South Africa itinerary

People always ask for ideas on a typical South Africa itinerary. Obviously they want to see as much as possible but just as obvious is the fact that it’s a huge country with a lot to offer so, unless you can spend several months here, you won’t see everything in one trip. It’s worthwhile to plan…

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Pinotage at the Cape of Good Hope

On a recent tour to the Cape of Good Hope. I sent my two lovely Russian clients off on the walk that I always recommend to people visiting Cape Point. I told them it was an easy walk, shouldn’t take more than 30-40 minutes, and advised them to not go down to Dias Beach because the walk back…

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Two very unusual Cape restaurants

I could fill the internet with words on the many Cape Town restaurants but I’m not a restaurant reviewer so I leave that to the experts. However, two dining experiences last week prompted me to write about two very unusual Cape restaurants. World-renowned location The first is the Two Oceans Restaurant situated in the Cape…

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Top 10 things to do in South Africa

South Africa has much to offer visitors but sometimes you don’t have enough time to do it all so how do you decide what to do? Here is our list of top 10 things to do in South Africa on your next holiday. Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg – if you only do one thing in Johannesburg, this…

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Come on a one-day road trip with us!

Why not come on a one-day road trip with us – we do it all the time! This one shows you two different oceans, one mythical ‘cape’, one Unesco heritage site, a variety of beaches from rocky to white-sandy, the oldest wine route in the country, pretty bays, fishing harbours, a naval base, a penguin colony,…

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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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8 of the best in the Cape

It’s no surprise than these 8 of the best are the most popular attractions in the Western Cape, as recently reported by tourism statistics. Kirstenbosch. This world-famous botanical garden celebrates 100 years of showcasing South Africa’s unique fynbos plant kingdom. The best way to enjoy it is to spend a day with a picnic and…

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Fun activities for children in Cape Town

What to do to keep children happy over weekends and holidays? Here’s a round-up of our favourite fun activities for children in Cape Town. Two Oceans Aquarium – A variety of activities in addition to viewing the large variety of fish. Shark feeding (daily at 3pm), penguin encounter, touch pool, you can even hold a…

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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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