Should you wish to discover the area around Franschhoek you will find Cape Town to be only a 1 hour drive away; a 15 minute drive will take you to Berg River Dam; with Stellenbosch and Paarl being just 20 minutes away by car. To see whales basking and white sharks diving at Hermanus and Gans Baai will take about a 1.5 hour’s drive; to reach Cape Point takes approximately an hour and a half.