African penguin colony at Boulders Beach

We often visit the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach on our Peninsula tours and yet never tire of seeing these cute creatures, Cape Town’s most famous little penguins with their tuxedoed waddle. One of the most amusing aspects of observing them is that they seem to not notice the humans at all. It’s as…

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Walking to the Cape of Good Hope

When I take clients to the Cape Point Nature Reserve I sometimes suggest they might want to walk from Cape Point down to the Cape of Good Hope where I will meet them in the car. They never regret doing it as it’s a fabulous walk with spectacular views. I’m always jealous because I can’t…

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Beaches of False Bay

Summer is almost here so let’s get into the spirit of sun and sand with a few hidden treasures and lesser known facts about the beautiful beaches of False Bay. I recently came across a little booklet on Cape Town beaches that is filled with interesting detail about every single beach along the 300km coast…

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Four beautiful coastal roads

The Cape is a mountainous region surrounded by the ocean so it’s no surprise that we have some stunning coastal roads winding their way around mountains, linking suburbs and towns, and giving users magnificent views around every curve. These four beautiful coastal roads are among the favourites – dramatic mountains on one side and the…

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Winter in Cape Town

It’s cold and possibly wet, too, but there’s still lots to do in Cape Town during the short winter. Here are some warm suggestions to pass the time until summer. History and culture Museums are the perfect winter activity and these are two of our favourites: The South African Museum in the Company’s Garden. With more…

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