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www.booknowsa.com PLAY CAPE TOWN: Aquila Safari Day Tours

1st Floor, Mount Curtis, 307 Main Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town

GPS: 33°21’07”S – 19°56’07”E

EAT Cape Town: GOLD Restaurant

GPS: 33°55’08”S – 18°25’10”E

PLAY CAPE TOWN:

Cape Town for big game fishing! Gather your mates and explore the deep blue ocean as you hunt for the elusive yellowfin and longfin tuna or enjoy the magnificent views of Table Mountain as you head out into Table Bay on our inshore fishing trip. From scenic, historic harbour cruises around our working harbour to adrenaline packed shark cage diving excursions off Gans-Bay, Classic Cape Charters will provide all your boating activities. Shop 6 on Quay 5, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 418 0782 www.capecharters.co.za

GPS: 34°03’29”S – 20°25’18”E

GPS: 34°02’12”S – 20°31’25”E

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TO GRAAFF-REINET

TO CRADOCK

Calitzdorp

R62

Oudtshoorn

EASTERN CAPE

R62

R60

N10

Grahamstown

Kirkwood Sunlands R75

Addo

N2

R335

TO EAST LONDON

R75

R62 N12 Montagu R62 LITTLE KAROO Robertson N9 R62 Joubertina Ashton Barrydale R323 R328 Hankey Uitenhage R62 Natures McGregor R60 N2 CAPE TOWN George Somerset West R321 Villiersdorp The Crags Valley Storms River Village Bonnievale Swellendam R330 Groot Brakrivier Sedgefield Knysna Heidelberg Humansdorp Strand Grabouw Riviersonderend Riversdale N2 Klein Brakrivier Wilderness Caledon N2 N2 Jeffreys Bay R324 Tsitsikamma Gordons Bay Buff alo Bay Brenton R326 R317 Plettenberg Bay R319 N2 R322 Vermaaklikheid National Park Mossel Bay Kleinmond St. Francis Bay on Sea Pringle Albertinia Vleesbaai Onrusrivier R305 Oyster Bay Cape St. Francis Malgas R316 Bay Betty’s Witsand Bay Hermanus R43 Stanford Infanta Stilbaai GARDEN ROUTE Napier Bredasdorp R316 Gansbaai OVERBERG R319 Arniston (Waenhuiskrans) Struisbaai L’Agulhas R43

Take a break on your journey at this scenic stopping point where both families and pets are welcomed. Set against the Langeberg Mountain range on the green pastures of the Rolandale Estate Dairy Farm, this delightful venue offers an á la carte menu, a pub with plasma TV, internet hotspot and ample parking. Rolandale is also the most popular cabaret venue in the Cape and is renown for excellent weddings, parties and as a conference venue. 8km east of Swellendam on the N2 Tel: +27 (0)28 512 3383 • Cell: +27 (0)82 920 9341 www.rolandale.co.za

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WESTERN CAPE

Head over heels for a new adventure? Downhill zorbing is an hilarious new activity that involves rolling down a hill inside a huge inflatable ball. See the world from a different angle and laugh until you cry! Don’t worry, you don’t need to be fit or brave to zorb, we put you in the ball and gravity does the rest. It’s totally safe and won’t make you feel sick. It‘s great fun and accessible to all! So what are you waiting for - give Peter a call and get that ball rolling! Blue Mountain Ranch, 2km west of Swellendam on N2 Cell: +27 (0)83 621 8503 • zorbafrica@gmail.com www.facebook.com/zorbafrica

EAT Swellendam: Rolandale Restaurant & Farmstall

Experience the thrill of reliving history by travelling through nature in a pioneer covered wagon train of yesteryear! Wagons have double beds, rubber tyres and cushioned seats and are pulled by gentle teams of horses, driven by yourself. The khaki wagon cover protects you from the sun and the occasional shower. Gentle riding horses are furnished for those who wish to ride. Trails range from two to four days in duration and are fully catered. Also offered in Napier. 17th Avenue, Voëlklip, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)21 703 4396 • Cell: +27 (0)82 575 5669 www.ctcco.co.za

N12

R334

PORT ELIZABETH

Indian Ocean

Orion Stables & Riding Academy

GPS: 36°26’05”S – 19°13’27”E

PLAY Hermanus:

Village Square

Experience the ultimate riding pleasure through 3 renowned wine estates with magnificent views over False Bay. Orion offers stabling for horses, horse riding lessons and a stunning variety of horse trails on the Hottentots Holland Mountain range between the fauna, flora and vineyards of this picturesque area. Combine your equestrian enjoyment with wine tasting, platters, picnics, moonlight rides and accommodation and discover what makes Orion the preferential choice. 19 Old Sir Lowry’s Pass Rd, Bel Monti House & Stables, Somerset West

GPS: 34°06’58”S – 18°54’09”E

Cell: +27 (0)82 755 9595 • Cell: +27 (0)82 671 4729 www.orionequestriancentre.co.za

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With its wrap around windows and superlative views, the Harbour Rock has become THE seafood and sushi destination in Hermanus. Fresh local seafood, as well as traditional sushi, occupy a well rounded menu – award winning wines from the region complete the dining experience. Wood fired oven pizzas’ can also be savoured at our adjoining pub, the Gecko Bar, where you can enjoy cocktails, live music and whalewatching. Site 24a, New Harbour, Hermanus Tel/Fax: +27 (0)28 312 2920 www.harbourrock.co.za

GPS: 34°25’10”S – 19°14’36”E

Overlooking the brilliant waters of Walkerbay, Village Square, the heart of Hermanus, is home to a comprehensive selection of exclusive boutiques, local gift shops, wellknown restaurants and quaint coffee shops amongst others. Spend hours browsing for that perfect gift, enjoy a freshly brewed coffee on the piazza or relax with a cocktail whilst watching the whales in the bay. Whatever your heart leads you to do, make sure that its keeps in beat with the heart of Hermanus, Village Square. Marine Drive, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)28 312 2761 • Fax: +27 (0)86 512 3929 www.village-square.co.za

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GPS: 34°36’52”S – 19°21’18”E

Great White Sharks are not dangerous man-eating machines but rather gracious wild animals who are often targeted and killed by people for economic reward. Brian McFarlane, owner and skipper of the Apex Predator, offers an unforgettable day of sharks in their natural environment. Daily tours include breakfast and lunch on board, diving equipment, towels and all refreshments. No diving experience is required as the sharks are viewed from the safety of a specially designed cage. 8 Swart Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai Tel: +27 (0)28 384 1418 • Cell: +27 (0)83 300 2138 www.sharkcagediving.net

