Geography and History
Redelinghuys is a small town hidden between patches of bluegum trees and surrounded by a rocky hillside.
The famous Verlorenvlei (RAMSAR protected) stretches from the upper reaches at Redelinghuys, 30km North and flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Elands Bay. It makes an excellent base for day trips to the seaside or to explore the scenic country side. Verlorenvlei is renowned for its prolific bird life (+180 species), indigenous Fynbos, flora & fauna, potato farms and unspoilt nature.
During the annual flower season (July-September) a multitude of flowers carpet the vicinity with glorious colours and scents. Daisies, chinckerenchees, belladonna lilies, arum and also Pink Afrikaner (red lily), also called the Sandveld Lily are to be seen.
Redelinghuys has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units.
Various hiking trails meander through spectacular scenery and ancient rock formations. An exciting re-introduction of wildlife is currently underway and will further enhance the region as a get-up-close-and-personal with nature destination.
This area offers visitors a diverse range of activites from hiking to bird watching.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
This town has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
For more information, please visit www.west-coast-info.co.za.
|Redelinghuys Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||022 783 1821|
|Fax:||022 783 1821|