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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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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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2 May 2022
Five awesome winter getaways in the Western Cape
Snuggle up, open a bottle of wine and enjoy these great spots for winter!
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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...
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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.
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3 Jun 2021
Beaches of the Garden Route
The Garden Route has 17 Blue Flag beaches, more than any other region in South Africa. Discover this beautiful coast of the Western Cape. 
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3 Jun 2021
Exploring the Deep South: Cape Overberg
Justin Fox shares his journey along the Overberg and Garden Route coast, exploring a magical world of fishing hamlets, shipwrecks and hidden estuaries, ...
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3 Jun 2021
Hikes in the Garden Route
Reach new heights and gain a renewed perspective on the Garden Route by exploring the region through trails and hikes.
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30 Mar 2021
Great Gardens of the Winelands
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18 Feb 2021
Hike Sosyskloof in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
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1 Feb 2021
Grab your board! Cape Town is surf central
From surfing and body boarding to kitesurfing and SUPping, Cape Town is the perfect spot to grab your board and hit the water. Take a look at our guide to all things surfing in ...
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21 Jan 2021
7 spectacular day hikes in Cape Town
Seven of our favorite hikes throughout the  Mother City!
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20 Jan 2021
Cape Town’s Parks and Gardens
Cape Town is one of the world's most visually beautiful cities, with an abundance of Parks and Gardens to enjoy. Take a look at some of our favourites. 
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15 Dec 2020
Reimagine: The Garden Route
New regulations announced by the South African government means that beaches in the Garden Route have been closed to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic. But this incredible regio...
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1 Dec 2020
Sensing the Cape Winelands
How to fully immerse yourself in the Cape Winelands.
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24 Nov 2020
Nature Reserves | West Coast
The Cape West Coast (Weskus) is a place so awe-inspiring, so jaw-droppingly beautiful, and so magical, you would need weeks to take it all in. Stretching from Malmesbury, just o...