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Possibility of snow in the Cape this week

Temperatures are forecast to dip below freezing point in the Matroosberg area from Thursday, which could finally mean snow for those who have had their fingers crossed for a white winter. Matroosberg Nature Reserve recently posted to its Facebook page saying this week could bring the first snowfall for the[…]

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Huge dusky dolphin pod spotted in Chapman’s Bay

Lucky locals became unexpectedly surrounded by cheerful swimming and jumping dusky dolphins in what appeared to be the thousands during a casual sea outing over the weekend. Yesterday, ocean-lover and creator of the Seafari App, which allows users to report marine mammal sightings from around the globe, took to the[…]

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Man dies on Table Mountain

The Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by a caller requesting urgent assistance for a hiker on Table Mountain who was experiencing medical complications. Metro Medical Rescue Technicians and Logistical support crew responded. The incident occurred on the Cecelia Ridge path close to the SANParks Overseer’s Hut, on[…]

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Free entry to CapeNature reserves this Youth Day

Published by Aimee Pace As part of CapeNature’s 20th annual celebration of conserving nature for the community and its commitment to providing access for all, it will be giving free entry to everyone aged 35 and under on Youth Day this Sunday June 16. All people within this age group will[…]

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Swimmers make unexpected friend in Simon’s Town

Two locals had a whale of a time snorkelling in Simon’s Town when a Humpback decided to join their expedition and swim alongside them, leaving them stunned by its beauty and peaceful nature. The friendly whale swam right up to the snorkellers. Local photographer Riaan Coetzer captured the magical moments[…]

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