Toad in the Village

The Toad restaurant, in Noordhoek, is my favourite restaurant by far! The staff are friendly, the restaurant has good feel about it & the food is always amazing. It is quite a drive out from my house but its one that I make regularly, the drive over Chapman’s peak, walks on long beach and the […]

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Cape Town Bike Festival CANCELLED

Here is the official statement from the CTBF website Cape Town Bike Festival Cancelled – Tickets will be refunded It is with great regret to announce that this year’s Cape Town Bike Festival (CTBF) has been cancelled due to lack of both sponsorship & ticket support for the top level event. Two weeks ago the […]

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UPDATE: Cape Town Bike Festival

UPDATE: There are rumours that the Cape Town Bike Festival is cancelled but this has not yet been officially confirmed, if you are planning to buy tickets I would wait until an announcement has been made. This is likely to be tomorrow (7 December). It would be a real pity if the event was cancelled, […]

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Seal Island – Hout Bay

Seal Island aka Duiker Island in Hout Bay should be on everyone’s to-do list if you have not been there before. It is very accessible on your own boat or on one of the many charter boats in Hout Bay harbour. It costs about R50 depending on which boat you go on and is definitely […]

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5 Camping Trips in 6 weeks

I’m a really keen camper and I have big plans for the next 6 weeks. There are three definite trips on the cards but I will try squeeze a few more out! This post will be my commitment to make every effort to try and go camping 5 times in the next 6 weeks. On […]

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Abseiling Table Mountain

Before I did this I had never realised how much of a thrill abseiling could be. Like most things, the magnitude of what you’re about to do does not sink in until you are standing right there, ready to go! I got given this as a birthday present by my girlfriend and even though it […]

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Blogs I follow

Today I am going to do something different, there are quite a few blogs I religiously follow and would like to share them with you. They are not necessarily all related to the outdoors, but all of them where at one point an inspiration to getting me started with this blog so I would like […]

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Cape Town Webcams

We have quite a host of Cape Town Webcams which are very useful if you want to check for traffic, queue’s at Table Mountain cable car, weather or even the surf! As I see it you have a choice between the webcams for great coverage of the city & the Beachwatch webcams for webcams […]

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Wavescape Film Festival

It’s almost that time of the year again when we get to watch Wavescapes selection of films in some of the most awesome spots around Cape Town. The Wavescape Film Festival is going to be showing 23 different films over the duration of the festival & there is a selection to suit everyone. The film […]

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Boating in Cape Town

Cape Town has an abundance of unique animals and birdlife in the sea and you are usually guaranteed of spotting a few of these at any given time. The best of these are: seals, penguins, dolphins and whales. Boating in Cape Town is a really rewarding experience and is great fun. When thinking of boating […]

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