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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...
South Africa’s Marine Big 5 – Do You Know What They Are?
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South Africa’s Marine Big 5 – Do You Know What They Are?

One of South Africa’s major appeals is its immediate access to big five safaris. For this reason, thousands of visitors head through our international airports.But South Africa marine big 5 is fast falling under the spotlight too, as more and more visitors...
Whale Watching South Africa – When is the best time to see them?
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Whale Watching South Africa – When is the best time to see them?

Now is the best time to see themThere isn't a better time for whale watching in South Africa than right now.Because the southern right whale is busy congregating just off the country's coastline; close enough to the coast to see with the naked eye....
Expert Tips For Spotting Whales On The Cape Whale Route
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Expert Tips For Spotting Whales On The Cape Whale Route

The winter whale watching season is upon us! From early July until October every year the Southern Right Whale makes the Cape shoreline of South Africa its nursery. Whales come to warmer waters (from the icy waters further north) to mate, give birth and nurse...
I Love Gansbaai Because …
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I Love Gansbaai Because …

Hi, I’m Roelof from Aire del Mar Guest House in Gansbaai in the Cape Overberg.Gansbaai IS BEST KNOWN FOR shark-diving, whale-watching and fishing.GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN IN the cage, while viewing the great white shark.THE BEST under water PICTU...
Platbos – where the trees whisper messages of solace
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Platbos – where the trees whisper messages of solace

Platbos is an incredible, ancient indigenous forest that just about no-one knows about. It lies off the coast of Gansbaai, on the same dirt road that takes one past Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, and a wonderful retreat called Bodhi Khaya (I know because I'v...