HESSEQUA NEWS - Hessequa is one the most beautiful jewels along the Garden Route.
The region which stretches from the Breede River in the west to the Gourits River on the eastern side, offers surprising views and off-the-beaten track experiences to delight any traveller.
Vistas of rolling hills and mountain fynbos are offset by pristine beaches and dunes.
Towns include Heidelberg, Riversdale, Witsand, Stilbaai, Albertinia, Jongensfontein, Melkhoutfontein and Gouritsmond.
Riversdale is only 305km from Cape Town on the N2 national road.
The whole region is steeped in history with archaelogical finds such as the artifacts in Blombos cave which date back to the earliest days of mankind, as well as historical fish traps at beaches such as Stilbaai.
The name Hessequa is a Khoi word meaning 'people of the trees.'
A rich variety of fauna and flora can be found here and it forms part of the World Heritage Site Cape Floral Kingdom.
Six beaches boast blue flag status and camping sites and caravan parks are maintained in excellent condition by Hessequa municipality. Some of the best fishing spots in the Western Cape can be found here as well and hiking trails abound.
Come discover the uniqueness that is Hessequa.
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