Discover the secret Western Cape, South Africa
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Every month Melberry takes travellers with a curious mind, adventurous spirit and love of La Dolce Vita on a 4 day/3 night luxury trip to parts of the Western Cape unknown to most South Africans. All relevant info, including the full itinerary, is available at www.melberry.co.za/discover-south-africa-2
A Big 5 Safari -  just the right note on which to end our tour of discovery.

Big 5 Safari on Route 62

A rare white ostrich seen on an ostrich safari in Oudtshoorn

A rare white ostrich seen on an ostrich safari in Oudtshoorn

The Cango Caves of Oudtshoorn. An amazing fairyland of stalactites and stalagmites

Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of Heritage (easy) or Adventure Tours. All tours are lead by experienced, knowledgeable and accredited Caves Guides.

Amazing rock faces in the Swartberg Pass, between Prince Albert & Oudtshoorn

Brilliant rock faces in the Swartberg Pass, between Prince Albert and Oudtshoorn

Pretty Prince Albert's main street

The pretty main street of Prince Albert

Get on the Matjiesfontein Red London Bus for the shortest city tour in South Africa, all of 10 minutes!

The red London town bus in Matjiesfontein - shortest city tour in South Africa, only 10 minutes!

Five star accommodation in Robertson

Five star accommodation in Robertson

Just another little pub on Route 62 until Ronnie's friends during a drunken party added the second word to the signwriting. Now everyone stops here for a beer and photo :)

Just another little pub on Route 62 until Ronnie's friends during a drunken party added the second word to the signwriting. Now everyone stops here for a beer and photo :)

This is an Oudtshoorn Feather Palace where one of the ostrich barons of yesteryear lived. It is fully restored and can be seen on a private Melberry tour

Ostrich Feather Palace built in 1910 at Ostrich Show Farm

Meerkat mom and baby. Collective noun for meerkats? a GANG!  Meeting them up-close in their natural environment in Oudtshoorn is soooooo special!

Meerkat mom and baby. Collective noun for meerkats? a GANG! Meeting them up-close in their natural environment in Oudtshoorn is soooooo special!

The gardens of the Lord Milner Hotel, Matjiesfontein. So vast and well-maintained, in the middle of a semi dessert

The gardens of the Lord Milner Hotel, Matjiesfontein. So vast and well-maintained, in the middle of a semi dessert

The Lord Milner Hotel in Matjiesfontein. Old world elegance and, if local folk lore could be believed, home to a few ghosts;)

The Lord Milner Hotel in Matjiesfontein. Old world elegance and, if local folk lore could be believed, home to a few ghosts;

Quaint Tulbagh shop which sells hand-made gifts, décor and food stuffs.

Quaint Tulbagh shop which sells hand-made gifts, décor and food stuffs.

Hand-made Chocolate tasting in Tulbagh. YUM!

Hand-made Chocolate tasting in Tulbagh.

In 1969 a huge 6.3 earthquake did major damage to most houses in Tulbagh. Those in Church Street were so well renovated that it today has the most provincial heritage sites in one street in South Africa

In 1969 a huge earthquake did major damage to most houses in Tulbagh. Those in Church Street were so well renovated that it today has the most provincial heritage sites in one street in South Africa

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