Nestled between the Langeberg Mountains, which surround the North of the region, and the Indian Ocean which runs out from the Southern coast, Albertinia is a beautiful town and is one of the many stop off points along South Africa’s Garden Route. The dramatic landscape of the area combined with the abundant opportunities available for visitors to witness the famous "Big 5" safari animals (elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo) make Albertinia and absolute must for anyone travelling through this fascinating country.Read More
Above all, Albertinia is best known for its production of Aloe Ferox, the plant used to make many skincare and beauty products. The plants during June and July, the South African winter, and are then harvested and juiced. The Alcare Aloe factory is one of the manufacturers of these products and always welcomes visitors to the region to look around their premises. The region also sees droves of wine lovers due to the region's fantastic vineyards, which produce top quality and organically cultivated wines.
For those looking for some kodak moments, the views along the Gouritz River and from the hiking trails around the region are second to none and well worth the effort it takes to reach them. Once visitors have exhausted the big game reserve and all of the adventure options of offer in Albertinia, travellers can make the short journey to Stilbaai, a beautiful seaside resort town with a shallow bay, perfect for splashing in and long stretches of pristine beaches.
If you are planning a Albertinia holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
Albertinia Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Albertinia.