Activities

LOADS OF COUNTRY FUN TO BE HAD

Activities

Overberg Truck Tours

Overberg Truck Tours goes where no tour bus dares to go! The 4×4 truck was built for rugged terrain and has a high clearance so we are able to show you the most beautiful places in Stanford.

There are three trips on offer and they are able to tailor make a joyride just for you! We are able to accommodates 18 people per trip so let us know if you would like to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special day with a truck trip!

WINE TASTING
Thanks to Stanford’s moderate climate, rich soil, and talented winemakers there are some excellent wines to choose from. Join a wine tasting trip and enjoy some of the best wines Stanford has to offer. We visit two / three wine farms, and take the scenic route so you can enjoy the beautiful views of Stanford.

CRAFT BEER & CIDER TOUR
Start the afternoon with a craft beer or cider tasting. These artisanal products are the pride of Stanford. Enjoy a detour past the Klein River Mountains and a brief stop at a viewpoint. The last stop is the famous Birkenhead Brewery where you can taste six different craft beers. Watch the view of the beautiful Klein River Mountains while you enjoy your beer tasting.
(not available on Sundays).

TRIP TO THE TOP
Join us for a scenic trip along the Klein River Mountains and a short hike into the mountains . End the trip at an award-winning cheese farm for a picnic where you can taste the best artisan food of Stanford.

Trips available
1 October – 2 May

For additional information or to book please call us on +27 28 341 0841

African Horse Company

Welcome to horseback riding trails in South Africa’s Cape Floral Kingdom along the Whale Coast.

African Horse Company is based on Stanford Hills Estate, around the idyllic hamlet, Stanford .

Outrides on offer are 1 and 2 hour mountain trails catering for beginners to advanced horse riders.

Canter through the vineyards, climb the foothills and meander through the forest. Stanford Hills offers an array of nature attractions.

The horses used are local South African Crossbreeds (Arab and Boerperd blood). Surefooted, enduring and fully adapted to the environment with regard to grazing, weather and terrain, they are the true horses of South Africa and the key to a special opportunity to ride through the wonderful, untouched nature of the region.

“In company of horses, in balance with nature”. African Horse Company is an ideal partner for exploring a truly beautiful part of South Africa.

For additional information or to book please call us on +27 28 341 0841

River Rat Cruises

Join us on the River Rat for scenic cruises up and down the beautiful Klein River in Stanford, just outside Hermanus.

The river is famous for its big variety of birdlife, breeding and nesting in the reeds on the banks of the river. Other wild life include some buck in a small reserve, otters feeding on crabs, terrapins and the odd puff adder swimming across the river.

We adjust according to customers’ needs and go out in most weather conditions.

Fitted with its quiet, eco-friendly motor, birding clubs often use the boat for close-up views and the stability – thanks to the pontoons – makes it a photographer’s dream.

We also specialise in social-cruises. Whichever time of day you choose, the river has something special in store for you.

River Rat comes equipped with a weber braai and a toilet with a view.

Can accommodate up to 14 persons with a min.of 4 persons.

For additional information please call us on +27 28 341 0841

African Wings

African Wings will give you an adventure of a lifetime! Their flying safaris allow you to view our beautiful region from a different perspective. They have a variety of trips that will take you to see a range of wildlife – from migrating herds of Antelope to giant whales in the open sea. The spectacular ‘Whale Viewing’ flights operate between June and December, while the ‘Flying Safaris’ are offered throughout the year.

Time
Flights are available all day from Sunrise to just before Sunset, however low light is not favourable to Whale / Shark / Dolphin / and Seal spotting (08:00 to 16:30) Allow about 10 min before the flight for Paper work and briefing.

Weather
The weather plays a big role in the total enjoyment of this unique experience, high winds and low light conditions are not favourable to flying, and we suggest that if the weather is not ideal on your day that we try and reschedule if possible to a more favourable day. Check the Weather: https://www.windguru.cz/80216

Airfield
Weltevrede Airfield is conveniently situated on Stanford Hills Estate.

Aircraft
Cessna 182, 4 seater = 1 pilot / 3 passengers / Individual passengers weights need to be obtained in order for us to do a Weight and Balance check for Aviation safety standards.

Photography
If you would like to take photos or video of your experience, please advise the pilot to make provision in the flight for that perfect shot YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/7t-OluzwH5o

Please Note
– We have credit card facilities at the Airfield, but we charge a 3.5% additional due to our bank charges, we offer a 10% discount for cash payment, we accept all major currencies. Payments can be made after the flight. A 50% Cancellation fee will be charged if less than 48 Hours’ notice is given before departure.

– We have a ½ your money back policy if you do not see whales in our High season, however the whales have been very unpredictable in the last few years. Please confirm with us before the flight, if you wish to apply this policy.

For additional information or to book please call us on +27 28 341 0841.

Marine Dynamics

Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry’s leading white shark cage diving operator – dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time.Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.

Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations.

For additional information or to book please call us on +27 28 341 0841

Head for the Hills