Agulhas National Park


A guide to the Overberg’s birds and blooms

The Overberg with its vast landscapes, rich birdlife and rugged coastlines must be one of South Africa’s most exquisite areas. Wild traveller Alan Lee and his family set up camp at Bontebok National Park just outside Swellendam for a mid-winter break exploring the surrounding natural treasures.

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Beachcombing in South Africa: discover shoreline treasures

How often do we wander along the beach and find ourselves captivated by a beautiful seashell? Rudy van der Elst, author of the new book, Beachcombing in South Africa, gives us some insight into the origins and life stories of strandline creatures and other beach finds. You’ll see South Africa’s beaches are overflowing with treasures – you never know what you might stumble upon. By Gaynor Siljeur

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