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Cape Town 10s – 2017

Published: January 20, 2017 3:51 pm

From what started as a purely rugby event from Cape Town rugby heroes Bob Skinstad and Robbie Fleck back in 2009, Cape Town 10s has emerged as a multi-sport, social (read big party), and lifestyle event – Having recently won the 2016 Discovery Sport Industry Award for “Best Live Experience” in South Africa.

A weekend of a fantastic outdoor summer good times – with live music, 100’s of hours of live sporting action, Africa’s largest beer tent and plenty of cold ones. See you there!

Where, When, and how much

Green Point Sports Field, Cape Town, South Africa

Friday 3 February 15:00 – Saturday 4 February 23:30


Weekend Pass – Early Bird R250,00
Weekend Pass R290,00
VIP Weekend Pass R2 500,00
Friday Pass R125,00
Friday Kids Pass (Under 13 only) Free
Saturday Pass R190,00
Saturday Kids Pass R50,00

For more info, and tickets – visit:

Up The Creek Music Festival 2017

Published: January 6, 2017 2:32 pm

It’s January, the height of summer – and time for one of the more unique and hilarious music festivals in South Africa – Up The Creek!

Lounge on the river sipping a beverage of choice in the hot summer sun, vibing to the jams on the River Stage, or get fully into the music at the Main Stage, and later boogy into the night at the Late Night Stage – Up The Creek has you covered for a full weekend of epicness.

But theres far more…

This thing isn’t just called Up The Creek because you’re laming in the Breede River. There have been incidents of Ballerina flash mobs, celebrity weddings, gentlemen parading around with flaming newspapers in their rears, lobster lilos and countless other insane shenanigans.

While the festival is one of few remaining that still allow you to camp next to your car (should you choose), there is also a greener campsite where no cars are allowed and a tented hotel (Heartbreak Motel) if you don’t fancy pitching a tent yourself.

There will be plenty to eat, from snacks and local farm fare to all sorts of vegan and vegetarian delights, as well as gourmet coffees, crepes and cool-drinks. So don’t worry to bring along the kitchen sink- our food court will surely have something that tickles your taste buds.

Think about it, where else can you float in a warm river, head-bang to sick soulful, rocking tunes and sip on one of our classic cocktails; the Titanic, Iceberg or Rubber Duck.

So remember, it doesn’t matter if you have big biceps or skinny jeans, or an ironic moustache, or a non-ironic one. At Up The Creek you can be yourself, and still make friends.

And for heaven sakes bring some cool floating stuff to put in the river. Think lilos, inflatable tubes and just about anything that floats.

See you there!

Where, When, and how much

Thursday 26 January 15:00 – Sunday 29 January 17:00

Up The Creek camp (Felix Unite River Adventures) GPS 34.178827, 20.489895, Swellendam, South Africa

R1000 per person for a weekend pass.

For tickets, full lineup, and more info, visit

Little Chelsea – Diep River

Published: November 15, 2016 4:36 pm

Spacious self catering and fully equipped cottage located in the historic quarter, right next to Constantia Valley. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, BBQ facility, satellite TV, Wifi, DVD player. Off street parking. Sleeps 6.

Langebaan Sea Cottages – Langebaan

Published: November 15, 2016 4:33 pm

3 Lovely, fully equipped cottages with a superb a view of the lagoon. A central courtyard offers gas BBQ facilities and dining facilities. Each unit is self contained, the larger unit has its own private patio. Cottages sleep 2 and 4.

Camelot Cottage – Rondebosch

Published: November 15, 2016 4:28 pm

Charming one-bedroom, self catering cottage set in a stunning park-like garden. Within walking distance to shops and restaurants and the Baxter Theatre. Secure off street parking, Free Wifi included. Sleeps 2.

Residence Vive La Vie – Franschhoek

Published: November 15, 2016 4:26 pm

Superbly appointed luxury suites on offer at our upmarket guesthouse located in the heart of the winelands. Stunning mountain views. All suites are air conditioned with private patios. Swimming pool for guests use.

Camps Bay Terrace Lodge – Camps Bay

Published: October 14, 2016 4:01 pm

Spacious and luxurious 3-bedroom ocean front villa with an easy walk to the beach and restaurants. all bedrooms en-suite, satellite TV, Wifi, swimming pool, BBQ, off street parking, daily servicing. Sleeps 6.

Rockwell 317, The – De Waterkant

Published: October 14, 2016 3:48 pm

Stylish and convenient lock up and go 2-bedroom apartment just minutes from the Waterfront. Incredible views, balcony with dining table. satellite TV, Wifi, secure parking. Access to communal pool and gym. Sleeps 4.

At Seascape Cottage – Noordhoek

Published: October 14, 2016 3:46 pm

Seascape Luxury cottage is ideal or a couple wanting to escape the big city and is also an ideal honeymoon retreat. Fully equipped, BBQ facilities, satellite TV, Wifi, off street parking. Sleeps 2.

Ocean Villa Hermanus – Hermanus

Published: October 14, 2016 3:44 pm

Stunning and luxurious 5-bedroom self catering villa within walking distance of Grotto Beach. BBQ room, swimming pool, entertainment room, satellite TV, Wifi, enclosed garden with jungle gym. Beach towels supplied. Sleeps 10.