Heavenly Hermanus – A Whale Coast Treasure

A quiet town on the southern coast of South Africa’s Western Cape Province, Hermanus has long been a popular holiday hotspot with South African tourists, but thanks to its prime position on the ‘Whale Coast’ and gorgeous selection of boutique accommodations, this little gem is fast becoming a ‘must see’ for international travellers. Hermanus is…

Friday’s Photo Shoot – Lion’s Head Mountain Cape Town

Lion’s Head Mountain has become an Equatours tradition, and in order to stretch our legs after the Cape Town Cycle Tour (and recover after our infamous Cape Argus after party!), we make our way to the top of Table Mountain’s little sister, to enjoy spectacular vistas over the Mother City. Unlike Table Mountain, Lion’s Head…

Escape to the Western Cape!

After a warm and sunny week in the Algarve, we have returned to wind, rain and rather chilly temperatures – leaving us in no doubt that winter is most definitely on its way! We are approaching November, so we shouldn’t be surprised, but after a long and (unusually) warm summer this year, the thought of…

Is South Africa a Dangerous Place to Visit?

Two of the most common questions we get asked by travellers who dream of visiting South Africa are, “is it safe” or “isn’t it dangerous?”, and while I can fully understand these questions (thanks mainly, to irresponsible journalism), I struggle to understand, why, after all these years, South Africa does not have the safe and…

Walking with Lions in Cape Town

If you have ever been to Cape Town, one iconic attraction you are sure to have visited is Table Mountain.  Offering a magnificent viewpoint over the Mother City, Table Mountain is certainly worth a visit, but we decided to show or guests a different view of Cape Town on our recent trip to SA, and…