Surrounding Interesting Options

Honeywood is close to...

  • 1 hr drive to Witsand and the Breede River mouth where whales abound in the winter months and a great beach and fishing spot through summer.
  • 2 hr drive to De Hoop nature Reserve via the famous Malgas pont (ferry) the only one of it's kind in SA.

  • 1/2 hr drive to Swellendam third oldest town in SA and the Bontebok National Park.

  • 1/2 hr drive to Barrydale via the beautiful Tradouw Pass to the Little Karoo and completely different vegetation type.

  • 1 hr drive to Albertinia to take a tour of the Aloe factory and sample their health and beauty products.

  • 20mins to Historic Suurbraak settlement and Overberg Lowlands Conservation Trust.

  • Many more things to do including visiting wine cellars in neighbouring districts.

  • Disease free Cape Buffalo breeding project on adjacent farm.

  • The Gysmanshoek pass is an interesting wander through the mountains to the Karoo along a narrow jeep track. One can do a circular route via Barrydale and return to Honeywood through the scenic Tradouw Pass.


  • It was last minute, rushed and blitzed...we were chasing bird endemics and in frantic mode, however neither John or Miranda seemed faced by the sudden call that we were dropping…
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    • Quoter Name ChristianBoix, Cape Town Central, South Africa (December 9, 2013)