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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Perlemoen Hiking Trail

The Perlemoen Green Flag slackpacking trail, centred around South Africa’s famous Great White shark cage diving and whale watching capital of Gansbaai, basically consists of three days’ hiking (with alternative shorter as well as self-catering options). The trail provides fascinating insight into the area – famous for its shipwrecks and infamous for its Perlemoen (abalone) poac...
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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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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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Featured Property in Bettys Bay

This is the lifestyle:  Over fifty years old, this is a true Grande Dame of Bettys Bay. Lovingly resuscitated over the last thirteen years by current owners who are rather sad to be giving up the lifestyle which this property offers. Home, garden, beach & sea flow all into one and offer an ever changing vista as well as the constant rush of the ocean is ever present. Livi...
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ICC Cricket Fixtures 2015

The Overberg blog and Chas Everitt are happy to bring you the key information for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, including dates and times for every fixture in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015. The first matches will be played in Christchurch and Melbourne on 14 February, with the fina...
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Invest in Hemel en Aarde

This is a new release is situated in the ever so popular Hemel En Aarde Estate. Immaculate lock up and go with double volume ceilings and spacious living area that flows to sunny north facing patio with mountain views. The attention to details throughout this home is obvious from the lovely finishes and décor, with three bedrooms, three bathrooms (all en-suite) and Jacuzzi in m...
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Business for Sale | Bettys Bay

Commercial for sale in Bettys Bay:  Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears - this successful business has been run by the same owner for 20 years. Full financials available, inventory. Consist of coffee bar, pub and restaurant with pool table area and fireplace. Bettys Bay is nestled on the Cape Whale Coast +-110 kms from Cape Town. Read more... For more infor...
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