Cape Town Beaches & Surfing

While all eyes were on South Africa for the World Cup over the last few months, seeing soccer fans in the various stadiums all bundled up against the cold was a constant reminder that the months of June, July, and August aren’t exactly warm in South Africa. It’s easy to […]

South Africa’s Beaches: When to Visit

Although the name spells doom, beautiful Shark Bay in Langebaan got its name from it’s numerous and harmless sand-sharks, not the greater and whiter variety. Shark Bay is part of Langebaan lagoon, next to the West Coast National Park and is a quiet haven of shallow blue water, good fishing […]

Shark Bay, Langebaan: Kitesurfing paradise.

It looks like we are in for a frosty winter. With snow in Soweto?!? and on the peaks in the Drakensberg and Ceres. The nights in winter here can be chilly to say the least, and subzero temperatures are not uncommon. The days however can be lovely, today being such […]

Surf Breaks: Winter’s here bring your surfboard!

We have been getting increasing reports of shark sightings around Noordhoek beach and Kommetjie. These reports are not coming from surfers or fisherman, but dedicated “Sharkspotters” who’s job it is to warn surfers and bathers to the presence of large toothy fish.

Shark Alert in False Bay! Sharkspotters to the rescue.

More than 100 swimmers are expected to compete for R10000 ($1400) in a swim from Robben Island to Bloubergstrand (where I live). The 7.4km swim is considered to be one of the most difficult in the world, with strong currents, unpredictable swell, icy temperatures and of course sharks. This is […]

100 swimmers compete in Robben Island swim

Cape Town has a few great spots to go for a horse ride if the mood takes you. The two places I know are great are Noordhoek beach and Milnerton Equestrian School. There are a few operators in Noordhoek village and they will take you on a glorious ride down […]

Horse Riding in Cape Town

Something that I am very close to trying out, is Ocean Kayaking or Sea Kayaking. I am trying to make my mind up whether I can justify buying my own kayak or if I should rent one for a couple of days to see if I like it. You can […]

Sea Kayaking in Cape Town

Moonstruck has been postponed until the Saturday 17th of Feb due to bad weather. Bring a picnic (no alcohol is allowed on the beach) to this free event on Clifton 4th beach from 6:00pm -10:00pm. For live Jazz and dancing on Cape Town most beautiful beach. The sponsors of this […]

Moonstruck 17th Feb: Free Jazz on Clifton.