Ladies Golf Day

We are now in our 22nd year of sponsoring the Ladies Golf game at the George Golf Club and are fortunate to have our co-sponsors on board again this year. A big thank you to Pomodoro and Salinas restaurants in Wilderness as well as Travel Bugs Café in George. Our ladies golf day usually takes place on the last Tuesday of every month.

Our most recent Ladies Golf Day took place on the 16 April 2018. From left to Right: Winners Brenda Bennett and Sylvia Mackay won meal vouchers from Pomodoro Restaurant in Wilderness; Runner Up Paula Koncki and Janine Lammers won meal vouchers from Salinas Restaurant in Wilderness and Gill Hutton and Carol Sharkey each received a meal voucher from Travel Bugs in George for their Nearest the Pin score. Our next golf day will be on 25 June 2018.

Ladies Golf Day
Ladies Golf Day

Bridal Competition

Bridal Competition

Harvey World Travel / South Cape Travel Bridal Competition 2019

Harvey World Travel George, Knysna and Oudtshoorn invite all brides of the Southern Cape to enter their popular Bridal Competition.

Each month a Bride is chosen who will be one of the twelve finalists for the Harvey World Travel George, Knysna and Oudtshoorn Bride of the Year 2019 Competition.

Each Bride of the Month receives a meal voucher at the popular Salinas Restaurant in Wilderness to the value of R100, a 30 minute Rejuvenating Eye Masque including Brow Shape and Tint to the value of R150 at the Beauty Salon in George, a R100 meal voucher at the beautiful Italian Restaurant Pomodoro in Wilderness, rental of an evening dress/suit for one night from Bridal Inn to the value of R450 as well as lunch at trendy Travel Bugs Travel Café and Garden in George to the value of R100.

The Bride of the Year 2019 will receive a 5 night stay, including breakfast, for two adults sharing at any City Lodge Hotel in Southern Africa; two return economy class air tickets on on any of their domestic services as well as a R200 meal voucher at Salinas Restaurant in Wilderness. (Dates subject to availability in the selected resorts and on the airline.)

A full-length and a close-up photograph of the bride are to be submitted. The competition is free and entry forms are available at the Harvey World Travel offices in George and Oudtshoorn as well as the George Herald office in York Street, George.

The Bride of the Year 2019 Competition is valid to brides whom got married between 1 October 2018 and 31 December 2019. Please remember that you have to be living in the Southern Cape to qualify for this competition.

For more information contact Marita at 044 874 6930 or e-mail your photographs and entry form to: and conditions apply.

Here are our monthly winners for 2019

January - Candice Barnes

Candice Kelton and John Barnes had their wedding at La Rosa Blu Rose Farm in Waboomskraal. Her vintage lace mermaid dress were from Besters Bridal in Knysna and the bouquet of white roses, gyp and greens complimented the whole wedding perfectly. Rudy van Heerden took the stunning photographs.

February - Haylee Sauls

Haylee Prins and Shane Sauls married In December 2018 at Kleingeluk Wedding Venue. Haylee wore a beautiful wedding gown which complimented her gorgeous figure so well. Her bouquet was a single protea surrounded by white roses. Her photographs were taken by Xtina.Oost Photography.

March - Alicia Strydom

Alicia Booysen and Clifton Strydom married on 8 December 2018 in the NG Church in Oudtshoorn. Alicia wore an elegant and romantic dress with a long train and detachable tulle skirt. Her bouquet of roses and green leaves with a touch of blue complimented her wedding party beautifully. The gorgeous photographs were taken by Elmine Botha.

Here are our monthly winners for 2018

January - Kelly Byles

Kelly Bradfield and Juan Byles got married in December last year at the Survival Boutique Olive Estate. Kelly wore a beautiful classic dress with lost of fine lace and beaded detail from Caren at Bridal Inn. Her bouquet was a moody design by Sandra at Lilly & Lime and the beautiful photographs was taken by Liezel Volschenk.

February - Lyzelle Acquisto

Lyzelle Jonker and Guiseppe Acquisto were married in vintage style at the end in November 2017. Lyzelle had a pink giant protea , white roses and ivy as her bouquet. Their photographer was Gerda Roth.

March - Taryn Barnardo

Taryn Buys wore a lace dress when she married Franklin Barnardo in December 2017. They were married in Blanco and Taryn had fresh roses as her bouquet.

