Docks’ history by boat V&A

V&A Waterfront

Enjoy learning about the harbour, past and present, with author, educationist and maritime historian, Brian Ingpen. Being on the water in a small boat, chartered exclusively for this tour, is so enjoyable and gives a new perspective on Cape Town. Brian has loved visiting the Waterfront since he was a child living in Pinelands. He...


Vergelegen Garden (Camellias)

Vergelegen Lourensford Road, Somerset West I Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

With over 1 000 camellias, Vergelegen is an International Camellia Garden of Excellence, the only one in Africa. Alistair, our guide who lives close by, helped propagate some of them. A full time tourist guide, Alistair is a consummate story teller; he also loves plants and propagating. He has fascinating stories about the history of...