EAT Gansbaai: Ciro’s Restaurant

GPS: 34°34’50”S – 19°20’56”E

This landmark sandstone fisherman’s cottage has been a popular restaurant for more than 18 years. Ciro’s Restaurant offers a soothing yet sophisticated environment, warm ambience and friendly service. Let your taste buds be tantalised by their superb, fresh seafood and the best matured South African meat – all guaranteed to create an unforgettable dinning experience. Be warned – just one visit is enough to get you hooked! 12 Franken Street, Gansbaai Tel: +27 (0)28 384 1106 • Cell: +27 (0)79 411 6500 bettiesmuts@yahoo.com

EAT Swellendam: Café Oppi Stoep

GPS: 34°01’04”S – 20°27’04”E

A visit to Swellendam would be incomplete without sampling Makkie’s sublime fare! This charming café offers delicious food ranging from hearty South-African dishes, home-made burgers, quiches and gourmet sandwiches to freshly baked treats. Also catering for functions and special occasions. Café Oppi Stoep nestles under huge oak trees and features live music, friendly service and country cooking with flare. Corner Berg & Swellengrebel Streets, Swellendam Tel: +27 (0)28 514 3745 • Cell: +27 (0)82 452 5093 makkievh@vodamail.co.za

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757 km

PLAY Somerset West:

EAT Hermanus: Harbour Rock Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Great White Shark Tours

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GPS: 33°54’28”S – 19°06’55”E

Don’t get left behind! Cycling is the ideal way to explore Franschhoek village and the surrounding winelands. Manic Cycles offers fantastic guided cycle tour packages for riders of any ability and age - enjoy wine tastings, cheese platters, picnics and various other activities interspersed with stretches of cycling offering magnificent farmland and mountain views. Manic Cycles also offers bicycle spares and repairs, rentals, as well as regular spinning classes. Your 1-stop bike shop in Franschhoek! 55 Fabriek Street, Franschhoek Tel: +27 (0)21 876 4956 • Cell: +27 (0)73 495 6115 www.maniccycles.co.za

576 km

Manic Cycles

556 km

PLAY Franschhoek:

GPS: 34°25’14”S – 19°14’29”E

Italian born Fabio is blessed to have inherited his mother’s winning recipes and superb culinary skill. Specialising in a delicious selection of seafood, meat, pasta and pizza, Fabio’s Authentic Ristorante Italiano boasts both local and Italian wine lists together with great service and warm ambiance. Situated in the heart of Hermanus, between the trees, with a panino/caffe bar, a delicatessen and an ocean view Peroni deck, this authentic Italian gem is sure to feel like a true slice of Italy. 60 St Peters Lane, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)28 313 0532 fablen@mweb.co.za

PLAY Gansbaai:

528 km

GPS: 33°54’33”S – 19°07’11”E

Dreaming of regal wine estates set amongst fantastic scenery, fine wines, delicious food and outdoor experiences to suit all tastes? Winelands Experience, based in the picturesque town of Franschhoek, takes pride in offering personalised tours tailored to your unique interests. Let us take the stress and the inconvenience of multiple bookings. We offer insider knowledge of the finest that this unique area has to offer as well as discounts on selected accommodation and activities. Place Vendome Lifestyle Centre, Franschhoek Tel: +27 (0)21 876 4042 • Fax: +27 (0)21 876 4043 www.winelands.travel

EAT Hermanus: Fabio’s Authentic Ristorante Italiano

503 km

Winelands Experience

474 km

PLAY Franschhoek:

439 km

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318 km

All distances quoted and GPS co-ordinates are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended as a substitute for an official road atlas.

GPS: 33°54’29”S – 18°24’39”E

GPS: 34°24’46”S – 19°18’09”E

ZorbAfrica

Addo Elephant National Park

392 km

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367 km

E-mail: info@booknowsa.com PO Box 608, Sea Point, 8060 Phone: (+27) (0)21 434 5811 • Mobile: (+27) (0)82 900 6791

Wagon and Horse Trails

TO BEAUFORT WEST

308 km

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PLAY HERMANUS:

Get really close to one of the planet’s largest mammals on board the 87 seater “Whale Cruiser” whale watching boat. Hemanus Whale Cruises is allowed within  50m of these gentle gaints – some of whom will often approach the vessel to within a metre! Also offered are Eco-tours where you interact with marine mammals and birds as well as cultural tours where you visit local people in their distinctive, historical towns including fishing villages, mission stations and townships. The New Harbour, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)28 313 2722 • Cell: +27 (0)82 369 8931 www.hermanus-whale-cruises.co.za 449 km

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At Doppio Zero you will enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with the sight and smell of freshly baked bread kickstarting your appetite! Featuring an excellent breakfast menu with plenty of egg dishes as well as vegetarian options. Lunch and dinner options are endless with a huge range of steaks, pastas, pizzas and gourmet salads as well as Italian Gelato in many delectable flavours all served amidst broekie lace, pressed ceilings and a sleek granite bar with and chrome and leather light fittings. 81 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 434 9581 • Fax: +27 (0)86 684 4466 www.doppio.co.za

GPS: 34°25’15”S – 19°14’35”E

PLAY Swellendam:

Most people visiting The Burgundy, on the very edge of the bay and only a few metres away from Hermanus’s historic old harbour, always come back. Almost all the ingredients our chef uses are sourced from small local farms in the area and the wines on our wine list are from the wine farms in the region. The menu has been redesigned along the lines of Jamie Oliver and Nigel Slater’s style of cooking. You will be delighted by our unbuttoned approach to food and atmosphere. Marine Drive, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)28 312 2800 • Fax: +27 (0)28 313 0406 www.burgundyrestaurant.co.za

Join the trail morning or afternoon, exhilarate in the fresh mountain air while riding through rivers and indigenous forests. Bathe under waterfalls, relax in rock pools on a forest hike and spend nights around a blazing fire at our Lodge. Experience the delights of delicious home cooked traditional meals and wines from the region. Alternatively take a stroll and explore the romantic historical village of Swellendam. 5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam Tel: +27 (0)28 514 2648 • Cell: +27 (0)82 494 8279 www.twofeathers.co.za

GPS: 34°01’53”S – 20°26’53”E

Ladismith

275 km

EAT Cape TOWN: Doppio Zero

482 km

GPS: 33°55’17”S – 18°25’15”E

N1

R318

228 km

TEL: +27 (0)28 384 1418 CELL: +27 (0)83 300 2138

Paarl

As Italian as Enzo Ferrari! Rossi’s has been operating since 1985, making it the oldest operating restaurant in Hermanus. This bustling family eatery with its friendly atmosphere features excellent food, great service and outstanding value for money. Meals are prepared in open view and cooked in a traditional wood burning pizza oven. Rossi’s steaks are also legendary amongst the locals, suggesting that a visit to Hermanus is not complete without a visit to Rossi’s! 10 High Street, Hermanus Tel: +27 (0)28 312 2848 • Fax: +27 (0)88 028 312 2848 www.rossis.co.za