April – Lindri Steyn

Lindri van der Merwe and Deric Steyn tied the knot at Surval Boutique Olive Estate in April 2018. Lindri’s dress was a very elegant and romantic dress. Her bouquet of cream roses were done up with pearls. Michelle of Michelle Photography took the beautiful photographs.

May – Andrea Fourie

Andrea Cilliers and Pierre Fourie had a beautiful wedding on the beach in April 2018. Andrea’s dress of lace and chiffon with a greenery and white roses bouquet suited the beach wedding. Hermune Pienaar took the photographs.

June – Danielle Barnard

Danielle du Toit and Dandré Barnard were married in March 2018. Danielle wore a fairy tale dress with a fitted bodice, flair at the waist and a full skirt. Her purple and white bouquet was stunning. Elmien Botha was the photographer.

July – Leandri Bouwer

Leandri Joubert and Cornel Bouwer were married in April 2018 at Carmel Guest Farm and Chapel. Her beautiful bouquet of fynbos, desert roses and pennygum complimented her white v-line trumpet dress with its open lace back. Peter Chan took the beautiful photos.

August – Belinda Dodds

Belinda Barnard and Sueldon Dodds were married in June 2018. Her beautiful vintage dress, by Kelly from KF Couture, had a modern undertone. Belinda had a beautiful rich and wintery bouquet created by Flowers4You. Liezel Volschenk took the photographs.

September – Nadia du Toit

Nadia and Riaan du Toit tied the knot in June 2018 on Oppie Plaas wedding venue. Nadia wore a vintage lace dress with roses and pennygum as bouquet. Her photographer was Dawid Botha.

October – Jenny van Wyk

Jenny Rademan and Emile van Wyk had an elegant and comfortable wedding. Her pearl white strapless princess dress looked really beautiful. The gorgeous bouquet had a white giant protea. Peter Chan took the photographs.

November – Helené-Mari du Plessis

Helené-Mari de Swardt and Mauritz du Plessis from George were married at the Eden Community and had the wedding reception at Trinity Gate Wedding Venue. Caren from Bridal In designed and made her beautiful open back lace dress. Her bouquet with its king Protea and roses is from Flowers4You and Elmine Botha took the awesome pictures of the wedding reception.

December - Ray-Ann Strydom

Ray-Ann Williams and Hyron Strydom were married at Ilita Lodge Chapel in September. Her bespoke wedding dress was custom made by Bester’s Bridal Boutique anda the beautiful bouguet was finely put together with greenery complimented with pink and white roses. Peter Chan took the photographs.

Here are our monthly winners for 2017

January - Janette Morgan

Janette Pretorius and Donovan Morgan were married in December 2016 at Oakhurst. Janette looked beautiful in a strapless white gown of duchess satin with a side gathering and finished with beaded lace.

February - Elizma Barnard

Elizma Ferreira and Jacques Barnard were married in September 2016. Elizma hired her gorgeous strapless dress with silver beading from Bridal Inn. Her bouquet of pink and white flowers were done by Liani Roux and Elmine Botha took her photographs.

March - Jandrie Meyer

Jandrie Gerber and Tiaan Meyer were married at Oppieplaas Wedding Venue. Jandrie wore a beautiful mermaid, off-white dress, with an open back. Her bouquet consisted of pink and white roses. Melanie Mare took the beautiful photographs.

April - Tania Nagel

Tania Muller and Zandray Nagel, from Oudtshoorn, were married in the New Apostolic Church in March this year. Tania looked spectacular in a white beaded lace dress with a silver crystal neckline, fitted bodice and a full flare skirt. Her bouquet were beautiful pink roses. Photography done by Rudy van Heerden

May - Lindie Coetzee

Lindie Oosthuizen married Neil Coetzee earlier this year at Oppi Plaas Wedding Venue. Lindie looked beautiful in a long lace and sequence dress from Lealia Bridal studio. Dawid Botha took her photographs.

June - Maryke Stander

Maryke Stapelberg married Ryno Stander in March this year. Maryke’s delicate open back dress with soft sparkly detail and her bouquet of light and dainty flowers completed her fairytale wedding. Mariette Landman took the beautiful photographs.

July - Karla Meyer

Karla van der Merwe married Landre Meyer in March this year. Karla’s bouquet was white roses with gypsophila and tied with a blue ribbon. She wore a beautiful lace ball gown with a drop waist, sweetheart neckline and a lace strap over the shoulder.

