If you’re heading to Stanford and surrounds for a getaway soon make sure you try out the latest addition to the wide array of activities in the area – an eco-friendly river cruise! In and amongst the business and busy-ness of 2018, you can enjoy a cruise down the Klein River just outside of Cape Town aboard the Lady Stanford river boat with De Hoop Collection and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. The new Lady Stanford River Boat Cruise is sure to delight both young and old and is a great way to take in the breathtakingly beautiful area when visiting.

Located in the quaint historic village of Stanford, a mere hour-and-a-half from Cape Town, this river cruise offers guests a laid-back getaway with stunning mountain views and optimal relaxation. The Lady Stanford is a totally modern, eco-friendly river boat managed by a qualified interactive guide to ensure you get the most out of your river experience. And, if the views aren’t enough to entertain and delight, you’ll also be thrilled to hear that the boat is equipped with birding books, checklists, binoculars, blankets and a toilet for your comfort and entertainment.

The leisurely cruise is a collaboration between De Hoop Nature Reserve and Groobos Private Nature Reserve that encourages guests to hop onboard the Lady Stanford on their way to and from the two nature reserves. On the cruise, you’ll witness a bunch of abundant birdlife including more than 250 different species like Fish Eagles, Flamingos and the Blue Crane. You’re also likely to see a few otters, terrapin, Bontebok and horses on the fertile river banks.

The Lady Stanford can accommodate up to 26 passengers making it ideal for special occasions and family gatherings. It runs daily trips and is available to book out for exclusive charters. The general per person rate (R295) includes light snacks and refreshments but you also having the option of ordering a picnic bag (R395) which includes a selection of breads, cheeses, charcuterie, salads, pate, dessert and water.

Explore all the Klein River has to offer onboard the luxurious Lady Stanford!

For more information visit the Lady Stanford website.

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