Touwsrivier

BOLAND Worcester

N7

Robben Island

529 km

Most High ly Recommen ded Operator - Lonely Pl anet

This Moroccan style revue bar features a glass stage with cascading waterfall into an exotic fountain. Settle back and enjoy a selection of lovely ladies who table dance, lap dance or private dance all for your pleasure. This secure venue boasts a luxurious VIP area where guests can relax in private function rooms and enjoy the sultry, beautiful dancers from all over the world. Ideal for both couples and groups and open from 7.00pm until late with shows throughout. 16 Burg Street, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 422 3711 • Fax: +27 (0)21 422 3733 www.arabesquerevuebar.co.za

Malmesbury

GPS: 34°25’07”S – 19°14’33”E

PLAY Swellendam: Two Feathers Horse Trails

EAT Hermanus: The Burgundy Restaurant

Saddle up for a horse ride into nature and enjoy a relaxed and elegant environmental experience, with a difference. Equestrian Centre Arabella offers a choice of routes including beach rides, mountain rides and estuary rides. Explore the region’s rich biodiversity with long, sandy beaches and panoramic mountain views. All rides are lead by a professional guide and horses are matched to the ability of the rider. No former horse riding experience required. Ysterklip Farm, R44, Kleinmond Cell: +27 (0)82 463 8285 ecarabella@telkomsa.net

TO BLOEMFONTEIN/JOHANNESBURG

N1

168 km

Arabesque Revue Bar

TO CLANWILLIAM

Share unique mountain trails and extra special flower excursions on a quad bike or on an open 4x4 “Super quad” which seats 4 passengers. Enjoy a day with family and friends or a corporate outing in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. Only 1 hour from Cape Town and surrounded by pristine mountain fynbos and spectacular scenery. Offering half day or full day trails with a picnic at a waterfall. All quads are both user and nature friendly. Rated as one of the top 20 things to do in the Cape. Elgin Country Club, Grabouw Tel: +27 (0)21 859 1989 • Cell: +27 (0)83 461 4567 www.naturediscovery.co.za

Hermanus Whale Cruises

GPS: 34°26’02”S – 19°13’08”E

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EAT Hermanus: Rossi’s Italian Restaurant

Equestrian Centre Arabella

GPS: 34°19’11”S – 19°07’23”E

PLAY Hermanus:

For many years the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch has been offering a unique experience. Situated only twenty minutes from Cape Town’s Waterfront, this popular tourist destination encompasses informative tours with a high quality, great value leather and curio shop and a restaurant focused on superb Ostrich cuisine. Tours include the leather factory and display room as well as the ostrich breeding enclosures and it is not uncommon to see a newly hatched chick or to witness an egg being laid. Van Schoorsdrif Rd Philadelphia, off the N7, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 972 1955 • Fax: +27 (0)21 972 1905 www.ostrichranch.co.za

114 km

GPS: 33°54’15”S – 18°25’15”E

The Karibu chefs bring to all their dishes passion based on many years of experience. With the organic fragrances of the veld blended into our food, you can experience a true feeling of ‘living in Africa’. Using only the finest ingredients, our chefs prepare the best South Africa has to offer – from succulent steaks and delicious seafood to Cape Malay and traditional local favourites like bobotie, potjiekos, game, snoekbraai, putu and chakalaka and koeksisters. Shop 156, The Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 421 7005 • Fax: +27 (0)21 421 7012 www.kariburestaurant.co.za

TO WEST COAST

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EAT Cape Town: Karibu Restaurant

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GPS: 33°44’41”S – 18°33’23”E

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For a dinning experience that is distinctly different, Addis In Cape features truly authentic Ethiopian cuisine presented in a beautiful, basket-like table called a ‘Mesob’. Following Ethiopia’s rich traditions and culture this cuisine is famous for aromatic aromas and generous use of herbs and spices. The talented chefs, delightful decor, extensive wine list and unique coffee ceremony will all ensure that your Addis in Cape meal is a truly memorable experience. Corner Long and Church Streets, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 424 5722 • Cell: +27 (0)72 797 2289 www.addisincape.co.za

Cape Town Ostrich Ranch

589 km

EAT Cape TOWN: Addis In Cape

GPS: 33°55’12”S – 18°25’18”E

GPS INFO: Co-ordinates: 34o36’52”S - 19o21’18”E

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GPS: 34°07’45”S – 19°01’19”E

PLAY Kleinmond:

Bloemendal Restaurant is positioned on top of one of the highest hills in the northern suburbs. With panoramic 270º views of the Cape Peninsula, you are sure to experience the best sunset moments ever... Bloemendal is a buffet restaurant specialising in traditional South African cuisine and serves the best Cape cuisine buffet and a delicious seafood buffet from Monday to Wednesday. Ideal for weddings, private functions, conferences and medieval theme parties. M13, Racecourse Road, Durbanville Tel: +27 (0)21 975 7575 • Fax: +27 (0)21 975 2522 www.bloemendal.co.za

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The Pan African Art & Cultural Market, established in 1996, is the largest indoor market in Cape Town and showcases a shining example of micro business development. Offering a wide range of hand-crafted products from throughout the continent selected with particular attention to detail and quality. The market was developed by a group of people who identified the need for a unique and distinctly different multiethnic Pan African experience. 76 Long Street, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 426 4478 • Cell: +27 (0)82 747 2304 www.panafrican.co.za

Come to The Palms for great music, great food and great times. This popular restaurant and pub serves a delicious range of steaks and ribs as well as great burgers and pizza’s. The Sunday carvery is served between 12h00 and 16h00 and breakfasts are served from 10h00 to 12h00 daily. Enjoy live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday as well as Karaoke and open mic nights. Farm 17, Bottelary Road, Brackenfell, Cape Town Tel: +27 (0)21 988 1724 • Fax: +27 (0)21 988 1739 www.diepalms.co.za

708 km

GPS: 33°55’19”S – 18°25’09”E

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GPS: 33°49’43”S – 18°35’55”E

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PLAY Grabouw: Nature Discovery Tours

EAT Cape TOWN: Bloemendal Restaurant

The Pan African Market

Gold Restaurant • Cape Town

PLAY CAPE TOWN:

GPS: 33°53’30”S – 18°44’13”E

757 km

PLAY Cape TOWN:

GOLD Restaurant, situated in historical buildings and leafy covered courtyards in the heart of Cape Town offers a true pan African dining and entertainment experience. Early evening interactive drumming precedes a seventeen course tasting menu of delectable Cape Malay and African dishes, prepared in the pristine show kitchen. Live Mali Puppet Theatre and traditional song and dance create a keen sense of being somewhere in Africa. Visit GOLD for a unique experience. 96 Strand Street, Cape Town Tel: +27(0)21 421 4653 • Fax: +27(0)21 421 4656 www.goldrestaurant.co.za

Classic Cape Charters

GPS: 33°54’20”S – 18°25’16”E

GREAT WHITE SHARK TOURSS WITH BRIAN MCFARLANE GREAT WHITE SURFACE VIEWING & CAGE DIVING TRIPS

Tel: +27 (0)21 430 7260 • Cell: +27 (0)83 301 9222 www.aquilasafari.com

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EAT Cape TOWN: The Palms Pub & Grill

Aquila Game Reserve is situated under 2 hours from Cape Town. Aquila boasts a breathtakingly beautiful 7500 hectare Karoo conservancy where visitors can enjoy a game drive experience amongst lions and other members of the “Big 5” as well as an enormous number and variety of safari wildlife. Hop onto the shuttle which departs daily from Cape Town and prepare yourself to experience real Africa, real close to Cape Town!

