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Cape Point Sea Cave Geography Project

July 12, 2019, 4:00 pm

Grade 9 Geography Project Outing

Early morning over False Bay.

Tristan, Nic and Mikael joined Reece and I on our return trip to Puff Adder Cave. After our reconnaissance trip last week, we decided that this would be the best place to video their script as it is easy to get to, and allows...

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Cape Point Geo Project Recce

July 7, 2019, 4:00 pm
Image: Stack at Cape Point Lighthouse from Cape of Good Hope

Reece and I went looking for caves he could use for his geography project. The criteria were:

  • it should be a sea cave
  • you should be able to stand in or at the entrance
  • you should be able to take a video with commentry
  • the whole group should be able to get to it

Reece looking for a way ...

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Central Grotto - Onverwag - Silvermine

June 29, 2019, 4:00 pm
Image: Onverwag pano, cave entrance is the dark spot in the middle

Central Grotto - Onverwag

As I was home alone this weekend, I took the opportunity to look for Central Grotto.

Starting at the southern Silvermine parking lot, I headed for the path that leads from Muizenberg Cave up onto Kalk Bay Mountain. I expored various promising looking places before even...

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Oumatjie Cave - Plettenberg Bay

June 19, 2019, 1:14 pm

Oumatjie Cave, Plettenberg Bay

The conservation officers at the private Fynbos Reserve near Plettenberg Bay kindly allowed Anthony, Reece and I to park within their reserve and walk across to Oumatjie Cave on the coast line below.

The access path down the cliff, and the cave were as I remebered...

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Kliphuis Dig

May 1, 2019, 1:14 pm

Reece and I left home in thick fog, and were pleasantly surprised when we emerged from the mist into bright sunshine as we drove up Ou Kaap Se Weg. Starting from the lower car park, we walked up Steenberg Ridge and found Meyer's Memorial (RAR 1) . I had a brief look around, but could not locate...

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