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

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 […]

Family Camping in the heart of Agulhas

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Although it is approaching winter, any seasoned camper will have already earmarked a few likely campsites for the summer holidays, if not already booked. Agulhas is not just the scenic town at the southernmost tip of Africa, the area of Agulhas has its borders beginning in the heart of the […]

Take a trip through the Elim Wine Route on the road less traveled

elim wine route

There is a new(ish) route through the Elim Wine Route that connects to Gansbaai. You can begin at Struisbaai and follow the signs for Elim taking you on a dirt road that becomes tarred close to the start of the Elim wine route. From Gansbaai follow the signs to Elim […]

Look out for Loggerhead Turtles on Struisbaai Beach

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With the change in the season, we watch out for new things on the horizon. Like the strandlopers of old, every day can bring something new and unexpected. One of the sadder events is when the little Loggerhead Turtles get washed up on the beach when there is a strong […]

Arno Carstens at the Sea Shack Struisbaai

arno carstens struisbaai sea shack

Here is one for the music lovers – Struisbaai is pleased to have the talented Arno Carstens playing live at the Sea Shack. Arno will be singing with Gus warden and you can expect something of everything. From the nostalgic hits of his time with the Springbok Nude Girls to […]