What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common
Jun18

What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common

What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common Azores, Portugal will be hosting the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series for a record 8th time on June 22 2019. Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland could be set to make history with longest-ever winning streak in her 21st appearance in the World Series. This is what the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common The tiny volcanic Islet of Vila Franca do Campo has seen...

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Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist
Nov15

Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist

We sent our Amanzi detectives to check out two of Bucketlist’s water-based adventures packages.   Bucketlist is a Cape Town based adventure business. The team members are local and lekker –  the Bucketlist team is genuinely passionate about their water-job and delivering the best quality service. First, we did: KAYAKING IN HOUT BAY Then, as the temperature rose towards midday, we did: SEAL SNORKELING BY SEAL...

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A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem
Nov07

A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem

“FOR SOCIETY TO PROGRESS, WE SHOULD NOT ONLY MOVE FORWARD BUT ALSO CLEAN UP AFTER OURSELVES.” – BOYAN SLAT, CEO & FOUNDER “Let’s face it – humans are by nature careless with trash” With an exponential increase in plastic and waste materials throughout the years, it was time for an ocean cleanup solution conceived by a Millennial. The problem of plastic pollution, and waste...

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Scuba Diving Cape Town With Into The Blue
Oct02

Scuba Diving Cape Town With Into The Blue

We had the opportunity to interview Theo, from Into The Blue Diving Centre.    How long have you been scuba diving and what is diving to you? Theo: “Sho, okay – I have diving for about ten years. What got me into diving was actually snorkeling in Sodwana. The feeling of putting your face underwater and everything becomes quiet. It’s a peaceful place for me. It’s interesting ‘cause diving falls under the...

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South African Diver Volunteers In A Thai Rescue Mission
Jul11

South African Diver Volunteers In A Thai Rescue Mission

The plight of the Thai soccer team and the heroic cave rescue mission has gripped the world for the past weeks.   The Nightmare Rescue Mission  The world breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday as the grueling 17-day ordeal for the 12 boys and their coach was finally over thanks to an epic rescue mission.  The group ventured into the vast cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai after soccer...

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Dive at The Two Oceans Aquarium
Mar26

Dive at The Two Oceans Aquarium

As an experienced dive instructor, I’ve had the privilege of diving in the most awe-inspiring underworld locations in Southern Africa. However, I had never been to the one special space on our doorstep that offers a dive experience like none other. Scuba diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town is definitely worthy of being included on everyone’s bucket list. This was my experience. By Lisa Leathes.   When I was...

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