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De Kelders in the Overberg

Die Kelders, so named after the "Drup Kelders" which are naturally formed caves which have deep freshwater rock pools filled by water seeping from a freshwater fountain, known also as one of the natural wonders of the old Colony. The natural formation of stalagmites and stalactites are evident throughout the caves and tours are conducted regularly by appointment.

De Kelders is an expansive coastal town stretching from Perlemoenbay to the well-known "Plaat" a popular fishing spot where thousands of silver-grey fighters are caught.

De Kelders offers one of the finest vantage points from which to view whales. The sweeping seascapes offer unimpeded views of these gentle giants who frequent our shores and predominantly in De Kelders, where they come to calve before migrating to Antarctic waters to feed until the following season.

Whale watching trips are easily arranged from Walker Bay by licensed operators who will take you within meters from these gentle giants of the ocean.