Whale Route


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At Grootbos you can get up close to the marine Big Five: whales, dolphins, seals, penguins and sharks. You can horse ride, go on a flower safari, explore the 1,000-year-old Milkwood Forests, visit the beach or simply savour amazing organic food washed down with local Overberg wines.

But in our opinion, the best thing about Grootbos is getting to know the Cape floral kingdom. When you’re driving past, it’s easy to miss the detail – or even know the detail’s there in the first place. Michael, the owner, is a master at (literally) getting guests to take time to smell the flowers.

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  • Huge choice of activities
  • Whale watching in season
  • Walks and hikes
  • 4x4 flower safaris
  • Horse riding
  • Scenic flight over Walker Bay (at extra cost)


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