Cape town, South Africa
Foraging on the beach and learn about different types of seaweed
Sustainable food sourcing and organic gastronomy
Lunch in a self-built clay house
Visit to the Hout Bay Market
Beautiful drive along the Chapmans Peak Drive
Experience the beautiful Chapmans Peak Drive to reach the picturesque seaside town of Scarborough. You will spend the morning foraging on the beach and learning about seaweed with host Lindy. You will make your way back to your hosts self-built clay house for lunch. Finish the wonderful day out with a stop at The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay where you will find all sorts of local arts & crafts. Wild Food experience is nutritious and progressive, incorporating edible seaweeds, wild plants and organic produce. Our hosts strive to be sustainable, traceable, organic and low impact. Harvesting is done fresh from their garden, and they support local artisans and suppliers whenever possible. Quality foods are the essential, raw building materials of the body and mind.
Who This Experience Is Good For
Perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors, is interested in sustainable and traceable food sourcing, and wants to explore the organic gastronomy of their travel destination.
Meet Our Local Host
Brendan, your experienced local guide for the day is very knowledgeable about South Africa and its fauna and flora. Lindy Taverner has over a decade of experience in nature conservation and wildlife documentaries, and Franz Muhl has 3 decades of organic farming experience. Both hosts are passionate about the environment, biodiversity, and connecting people to nature.
07:00 AM - Pick up from accommodation
Beach walk and seaweed foraging (weather and tide dependent)
Seaweed preparation demonstration and lunch in self-built clay house
Drive to Hout Bay Market
Hout Bay Market visit
04:00 PM - Drop off at accommodation
Round trip transportation - pick up and drop off at accommodation
Guided beach walk with seaweed foraging experience (weather and tide dependent)
Seaweed preparation demonstration
Organic 3-course meal in self-built clay house
Cold local spring water and coffee
What’s Not Included
Additional drinks (BYOB policy, stop en route to purchase)
Know Before You Go
Weather Dependent: Yes, beach walk and seaweed foraging are weather and tide dependent. The beach walk may be affected by drastic weather conditions.
Difficulty Level: Easy - beach walk and seaweed foraging
Special Clothing Required: Bring a swimming costume if it's warm.
Special Dietary Restrictions: All food is vegan-friendly, and the hosts can cater to any dietary requirements.
Extra Cash: Gratuities are welcomed. No obligation, did you enjoy Yes. No thats ok
Ground Transportation: All ground transportation is included.
Additional Information: Start times of experience may vary depending on ocean tides. You might join a group rather than being on a private tour.
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.