Green Futures visits the Karoo National Botanical Garden

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 5th October 2012
Susan and Sharlene took their Green Future students to the botanical garden in the Karoo. During the drive, the students had a great view of the changing scenery. A guide of the botanical garden gave us a tour for almost two hours.

Hermanus Whale Festival 2012 - Grootbos Special Offer

Posted under Marine Life Blog by Grootbos on 22nd September 2012
Wonderful whales, windswept local wines, fine dining and a inspiring selection of arts and culture...these are the attractions of the annual Whale Festival held in Hermanus.

Growing the Future: Happiness is Back

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 19th September 2012
Growing the Future was facing the drought for six months. Our dam was empty and vegetables were struggling to grow well.

Best Whale Watching Holidays

Posted under Marine Life Blog by Grootbos on 14th September 2012
Spring holiday at Grootbos not only welcomes the rolling hills of blooming Fynbos, there is another show that attracts a ‘larger’ audience. From as early as June the annual migration of the Southern Right Whales seeks refuge in the natural sanctuary of Walker Bay. Hermanus and Gansbaai are world famous for the best land based whale watching of which the De Kelders cliffs is arguably the best of the lot.

Dibanisa Ends off with a Camp

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 12th September 2012
Dibanisa Ends off with a Camp Our Dibanisa took place over the weekend and we tried something new! We collected the kids from Gansbaai Primêr and departed for Stellenbosch!

Dibanisa Lesson 5.3: Art Lesson

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 28th August 2012
For this term's Art Lesson, we did something a little bit different! During a recent visit to Die Plaat, we noticed that one of their bins was falling apart.
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