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Best Places to Stay on the Whale Route in South Africa
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Best Places to Stay on the Whale Route in South Africa

You’re going to welcome our list of places to stay on the Whale Route as the whales are due any moment now.They arrive in the bay during July/August, and remain until October/November with Hermanus’ Whale Festival an annual highlight during August. And we...
10 Top Things to Do in the Overberg Area of the Western Cape
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10 Top Things to Do in the Overberg Area of the Western Cape

The Cape Overberg area of the Western Cape is one of South Africa’s treasures.It lies, demurely, over the berg from Somerset West, often neglected by those intent on reaching the Garden Route, unaware that beyond the Hottentot Holland Mountain range lies a...
The Coolest Beach Stays in South Africa
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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...
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 ...