Salmonsdam Waterfall Hiking Trail

The Salmonsdam Nature Reserve in the Western Cape offers those who love the outdoors a number of walking and hiking trails through the reserve itself. The Waterfall Trail is a very manageable two kilometre trail that takes only around an hour to complete. It is an out-and-return trail that takes hikers through the magnificent fynbos, endemic to South Africa, as well as Cape ...
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Fisherman’s Village Market Square

This well-known market boasts a variety of hand-made goods, clothes and more. This market has been open for more than 20 years and shows it with its professional and fantastic array of products. For more information please contact 028-3130418. Date: 9 January 2016 Time: 08:30 - 15:00 Venue: Market Square Street, Hermanus  
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Eco Exploration for Kids

Did you know that the Whale Coast Conservation have Pajama and Puffadder Shysharks along their coastline and that they are oviparous (egg laying) ? Children between the ages of 6 & 8 are invited to join WCC on Grotto Beach for a morning of Eco-exploration where they will learn about these and other sharks. They will comb the sandy shores for shark egg cases as well a...
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Hidden Gems in Hermanus

Hermanus is one of the gems of the Whale Coast, and is characterized by lush rolling hills, a wine route of its own, salty ocean air, and eclectic and artsy shops. If you’re weekending at this coastal town, then read on to discover some of our favourite spots in this little piece of heaven on earth. Area Exploration and Leisure: Village Square and the adjacent outdoor mar...
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Hermanus Whale Festival

The Hermanus Whale Festival celebrates its 24th year this year as the only enviro-arts festival in South Africa. Hermanus, known as the best land-based whale watching destination in the world, plays host to thousands of visitors (2013 welcomed over 110 000 visitors) who flock to the seaside resort to exhilarate in the unique natural environment, watch the whales and revel in...
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2015 Rugby World Cup Fixtures

The Overberg Property blog and Chas Everitt bring you the key information for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, including dates and kick-off times for every fixture in England! The 2015 Rugby World Cup is scheduled to be the eighth Rugby World Cup, the quadrennial rugby union world championship. The tournament will be hosted by England from 18 September to 31 October 2015. Twicken...
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Hermanus Staan Saam Festival

Join a family fun 'Festival of Hope' with various stalls, live music, and entertainment for all. A potjie kos competition will take place too and an appeal has been made for local businesses to enter and join in the fun. Stalls and potjie kos competition R150. Entrance fee R20 , under 10 free. Date: 29 August 2015 Time: 10:00 - 19:00 Venue: Hermanus Cricket Club Contact ...
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Fun Holiday Programme for Kids

The Whale Coast Conservation (WCC) has organised its first fun holiday programme for children aged 9 to 14 during the upcoming July school holidays. Being an educational organisation, this fun programme will also include an environmental education component in each day’s activity. WCC is offering three morning activities. • Tuesday 7 July 10:00 to 13:00: Fynbos cre...
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Happy Youth Day

The Overberg Property blog and Chas Everitt wish you a Happy Youth Day. 16 June is a public holiday in South Africa. It commemorates the Soweto Riots of 1976 that began after a government edict declared that all instruction in black schools would be in Afrikaans. Youth Day reminds South Africans of the importance of its youth, and bring the message that the country never ...
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