Tourism blow for Jeffreys Bay
The Kouga Municipality has reduced its Tourism and Local Economic Development (LED) budget with over R1 million for the new financial year, starting July 1. This decision was taken during a recent council meeting in Jeffreys Bay. The budget for tourism and LED was R 19.4 million in the 2013/2014 fin
Photo of the day - Golden Supertubes
The beaches of Jeffreys Bay are its prime asset. There is no better time than early morning to take a stroll along the golden shores of Supertubes. Local photographer Robbie Irlam took this image of a golden morning at Supertubes.
Photo of the day - double rainbow
The Kouga region has experienced some real winter weather over the past few days, interspersed with sunny, warm days. Local photographer Samantha Wright took this stunning image of a double rainbow near St Francis Bay. More rain is expected this week in Jeffreys Bay and the surrounding region with
Photo of the day - Jeffreys Bay sunset
The sun sets over the horizon at Jeffreys Bay. While JBay is probably better known for the its majestic sunrises, the sun setting over the mountains that separate the coast from the hinterland, can be just as awe inspiring. Local photographer Robbie Irlam captured this image.
Photo of the day - dolphins visit Supertubes
Despite all the problems we have on land in Jeffreys Bay, with a crumbling infrastructure and rising criminal activities, one things stays pure and timeless - and that is the wildlife we have in our ocean. The dolphins still visit daily and interactions with surfers are common. JBay photographer Rob
Photo of the day - Jeffreys Bay full moon
It was an exquisite winter's evening in Jeffreys Bay last night and local photographer Robbie Irlam captured the moment as the moon rose over the sea. The picture was taken at Supertubes, the venue of the JBay Open which takes place from 8 - 19 July in Jeffreys Bay.
Photo of the day - a close up of Supertubes
Surfing Supertubes is all about positioning and timing. Jeffreys Bay photographer Robbie Irlam took this picture that demonstrates just how intricate a wave Supertubes actually is. A surfer perfectly positioned on a big Supertubes wall, with another surfer of the bottom left of the picture about to
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New Hospital for Jeffreys Bay
With a multi million investment which will create new jobs, construction of the first private hospital in Jeffreys Bay is still set to become a reality, although the planned deadline of 2016 was missed. Hitting a few unforeseen potholes along the way, the planned OriginHealth Jeffreys Bay Hospital w
Council strengthens ties with wind farms
The Kouga Council is streamlining communication with wind farm developers so as to ensure local communities benefit optimally from their social responsibility programmes. Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen, her Mayoral Committee and municipal directors recently met with senior representatives fro
Photo of the day - Chokka boat at sunrise
The chokka season has re-opened and the fleet is out at sea. There can be few places to match a sunrise coming up over the sea, especially when you on a boat far out in the ocean. Jeffreys Bay photographer Lloyd Coetzer took this image of a chokka boat witnessing an ocean sunrise.
Main Beach is awarded Blue Flag status
Fifty eight Blue Flags will be proudly flown at coastal sites around South Africa over the forthcoming 2016/17 South African Blue Flag season, which opens officially on 1 November. Earlier this year applications for the prestigious Blue Flag award were reviewed by a rigorous multi-stage approval pro