Author: Deirdre Gower

A West Coast Getaway at Rocherpan Nature Reserve

What makes an establishment or other tourism product universally accessible? Is it 10 out of 10 ticks on a checklist of international standards - or is it something more than this?  As an organisation focused on giving differently-abled children tourism experiences, universal access is the core of what we promote through the adventures we enjoy with our Warrior On Wheels families, and to d...
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Build A Buggy Day

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017
What fun we had on Saturday! We had planned a Meet & Greet for our buggy teams where the cyclists towing the buggies could meet each other and the differently-abled children who will be in the buggies and their parents. The idea was to all meet, have a chat about what to expect on the day of the Cycle Tour, get to know each other and hand over the buggies, followed by a social pizza lunch. ...
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Accessible Kleinmond

In August we attended the Cape Whale Coast Mini Indaba held at Arabella Hotel and Spa, listening to key people in the area enlighten delegates as to the area's diverse tourism offerings, and dispelling the common misconception that the whale coast is all about whales... and sharks. On day 2, as attendees dispersed into groups to head out to discover the various regions of the whale ...
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10 Wheelchair Accessible Kids Attractions in Cape Town

"Mom, I'm bored!" Haven't we all heard this on a Saturday morning at some point in our parental careers and made a quick decision to load the kids into the car and take a trip through our city to find something interesting for our kids to enjoy. With a wheelchair-bound child, sometimes this takes a little more planning and consideration, but our Mother City doesn't disappoint with wheelchair-acces...
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Why Adventures Are Important for Children with Disabilities

Childhood is a time of climbing trees, riding bikes, poking under rocks and tumbling down grassy hills. Little minds are filled with stories of heroic daring through the books we read to them and the movies they watch. Children take these stories away and let them kindle their own desires for adventure and we see this enacted in their role play as they build their make believe forts, slay imaginar...
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Horses for Hope at Pete’s Adventure Farm

Warrior On Wheels Foundation
"There is something about the outside of a horse, that is good for the inside of a man" - Winston Churchill could not have been more correct, and the prevalence of therapeutic horse riding centres for children with special needs is testament to this. On Friday 12th February we were joined by 12 differently-abled children with varying dis-abilities for a morning of interacting with and riding th...
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A CHANCE FOR EVERY CHILD BRIGHT FUTURE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

[Supplied by Novalis Ubuntu Institute] - ‘Hidden in the Silence’ - We are excited to announce The Novalis Ubuntu Institute in collaboration with Sofia Association in Sweden, will be hosting our second A Chance for Every Child International Education Conference on Wednesday the 20th and Thursday the 21st of April, 2016. The conference fee will be R450.00 per person with a discounted price f...
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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 7 April 2016, Cape Town Mara Naboisho takes the Gold at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 A conservancy that truly and remarkably brings together community and wildlife conservation to make better places to live in and great places to visit was announced Overall Winner this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 in Cape Town, sponsored by W...
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African Responsible Tourism Awards Winners 2016

Overall Winner – Mara Naboisho Conservancy, sponsored by WESGRO Winner’s trophy sponsored by Paul Godard Soul Photography Contact:  Clarissa Hughes   Email: clarissa@asiliaafrica.com  Twitter: @AsiliaAfrica Judges’ reasons for winning: “Prior to setting up Naboisho Conservancy, four years of consultation with the 554 landowners lead to 94% of them signing over their land to a holding comp...
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WTM® Africa 2016, brings the world to Cape Town

PRESS RELEASE The City of Cape Town is the place to be next month as WTM® Africa begins on 6 April 2016 With just under two weeks to go, momentum around WTM® Africa 2016 is swiftly building.  As Africa’s leading B2B exhibition for inbound and outbound Africa travel and tourism, and with over 500 exhibitors on board, WTM® Africa 2016 is on track to reach new heights and exceed 2015 figures. ...
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