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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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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Flybrary – a library in an airport

You might think a library in an airport isn’t something that’s really going to work but think again. You’ve bought something to read on the flight, something light and easy, and now you don’t need it, it’s not the sort of book you want to keep. You also need to lighten the load so you can…

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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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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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