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Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.

Fishing:  How to Catch Bass All Summer Long

Fishing: How to Catch Bass All Summer Long

Catching largemouth bass during summer months can be one of the most exciting fishing experiences anglers have all year. Warm water conditions increase a bass’s metabolism...

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Looking for the ultimate shark diving experience in South Africa? Tick off your bucket list!

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

For anyone looking for a beautiful place to chill, seconds from the beach or surf but still be walking distance from the village you really cannot find a better place. Supertubes is located a stone’s throw from the beach Jeffereys Bay with views of the Indian Ocean from the rooms and the patio downstairs. The best accommodation in Jeffreys Bay!

Visit one of the 3 Museums in Hermanus

Visit one of the 3 Museums in Hermanus

To be whisked into yesteryear, visitors to the Western Cape are invited to explore the old-world charm of the Old Harbour Museum, the Whale House and the De Wet's Huis Photo Museum.

Visit one of the many Saturday morning Markets in Hermanus

At weekends, Hermanus becomes a hive of informal markets

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Perfectly positioned for business & leisure travellers seeking central accommodation in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Second group African penguins released after mystery oil spill in Eastern Cape

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) released the first group of seven African penguins admitted to its centre in Cape St. Francis following a recent mystery oil spill.

1st group of rehabilitated penguins to be released after mystery oil spill

1st group of rehabilitated penguins to be released after mystery oil spill

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is releasing the first group of African penguins admitted to its centre in Cape St. Francis following a recent mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth).

Creatures great and small in the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot

Creatures great and small in the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot

As its name suggests, the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot is synonymous with the mighty and iconic cetaceans that annually visit our shores

Mysterious oil spill in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - Rehabilitation of oiled penguins

Mysterious oil spill in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - Rehabilitation of oiled penguins

The birds were admitted two weeks ago from Bird and St. Croix islands (part of the Algoa Bay Hope Spot) after being rescued by rangers from the Marine Section of the Addo Elephant National Park (SANParks).  SANCCOB continues to wash and rehabilitate 30 endangered African penguins and four penguin chicks after a mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape).

Dune Ridge Country House  **** - Excellent Stay Over in Cape St. Francis

Dune Ridge Country House **** - Excellent Stay Over in Cape St. Francis

Dune Ridge is an award winning Country House nestled between thick coastal fynbos teeming with a multitude of bird species and large dune fields.

Sea Birds: Celebrating two years of SANCCOB - EC in suitable style

Since the start of 2015, SANCCOB has rehabilitated nearly 60 seabirds at its Cape St Francis facility. The majority of the African penguins have been stranded moulting or arrested moulting juveniles showing signs of malnourishment.  Most of the Cape gannets, rescued from the Jeffreys Bay to St Francis Bay Area, have also been weak and underweighted juvenile birds, most likely to have left their nests for the first time and struggling to find food. 

We enjoy the Brisan sundowner canal cruise in St Francis

We enjoy the Brisan sundowner canal cruise in St Francis

Cruising for about an hour on the Canal with the Swan of Brisan, was one of our greatest experiences while visiting St Francis on our recent road trip.  The upmarket black and white homes lining the waterways.

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