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Andreas Groenewald
Jun 17 19

Fynbos Medicinal Plant Workshop – 29 June 2019

Andreas Groenewald

The Fynbos of the Western Cape is not just well-known for its vast species Biodiversity, but also for its wealth of unique and useful plants! Do you want to know more about what makes the Western Cape’s Fynbos so special? How to ID the most important species and which ones can be used in the treatment of ailments? Then come and join us for an interactive workshop at the Helderberg Nature Reserve and learn all about our natural Fynbos heritage.

The workshop will explore the history on the ancient knowledge of medicinal plants, as well as their historical use. We will touch on the various chemical properties of plants which can be used as medicines, as well as the various applications of medicinal plants or products made from them.

There will be a hands-on interaction with a variety of medicinal Fynbos plants as well as a short guided walk through the nature reserve. Afterwards each person will have the opportunity to compile a basic First Aid Kit made from the various plants and knowledge gained.

The workshop will include a tea break as well as lunch.

Cost : R350 / person (Excludes entrance fee to reserve)
Booking is essential : RSVP: Monday 24 June 2019

What to bring:
Appropriate walking shoes/boots
Pen & Notebook

For more information contact Andreas Groenewald at info@gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za or 0823441096

Jun 17 19

Christie Prins Hiking Trail Excursion – 26 June 2019

Andreas Groenewald

This lovely hiking trail is situated on the farm Koelfontein, in the magnificent Skurweberg Mountain Range, just a few kilometers away from Prince Alfred Hamlet near the town of Ceres. The farm is also part of the Waboomsberg Conservancy.

The 12km trail follows a lovely route through fabulous Fynbos and magnificent mountain scenery. Come and join us for a lovely family day out, hiking in the Cape Winelands and Warm Bokkeveld Region. As long as everyone can walk 12km and enjoy a full day out in nature, all will enjoy it. We will have a lunch break on top of the mountain.

Costs : R250/person (Children under 13 R75)
Booking is essential – RSVP : Monday 24 June 2019
Transport is available for 4 guests from Somerset West.
Gantouw Tours and Excursions, as part of the experience, will provide a lovely treat in the form of coffee/tea and a sweet delectable.

Requirements:
Proper Hiking Boots/Shoes
Water (1litre)
Warm clothes & Hat
Your own lunch/snacks

For more information or to book please contact Andreas at info@gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za or on 0823441096. Also visit www.gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za for more information.

Apr 25 19

West Coast Fossil and Geology Excursion – 11 to 13 October 2019

Andreas Groenewald

The West Coast of the Cape is host to many fascinating and interesting geological and paleontological sites that opens up the region’s rich history. It is also a nature lover’s paradise, rich in indigenous Fynbos Fauna and Flora.

Over the course of our 3 day tour we will visit and explore various sites of interest including the West Coast Fossil Park, West Coast National Park and Danielshoogte, a 2200ha private reserve and our accommodation for the 2 nights. Danielshoogte is situated on top of the mountain behind the quaint little town of Aurora.

Our accommodation are three rustic, self-catering, mountain cottages providing a more relaxed and intimate experience!

Tour package
The package includes all entrance fees, our 2 nights accommodation, all interpretive guiding for both the day as well as the night walks, and 1 dinner/braai.

Cost
* R2750 per single person
* R2150 (per person in group of 2 to 8 guests)
* R1850 (per person in group 9 to 14 guests)

Booking is essential and a 50% deposit is required to secure the booking. RSVP – 27 September 2019.

For a detailed itinerary and list of requirements, or more information or to make a booking visit http://www.gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za/ or send an email to info@gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za

Apr 25 19

West Coast Fossil and Geology Excursion – 13 to 15 September 2019

Andreas Groenewald

The West Coast of the Cape is host to many fascinating and interesting geological and paleontological sites that opens up the region’s rich history. It is also a nature lover’s paradise, rich in indigenous Fynbos Fauna and Flora.

Over the course of our 3 day tour we will visit and explore various sites of interest including the West Coast Fossil Park, West Coast National Park and Danielshoogte, a 2200ha private reserve and our accommodation for the 2 nights. Danielshoogte is situated on top of the mountain behind the quaint little town of Aurora.

Our accommodation are three rustic, self-catering, mountain cottages providing a more relaxed and intimate experience!

Tour package
The package includes all entrance fees, our 2 nights accommodation, all interpretive guiding for both the day as well as the night walks, and 1 dinner/braai.

Cost
* R2750 per single person
* R2150 (per person in group of 2 to 8 guests)
* R1850 (per person in group 9 to 14 guests)

Booking is essential and a 50% deposit is required to secure the booking. RSVP – 23 August 2019.

For a detailed itinerary and list of requirements, or more information or to make a booking visit http://www.gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za/ or send an email to info@gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za

Apr 25 19

West Coast Fossil and Geology Excursion – 10 to 12 August 2019

Andreas Groenewald

The West Coast of the Cape is host to many fascinating and interesting geological and paleontological sites that opens up the region’s rich history. It is also a nature lover’s paradise, rich in indigenous Fynbos Fauna and Flora.

Over the course of our 3 day tour we will visit and explore various sites of interest including the West Coast Fossil Park, West Coast National Park and Danielshoogte, a 2200ha private reserve and our accommodation for the 2 nights. Danielshoogte is situated on top of the mountain behind the quaint little town of Aurora.

Our accommodation are three rustic, self-catering, mountain cottages providing a more relaxed and intimate experience!

Tour package
The package includes all entrance fees, our 2 nights accommodation, all interpretive guiding for both the day as well as the night walks, and 1 dinner/braai.

Cost
* R2750 per single person
* R2150 (per person in group of 2 to 8 guests)
* R1850 (per person in group 9 to 14 guests)

Booking is essential and a 50% deposit is required to secure the booking. RSVP – 19 July 2019.

For a detailed itinerary and list of requirements, or more information or to make a booking send an email to info@gantouwtoursexcursions.co.za