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CROSS CAPE CYCLE ROUTE

CROSS CAPE CYCLE ROUTE

When you embark on the Cross Cape Cycle Route, you’re opening yourself up to a multitude of invigorating and unique experiences. The smell of fynbos, the feel of cool ocean breezes, the sights of wide open spaces, the sounds of wildlife and the tastes of local culture...

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HESSEQUA HARMONIE – HEIDELBERG

HESSEQUA HARMONIE – HEIDELBERG

HEIDELBERG - The Hessequa Harmonie is a musical festival, taking place 15-19 September 2020 in the beautiful town of Heidelberg, Western Cape. The festival is all about the arts - with classical music; performances; literature and painted art being the highlights of...

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INTRA-PROVINCIAL LEISURE TRAVEL IS ALLOWED

MEDIA STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF TOURISM  -  30 JULY 2020 Since the country entered level 3 of the Risk-Adjusted Strategy, the tourism sector also began its march towards full operation. The reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fluctuating risk of the virus spread...

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WESTERN CAPE TOURISM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FUND

The Tourism Product Development Fund supports the development of new tourism products and experiences and/or major upgrading of existing tourism products and experiences to increase the Western Cape’s destination attractiveness to visitors. The Department of Economic...

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HESSEQUA BOOKLET FOR 2020

HESSEQUA - The Hessequa Tourism Department has been running an initiative to collect detail and publish a unique booklet brochure, containing the information of all of The Explorer's Garden Route products and offerings. The booklet brochure consists of 48 pages and...

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TOURISM REGULATIONS AS ON 28 JUNE 2020

HESSEQUA: The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, announced on Friday (26 June 2020) – via a virtual media statement – new regulations regarding the industry, with effect, Monday 29 June 2020. The following is a short summery of important matters:...

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EVENTS/FESTIVAL FUNDING 2020/2021

EVENTS/FESTIVAL FUNDING 2020/2021

HESSEQUA MUNICIPALITY hereby invites the submission of applications for financial and/or non-financial assistance for hosting an event/festival in the 2020/2021 financial year (01 July 2020 - 30 June 2021). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will only consider...

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HESSEQUA – Leef Jou Reis Met Gerrie Pretorius

Toerisme speel 'n baie belangrike rol in die ekonomie van die Hessequa-streek. Die algemene verbod op reis tydens die grendelperiode is 'n groot bekommernis vir die plaaslike owerheid en almal wat in die bedryf betrokke is. Die Hessequa Munisipaliteit het die...

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