Black Marlin weighing 297.76kg speared by diver in Struisbaai waters

Black Marlin Speared by diver

Fishing enthusiasts were recently left in awe when diver Simon Solomon and his team brought a massive Black Marlin into Struisbaai Harbour. A sight that attracted the attention of residents and visitors alike, and sparked off a lively debate.  The Black Marlin weighed an incredible 297.76kg and was caught using just a speargun.  Simons’ […]

Be Water Wise this Summer in Cape Agulhas

Be Water Wise this Summer

And just like that, it is summer time!  Cape Agulhas has done all it can to prepare for the numerous amount of visitors that come to our beaches and towns every year.  We would like to encourage all, visitors and residents alike, to enjoy a water-conscious holiday and save water in every […]

Cape Vulture at De Hoop Nature Reserve (Part 2)

Threatening the Cape Vulture

The Cape Vulture threat  Being endemic to South Africa, the Cape Vulture faces multiple challenges in survival.  It is the human influence that places these birds on the list of endangered species. Here are three main threats to the Cape Vulture’s survival:  Cultural Threats  Some traditional cultures believe that the brain of the Cape Vulture carries medical healing powers, or the power […]

Cape Vulture at De Hoop Nature Reserve (Part 1)

The Cape Vulture

Cape Vulture at De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Cape Agulhas Region Cape Vulture at The De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve – This is one of the most iconic conservation areas in the Cape Agulhas region. For bird lovers especially, this area holds a treasure trove of bird species that lures bird […]

De Hoop Tented Camp

The De Hoop Tented Camp will operate from 22 September to 15 November 2017.…#PopUpCamps — Liza Smith (@popupcamps) August 25, 2017

The Voet van Afrika MTB Race

The Voet van Afrika MTB Race

The Voet van Afrika MTB Race presented for the first time in 2014 as a companion event to the marathon. This unique event was praised by its participants for its challenging single file trails amongst the world’s most beautiful natural fynbos in full bloom. Most riders were amazed by the […]

The Voet van Afrika Trail Run


The Voet van Afrika Trail Run is the newest addition to the Voet van Afrika events calendar. The Trail Run will be held on Sunday, October 15th at the Glaskasteel sports ground in Bredasdorp, Overberg. Focusing on single track trail that flows along the natural lines of the Heuningberg mountains, […]

Struisbaai Plaat – a Very Rare Find

1 Commonly known as the Muddy Argonaut Those who take on the Struisbaai plaat in the early hours know that from late April till the end of May is the best time to find that ever elusive and rare paper nautilus shells.  This year the early beach-pickers were able to […]

Voet van Afrika 14 October 2017

1 About The Voet van Afrika The Foot of Africa is often called the Toughest race with the warmest heart, and next year will mark the 40th Anniversary! The famous Voet van Afrika marathon, half marathon (10km, 21.1km, 42.2km), take place in the historical town Bredasdorp, Western Cape. The races are […]

Tip of Africa Street Market in Celebration of a New Era

Tip of Africa Street Market

The Cape Agulhas Municipality is hosting its first “Tip of Africa Street Market” in Church Street on Saturday 1 July 2017 to celebrate the beginning of a new era following the adoption of a new five-year Integrated Development Plan and Budget by the newly elected Municipal Council. The first Tip […]