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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Walker Bay Bird Fair | Stanford

The Walker Bay Bird Fair being held in Stanford from the 25 February to the 1 March 2015 promises to be a very exciting event. Their aim is to create awareness of the Walker Bay area as a birding destination and also to improve environmental awareness, conservation and boost tourism in the area. Included in the programme are boat trips on river and ocean, excursions to ex...
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New Load Shedding Times

The new schedules will follow a four day rotational pattern. What this means is that over a four day pattern, customers will be shed at different time slots. The loadshedding days for HERMANUS are given as Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and the times are as follows: Monday 2 Feb: 14:00 -  16:30 Wednesday 4 Feb: 20:00 -  22:30 Friday 6 Feb: 10:00 -  12:30 Monday 9 Fe...
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Auction to Raise Funds for Hopeland Project

The Fynbos Community Foundation is planning an auction to raise the R600 000 still needed for their Hopeland Project in Stanford. The aim is to develop a facility where much-needed after-care services can be provided for at least 80 learners (Grade R to 7) from the HOP-land (RDP-housing) area on the outskirts of Stanford. A building in the Stanford industrial area was pur...
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Hermanus Wine & Food Festival | 2014

It is nearly time for the much-anticipated Hermanus Wine & Food Festival 2014! There will be over 250 wines to taste from this year, from areas like the Elgin Wine Valley, Botrivier, Hermanus and Stanford Wine Route, and as far-reaching as Elim. The festival is a chance for you to taste award-winning wines from some of the most well-known and highly acclaimed wine es...
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Keep an eye out for the Tea Caravan in the Overberg

Jessica (Lady Bonin Tea) and Thaya (Love Overberg) will be traversing the Overberg with the Lady Bonin gypsy Tea Caravan, for the #GonzoTeaTrek campaign, from 2-8 July, 2014. This is the first official campaign to promote tourism in the Overberg region - ON! - an Overberg business network launching on the 2nd of July. If you happen to be travelling around Stanford, Hermanus,...
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Things to do for under R20 in Stanford

Feed the animals (R5) at the Klein River Cheese farm Swim, go fishing or paddle in the Klein River (free) Pet the sheep and animals at the Syringa Kennels (free) Take a walk along 2km / 5km route at the Stanford Hills (R10 per person donation) Browse through the Queen Victoria shops where you'll find many edible, wearable, readable or drinkable treats for under R20...
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