The small settlement of Redelinghuys is located about 160 kilometres north of Cape Town on the Verlorevlei River. The village is situated on the R366 regional route between Piketberg and Elands Bay.
Redelinghuys lies between patches of blue gum trees and is surrounded by a rocky hillside. Redelinghuys is known as the Potato Capital of the Sandveld, and is also the area where the rooibos grows in its natural state and where Rooibos tea is freely available.
Verlorenvlei is renowned for its prolific birdlife, indigenous fynbos, flora and fauna, potato farms and unspoiled nature. During the flower season, July – September, a kaleidoscopic carpet of sweet-smelling wildflowers springs to life.
Verlorenvlei is renowned for its bird life, which number near to 200 species and of which about 75 of those species are waterbirds. The Velorenvlei estuary, is fed by a perennial river that starts in the Cedarberg. It is one of the largest natural wetlands along southern Africa’s West Coast.
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