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Wolfgat howls loudest on the global stage and wins big at the World Restaurant...

Paternoster, one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of the Western Cape province, serenely sits a 20 diners a night Restaurant, called Wolfgat.  Unknown...

Destination Cape Town

Perched between the ocean and the mountain, and with a national park as its heart, Cape Town is wild and wonderful. Among its attractions are climbing, surfing and diving along with vibrant nightlife, excellent wine and endless shopping.

South African paddleboarder conquers the Atlantic Ocean

South African surfer and endurance athlete Chris Bertish has become the first person in the world to singlehandedly cross the Atlantic Ocean on a...

South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

Scientists have shipped out to research and collect data on humpback whales off the west coast of South Africa. Research will include sampling the environment and tagging whales to better understand their behaviour. Small cameras will also be attached to some whales.

Whale rescued during South African Billabong Pro

The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board rescued a humpback whale caught in the shark nets behind the back line, while the world's pro surfers took part in the Billabong Pro in Ballito, on the North Coast. The whale had a skin infection, but it swam off once disentangled.

Lewis Pugh in ‘world’s most dangerous swim’

The human polar bear is in the Antarctic to swim five consecutive 1km swims in waters as cold as -1.7°C to help draw attention to his campaign to have the Ross Sea declared a marine protected area.

South Africa has plenty to offer international visitors

South Africa has an array of attractive tourist destinations and the increasing number of international visitors indicates there is plenty to discover, from hidden tourist treasures in Soweto to the pristine beaches of Hermanus.

South Africa has plenty to offer international visitors

South Africa has an array of attractive tourist destinations and the increasing number of international visitors indicates there is plenty to discover, from hidden tourist treasures in Soweto to the pristine beaches of Hermanus.

SA lodges, guesthouses draw investors

South Africa's Western Cape boutique hotels and guesthouses have seen a surge in investment by overseas buyers, and recent market activity indicates growing interest in the region, according to Pam Golding Lodges and Guesthouses.

Safer seas for Port Elizabeth’s marine life

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape is working on improving safety for all beach users and, in doing so, creating a safer environment for the elusive, shore-loving humpback dolphin.
Centre for the protection of penguins