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Western Cape

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TThe nutrient-rich Benguela Ocean current attracts prolific sea life to the delight of anglers and thousands of seabirds, while the Cederberg's mountain streams and dams respond with freshwater delights such as trout and bass. Take a drive up the Cape's West Coast and before long you’ll notice fynbos vegetation giving way to sandveld, quaint fishing villages, sandy beaches and raucous seabird colonies – a sure sign you’re moving into West Coast country.

Did You Know?
TThree of the largest wine cellars in South Africa are situated in Namaqua Wuppertal, which is a village of whitewashed, thatched cottages built as a Rhenish Mission Station in 1830, deep in a Cederberg valley.

RRegionally this rugged, mountainous wilderness is known as the Cederberg, and incorporates the West Coast, Clanwilliam and the Cedarberg Mountains. Both freshwater and saltwater fishing is bountiful in the Cederberg. Along this stretch of coastlineOceanside, the nutrient-rich Benguela Ocean current sustains prolific sea life, with fish attracting anglers and thousands of birds, many migratory.

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