Strandveld Vineyards Cottages

1 2 About Strandveld Vineyards Cottages Escape from city life and into a state of pure relaxation at the Strandveld Vineyard Cottages. Revel in the wide open spaces, in the natural beauty and the tranquillity of this unspoilt slice of heaven. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the vineyards, take time […]

Take a trip through the Elim Wine Route on the road less traveled

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There is a new(ish) route through the Elim Wine Route that connects to Gansbaai. You can begin at Struisbaai and follow the signs for Elim taking you on a dirt road that becomes tarred close to the start of the Elim wine route. From Gansbaai follow the signs to Elim […]

Strandveld Vineyards

1 2 About Strandveld Vineyards Where ocean and earth meet, there lies the magic. Strandveld Vineyards is a beautiful, wind-swept winery located 9km from the sea. Situated between Elim and Cape Agulhas it is the southernmost winery on the continent of Africa. “Strandveld” refers to the coastal belt of land […]

Annual Trail Run & Bubbly Breakfast

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What better way to toast the end of the year, than with the Annual Strandveld Trail Run. There is a scenic 15km trail run for the adventurous and an 8km vineyard walk for those who don’t want to be too shaken up before breakfast.  If you feel that you are getting […]

Black Oystercatcher Festivals in December

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Black Oystercatcher is definitely on the list of favourite places to spend some, whilst time in the heart of the Elim Wine Route. Their fare is always scrumptious and well presented and their wines are distinctive, but when they put on a festival it should be made compulsory to all […]

Harvest time in the Overberg is a Magical time

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The Cape Agulhas countryside is simply a visual smorgasbord for amateur and professional photographers: rolling hills of agricultural wonder with wheat fields and bright yellow canola. The majority of the canola cultivars that are being cultivated in the Western Cape belong to the species Brassica napus. The name “canola” is […]

Pilgrimage to the Southernmost Point of Africa

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Recently eight very brave souls finished their Overberg Pilgrimage of Hope from Stellenbosch to the Southernmost Tip of Africa here in Cape Agulhas. The pilgrimage is called Pelgrimstog van Hoop and the idea is to visit all the oldest churches of South Africa along the route. If you are wanting to […]

Black Oystercatcher Cottages

1 2 About Black Oystercatcher Cottages The four self-catering Cottages allow us to share our joy of living in the country. The cottages overlook the Nuwejaars River and biodiversity-rich Agulhas Plain. Each cottage is fully equipped with everything you’ll need for the perfect country getaway. Enjoy activities like birding, canoeing […]

Black Oystercatcher Wines

1 2 About Black Oystercatcher Wines Black Oystercatcher is a family-run wine farm at the cool southernmost tip of Africa. Here the boutique Black Oystercatcher Wines are made from the intensely fruity grapes, formed in Cape Agulhas’ extreme growing conditions. And having farmed at Cape Agulhas for generations, we, the […]