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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Explore Warmbaths

Explore Warmbaths

Bela-Bela Warmbaths is world-renowned as a holiday and health destination. The hot mineral springs bubble out of the earth at about 22,000 litres per hour. The temperature of the water is a pleasant 53° C and is rich in sodium chloride, calcium carbonate and other mineral salts that have healing properties.

The town of Bela-Bela (previously known as Warmbaths) is also known as a good agricultural region and has some well-stocked game reserves. Most of the resorts in Bela-Bela offer excellent sporting, accommodation and restaurant facilities. The area boasts the “Big Five” and virtually every savannha species of game found in South Africa. It is the ideal destination for hiking, game drives and birdwatching. Read More »

Lighthouses of the Eastern Cape

Lighthouses of the Eastern Cape

Lighthouses were erected generations ago, when ships began arriving to the Eastern Cape coastline for a number of different reasons. Some brought supplies, others carried explorers and still others were delivering slaves. These lighthouses remain as beacons of our heritage and history while still serving as guides for incoming vessels.

The Eastern Cape coastline is home to four major lighthouses. There is also a national tour of the South African lighthouses, which comprises eight different buildings. Read More »

Trout fishing in the Eastern Cape

Trout fishing in the Eastern Cape

The Wild Trout Association invites avid fishermen to visit the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa to indulge in some really relaxing fishing expeditions in search of delicious trout. Their official waters are at the southernmost tip of the Drakensberg Mountain Range, extending from Lesotho. They continue through the Stormberg Mountains (in Dordrecht and Molteno) and westwards. Read More »