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Top Holiday Activities: Make this your best Summer Holiday ever!

Top Holiday Activities: Make this your best Summer Holiday ever!

The summer holidays are a month away and I hope you’ve started buying your Christmas gifts.  If you haven’t planned your holiday yet, then look no further than this page because we, at Home Food and Travel, have spoken to the people who are best to keep you entertained.


Calista Stanton, the General Manager & Events co-ordinator at Umnenga Lodge just north of East London, says, “We’re a family friendly, owner managed lodge just 500m from the stunning Glen Eden beach. We will be offering a themed Christmas lunch and the biggest New Year’s party on the East Coast!”



The Summerstrand Hotel on Beach Road, Port Elizabeth has something different to offer;  “During the summer season visitors to the Summerstrand Hotel can enjoy a Sunday Lunch braai around the pool.  Hang up your tongs for the afternoon, relax and let us take care of you.  Enjoy a braai buffet while relaxing around the pool with a cocktail,” says  Nicolette Saayman, the General Manager.


Marthinus van der Westhuizen, the owner of Untouched Adventures says; “Explore the magnificent Storms River mouth inside the Tsitsikamma National Park on our unique 2-3 hour Kayak and Lilo trip. Experience the majestic views, steep cliffs and untouched nature. This activity is suitable for the whole family!”


Raggy Charters, who run out of the Algoa Bay Yacht Club, are world famous. “TV film crews come from all over the world to use us to make documentaries on Algoa Bay. We have some of the most amazing marine life on our doorstep, come and experience it first hand off one of our boats,” says owner, Lloyd Edwards.


Elizabeth Silli, the owner of Paintball Heaven in Victoria Drive, Port Elizabeth, says; “We’re a family orientated venue where young and old come to have a great time.”


“We offer a journey into the beautiful mountains and magnificent forest of this world famous wonderland with its many rivers and streams. Bring a sense of adventure,” says Graeme Pienaar, Field Ranger at Tsitsikamma Mountain Trails.


Dennis Shone, the manager of Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure says; “What you can expect from us is friendly, efficient care and eight safe, exhilarating slides over the river and three waterfalls for the whole family. Enjoy! “



“Face Adrenalin presents the mighty Bloukrans Bungy , the world’s highest bungy jump from a bridge, giving you the best experience of your life, says Braden Tuohey, General Manager of Face Adrenalin


Wayne Muller, Park Manager at Acrobranch Adventure Park says; “We offer fun, safe, exhilarating and adrenaline charged obstacle courses with zip lines. The obstacles include Tarzan swings, high ropes, balancing poles and zip lines.”


Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary is no average Snake Park. We offer an interactive, informative tour of the park, with over 200 reptiles and we emphasise our local species, how to identify them, what to do and what not to do, and if you dare, you have the opportunity to handle a few of the non-venomous snakes!” says Emily and Michael Caithness, the owners.


Evelyn Pepler, the owner  of Ocean Odssey & Springtide Sailing Charters says;  “The incredible setting -blue flag marina, vessels, amazing staff  & skippers, breath taking coastal scenery, incredible variety of whales, dolphins and pelagic birds = a bucket list adventure.”



Johnnie & Marisa Borrett, the owners  of Wild X Adventures says; “Loads of exhilarating fun. We offer: Helicopter Flights , Paintball, Paragliding, Canoeing, Quad Bike rides, Downhill Mountain Biking and Abseiling.