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BAMBOO THE GUEST HOUSE BLOG

21 Jan 2015

The Goukamma Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area is definitely one of the jewels in the crown of the beautiful Garden Route. The Nature Reserve, straddling the coastline between Buffel’s Baai and Groenvlei Lake near Sedgefield, is some 2500ha in extent with the Marine Reserve extending one nautical mile...

21 Jan 2015

What exactly is it that lures visitors from far and wide to stay at Bamboo, the Guest House in Knysna??? Is it indeed possible to put a finger on one particular attribute that acts as the magnet??? Could it be Bamboo’s design, relaxed vibe, situation, hospitality...

21 Jan 2015

Special-stage rallying was last seen in the Garden Route in the 1990’s when the Volkswagen Rally took place between George and Port Elizabeth. The 2011 Garden Route Rally is organised by the Algoa Motorsport Club, the Bloemfontein Sports Car Club and the Motor Sport South Africa Rally Commission, and...

21 Jan 2015

The gruelling Karoo to Coast MTB race takes place on Sunday September 25th, 2011 between Uniondale and Knysna. This popular challenge is not for the fainthearted and, although the route is an overall descent, includes a total ascent of over 1800 metres. Riders set off from the quaint Karoo...

21 Jan 2015

Adrenalin seeking bungy (bungee) jumpers of today have a tiny South Pacific island to thank for the creation of this brief but incredibly thrilling activity. Pentecost Island, one of the 83 islands that make up the country of Vanuatu, was ‘discovered’ in 1768 by French explorer...

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