N2

Where to feast and have fun from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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EAT vermaaklikheid: Duivenhok Restaurant

GPS: 34°18’41”S – 21°01’48”E

On the banks of the Duivenshok River on the southern coast of South Africa, lies a sleepy little hamlet called Vermaaklikheid. Here you will find the Duiwenhok Restaurant featuring hearty, home style meals. Specialising in locally caught fresh fish, Duiwenhok’s interior combines stone and timber with crisp linen and uncluttered decor. Relax with a glass of wine and enjoy this little piece of heaven. Great for functions and plenty of accommodation available too. Portion 499/123, Farm Vermaaklikheid Tel: +27 (0)28 713 2255 • Fax: +27 (0)86 624 7672 www.vermaaklikheid.com

EAT Stilbaai: The Press Room Café

GPS: 34°19’26”S – 21°23’44”E

PLAY Vleesbaai:

The Press Room Café is housed in an impressive stone building set amid the olive groves of Olyven Houdt Olive Farm, just outside of Stilbaai. The Provençale-style atmosphere is echoed in the menu which focuses on delectable platters, made-fromscratch meals and of course, all things olive! The sun-drenched verandah and cosy garden nooks ensure a lingering, happy clientele with plenty of space for kids to play. Olyven Houdt Farm, 7km north of Stilbaai on the R323 Cell: +27 (0)73 422 3480 olyvenhoudtfarm@easycoms.co.za

SeaHorse Eco Safaris

GPS: 34°17’36”S – 21°53’30”E

SeaHorse Eco Safaris will give you the ride of your life! These unique horseback rides are the ultimate adventure with trails through the Renosterveld, pristine coastal thicket bush and onto majestic sand dunes. Catering for novice and experienced riders alike with options of 2 day to 5 day trails and combo trails including riding and yoga, surf and ride, 4x4 and ride and many more. Enjoy the rich natural history, birdlife, fauna and flora from the back of a well schooled horse accompanied by professional guides. Misgunt Farm, Vleesbaai Cell: +27 (0)79 883 5386 www.seahorseecosafaris.co.za

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www.booknowsa.com PLAY Mossel Bay: Jukani Wildlife

GPS: 34°10’41”S – 22°01’32”E

White lions and white tigers, black leopard, jaguar, cheetah and puma – Jukani is home to all of the big cats! Experience the interaction between man and these awesome predators first hand, these magnificent animals will leave you awestruck!! Jukani also houses a resident honey badger, hyenas and jackal as well as a huge collection of snakes. For the hungry we have a well stocked kiosk and our curio store features a range of items unique to Jukani. 7km west of Mossel Bay on the N2 Tel/Fax: +27 (0)44 698 2004 www.jukani.co.za

EAT mossel bay: Stars Restaurant

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GPS: 34°05’17”S – 22°08’47”E

EAT Groot BrakRivier: Transkaroo Restaurant

This popular local restaurant in Mossel Bay is well known for offering great food and a great vibe in a casual environment. The breathtaking views of the bay, harbour and Outeniqua Mountains add to the upbeat atmosphere. The menu offers a variety of dishes ranging from breakfast and light meals to fresh fish, chicken and great steaks. Centrally located and open daily from 8.00 am to 11.00 pm. The ideal place to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean from the deck. Bayview Centre, Cnr Louis Fourie & Marsh St’s, Mossel Bay

GPS: 34°10’53”S – 22°07’59”E

Tel: +27 (0)44 690 3045 www.starsmb.co.za

PLAY Mossel bay: White Shark Africa

GPS: 34°03’02”S – 22°14’12”E

PLAY George:

Quay 4, commercial slipway adjacent to Mossel Bay Yacht Club, Mossel Bay

PLAY Mossel Bay:

Tel: +27 (0)44 691 3796 • Cell: +27 (0)82 455 2438 www.whitesharkafrica.com

Electrodive

GPS: 34°10’70”S – 22°08’48”E

You can’t beat experience! Between us, we have more than 40 years of experience so, if you want to learn to scuba dive - or carry on your adventure, we are the team to trust. We offer training up to Instructor Trainer level and both NAUI and PADI courses. Our shop is well stocked with a variety of brands and carries snorkelling, scuba and spearfishing gear. We offer boat charters, shark feed dives and shore dives - all with experienced guides. Commercial Slipway, Mossel Bay Harbour, Mossel Bay Cell: +27 (0)82 561 1259 www.electrodive.co.za

EAT Mossel Bay: The Lighthouse Restaurant

GPS: 34°11’08”S – 22°09’29”E

The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in The Point Hotel, a 4 star, 52 bedroom hotel situated on the rocks below the Cape St Blaize Lighthouse, overlooking the Indian Ocean. This a la carte restaurant serves sumptuous buffet breakfasts with a superb range of choices. The lunch and dinner menu specializes in local Mossel Bay seafood as well as many traditional dishes. Spectacular sea views and great food make The Lighthouse a superb dinning choice! Point Road, The Point, Mossel Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 691 3512 • Fax: +27 (0)44 691 3513 www.pointhotel.co.za

PLAY MOSSEL BAY: Romonza Boat Trips

GPS: 34°10’70”S – 22°08’82”E

PLAY Mossel Bay:

All aboard the Romonza for an ocean adventure! Take a one hour trip to Seal Island to view 3000 to 4000 Cape Fur Seals. Trips depart every hour on the hour or, join the crew on a seasonal whale watching expedition. The Romonza is permitted within 50m of these large mammals resulting in a truly close-up experience. Whale trips are 1.5 to 3 hours in duration and Southern Right Whale sightings are 99% guaranteed! The Romonza is equipped with a bathroom and cash bar and has a trained guide on board. Mossel Bay Harbour, next to the Sea Gypsey Restaurant Tel: +27 (0)44 690 3101 • Cell: +27 (0)82 701 9031 www.mosselbay.co.za/romonza/

