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Situated on the west coast road between Cape Town and Yzerfontein, !Khwa ttu is a cultural learning centre for the San people, a group of marginalised citizens who have lived in the southern parts of Africa for over 40000 years. The San are considered South Africa’s first nation and while there is little written documentation relating to their history, oral accounts passed down the generations, rock paintings and the !Khwa ttu centre provide an insight into their culture. The words !Khwa ttu are a mouthful and require deft clicking of the tongue to properly enunciate.
The site of the centre was well chosen because it was here that the !Xam clan were driven from the area centuries ago. In the !Xam language, !Khwa ttu roughly translates to water.
Several antelope species roam the 800ha reserve and members of the San community offer tours of the area that include a tractor ride to a small mock-up of... Show more
About House Boats
Guests truly make their accommodation and integral part of their holiday when they opt to stay in a houseboat. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to Houseboating. For guests with seafaring experience, and a skippers licence, there is the opportunity to commandeer your own boathouse, and enjoy the flexibility and freedom it offers. These smaller boathouses can sleep up-to five people and offer basic amenities for self-catering. For guests wanting or willing to let someone else do the boating there are both economy and luxury houseboating options to choose from. Economy is ideal for larger groups, and guest who want a more hands-on approach to their holiday. Guests preferring smaller groups, or wanting to simply take in the experience, luxury is the way to go. Extra’s on a luxury houseboat include full ensuite cabins, all meals made by the boats chef, and full deluxe amenities.