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What's hip and happening around Cape Town and the Western Cape? Where are the coolest new hangouts, and what's the coolest experiences to add to your to do list? Find the answers to these and more questions on our latest blog posts. 

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Nature and wildlife

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3 May 2023
The Ultimate Guide To Paternoster
The Weskus is where time moves slowly and days are spent combing windswept beaches and enjoying bountiful feasts of seafood. Discover Paternoster - an iconic destination along t...
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20 Jan 2023
The Ultimate Adventure Guide to The Overberg
Stretching east from the Elgin Valley, and spread between fynbos-covered mountains and a bewitching coast, the Overberg packs in a mix of just about every imaginable kind of nat...
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19 Jan 2023
The Best 40 Things To Do in the Garden Route
Stretching along the southern Cape coast, the Garden Route is a favourite holiday playground for good reason. Lined with deep, lush forests and a sparkling blue ocean, it offers...
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24 Nov 2022
Discover the view from the top in Cape Town
Our province is known for sublime natural beauty as you trek on foot, now get a bird's eye view as you take to the skies.
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18 Oct 2022
Discover Route 62: a roadtrippers guide
Take a look at some of our favourite stops on Route 62.
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15 Sep 2022
Walking Tour: Hermanus Clifftop
With the Atlantic shores full of incredible marine-life, the cliffs of Hermanus are bustling with visitors to glimpse the migrating whales. Join Justin Fox as he recounts h...
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8 Sep 2022
GARDEN ROUTE | 10 family-friendly activities
Looking for family-friendly activities that won't test your patience or break the bank? For the creative and crafty critters, to the adrenaline adventurers and wildlife wanderer...
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13 Jun 2022
EVENT: Knysna Oyster Festival heats up winter chills
After two years of virtual festivities, the Knysna Oyster Festival makes a welcome return to a physical event this year, and as one of the Garden Route Route and Klein Karoo’s m...
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8 Jun 2022
ADVENTURE | Water Sports in Cape Town
Enjoying Cape Town from the water is one of the best ways to experience the city. From scuba diving and snorkeling with seals, to stand-up paddling and kayaking, there's so...
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6 Jun 2022
Glamping Getaways in the Winelands
If you love being immersed in nature, but still enjoy those small luxuries, glamping is the perfect solution. Rock up, start the braai, pour a glass of wine and relax at any of ...
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21 May 2022
Visit the Western Cape in Winter
The winter season has rolled into the Western Cape, but there are plenty of reasons why the colder months are actually an even better time to visit.
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20 May 2022
6 Winter Getaways in the Western Cape
Curl up by the fire, and crack open a bottle of wine, at these great winter getaways.
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9 May 2022
Whale-watching in the Western Cape
South Africa is well known for its Big Five, but the Western Cape also boasts an abundance of marine wildlife, with the region perfect for whale watching. Here’s everything you nee...
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29 Apr 2022
Surf the Garden Route!
Heading up the Garden Route? Pack a surfboard, SUP or body board - experience the waves of the Western Cape!
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22 Dec 2021
explore the outdoors | Garden Route
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22 Dec 2021
The Western Cape: a world in one province
Get to know the regions of the Western Cape: discover a destination that will give you that faraway feeling without having to travel very far all.  Come find y...
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1 Dec 2021
our gift to you | Advent(ure) Calendar
As we enter the festive season, what better way to be present than to enjoy and explore the incredible Western Cape. This year, our gift to you is 25 must-try experiences across...
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22 Nov 2021
Stay, Work, Play at The Milkwood Collection in Knysna
Situated at the bottom of the Knysna Heads, on the lagoon, you’ll find The Milkwood Collection, a series of versatile stays right on the...
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22 Nov 2021
Gentle Giants | Knysna Elephant Park
Witness the beauty of Knysna's nature and natural life at the Knysna Elephant Park, a sanctuary that allows visitors to engage with, and learn about elephants, on the animals' t...
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20 Sep 2021
Weskus Beach Flora | A virtual tour with Candide
It's Spring and the Cape has blossomed in color! Candide invite us on a virtual tour to learn more about the fauna and flora of the Cape Weskus. 
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21 Jul 2021
Chasing Waterfalls: Kayaking in Wilderness
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19 Jul 2021
Cape Overberg: Hidden Hiking Trails
The Overberg region provides multiple peaks to climb, swathes of pristine fynbos, coastal vegetation and ocean views which are bound to uplift the soul of any weary hiker.
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11 Jun 2021
Cheetah Tracking on Foot: Roam Private Game Reserve
Elise takes us through her experience of cheetah tracking at Roam Private Game Reserve in the Cape Karoo. 
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10 Jun 2021
Great hikes of the Cape West Coast
The West Coast is one of the most diverse regions in the country, with each terrain connected through trails. Here are some of the top hikes to try.