Explore the Overberg

Come and explore Pringle Bay, the gateway to the Cape Whale Coast. Its ideal for those who enjoy road trips, birding, hiking, walking, a romantic getaway, seasonal whale watching, seeking out wild horses, golf, visiting our local Botanical Gardens, exploring wine estates and discovering powder white secret beaches.

Track down the wild horses of the Bot River Estuary, visit the Jackass Penguin colony at Stony Point and the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens. Hikers and walkers have The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve to explore, Crystal Springs in the Steenbras river gorge and Leopards Gorge in the Harold Porter Gardens. These are a hiker’s delight with mountain trails, sandy beaches, rocky shorelines, waterfalls, rivers and mountain pools awaiting you.

For golfers there are a variety of courses within an hours drive from the village. Kleinmond offers a beautiful 9 hole course, 20 minutes from Pringle Bay. A world famous course, The Arabella Sheraton Golf Estate is a 30 minute drive from Pringle Bay. Erinvale Golf Course in Somerset West is well worth the 45 minute drive as is the beautifully appointed Hermanus Golf Club.

Tour the wineries of the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, Elgin & Botrivier. The Stellenbosch and Somerset West Wine routes are all under an hour’s drive from Pringle bay.

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