Wonderful Walker Bay

Winter is known as the ‘green season’ in the Western Cape, and one only has to look out over the wheat fields of the Overberg as one comes down the mountain on the Houwhoek pass to see why. It is also the time that the Whale Coast welcomes our winter visitors to these shores – both the whales and the …

Eco Camp

At the beginning of December Sheraine van Wyk organised a camp for learners who had excelled in the Eco-Schools programme over the past year. The camp at the ‘scout camp’ grounds in Voëlklip on the banks of the estuary was in the perfect site. In addition to the obvious fun that was had by all, there was also a purpose …

Reflecting On World Oceans Day

On Friday 8 June a small but enthusiastic group of intrepid people gathered at Swallow Park in Hermanus in the freezing cold, wind and rain. They were the dedicated staff of the SA Shark Conservancy and Whale Coast Conservation who jointly organised the event, together with the folk from Dyer Island Conservation Trust, kids from several Hermanus eco-schools, a team …