Situated in the Sundays River Valley, the Addo area is known as the valley of elephants and citrus. As diverse as oranges and elephants, so is the greater Addo Route.
The Baviaanskloof and Gamtoos Valley area, rich in natural and cultural diversity, includes a cluster of protected areas of which the most well-known is the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve.
Grahamstown, the City of Saints, is a remarkably beautiful city which boasts true country hospitality, game lodges and the thrill of sky-diving and glider flights.
Magical champion waves break on the shores of the old fisherman’s town, while hippies of the day quietly sit and watch the sunset.
Experience the star studded roof of the Karoo by night with the stark contrast of the incredible landscape by day.
True to the area’s name, the Sunshine Coast has more sunshine hours per year than any other part of South Africa.
Tsitsikamma is a Khoi word meaning “place of abundant or sparkling water”.
The Sarah Baartman District is a pastoral gem with immense contrasts in scenery, vegetation, wildlife, history and culture. It is a 60 000 square kilometer malaria-free area, which stretches from Nieu-Bethesda in the north to the Indian Ocean in the south and between the Bloukrans River in the west and Great Fish River in the east.
The District is home to a myriad of noteworthy tourist sites, amongst which are the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve – a World Heritage Site, the breath-taking Valley of Desolation – in Graaff-Reinet, the world’s highest commercial bungee jump – in Tsitsikamma, the largest coastal dunefield in the Southern Hemisphere – in Alexandria and plenty of wildlife, such as the Big 7 found in the Addo area. It is also home to a number of natural, historical, sporting and cultural features that attract local, domestic and international tourists to the area, including:
SBDM Disaster Management toll-free number: 0800 222 238
Covid-19 24hr hotline number:
0800 029 999
GBV Hotline: 0800 428 428