Mossel Bay Craft Art Workshop

GPS: 34°10’48”S – 22°08’32”E

Looking for a unique piece for your home or as a gift? A talented group of local artists have joined hands to create one of the largest and most affordable displays of craft items under one roof. Come and watch them at work – and shop to your heart’s content! Buy directly from the artists themselves. “Our work is achieved through the love and labour of local people, empowering township folk through craft.” Situated next to Mossel Bay Tourist Info and open seven days a week. 3 Market Street, Mossel Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 691 1761 • Fax: +27 (0)44 690 3077 www.craftartworkshop.co.za

EAT Mossel Bay La Baguette

GPS: 34°09’32”S – 22°06’32”E

“Where great food and great people meet!” La Baguette Wood Fired Brick Oven Bread and Cafe is a delicious gastronomic experience. Offering a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu made from scratch breads, rolls and pastries as well as authentic boiled and crusty hearth baked bagels. The use of a natural starter produces a unique dough which is baked in a wood-fired brick oven ensuring a distinctive flavour. La Baguette is also a gourmet coffee bar, offering beer and wine and a full service take out deli! Shop 100, Langeberg Mall, Voorbaai, Mossel Bay Tel/Fax: +27 (0)44 695 2992 www.labaguette.co.za

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This little gem of a restaurant is situated in the old railway station at Groot-Brakrivier. Offering delicious comfort cuisine including slow braised lamb’s neck and the freshest fish in the Garden Route. The chef enjoys mixing things up, so expect the unexpected, like venison dishes alongside fresh Asian style creations. Dine “al fresco” with a view of the river and ocean or inside the warm old station building with a glass of wine from the ever popular wine list. 1 Morrison Road, Groot Brakrivier Tel/ Fax: +27 (0)44 620 4163 transkaroo@vodamail.co.za

Redberry Farm

Great White Sharks have always fascinated humans for various reasons. Perhaps it’s their imposing size, their graceful beauty or their perfect adaptation to their environment. Or maybe it’s their powerful predatory behaviour which instills pure fear in our hearts – or the mysteries and myths surrounding this spectacular creature – that beckons us closer and closer… White Shark Africa specializes in White Shark cage diving and viewing, filming, expeditions, team building, photography and conservation.

GPS: 34°10’43”S – 22°08’29”E

Take a trip back to a time when train travel was a serious business and little country stations were bustling hives of activity. Vaaljapie Restaurant is located at the old train station and serves traditional Afrikaans home-style cooking. Patrons wile away the hours on the platform or inside the old station buildings which are decorated in the style of yesteryear with original fittings. The menu covers breakfast, lunch and dinner and many a delicious treat in between. 10 Hoy Street, Klein Brakrivier Tel: +27 (0)44 696 5878 vaalbrak@gmail.com

GPS: 33°57’30”S – 22°22’56”E

Rows upon rows of juicy strawberries await you at Redberry Farm situated on the Geelhoutboom Road just outside of George. Choose a container at the Farm Stall and be guided to the ‘pick your own’ fields where you can hand select the juiciest and ripest fruit of your choice! Our tea and scones are an experience not to be missed where our oven-fresh scones are topped with farm butter, home made strawberry preserve and fresh clotted cream. Geelhoutboom Road, Blanco, George Tel: +27 (0)44 870 7123 • Cell: +27 (0)83 277 7421 www.redberryfarm.co.za

EAT George: The Rose on York Restaurant

GPS: 33°57’21”S – 22°27’29”E

The Rose Restaurant offers an inspired menu of hearty culinary dishes from around the world. The chef selects only the freshest seafood from local waters and the beef is matured for extra tenderness and flavour. All dishes are served with fresh vegetables and complimented with exotic herb salads. The Rose on York is not a fast food restaurant, but rather serves good food as fast as possible. The chefs are accredited by Chaine des Rostisseurs. Fully licensed. 127 York Street, George Tel: +27 (0)44 874 6519 • Cell: +27 (0)76 902 3901 www.theroserestaurant.co.za

EAT GEORGE: La Capannina Restaurant

GPS: 33°57’24”S – 22°27’33”E

La Capannina is situated in an attractive house with imposing façade, country-style décor with rustic wooden furniture and wrought iron fixtures. A woodburning pizza oven adds to the overall continental ambience, as well as a front patio area for al fresco dining. The comprehensive menu offers pasta, fish, grills and a range of specials. An attentive team are on hand to provide first class, friendly service and to make your meal a memorable one. 122 York Street, George Tel: +27 (0)44 874 5313 • Cell: +27 (0)83 301 5829 bencia@mweb.co.za

EAT Wilderness: Blue Olive Restaurant

GPS: 33°59’38”S – 22°34’31”E

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There is no better way for families and friends to get together than to share and enjoy a good meal, and no better place than at the Blue Olive. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with a wide variety of simple and unpretentious meals to satisfy any taste, from tapas, sushi and cocktails, to seafood, gourmet burgers and venison. Unwind in front of the cozy fireplace or spend a lazy afternoon on the deck under ancient Milkwood trees watching village life. Cnr George Road & Leila’s Lane, Wilderness Tel: +27 (0)44 877 0731 www.blueoliverestaurant.co.za

Eden Adventures

GPS: 33°59’37”S – 22°36’13”E

Based in the heart of the Wilderness National Park, Eden Adventures offers canoe hire, adventure tours and teambuilding activities. If kloofing down an impressive canyon or abseiling next to a magnificent waterfall is your kind of thing, then Eden Adventures is where you need to be. Alternatively, for soft adventure try a canoe trip through lush indigenous forest where birdlife is abundant, then hop out of the canoe and walk on a boardwalk to a waterfall for a picnic. Ebb & Flow, Wilderness National Park, Wilderness Tel: +27 (0)44 877 0179 • Cell +27 (0)83 628 8547 www.eden.co.za

EAT Sedgefield: ChefAlma@Groenvlei

GPS: 34°01’30”S – 22°49’59”E

What makes us special? Food made with passion! Chef Alma’s, nestled in the Lake Pleasant resort on the shores of tranquil Groenvlei is best for laid back rustic food with a clean modern twist. Featuring seasonal produce, home-grown vegetables and decadent desserts and cakes all beautifully presented with care. The menu changes periodically to ensure variety and according to season. Enjoy the sunshine and birdsong outside or a cosy log fire inside. Lake Pleasant Resort, Groenvlei Road, Sedgefield Tel: +27 (0)44 343 2368 • Fax: +27 (0)86 611 1111 www.facebook.com/pages/Chef-Alma/348017192384

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GPS: 34°02’01”S – 22°56’24”E

PLAY Knysna:

Life doesn’t get much better than this! Gather your friends and family, kids and dogs and head to the River Deck for a wonderful day on the river with great food and plenty to do. This large tented deck is an eclectic mix of décor with Persian carpets, couches and long timber tables. The menu ranges from breakfast to oxtail, lamb shank and braaivleis with pap ‘n sous and hot roosterkoek. Also delicious cakes and pies. Hire a canoe, go for a swim in the river or simply and kick back and relax. 500m from the N2 on the Buffalo Bay Road Cell: +27 (0)73 488 6341 www.chapelandoldschool.co.za

