MAP & ROUTE

The reserve of farm 215 is accessed from the “fynbos road”, the 100km stretch from Stanford to Cape Agulhas, the southern-most point of the African continent and entrance to the Agulhas National Park.

The reserve itself is located in the middle of a mosaic of vineyards, farm-land, flower-orchards and unspoilt ancient nature. The distance from Cape Town is about 200 km. The gate to farm 215 is about 20 km from the fishing village of Gansbaai. The last few kilometers to farm 215 is gravel road, suitable for all normal cars except for low lying sport cars.

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I. ROUTE DESCRIPTION TO FARM 215 FROM CAPE TOWN

(For route description from the east (Swellendam / Bredasdorp) please scroll down)

1. from Cape Town / Cape Town airport take the N2 to the east

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direction {airport} / Somerset West
after approximately half an hour you are in Somerset West
climb and descend Sir Lowry’s pass (part of N2) | drive past Grabouw and Elgin
climb and descend Houwhoek pass (part of N2)

2. at Bot Rivier, leave N2 and take turn off to Hermanus (R 43)

drive through Hermanus
out of Hermanus, continue on R 43
25 km after Hermanus, you will see Stanford to your right (keep it there)
after you have passed Stanford continue on the same R 43 towards Gansbaai
drive through Gansbaai and continue on the same R 43

3. 5 km after Gansbaai : turn left to “Elim, Baardskeerdersbos”

Another 10 km to go to the access gate of farm 215
After you have passed the vineyards, you will see a brown tourism sign “Farm 215″

4. turn left at the first possibility after this sign

gate at road-entrance has sign: “farm 215″
follow this road for approx. 2 km

5. turn right at sign “farm 215″

follow road to main house

II. ROUTE DESCRIPTION TO FARM 215 FROM SWELLENDAM

(via Bredasdorp and Elim)

Distance from Swellendam : about 130 km
• Drive west on the N2 from Swellendam
• 10 km after Swellendam, leave the N2 and turn left to Bredasdorp (319)
• In Bredasdorp follow the signs to Struisbaai / Elim
• 4 km outside of Bredasdorp, turn right to Elim
• Continue on this road for 36 km
• Once in Elim, turn right in the direction of Gansbaai
• Out of Elim it becomes a gravel road
• After 16 km on this road there is a turn to the left to Gansbaai / Pearly Beach: IGNORE this sign and carry on straight to Baardskeerdersbos
• Carry on for about 9km after Baardskeerdersbos and you will see a brown tourism sign “farm 215″
• Turn right at the first possibility after this sign
• Follow this road for 2km
• Turn right into the reserve at sign and follow signs up to reception

farm 215 private nature reserve map and directions
farm 215 private nature reserve map and directions