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13 of the Coolest Beach Stays in South Africa
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13 of the Coolest Beach Stays in South Africa

South Africa is as famous for its coastline as it is for the Kruger National Park. Stretching for over 2 500 kilometres from the dry and barren border with Namibia in the west, around the Cape of Good Hope and northeast to its border with Mozambique, in the...
Four Towns, A Biosphere, Penguins & Whales – Clarence Drive Has It All
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Four Towns, A Biosphere, Penguins & Whales – Clarence Drive Has It All

Clarence Drive is one of the most stunning coastal drives in the world. It's every bit as exciting as Chapman's Peak, without the cost of the toll. Forming part of Route 44 Clarence Drive hugs an incredibly scenic portion of the coast just south east of Cap...
The Leopard’s Kloof Trail and Other Magical Discoveries at Harold Porter Garden
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The Leopard’s Kloof Trail and Other Magical Discoveries at Harold Porter Garden

Harold Porter Garden is one of the country's national botanical gardens. It's only about an hour's drive from Cape Town, just off Clarence Drive at Betty's Bay, and well worth the drive. It's also where sea, mountains and fynbos meet. The garden, which rest...
6 Marine Protected Areas in South Africa
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6 Marine Protected Areas in South Africa

South Africa protects just under 25 areas of its 3 000 km coastline. Known as marine protected areas (MPA), they safeguard threatened marine species and important habitats. What they are, in essence, is a space in the ocean that strictly regulates human act...
We Visit The Penguins at Stony Point in Bettys Bay
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We Visit The Penguins at Stony Point in Bettys Bay

For years I have not understood all of the excitement about penguins, we have had plenty of overseas guests stay with us over the years and even one lady who could only talk about going to see the penguins. I never understood the big deal … until now. After...
One-tank Trips out of Cape Town
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One-tank Trips out of Cape Town

There are weekends when you just need to get away. Recharge your batteries, relax surrounded by nature and out of your own space and home. You don’t necessarily want to break the bank either, so a trip just out of the city is what you most desire.  Here are s...
I Love Bettys Bay Because …
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I Love Bettys Bay Because …

Hi, I’m Louise from Bettys Bay, in the Cape Overberg. Bettys Bay IS BEST KNOWN FOR its beautiful beaches amazing mountain and pristine fynbos. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN anywhere in Bettys Bay with either the mountain behind you or the sea. THE BEST pengu...
The Gravity Adventure Festival – a weekend of adventure
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The Gravity Adventure Festival – a weekend of adventure

This past weekend I left work and headed straight to a friends house to pick her up and off we headed to Betty’s Bay for a weekend of adventure. Arriving in the dark we eventually found the turn off to the driveway and in we went to our supposedly 'haunted hou...
Betty’s Bay – a perfect get away
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Betty’s Bay – a perfect get away

The quaint seaside village of Betty’s Bay is the perfect get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Located between Kleinmond and Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay is only an hour’s drive from Cape Town along the picturesque Clarence Drive Route (R44). Squeezed ...
Watch the Penguins Play
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Watch the Penguins Play

Things in life aren't always black and white... except for the African Penguin. Of course things that are black and white leave little room for individuality... except for the African Penguin whose specific monochromatic markings are so unique that they person...