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"We free our minds when we go into nature & communicate with people."

Ivan Vaalbooi

!Khwa ttu builds a bridge between the past & the future..."

Kerson Jackson

"Once we were proud hunters and later we were hunted."

Ivan Vaalbooi

"Other people's cultures have influenced our lives."

Andre Vaalbooi

Things to do

Select from our list of activities for a day of fun on the West Coast.

Education and Training

Giving San people the opportunity to learn about their history and culture.

Environmental programmes

Share in the San way of life in the Cape Floral Region World Heritage Site.

Culture and Heritage

Take the kids on an explore-as-you-learn cultural excursion.

!Khwa ttu

Adventure, relaxation & education

Sweeping views, tracks through nature, guided tours, home cooked food, a unique San Heritage Centre, and entrance to the fascinating world of the First People, the San - !Khwa ttu has it all.

As a unique travel destination and training centre, !Khwa ttu combines culture and heritage, adventure and relaxation, and education, giving a new understanding of the phrase “San Spirit Shared”.

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Latest news

!Khwa ttu Heritage Centre opened on 24 September 2018

On Heritage Day, 2018, the only heritage centre in the world dedicated to the San opened at !Khwa ttu. It is a remarkable resource, with three interlinked elements – the Heritage Centre building at !Khwa ttu, community satellites, and a digital archive.

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