFIRMED BOOKINGS,  CHARGES RELATING TO CANCELLATION
& REFUND (IF APPLICABLE)

If the client wants to cancel a confirmed booking, the client must notify Africansunroad by email, receipt of which must be confirmed by africansunroad with an acceptance email.. Africansunroad reserves the right to levy a cancellation fee as follows:

All cancellation requests for confirmed bookings are subject to the following
provisions, to allow for Cape Nature's strict cancellation policy.
1. Confirmed bookings, which are cancelled 60 days or more prior to the booked arrival
date, shall be refunded in an amount equal to 75% of the deposit paid.
2. Confirmed bookings, which are cancelled within 45 days prior to the scheduled arrival
date, shall be refunded in an amount equal to 50% of the deposit paid.
3. Confirmed bookings, which are cancelled within 30 days of the booked arrival dates
shall not qualify for a refund or credit.
4. The Client shall forfeit 100% of the total cost for any non-arrival.

Cancellation by Africansunroad

Force Majeure:  Africansunroad reserves the right to suspend, postpone or terminate a tour if circumstances beyond our control arise, make the tour inadvisable, impracticable, illegal, dangerous or impossible. This includes but is not limited to forces of nature (extreme weather conditions) as well as national and global security or medical emergencies (e.g. epidemic or pandemic outbreak) and conduct of third parties for whom neither the Company nor the Client is responsible, such as mass cancellations of tours due to a force majeure event occurring.

In the event of the above occurring, Africansunroad will do everything in its power to reschedule the tour to an alternate and suitable date within a reasonable time frame. Africansunroad guarantees that all monies received from the Client shall be safeguarded and may be reapplied towards a different tour at the Client’s discretion.

Please note there will be no refunds in terms of this clause and the Company shall not be liable for costs incurred by the Client outside of the actual cost of the tour paid to the Company, i.e. the Company shall not be liable for flights, accommodation etc. that the Client had to cancel due to the force majeure event.

PLEASE NOTE that the “FORCE MAJEURE” clause, as in the above, supersedes ALL other rules in terms of cancellations or refund policies.