The Overberg is a region of immense beauty and characterized by amazing and diverse landscapes. It forms part of the Western Cape as it stretches from the Hottentos-Holland Mountains in the north while in the southern, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean break on to sandy beaches and rocky headlands. The spot enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and cool wet winters.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Bouldering in Silvermine, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
Silvermine is approximately 20 minutes drive from Cape Town and is the mecca for boulders. Characterized by easily accessible sandstone crags and over 2oo routes, climbing here is long single pitch climbs and range in difficulty.
It is graded at 13-31, with the easiest route at 14 and the hardest at 28, accomodating both the novice and the expert. Most of the routes profile is made up of vertical to slightly overhanging with a good ‘get your leg up overhang’ , steep wall and slab. Bouldering is an all year round activity with sunshine in the morning and shade in the afternoon.
The spot is open from 7am to 7pm during summer while winter it is open from 7am to 6pm. There is also an entrace fee unless you have a wild card.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!