History of the Robberg Peninsula.

The Robberg Peninsula is situated on the western side of Plettenberg Bay. In the 15th century Robberg was first named “Cabo talhado” (Sharp Cape) by the Portuguese and in around 1750 it was named Robberg (Seal Mountain) by the Dutch. Robberg has a unique rock formation where some of the oldest and youngest rocks in READ MORE

The history of Plettenberg Bay.

Plettenberg Bay or “Plett” as it´s known by locals is located on the Garden Route in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Plettenberg Bay’s shoreline is made up of sandy beaches and rocky shores. The bay extends from the 5km long Robberg Peninsula in the west to Natures Valley in the east. Some impressive READ MORE

The history of whaling in South Africa.

Whales have been hunted for their meat, oil and blubber from as early as 3000 BC. There are many coastal communities that have a long history of whaling, but the commercial whaling with organized fleets started in the 17th century. Whaling increased in the 18th and 19th centuries. Large factory ships turned whaling into whale READ MORE