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22 Apr Posted by in News and Events | 6 comments

Local author first to publish Oscar Pistorius Book

Zeekoevlei resident Laurianne Claase is a freelance writer, editor and author of ‘Caught Out – Cricket Match Fixing Investigated’. She has just written an ebook on the Oscar Pistorius shooting – the first one published since the tragic events in February. Having researched the background to both Pistorius and his beautiful model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, […]


10 Sep Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

FoZR Music Festival – Come jol with us

Support the Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei (FoZR) and raise funds for the Rondevlei Nature Reserve Museum. You can also play spot the hippo!!! Saturday, 15 September from 16:00 till late Where: Zeekoevlei Yacht Club on Peninsula Road Bands: Sons of Selassie Lucy Kruger: and Black South Easter: Pickled Wully and 4 […]


22 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Lost and found

A white canoe was found in the reeds after drawdown on Peninsula Road – it has an image of a native American in front. A young dog has taken up residence at the same address and is no doubt hoping to be reunited with its owner. If you are looking for either of the above please click here to contact Ariane.


09 Sep Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

Life as a frog….

Imagine you’re a frog trying to cross Peninsula road…. Play the game below and see how you do. Chance are you’ll end up at the RoadKill cafe! Please don’t speed on Peninsula – and please tell your friends!


05 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

1st Zeekoevlei Sea Scout Troop to be Launched

Phillip ‘Skipper’ Shaw will be starting a Zeekoevlei Sea Scout Troop on 8 May. Phillip is currently running a scout troop in Retreat, which in the 2.5 years since its inception, has grown to seven patrols, three girl patrols and four boy patrols, averaging between six and seven scouts each. Both boys and girls between […]


02 Jan Posted by in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Improving your lifestyle

Happy new year to all you readers and nature lovers. I have been building and renovating in the Zeekoevlei area for about 3 years now and have met some amazing people who I have become friends with. It has given me much joy and satisfaction to work in this stunning area as well as improving […]


20 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Bats about bats!

Contrary to popular belief, bats are not blind, do not become entangled in human hair, and seldom transmit disease to other animals or humans. In fact, bats are very clean – they groom themselves after every meal. Bats are often believed to be infected with rabies but all mammals can contract rabies. However, even the […]


Vlei Talk – Spring 2008

The latest Vlei Talk will be delivered to residents in Zeekoevlei soon. Here are the highlights of this quarters contents: Local Crime Levels Down Toads on the Loose What’s New in the False Bay Ecology Park Shark Talk Zeekoevlei Peninsula Security AGM – 16 October Vlei Talk welcomes your articles, photos and news stories about […]


20 Apr Posted by in Uncategorized | 5 comments

Start of winter

Hi, all you vleibours.  Winter is knocking on our doorstep and soon the warm fires will be burning in our lounges.  This week I was treated with a couple of wind still mornings on arriving at the vlei.  The glass-like smooth water reflected the trees and mountains so magicly I had to stop and admire […]


13 Dec Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

ZeekoeFees 2007

Hi there, Here are some photos I took at the ZeekoeFees. I have resized these for the web so the resolution is not fantastic. Should you like to have a free copy of the original hi-res image, please contact me thru this website or on 0834471359. I can print any pictures wanted at a cost […]