A Whale of a Heritage Route

This self-drive trail on the Cape Peninsula celebrates the flora at selected historic venues from Newlands to Simon's Town via Noordhoek. It is an ideal Valentines Day event. Picnic brunch in Noordhoek under the oaks at a gurgling stream. The cost is R50 per person and there is an optional packed brunch at R50. To book or enquire, email awhaleofaheritageroute@gmail.com D...
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CHAPMANS PEAK DRIVE

Chapman’s Peak Drive is a 9km toll road and scenic drive on the Atlantic Coast linking the communities of Hout Bay and Noordhoek. The route with its many curves skirts Chapman Peak, the 593m high southerly extension of Constantia Berg, and follows the rocky coastline to unfold breathtaking views in both directions. Apart from providing locals with an alternative and convenient ...
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Water Saving Tips

The City of Cape Town is currently implementing Level 2 Water restrictions. This is due in part to the low dam levels. It is everyone's responsibility to save water. Here are some useful tips on how you can save water: Save water throughout your home Ensure all taps are fully closed – a dripping tap at 1 drip per second wastes up to 30 litres a day - that is e...
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8 Home Security Mistakes you’re Making

Every day we make mistakes that leave our homes vulnerable to a break-in. A burglar will always choose the easiest target and that’s good news for you – it means you have a lot of influence on whether you become a victim or not. Hiding keys by doorways – leaving keys near door ways is very risky as you risk someone duplicating your key and breaking in whenever they want. ...
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Noordhoek Beach

This immense soft white sand beach stretches from the foot of Chapman's Peak out towards Kommetjie. The beach is flanked by the crisp and inviting waters of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the protected wetlands of the Table Mountain National Park on the other.  The beach is popular with walkers, horse riders and surfers. The well known shipwreck of the Kakapo (early 1900's)...
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Level 2 water restrictions approved for Cape Town

The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee has approved the implementation of level 2 water restrictions. The proposal will be deliberated at a council meeting on 10 December. The city imposes level 1 restrictions, which is a 10 percent saving at all times. The City of Cape Town says the water restriction proposal comes because dam levels are about 15 percent lower than th...
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6 Day Indoor Gift Fair

FAB IDEAS will be hosting their 5th successful, 6 day Christmas Gift Fair in Kommetjie from the 11th to the 16th December 2015. Fab Ideas is dedicated to sourcing unique, fresh and funky products. In 2014 shoppers were once again delighted, by the relaxed atmosphere, products and prices – with the Community Hall magically transformed into a Christmas Wonderland, with gifts f...
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Show Time in Kommetjie

A tranquil lifestyle: Situated in a quiet cul de sac within the Private Estate of Klein Slangkop at Kommetjie is this elegant home one row from the beach. The home personifies beachside chic with its contemporary open plan design offering a seamless year round lifestyle that will be the envy of your friends and family. Read more... Contact Scott Tait on 076 156 2619 for a...
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Simon’s Town Fire Information

Do not go into Simon's Town to drop off food and water. The collection point is at the Kelp factory and fire station before entering Simon's Town. HOWEVER If you have a 4x4 and can help with transporting people or stand by to assist protecting property please proceed and inform the traffic control opposite golf course. Please no spectators. Wetlands holiday camp burning.
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