Activities in South Africa

There’s so much to do and so little time! In this section we try to highlight the best places to visit, things to do, sporting opportunities, Places to shop and great places to wine and dine. We are constantly adding and updating material so this could be a good site to add to your favourites

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There’s so much to do and so little time! In this section we try to highlight the best places to visit, things to do, sporting opportunities, Places to shop and great places to wine and dine. We are constantly adding and updating material so this could be a good site to add to your favourites

To get the best out of this site, make use of the search function at the bottom of the page. Use our news & events submission form to submit activity items.

Hermanus Accommodation - 5 star Hotels and Guesthouses

Old Harbour
Old Harbour Credits: Freda

Hermanus has seven 5 star Hotels and Guest Houses as graded by the Tourism Grading Council. six of the five star establishments are near the ocean and one is high up in Hermanus Heights with exceptional panoramic views of Walker Bay. The contact details are


Wolseley - Accommodation - Western Cape

Wolseley is in the Western Cape, near the towns of Ceres, Tulbagh, Worcester, Wellington and Riebeeck Kasteel. There is a wide variety of self catering establishments, bed and breakfasts and camping sites. Wolseley is in the heart of the fruit growing region of the Western Cape. There are a number of wonderful wine farms in the area. Horse riding, hiking and outdoor recreation and major activities in the region.

List of Accommodation Establishments around Wolseley


Hermanus - Attractions - The Fishermans Cottage Restaurant

Fishermans Cottage
Fishermans Cottage Credits: Freda

The Fishermans Cottage restaurant is situated in Market Square in Hermanus, alonside the De Wet's House photo Museum, the Whale House, and the Old Harbour of Hermanus. Enjoy


Hermanus -Rossouw Modern Art Gallery

Rossouw Modern
Rossouw Modern Credits: Freda

The Rossouw Modern Art Gallery was opened in 1995 by Joshua Rossouw and is a favourite haunt of art lover's around the world.

Joshua Rossouw's humble beginnings in the world of art started in 1991 when he was trading his own work on various art and craft markets.


Prince Albert - Take Johns Donkey Up Swartberg Pass

John Claassens will take you up the magnificent Swartberg Pass in his famous "John's Donkey" - His well maintained if somewhat aged double cab light delivery vehicle ( a bakkie to us South Africans). John is a Karoo man through and through having been born and bred in the area. His family can be traced back almost 200 years on various farms around Prince Albert.


Cape Town - Attractions - Visit Die Groote Kerk -

The NG Church Moeder Kerk
The NG Church Moeder Kerk Credits: Freda

The Dutch Reformed Church in Adderley Street is the oldest church in South Africa, constructed on the foundations of the original church built in 1704.

Under the church is a burial crypt that goes back several hundred years and many famous South Africans are buried there. The pulpit is an amazing piece of art comprising 2 hand carved lions on which the pulpit stands and a cantilevered Roof over the pulpit that has stood for many years.


Cape Town - Dance the night away at The Loop

The Loop By Day
The Loop By Day Credits: Freda
The Loop Nightclub in Loop Street Takes Cape Town Nightlife to a Whole New Level - Lumo colours, lit up furniture, contrasts between industrial and modern architecture plus a trendy location that inspires the urge to dance the night away – this is what to expect at The Loop nightclub.

Anything and everything from R and B to Commercial, House and Progressive beats will get you dancing three nights a week. The multi-levelled venue has a Bo-Kaap inspired exterior


Tulbagh - Horse Trails with Horse About

Tulbagh - Horse Trails with Horse About
At Horse About Trails you can saddle up and unwind while you explore the scenic Tulbagh Valley countryside on the back of a well trained horse.

With Horse About nature trails you take a step back in time as you ride through vineyards and wheat fields to reach the contour paths at the foothills of the majestic Witzenberg Mountains.


Western Cape - Blue Flag Beaches

The Blue Flag Organisation has released the names of South African Beaches that have been awarded Blue Flag Status for the 2011-2012 season.

The Western Cape tops the list with 15 blue flag beaches. They are


Stellenbosch - Picnic at Warwick Wine Estate

Warwick Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has a most beautiful picnic area that is open virtually every day of the year. Their picnic hampers cater for the most fastidious food lover and yet work "for everyone". They also prepare special vegetarian picnic hampers and special hampers just for kids.


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