Betty’s Bay owes its existence to three business partners who developed the Cape Whale Coast stretch from Rooi Els to Betty’s Bay. Arthur Youldon, Jack Clarence and Harold Porter formed the Hangklip Beach Estates and bought the land from entrepreneur John Walsh. Today, different Cape Whale Coast landmarks bear relation to the three developers. Clarence… Read More Betty’s Bay – Top Five Things to Do
Who was Harold Porter? The man honoured through having a botanical garden in the Kogelberg Biosphere on the Cape Whale Coast named after? Mister Porter was responsible for the development of infrastructure and housing on the other side of the Hottentots Holland Mountains. Still on the coastline but away from the developments of Somerset West… Read More Harold Porter Botanical Gardens Betty’s Bay
A Betty’s Bay day trip is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. Touring along Clarence Drive you will be in full support of the vote ranking this route as the most beautiful in the world. Snug between the Hottentots Holland Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean the winding road has plenty of… Read More Betty’s Bay Day Tripping Tips #TourismForAll
Even if you only have 1 day to recover from city stresses Hermanus can offer the break you need. Take a morning drive from Cape Town to Hermanus via Clarence Drive – a scenic trip that takes you past Gordons Bay, Rooi Els and through Betty’s Bay. Stop for coffee at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens… Read More Need a break? You need Hermanus!