The Kitchen Collective | Cape Town
Launched in April 2019, the Kitchen Collective is a natural progression for the team that brought you Ginger & Lime and Salt & Sage interactive cooking experiences, the Kitchen Collective is a newly-opened kitchen hire space. This new space caters to larger events of up to 100 people and can be used for interactive courses, demo-style promotions and product launches.
Duration: 3 hrs
Rates: From R695
Big 5 Taste Safari | Cape Overberg
Brought to you by the Chill Guru bus operating out of Hermanus, the Big 5 Taste Safari is a gastronomical tour of the Cape Oveberg region, including towns such as Stanford, Botrivier and the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the Cape Oveberg while sampling wine, craft beer, artisanal gin, honey, cheese and much more.
Duration: 3 hrs
Rates: From 180 per person
YU Restaurant at the Onyx Hotel | Cape Town
Bringing a contemporary take on Asian dining to the table, Yu is the new restaurant at the Onyx Hotel located on the Cape Town foreshore area. Yu, stemming from the Japanese language, is a blend of the traditional and the modern and guests can expect a menu including Asian tapas, sushi, dim sum and more. Relax with a drink before in the styliush bar and lounge.
Cradle of Human Culture | Weskus | Cape Overberg | Garden Route & Klein Karoo
Journey back in time to trace the origins and development of human culture over the past 100 000 years, and uncover the mysteries of what it means to be human.
From ornately decorated ostrich eggs and sea-shell beads to carefully crafted bone tools and beautifully executed rock art, you will discover humanity’s earliest use of symbolism, art and technology – and find your own roots in the process.
The Cradle of Human Culture encircles a vast area focused on three sites – Diepkloof Rock Shelter on the Cape West Coast; Blombos Cave near Stilbaai; and Pinnacle Point near Mossel Bay – but your trip to the Cradle of Human Culture does not start or end with these three sites only: the evolution of human culture can be traced across the whole province.
Guided Fynbos Conservation Experience at Gondwana Game Reserve | Mossel Bay
Launched in April 2019, this hands-on Botanical Conservation Experience allows guests to explore and indigenous biome like no other on earth. With the richest floral kingdom in the world and the recent discovery of the largest known population of a rare orchid thought to be extinct ,the Gondwana Game Reserve is a must for anyone with an interest in botany and biodiversity. This guided tour will give guests a chance to learn about the conservation of the rare and endangered Fynbos biome, affording them the opportunity to get a more up-close understanding of the stunning indigenous flora and fauna on foot.
Duration: 2 - 3 hrs
Rates: R450 donation per person
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge at De Hoop | Cape Overberg
One of two Western Cape experiences named in Time Magazine’s World Greatest Places for 2019, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge at De Hoop Nature Reserve. The two-night summer camp experience, which was launched in April 2019, boasts seven luxurious beachfront bedrooms – accommodating up to 16 guests – in a loge-like atmosphere, including communal meals made with local ingredients. Enjoy hiking, whale watching and exploring the area while ‘camping’ on a beautiful private beach.
Wonderdal Edutainment Centre at Hazendal Wine Estate | Stellenbosch
Launched in June, 2019, this one-of-a-kind immersive, fantasy Edutainment centre is aimed at kids ranging from 5-13. With a unique mix of physically and mentally stimulating activities, kids and educators like will benefit from activities that combine high technology and creative designs. Wonderdal Edutainment Centre is a new and unique, CAPS-aligned learning experience for learners in Grade R to Grade 7 (5-13 years old). Being the first of its kind in South Africa, it is taking education to the next level.
Duration: 3 hrs
Rates: From R160
Khayelitsha Curated Routes | Cape Town
Taking township tours to a new level, the Khayelitsha Curated Routes are specifically designed by locals living in Cape Town’s largest township. The routes have been curated by Maria Maile, Abigail Mbalo, Juma Mkwela and Buntu Matole and include the Accommodation Route, Eat, Drink, Party Route, Arts, Culture and Shopping Route, and the Adventure and Activities Route.. Highlights include the Fugly Art Gallery – founded by two passionate locals - and the Makukhanye Art Room, which is run by Theatre4Change. These carefully-crafted routes allow visitors to immerse themselves in this vibrant township and celebrate the culture with the locals.
Bully & Koos Restaurant and Roadside Deli | Wolseley
Perfect for road-trippers looking to discover the lesser-known regions of the Western Cape, this unpretentious new eatery in Tulbagh serves casual breakfast, bistro style lunches and formal dinners. Choose from the indoor restaurant section or grab a seat on the front stoep – perfect for sundowners – or the back terrace overlooking the venue’s enclosed garden.
Langebaan Art Route | Langebaan
Unearth original sculptures, photography, ceramics, illustrations and paintings in a broad variety of mediums as the Cape West Coast (Weskus) comes alive on the Langebaan Art Route. The initiative is supported by Harcourts Real Estate and the SA National Association of the Visual Arts and is made up of the works of nine creatives. The works are featured in a collection of galleries and creative studios and guests are advised to visit the website to confirm operating hours for each.