Knysna Charters

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GPS: 34°03’34”S – 23°22’34”E

PLAY Plettenberg Bay:

Experience the unique geology and natural beauty of the Knysna Lagoon and the infamous Knysna Heads. Cruises are fully guided and are inclusive of drinks and snacks. Choose from a variety of tours, ranging from 1 hour to 3 hours. Sample Knysna’s popular delicacy – the Knysna cultivated Oyster, served fresh on the boat, or simply sit back and enjoy a spectacular sunset cruise. Children and disabled people are welcome! 31 Safron Street (next to Sirocco Restaurant), Thesen Island, Knysna

GPS: 34°02’56”S – 23°02’54”E

Cell: +27 (0)82 892 0469 www.knysnacharters.com

EAT knysna: Fat Susi’s Bistro and Coffee Place

GPS: 34°02’06”S – 23°02’54”E

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Fat Susi’s combines Swiss perfection with the art of coffee making. Our exceptional coffee is made from hand-selected beans expertly roasted, freshly ground and perfectly brewed. Take a seat under the oaks and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner whilst watching the bustle of village life. Specials include our renowned Mauritian Curry, Salmon Rösti and, of course, the Swiss Fondue. A visit to Knysna would be incomplete without experiencing Fat Susi’s – Knysna’s oldest coffee shop. Memorial Square, Main Street, Knysna Tel/Fax: +27 (0)44 392 2961 Email: fatsusi@hotmail.com

Le Spa Tranquille

GPS: 34°02’53”S – 23°02’49”E

Le Spa Tranquille is a day spa, situated at the water’s edge of the scenic Knysna Lagoon on Thesen Harbour Town. All our therapy rooms have picturesque views of the lagoon which, combined with our therapists expert touch, guarantee an unforgettable experience. We offer a wide selection, ranging from Guinot & Clarins face and body treatments, OPI to spoil the hands and feet, a variety of massages and last but not least, our steam and water treatments to add to the tranquility. Unit 1A, The Boatshed, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna Tel: +27 (0)44 302 5727 • Fax: +27 (0)86 613 7361 www.lespa.co.za

PLAY Plettenberg Bay: Adventure Land

GPS: 34°02’17”S – 23°14’08”E

Fly down a 75m long supertube or try out the kamikaze slide or the crazy 12m high free fall slide – all sure to make you scream.   The “raging rapid” tube ride will definitely get your heart pumping and then there’s the 25m midi supertube for the little ones. Adventure Land offers a choice of water slides, quad bikes and a play park in a beautiful natural setting. Open 7 days a week so the fun and adventure never stop. Entertainment for the whole family with free entry to Coral Tree Cottages guests. 12km west of Plettenberg Bay on the N2 Tel: +27 (0)44 532 7869 • Fax: +27 (0)86 684 8461 www.adventurelandplett.co.za

PLAY Plettenberg bay: Equitrailing

GPS: 34°01’29”S – 23°19’17”E

Ride through 8000 hectares of a conservationist’s paradise including forest, fynbos and beautiful views. Equitrailing specialises in exceptionally well schooled horses ensuring that your ride is relaxed and enjoyable. We cater for all levels of experience, whether novice or accomplished rider. Choose a mini trail of 1, 11/2 or 2 hours or book a specially tailored excursion including champagne breakfast rides or moonlight rides – all escorted by professional guides. Wittedrift Road, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 533 0599 • Cell: +27 (0)82 955 0373 ride@telkomsa.net

GPS: 34°02’04”S – 23°22’20”E

GPS: 34°03’12”S – 23°22’19”E

EAT Plettenberg Bay: Nguni

GPS: 34°03’38”S – 23°22’09”E

Restaurant

Nguni Restaurant offers a distinctly South African menu, with a twist! Challenge your preconceptions with a bobotie springroll or sample the tender venison carpaccio. The succulent lamb curry boasts a range of carefully blended spices and the fresh fish are all locally caught. Enjoy a long, lazy lunch in the shaded courtyard or indulge yourself with a candlelit dinner in the intimate diningroom of this 100 year old fishermans cottage. 6 Crescent Street, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 533 6710 • Fax: +27 (0)86 621 9099 www.nguni-restaurant.co.za

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Old Nick Village This retail theatre of talent and imagination offers food for the soul and is a wonderland where children can run free in magical gardens. Housed in an old Cape settlement, Old Nick Village is a truly sensory experience for the whole family. These unique galleries, shops, studios and restaurant nestle amongst lush indigenous gardens and offer a collection of resident fine-artists and crafters who create a range of locally inspired designs, guaranteed to enhance your lifestyle. N2 highway, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 533 1395 • Fax: +27 (0)44 533 0521 www.oldnickvillage.co.za

PLAY Plettenberg Bay: Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

EAT St Francis Bay:  The Lighthouse at The Links

GPS: 34°09’40”S – 24°49’09”E

GPS: 34°09’40”S – 24°49’09”E

PLAY Tsitsikamma: Cradle of Mankind Khoisan Cultural Village

PLAY St Francis BAY:

GPS: 33°57’55”S – 23°39’30”E

PLAY Storms river:

The Cradle of Mankind Khoisan Cultural Village offers a wide range of things to do and experience while staying in one of their authentic four-sleeper Khoisan huts. There are three guided tours one can join to get an in-depth look into Khoisan culture. Visitors can also brows around an authentic Khoisan cave, the Khoisan craft boutique and Stanley Grootboom’s art gallery or simply enjoy a traditional Khoisan meal. 1km east of the Bloukrans Bridge, N2, Tsitsikamma Tel: +27 (0)42 281 1450 • Cell: +27 (0)73 228 8140 www.khoisan-sa.co.za

Mild 2 Wild Adventures

GPS: 33°58’27”S – 23°53’13”E

Mild 2 Wild Adventures has an adventure in store for you! The Mild to Wild internet cafe and booking centre team at this first-class eco-destination will organise everything, including accommodation. Book your mild or wild activity here including a 216m bungy jump, longest zip line, hiking, nomad tours, mountain biking and horse riding. Experience the ultimate Storms River tubing. The booking centre also features a pizzeria and organic coffee shop with free Wifi access. 111 Darnell Street, Storms River Village Tel: +27 (0)42 281 1842 • Cell: +27 (0)72 226 4385 www.mild2wildadventures.com

