Located just 20 minutes from the city centre and en route to the Cape West Coast you will find this beach easily. Dolphin Beach is a hive of activity as it has perfect conditions for wind and kite surfing, but if you’re planning on getting into the water please note that there are no lifeguards on […]
Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo ran the first black legal practice in the country from a modest three-storey building, known as Chancellor House, during the 1950s at the height of apartheid. Chancellor House today lies on the corner of Fox and Gerard Sekoto streets, close to the law courts. Up until 2010, it was left […]
Groot Drakenstein Prison is on the map chiefly because this was the last place in which Nelson Mandela was incarcerated and it was through these gates, that Mandela walked to freedom in 1990. A larger than the life-size bronze statue of Mandela was recently unveiled at Groot Drakenstein Prison. It is a beautiful statue showing Mandela […]
St James Beach and tidal pool is the subject of postcard-perfect holidays. The epitome of shore-side charm with a chorus line of brightly coloured wooden beach huts featuring primary coloured roofs and doors deliberately mismatched to their frame. Whimsy and crustaceans frolic side by side in the natural rock pools which kids scurry to discover […]
Adam’s Calendar is a series of stones believed to be the oldest man-made structure on Earth. The ancient circular monolithic stones predate any other structure found to date, at 75 000 years old. On the plateau just above the town of Kaapsche Hoop is a peaceful space filled with open sky, incredible views, and a […]
‘Miss Helen’: Born in Nieu-Bethesda in December 1897, Helen Martins returned to the town after years away and set about transforming her childhood home into a rich, magical wonderland. Over the years Miss Helen and her helpers added to the mostly quasi-religious tableaus. Mythical figures started to appear, half-human, half creature. Today it is a […]
Set in the Karoo Midlands, the Baviaans area features majestic mountains rising from rolling plains, with lush green valleys providing stark contrast. With stunning sunsets and clear, starry nights, the Baviaans offers a taste of life at its unspoilt best. The Baviaans is the ultimate destination to experience the best nature has to offer in […]
Langebaan is located on the West Coast Way Foodie Route The white sand beaches surrounding the clear waters of the Langebaan Lagoon are very popular, and the mild climate and protected waters of the lagoon make it the perfect location for many water sports, including sailing, kayaking, kitesurfing, and fishing. Even if you are a beginner, you […]
The Knysna Lagoon is one of the area’s chief tourist attractions and is a popular spot for local fishermen and water sports enthusiasts. Some of the bird species that may be spotted around the lagoon include sandpipers, stilts, herons, the malachite and pied kingfishers, black oystercatcher, African fish eagle, Knysna woodpecker, and Knysna Warbler.
Unique by nature’s design, the Jordan slopes face North, South, East and West, with vineyards lying at differing altitudes from 160 to 410 meters above sea level. The vineyards benefit from their close proximity to both the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and enjoy a mild, Mediterranean climate with a maritime influence.