A great list of all the available activities in the area.
The Whale Trail in the De Hoop Nature Reserve takes you past a marine protected area that is flooded with southern right whales in season. But even when the gentle giants are not around, the 5-day hike offers a wonder world of natural tidal pools, lonely beaches, fragrant fynbos and dark caves that will have hikers and nature lovers laughing all the way. […]
If I could choose one place to live in Cape Town, it would be Kalk Bay. I want to be by the sea. I want to walk in the mountains. I want good food. I want so watch the sunrise. I want music. The little fishing village on the Cape Peninsula offers all of that. So even if you don’t move there, you should definitely visit this sweet spot on the peninsula. […]
The hike to the Elephant’s Eye Cave is one of Cape Town’s easier walks with rewarding views over False Bay and the Southern Suburbs. Starting in the Silvermine Nature Reserve you will walk through indigenous fynbos and on hot summer days a swim in the Silvermine dam is a welcome relief for tired feet. […]
Entering Cape Town’s aquarium always feels like stepping into another world. Everything seems to slow down as you step into the cool blue world of South Africa’s marine creatures. The humming of aquarium pumps and the searching eyes of curious crabs, jellyfish and clownfish create a surreal atmosphere that is deeply calming. The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront is a magical adventure. Whether you’re young or old; whether it’s raining or scorching hot – just dive in. […]
Simon’s Town and Kalk Bay are beautiful seaside towns full of little treasures and great views. This area is a haven for vintage shoppers, nature lovers, foodies and amateur historians. Combine the two towns with the Mellow Yellow Water Taxi for a blissful day by the sea. […]
This historical gem on the False Bay coastline packs a lot in for such a quaint little village. Simon’s Town is a quiet harbour with a naval base, a rich history, charming shops, restaurants for every taste and more activities than you can do in a day. The best thing; you don’t even need a car to get there. […]
If there is one landmark that characterises Cape Town it is Table Mountain. Often underestimated as a pure tourist attraction, the flat-topped mountain is a piece of true wilderness in one of Africa’s major tourism hubs. Find out how to ascend the top of Cape Town at your own pace. […]