EAT Storms river: Marilyn’s 60’s Diner

GPS: 33°58’42”S – 23°53’18”E

Marilyn’s 60’s Diner features retro-surroundings with Cadillac’s and Chevy’s, neon rimmed signage, 50’s and 60’s décor and plenty of Elvis and Marilyn memorabilia. On the menu is arguably the best American burger on the N2 with a juicy meat pattie accompanied by fresh salads and a seemingly endless list of toppings to suit your tastes. Marilyn’s also serves steaks, seafood, pasta and an exciting range of ice-cream parfaits for a true retro experience. Darnell Street, Storms River Village Tel: +27 (0)42 281 1182 • Cell: +27 (0)82 920 6626 www.elvisfestival.co.za

Stormsriver Arts and Crafts Centre

GPS: 33°58’25”S – 23°53’21”E

Discover this wonderful community-based arts and crafts centre in the village of Storms River. Featuring artefacts, animal sculptures, batiks, musical instruments, paintings and curios from artists in and around the Tsitisikamma and Storms River area. This worthwhile detour, just off the N2, is ideal for gifts and souvenirs at affordable prices. It is also a great place to meet the artists and get a feel for this very talented community. Darnell Street, Storms River Village Tel: +27 (0)73 227 1788 • Cell: +27 (0)82 262 5347 georgechancy@gmail.com

PLAY Tsitsikamma: Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure Park

GPS: 33°58’97”S – 24°01’34”E

Zipline 50m above the water down the Kruis River and have the time of your life! Tsitsikamma Falls offers eight spectacular slides – the longest being 211m – zigzagging across this picturesque gorge with magnificent views. Their specialist guides provide loads of information on the area and ensure that the 100% safety record is maintained. The adventure park also offers abseiling, hiking, rock climbing and swimming as well as facilities suitable for team building and conferences. 8km west of the Storms River bridge on the N2 Tel: +27 (0)42 280 3770 • Cell: +27 (0)82 578 1090 www.tsitsikammaadventure.co.za

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In the early 14th century when the game of golf was born, it was played on the “links” – the marginal land lying between the beaches and arable fields – and was considered a battle against the elements, if not nature herself! With this philosophy golfing legend Jack Nicklaus created “…the best course he has ever seen”. St Francis Links is sure to challenge all, yet reward those who respect it. Voted “Best New Course in South Africa” for 2007 and “Top 10 Golf Course” by Golf Digest. 1 Jack Nicklaus Drive, Main Road, St Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 200 4500 • Fax: +27 (0)42 294 0749 www.stfrancislinks.com

EAT St.Francis Bay: Chez Patrick @ The St. Francis Deli

GPS: 34°11’04”S – 24°51’04”E

GPS: 33°57’54”S – 23°29’25”E

The Lighthouse at the Links, is majestically perched overlooking the Jack Nicklaus designed St Francis Links golf course. This exciting restaurant places emphasis on quality and consistency with every meal produced. Breakfast is mostly traditional offering cold delicacies as well as a choice of hot, tasty options. The a la’ carte lunch menu offers various light selections to tease the taste buds as well as heartier meals designed to appease the golfer’s appetite, whilst dinner boasts “casual elegance”. 1 Jack Nicklaus Drive, St Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 200 4500 • Fax:+27 (0)42 294 0749 www.stfrancislinks.com

PLAY St Francis Bay:  St Francis Links

Give us an hour of your time and we will change your life with these magnificent wild cats! Take a guided tour into the natural habitat of each cat where you get to meet our captive-bred furry felines. Species include Cheetah, Serval, Caracal, African Wild Cat and the rare, tiny Black Footed Cat. Your support funds our wildlife rehabilitation centre where injured animals are nursed back to health before being released into the wild. Tenikwa offers a truly unique wildcat experience. Forest Hall Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 534 8170 www.tenikwa.co.za

EAT Plettenberg Bay: Le Fournil de Plett, Bakery and Café PLAY Storms river: Indulge in a little taste of France, in Plett! Le Fournil is a French bakery selling handmade artisan bread and pastries made daily. Located in a shady courtyard, Le Fournil offers coffees, breakfast and lunch using freshly baked goods and a variety of salads. Specialities include a wonderful crusty sourdough, nutty chocolate brownies, lemon tart and our famous almond croissants! We use organic, stoneground flour as well as local farmer produce. Free internet access! Lookout Centre, Main Street, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 533 1390 • Fax: +27 (0)44 533 2521 lefournil@xnets.co.za

Ocean Safaris holds an official boat-based whale watching permit allowing us to conduct up-close and personal encounters with the majestic animals in our bay. We are committed to providing quality and informative cruises with highly qualified guides and skippers. Sightings include whales, dolphins, seals, sharks, birds and other marine animals. The ultimate marine experience, the best “seafari” by far. Hopwood Street, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay Tel: +27 (0)44 533 4963 • Cell: +27 (0)82 784 5729 www.oceansafaris.co.za

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GPS: 34°11’02”S – 24°51’08”E

Chez Patrick @ The St. Francis Deli captivates the senses with an eclectic mix of charm and contemporary design elements, served up with genuine hospitality. Our 3 major areas of focus are: exceptional service, the finest rare wines and, lastly, uncomplicated contemporary French cuisine, inspired by the fresh produce of the season. Chef Brent Mills regards 2 components as paramount in every dish he presents depth of flavour and superb presentation. Triton Avenue, Port St. Francis, St. Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 294 0121 • Fax: +27 (0)86 275 3809 www.thestfrancisdeli.co.za

St Francis Safaris For the best cruises, best skippers, best boats and best catches... For a true life-time experience that you will never forget, join us with pioneer charter operator, Tim Christy; Protea Angler International - Gold Medallist. Tim also offers ocean safari cruises where whales, dolphins, seals and sharks can be seen as well as river and canal cruises. We will tailor-make a package to suit your needs. For your convenience we also offer accommodation and airport transfers. The Port St Francis, 1 Squid Square, St Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 294 0634 • Cell: +27 (0)82 569 3750 www.stfrancissafaris.com

PLAY ST FRANCIS BAY: Grasmere Ostriches

GPS: 34°05’23”S – 24°46’53”E

PLAY Jeffreys Bay:

Take a turn to something different and visit a working Ostrich farm to view our extensive range of Ostrich leather products. The House of Strauss offers a superb selection of export quality ostrich leather handbags, purses, briefcases, business items and personal accessories. These fashion goods come in a range of colours and sizes and are made with great care. Spoil yourself or a loved one to a unique gift that will give pleasure for a lifetime. St Francis Bay Road, St Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 295 2325 • Fax: +27 (0)42 295 2574 www.grasmereostriches.com

Lombardini Game Farm

GPS: 34°05’07”S – 24°50’40”E

Grab your binoculars, your bush hat and head for Lombardini Game Farm between Jeffrey’s Bay and St Francis Bay. Hitch a ride on the open topped game viewing vehicle and experience sightings of 15 different species including White Rhino, Giraffe and Buffalo. Lombardini is situated in the Seekoei River Valley and boasts abundant bird life, fresh air and the pure pleasure of wide open spaces. Paradise Beach Rd, between Jeffreys Bay & St Francis Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 293 2073 • Cell: +27 (0)82 655 4370 www.lombardini.co.za

