Hyatt Regency Oubaai Golf Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from George
After our excellent breakfast first stop was the beach closest to Seal island. I went for a paddle only 200 -300 metres from the sharks of yesterday. On to our 5 star hotel who could learn a bit about service from our guest house owner. Stephen braved the icy cold swimming pool whilst we waited to be informed that our room was available. At 4.45 we …
... and they obviously didn’t want me in there with them so I got exactly what I wanted before I had even asked. The room was small. Very small. But I couldn’t complain given that it was exactly what was to be expected.
A walk through town led me to the lighthouse and the coastal trail where I encountered a very odd creature that I had never seen before. It looked like a cross between ...
The name led me to expect a certain amount of… wilderness. Certainly, when compared to the 'wild' areas of the East Sussex coast, there is a degree of wildness about the town, but nothing compared to the image conjured up in my imagination. It was however a lovely little place. One end of the town led into a gorge-centred nature reserve and the other to an abandoned railway.
My Lonely Planet told me to expect a scenic ...
... meal at Harbour Rock restaurant - fresh fish for both of us. The next morning we were up early to enjoy one of the highlights of this stay; cage diving with GREAT WHITE SHARKS!
Absolutely awesome. Beautiful creatures that are given bad press! We saw approx. 3 or 4 different sharks just near Dyer Island. They were really difficult to see as they glide just under the surface and then come ...
... say than rafting as the river wasn't too high. But it allowed us to enjoy the scenic views of the gorge and meet some nice people, in between having to get up and walk on the rocks to the next pool.
Note to self - there is a right time of year for this, and this wasn't it!
It's incredibly how green this National Park is compared to the rest of the drive through the Eastern Cape - apparently it rains there a lot more ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHyatt Regency Oubaai Golf Resort & Spa George
After our excellent guest house this was disappointing. Golf course hollow tiled and we weren't informed in advance. Room spacious but bath towels small. Restaurant expensive and not as good as anywhere else we had eaten.
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