Cape Coast News Archive

News Archive

  • Fly Karoo Air Services is Graaff Reinet’s first-ever helicopter charter service that focus mainly on scenic flights over popular sites. Charter flights to destinations like Port Elizabeth and game lodges are also an integral part of the vision...
  • A new booklet ensures the sustainability of Cradock’s popular township tour. The full-colour publication with more than 50 photographs, ensures that accurate information about the route is permanently on-call 24/7 for visitors and amateur tour...
  • Namibië is deur Lonely Planet as die tweede beste bestemming van waarde vir begrotings­bewuste toeriste aangewys.
  • Camdeboo National Park, bordering the town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, celebrated ten years under the management of SANParks on Friday 30 October.
  • Did you know? Koukamma Tourism is the municipal tourism association that serves the Tsitsikamma and Langkloof regions. Recently, there has been quite a bit of conversation online about both the Tsitsikamma and Langkloof regions and this is due to a...
  • Join us on a journey through the Karoo Heartland with our Karoo Heartland Challenge, learn some new secrets of the Karoo, be inspired by the vast beauty of the area and win some super travel prizes. Week one of the Karoo Heartland Challenge.
  • Is the Karoo in your heart? How well do you know the Karoo Heartland? We're into the 3rd week of the Karoo Heartland Challenge - join us as we journey through the charming towns, road trip across vast plains and paddle the meandering rivers of the...
  • From stunning visual art and live music, to superb food and wine – South African festivals are known to set the stage for adventure and fun. There’s nothing quite like a traditional jamboree that brings locals together and allows us to...
  • Join us on a journey through the Karoo Heartland with our Karoo Heartland Challenge, learn some new secrets of the Karoo, be inspired by the vast beauty of the area and win some super travel prizes. Week Two of the #KarooHeartlandChallenge
  • Is the Karoo in your heart? How well do you know the Karoo Heartland? Take the Karoo Heartland challenge with us as we journey through the charming towns, road trip across vast plains and paddle the meandering rivers of the Karoo Heartland –...
  • ROAD CONDITIONS 29 SEPTEMBER 2015 - This is to confirm that the R332 through the BWHS is now open to all vehicles. If anything changes we will let you Know.
  • At the recent Lilizela Provincial Awards, Tsitsikamma once again proved why it is one of the Eastern Cape's most popular destinations taking prizes in a number of categories including Best Visitor Experience and best accommodation.
  • Addo Elephant National Park’s three lion cubs which rose to fame towards the end of last year,orphaned when their mother, Gina, died, have started the next step towards their rehabilitation back into the wild. Now nine months old, the male and...
  • You may have read about the blue crane massacre in the Karoo earlier this year, which saw the poisoning of what is estimated to be in excess of 200 blue cranes near Richmond in the Northern Cape. Following this terrible tragedy, a post-massacre...
  • Chris Marais, co-founder of www.karoospace.co.za , is a seasoned travel writer-photographer who has spent more than 30 years wandering the world. He believes the Karoo Heartland offers the finest road-trip route in South Africa....
  • Camdeboo National Park will be hosting its annual Birding Weekend 20 – 22 March 2015. This is going to be a fun-filled weekend with special treats. We appeal to all those interested in birding to support this event – novices to...
  • Raggy Charters of Port Elizabeth which conducts whale, dolphin, penguin and sea bird watching cruises in Algoa Bay has been awarded the national Lilizela award for being the best marine experience in South Africa".
  • Win a BIG 5 experience at Aquila Private Game Reserve with SA.MAST. Aquila Private Game Reserve supports SA.MAST, the South African Mass Animal Sterilisation Trust. SA.MAST boasts impeccable credentials. Having provided sterilisation and primary...
  • Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit of Karoo Space in Cradock have been hard at work all winter, compiling and publishing their brand-new series of e-books, Karoo Life I to III.
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve near Touws River has been awarded second place for Service Excellence in the Accommodation category of the Lilizela Awards. The judging was largely based on guest feedback, measurements having been put in place to allow...
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve has been honoured to be awarded the prestigious Imvelo Economic Large Impact award The Lilizela Imvelo Awards recognise and celebrate tourism and hospitality businesses that practice exemplary responsible, sustainable...
  • The exhibitions which have been in the House since it was opened in 1986 have been totally scrapped and an exciting new set was erected in time for last month's 'Schreiner: Karoo Writers Festival'. And then in the Ikhamanga Hall, which forms...
  • Cape Town - South Africa's immigration laws have recently undergone an intense revision with newly appointed Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba saying the amendments are "in the best interest of South Africa's security and allows for efficient...
  • Direct-response advertising is the option of choice for many American companies in the tourism industry, mainly because it has offered them such success when it comes to the key areas of business like online booking, and it seems that this...
  • The list of farm gardens open to visitors during the Bedford Garden Festival (14 to 26 October 2014) are sure to delight everyone.
  • You are invited to a Lilizela Tourism Award Road Show to be held on the 20 of May, 2014 at the Graham Hotel, at 10h00.
  • This year the Grahamstown Flower Festival will be held at the 1820 Settlers' Monument.
  • The Restoration of Grahamstown's Old Gaol in 1984.
  • Online and mobile travel booking is often perceived as being a young man's game, with some companies understandably targeting the more youthful demographic that seems to be constantly attached to their smartphones; however, research shows that 23%...
  • Recently a group of Baviaanskloof farmers introduced a 6 Day hiking experience in the Baviaanskloof Hartland. This unique 6 day hiking trail traversing 12km per day takes you on the main road over private land and into Parks Board property.
  • Standard Bank's Grahamstown branch was an award winning building when it was built in 1933.
  • You probably believe that your research is worth shouting about, but is anyone out there listening?
  • The Karoo landscapes of blistering horizons, blue mountains, bright blue skies and charcoal singed plains does not exactly conjure up pictures of fly fishing, never mind water or trophy Trout.
  • The well known Karoo author and photographer couple Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit launched their latest book on the Karoo last night at the Ron Belling Art Gallery in Port Elizabeth.
  • For more information on the latest flower displays and flower hotspots you can now download the latest West Coast Flower Report.
  • To JP Steynberg of Ganora Guest Farm's surprise he noticed Flamingos this morning as he approached the one farm dam. "We have never noticed them before in this area and are so pleased that they joined our other birdlife on Ganora." On the...
  • Two Karoo Heartland Towns namely Somerset East and Steytlerville have been nominated as Eastern Cape finalists in the Kwela "Dorp van die Jaar" competition. Please vote for your favorite Town(s) and make sure that the Eastern Cape win the...
  • The Pinnacle Point Caves were recently declared a Provincial Heritage Site. Excavations since the year 2000 of a series of caves at Pinnacle Point have revealed occupation by Middle Stone Age people between 170,000 and 40,000 years ago. The focus of...
  • HE AIN’T heavy, he’s my bubba. A recent incident in the Addo Elephant National Park has highlighted the extraordinary intelligence and caring nature of elephants.
  • On Saturday 23rd February, the Bruintjieshoogte Marathon was run, for the 36th time, in perfect conditions, and was very well supported. Visitors were full of praise for the beautiful route, and the great organisation. Well done to the local...
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