The Roundhouse Guesthouse
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Concierge desk
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... way over to get out of the tank, it became quickly evident that this, like rowing, is not an activity for short people. Therese finds herself precariously perched on top of the tank. One large wave and bye-bye, she will become the delicious lunch to a shark. Luckily, the guide was able to lift her up into the boat without incident. At last, we are "safely" back aboard the ship that at this point is feeling it is about to capsize from the waves crashing into us. Now our ...
... It was the water, and how cold the water was going to be given it's winter here. OK I know, not real winter but still... Those who know me know that I'm a complete wuss when it comes to water and the cold so that was the challenge for me.
But the big day was booked, it was due to be a nice clear day and I was going for it and so excited. It was an early pick up from the city and we took the 2 hour drive to Gansbaai to the lodge for our ...
... we still saw a brilliant sunset, then cooked a feast of basmati rice, cheesy broccoli and steak on the braai. (My appetite had started to return.)
The next morning, March 13 (Day 78) we woke up before sunrise to embark on our next big adventure: great white shark cage diving. After some basic safety instructions (keep your hands inside the cage at all times, go completely underwater when they shout "down!", do NOT try to pet the shark, etc.), we were off on the ...
... high winds - made for rough seas (and a few sickies!!)
- 4 groups of 8 people in the cage + 5-6 crew on board
- Of those 32 divers, 4 decided against going in!
Rob decided to go in twice and the second time was one of the best of the day! There two or three times when the sharks jumped out of the water right in front of him. Then the last pass of the day the guide lead a shark right ...
... spend the morning driving the Whale Coast Route south to Gordon's Bay. We took the R43 out of Hermanus, past Bots River Lagoon, then turned left on to the R44 and followed the coast through Betty's Bay. The winding road was spectacular with crystal blue sea on one side and steep mountains on the other. We stopped at one beach car park and had to scale large sand dunes to get to the actual beach but we were buffeted by flying sand. So after a ...