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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 Just Got Better – Now is the best time to see them
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Whale Watching South Africa Just Got Better – Now is the best time to see them

Now is the best time to see them There 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. ...
Best Whale Watching Spots along the Cape Coast
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Best Whale Watching Spots along the Cape Coast

The whales are in the bay! For those of you who haven't already stopped your cars on one of the numerous cliff-top routes between Cape Town and Witsand in a bid to sight them. The annual migration to our 'warmer' waters to mate and calve of the southern right...
Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape
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Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape

By comparison with other countries, South Africa has an excellent infrastructure. Most of our major routes are pothole-less and easy to follow, and self-drive holidays are a great way to see the country, and save money. Load the car with camping gear, add a ma...
Design for sustainable living expo in Hermanus
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Design for sustainable living expo in Hermanus

There is something so exciting about this time of year. Yes, it rains a great deal in the Western Cape (who’s complaining, it’s not like we get a lot!) but it’s also the time of the coming of the whales to our shores. I love the whales. These beautiful, gen...