August - Gerda Beets

Gerda van Zyl and Werner Beets were married in April 2017 at Kleingeluk Wedding Venue. Gerda wore a off-white chiffon dress with sheer and beaded lace and stain buttons. Her bouquet of white roses and red daisies looked beautiful.

September - Alice Khan

Alice Witbooi married Pathan Khan earlier this year. Alice wore a beautiful ivory dress of lace and pearls with a lovely rose and gypsophila bouquet. Mariette Landman was the photographer.

October - Suzette Meiring

Suzette Coetzer and Roddie Meiring were married on a farm outside Oudtshoorn. Suzette embraced the whole vintage look. Her dress was made of lace and mesh with gold details and pearls. Her bouquet of Protea and Fynbos suited her theme perfectly. Bridal Inn made her dress and Elmine Botha took the beautiful photographs.

November - Leané Kotzé

Leané Smit married Dirk Kotzé in September this year. Leané looked radiant in a fitting dress of lace and pearls with a open back. The beautiful fynbos bouquet with protea and small flowers was a real showstopper.

December - Arné Julyan

Arné Botha and Wynand Julyan married in November 2017. Arné wore a beautiful mermiad cut grey dress with white lace. Zylia Ryksen took the wedding photographs.

Here are our monthly winners for 2016

January - Nadia du Preez

Nadia Britz and Graig du Preez were married in December 2015. Her beautiful dress had cream lace shoulders with a lace v-shaped back. The bouquet had a Karoo feel with white roses and a touch of blue. Photography by Peter Chan

February - Jeanette Bekker

Jeanette Claassen married Rothner Bekker in March at De Oude Meul wedding venue. Jeanette wore a beautiful white dress with long lace sleeves. Photography by Anke Bester.

March - Marisa Borrett

Marisa du Plessis and Johnnie Borrett married in March at Carmel Church. Her Petite-Princess style dress in soft Italian silk, had pearl and lace shoulder detail and a low cut V-shaped back. The all-white classic bouquet of white roses with baby’s breath was also beautiful.

April - Jaclyn Jade Swart

Jaclyn Jade Partridge married Christo Swart in March this year. She wore a dress with a sweet-heart neckline and mermaid bodice with a broach detail in her middle. Her bouquet was a beautiful arrangement of paper flowers, roses, dessert roses and berries. Photography by Herman Pieters

May - Lee-Ann Botha

Lee-Ann Oosthuizen and Monre Botha were married at AGS Soteria Church in George. To Lee-Ann this was a dream come true when she wore her mom’s wedding dress. Her sun flower bouquet was a symbol of happiness, strength and the love of the sun.

June - Laurika Nel

Laurika married Adriaan Nel in April. She wore a textured ball gown and had a bouquet of pink and white roses. Photography by Anke Bester

July - Elrize van Wyk

Elrize Otto and Arno van Wyk were married at Oppie Plaas in March this year. Elrize wore an elegant lace dress with a bouquet of a single King protea and roses. The wedding was all about love! Photography by Elmine Botha

August - Maritza de Klerk

Maritza Terblanche was married to Philip de Klerk in April this year. Their wedding was held at Oppie Plaas in Waboomskraal. Maritza looked beautiful in a white bodice with a full lace skirt and beaded belt. Her bouquet was of proteas, fynbos and succulents.

September - Charlene Venter

Charlene and Ruan Venter were married at Fancourt earlier this year. Her dress was detailed with beautiful illusion lace and completed with a dramatic V-back. Charlene’s bouquet was warm pastel colours tied with a beautiful piece of lace.

October - Evette Janse van Rensburg

Evette le Roux was married to Davin Janse van Rensburg in September this year at Oppie Plaas Wedding Venue. Evette looked like a princess in a beautiful vintage style A-line dress with Parisian lace and lots of small, fine pearls and Swarovski crystals on the centre piece of her dress.

November - Marike du Wehlitz

Marike du Plessis and Carl Wehlitz were married at By Grace Alone. Marike wore a white A-Line dress with a bouquet of pink flowers.

December - Mari Schafli

Mari Strydom and Brandon Schafli were married at the Knysna Presbyterian Church. Mari wore a white strapless satin dress with a separate white lace jacket. Her bouquet was beautiful St Joseph lilies with blue delphiniums.