Category: Adventures

Aquila Private Game Reserve

The western Cape really does have it all. Pristine sandy beaches, Spectacular mountain ranges, evergreen vineyards and to top it off the Western cape has some glorious game reserves. Aquila which located roughly two hours away from the centre off Cape Town and a drive that offers stunning scenery through the Matroosberg Mountains and there’s no reason for you to…

Whale watching in South Africa

There is something awe-inspiring about seeing an 80-tonne whale lift nearly two-thirds of its body vertically out of the water and then come crashing down in an explosion of spray. We watched them rolling, blowing and breaching from the safety of the Hermanus seafront. There really isn’t a better place to go whale watching that off the coast of Hermanus.…

Climbing Table Mountain

Table Mountain is the icon of Cape Town. You haven’t truly understood the scope of Cape Town until you’ve ascended Table Mountain and seen the city sprawled below, dwarfed as much by the steep mountain slopes and the huge expanse of ocean and sky. From everywhere in and around the city you’ll find it peeking out from behind a building…

Staycation in South Africa

With the only few weeks left I have in South Africa I wanted to make to the most of it. Luckily my girlfriend Helen planned to fly to Cape Town and visit for 10 days. As soon as I knew she was coming out I began planning little trips in and around Cape Town. Here’s an itinerary of what we…