EAT Jeffreys Bay: Infood Deli

GPS: 34°03’01”S – 24°55’18”E

Hungry? Come and experience the best restaurant and deli in Jeffreys Bay. Infood Deli have coffee baristas specially trained in organic espresso coffeemaking, guaranteeing a superb coffee experience! Come and browse the unique bakery which offers an array of fresh croissants, muffins, stone ground flour ciabattas and a variety of hand-made breads every day. This food emporium also features cold meats, cheeses and olives. 14 Schede Street, Jeffreys Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 293 1880 www.infood.co.za

EAT Jeffreys Bay: 3 Fat Fish Bistro Bar Pizza

GPS: 34°04’19” S – 24°54’52” E

3 Fat Fish is a classic restaurant and pizzaria with a contemporary twist. This happening bistro uses only the freshest organic, locally grown produce and offers a varied and interesting menu. Tantalise your taste buds with sublime seafood and the freshest sustainable fish. Meat lovers will love the dry-aged steaks. Specialising in wood fired pizza’s ranging from gourmet to traditional. The “Fish Tank” bar serves micro-brewery beer-on-tap and classic cocktails. Service is efficient and professional, yet friendly. 27a Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 293 4147 • Fax: +27 (0)88 042 293 4147 www.3fatfish.co.za

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GPS: 34°03’14”S – 24°55’23”E

Die Koffiepot is situated across Diaz Road from the main beach with its Blue Flag status. This well known restaurant offers a uniquely old Afrikana style atmosphere and specialises in traditional South African dishes and true South African hospitality. Die Koffiepot also offers imported Italian coffee and cappuccinos which puts it in a class of our own. Located next to the information centre and the Shell Museum, with stunning sea views and close to the town centre. Hanke Building, Diaz Road, Jeffreys Bay Tel: +27 (0)42 293 2590 • Cell:+27 (0)82 452 8646 marethavz@telkomsa.net

EAT Port Elizabeth: Season Eco-Eatery

GPS: 33°56’38”S – 25°24’43”E

PLAY Port elizabeth:

GPS: 33°57’25”S – 25°36’13”E

This unpretentious country restaurant and pub serves great, home-made rustic food with a sophisticated flare. Almost everything is re-cycled, re-used, second hand, organic, free range or locally grown in order to ease their carbon footprint. The ambience is warm with a fireplace for winter, plenty of couches and armchairs and a sunny garden. Owner/chef Colleen’s attention to detail is delightfully evident everywhere. Enjoy 5 star food and 5 star service at 2 star prices! 350m from the N2 on the Seaview Rd, Greenbushes Tel: +27 (0)41 372 1311 • Cell: +27 (0)84 413 4489 charliefaul@mweb.co.za

Lathita Tailor Made Travel Lathita Travel will take you on an African experience you will never forget. There are no words to describe the smell of the bush after the first summer rain, the warmth of the African sun on your skin or the shivers you feel when you hear the lonely call of the fish eagle along a tranquil stream. Lathita Travel takes pride and care in planning your holiday. No effort is spared in giving you personal service, with close attention to detail. Select various types of accommodation and transport in a tailor-made package. 47 Eastbourne Rd, Mount Croix, Port Elizabeth Tel: +27 (0)41 373 7758 • Fax: +27 (0)86 616 9310 www.lathita.co.za

EAT PORT ELIZABETH: Pescadiya Seafood Restaurant & Grill

GPS: 33°57’32”S – 25°36’37”E

PLAY Port Elizabeth:

GPS: 33°58’41”S – 25°39’05”E

With flavours that will leave your palate yearning for more, Pescadiya offers a vibey atmosphere with pavement style dining in the trendy area of Richmond Hill. Pescadiya’s combination of fresh seafood, tender grills and tasty salads are prepared right before your eyes and are complimented by a disarming range of desserts with a difference. Be assured of personal attention from the owner Charles, who also happens to be the chef. 26 Stanley Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth Tel: +27 (0)41 582 4899 • Cell: +27 (0)72 528 3200 pescadiya@telkomsa.net

Bayworld From ancient tortoises, and an array of land creatures, Bayworld is the place to explore. Positioned on the popular Port Elizabeth beach front, Bayworld offers a Snake Park and a natural and cultural history museum as well as an historical house museum, No 7 Castle Hill. Be one of the 300 000 visitors each year who come to experience the three “e’s”; entertainment, enlightment and enrichment. Beach Road, Humewood, Port Elizabeth Tel: +27 (0)41 584 0650 • Fax: +27 (0)41 584 0661 www.bayworld.co.za

EAT Port elizabeth: The Boathouse Restaurant

GPS: 33°58’02”S – 25°38’01”E

Brace yourself for a new food sensation with brothers Nick and Jonathan who have teamed up to bring you sophisticated seafood, tempting grills, delicious Italian and seductive sushi all under one roof. The all new Boathouse Restaurant is right on the water’s edge and features a sushi bar, Italian pizza and pasta and a grill house specialising in the freshest seafood and the plumpest steaks and grills. Sample cocktails and oysters on the deck with friends and family while enjoying great views and the great vibe. Port Elizabeth Harbour, Port Elizabeth Tel: +27 (0)41 582 1867 • Cell:+27 (0)72 462 2676 relishcatering1@gmail.com

EAT Port Elizabeth: Deli Street Café

GPS: 33°57’34”S – 25°36’38”E

PLAY Kirkwood:

Here at Deli Street, our food is familiar and straight forward – it is bare and humble and has no artificial flavours. It’s a way of life, somewhere between a healthy obsession and a habit you can’t kick. Our more-ish treats range from artisan breads and pastries to deli-style taste sensations. Do yourself a favour and sample our artisanal palette, impeccably served with integrity, to your table. Here at Deli Street, our food will leave you deliciously satisfied, for now... 24-26 Stanley Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth Tel: +27 (0)41 582 2157 • Cell: +27 (0)82 424 2664 delistreetcafe@gmail.com

Daniell Cheetah Breeding

GPS: 33°33’18”S – 25°21’04”E

This cheetah breeding project offers a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for visitors to interact physically with the animals. Visitors are encouraged to touch the cheetahs and to be photographed with some of the animals which range in age from cub to fully grown adult. Other attractions include feeding the tame Kudu and Springbok and a visit to “The Padstal” which offers gifts and African art at very reasonable prices. Light meals and refreshments are available from the on-site restaurant. R75 Road, Steenbokvlakte, Kirkwood Tel: +27 (0)42 232 0539 • Cell: +27 (0)82 871 0012 www.daniellcheetahbreeding.co.za

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Eat and Play N2 2011  

The new Eat and Play N2 2011 Map, a collection of 80 of the best places to Eat and Play along the N2, from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.

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