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Congrats Gansbaai! Gold award for Best Destination for Responsible Tourism 2015

Congrats Gansbaai! Gold award for Best Destination for Responsible Tourism 2015

Gansbaai is like an oyster that the local fishermen have opened only to discover a pearl inside...

Hermanus buzz on a Saturday Morning

Hermanus buzz on a Saturday Morning

I was kept very busy in Hermanus on Saturday morning.  There were so many activities I battled to fit it all in.

Shark Cage Diving in South Africa. Join the legend Brian McFarlane on Apex Predator

Shark Cage Diving in South Africa. Join the legend Brian McFarlane on Apex Predator

Looking for the ultimate shark experience in South Africa? You have come to the right place! Join us on our trips and see the Great White Shark up close, in our floating shark cage. Scuba diving and snorkeling with sharks in.  Our professional team will take you on a diving adventure that you will never forget.

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

For anyone looking for a beautiful place to chill, seconds from the beach or surf but still be walking distance from the village you really cannot find a better place. Supertubes is located a stone’s throw from the beach Jeffereys Bay with views of the Indian Ocean from the rooms and the patio downstairs. The best accommodation in Jeffreys Bay!

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Perfectly positioned for business & leisure travellers seeking central accommodation in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Dune Ridge Country House  **** - Excellent Stay Over in Cape St. Francis

Dune Ridge Country House **** - Excellent Stay Over in Cape St. Francis

Dune Ridge is an award winning Country House nestled between thick coastal fynbos teeming with a multitude of bird species and large dune fields.

Sea Birds: Celebrating two years of SANCCOB - EC in suitable style

Since the start of 2015, SANCCOB has rehabilitated nearly 60 seabirds at its Cape St Francis facility. The majority of the African penguins have been stranded moulting or arrested moulting juveniles showing signs of malnourishment.  Most of the Cape gannets, rescued from the Jeffreys Bay to St Francis Bay Area, have also been weak and underweighted juvenile birds, most likely to have left their nests for the first time and struggling to find food. 

We enjoy the Brisan sundowner canal cruise in St Francis

We enjoy the Brisan sundowner canal cruise in St Francis

Cruising for about an hour on the Canal with the Swan of Brisan, was one of our greatest experiences while visiting St Francis on our recent road trip.  The upmarket black and white homes lining the waterways.

Overview: Hermanus Online & Jaydee Media road trip to Indaba 2015 in Durban

This was a 13-day destination marketing tour to showcase Hermanus and our neighbouring towns on the Cape Whale Coast in South Africa.  As a media team we attended the Indaba 2015 Travel Show in Durban and journeyed back Hermanus.

Indaba 2015 News: Tourism is South Africa’s success story.

South Africa’s National Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, told the world’s travel and tourism media at a briefing yesterday that tourism in South Africa is a spectacular story. “Its contribution to our country’s economic growth continues to impress, he said.

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

The Southern Right Whale found a safe place to breed and calf in Walkerbay, Hermanus.   Boat Based Whale Watching with the Whale Watchers brings you up close with these amazing mammals.

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

On an early Saturday morning, the 7th of February 2015 we joined other hikers on a hike rom Grotto Beach to Sopiesklip (halfway to De Kelders). 

Whale Museum in Hermanus

Whale Museum in Hermanus

The search for a 'right' whale skeleton was on. In 1998 negotiations was started with the Technical Division of Museum Service (Dep of Cultural Affairs) to do the research & compile a world-class exhibition on cetaceans.

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