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Design and writing services
Ruth Lund runs Drawn to Words offering graphic design, copy-editing, proofreading, and transcription services. The company specialises in artwork and written content for adverts, websites, blogs, e-newsletters, Facebook posts, Whatsapp flyers, and newspaper articles. They also offer editing and transcription services.
Painting and waterproofing services
Phillip Frank Kalonga of Phillip Painters specialises in house painting (interior and exterior), roof cleaning, waterproofing, and painting, crack repairs, boundary walls, and gutter cleaning and varnishing of wood frames, garage doors, fences, decks, and garden furniture. Phillip prides himself on his professional preparation and application.
Specialised and deep cleaning services
Darren Lubbe owns Clean Sweep Projects. Clean Sweep's services include move in or out cleaning, spring cleaning, deep cleaning, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, and post-construction cleaning. With a professional service team, a keen eye for details, and bespoke top end results, Clean Sweep Projects has what it takes to make your property spotless.
Copywriting and airbnb inspections
Carrie Hampton offers freelance copywriting services for any business, but especially travel and tourism. This includes copywriting for websites, blogs, social media posts, articles, brochures, and books. Carrie Hampton also owns Fresh Eyes Airbnb inspection. Get the edge over other Airbnb’s thorough a room-by-room inspection of guest accommodation, making it the best it can be, and encouraging great reviews from guests, leading to more business. Carrie, the founder of Fresh Eyes Inspection lives in the Marina and offers a discount to Marina Airbnb owners.
Performing arts products and training
Flow DNA was established to develop the flow of the arts and circus performance industries in South Africa. The company sells performance props, and toys that inspire the development of physical and mental dexterity, for people of all ages. Duncan Greenwood of Flow DNA also teaches performance arts, offers freelance videography and video editing, as well as post-production, including music, audio editing, visual effects, and animation, and teaches the above media skills, as well as basic programming for digital tools development.
Professional wooden decking
Reason Wayne Musariri is the owner of Marina Deluxe Decks with can be found in East Lake. Marina Deluxe is an organization of highly technically skilled individuals who pride themselves on their philosophy of reconsolidating the relationship between living wood and humans by doing professional work to enhance the aesthetic value of the environment.
Personal safety products
Tarryn Kim Frieslaar owns Tactical Balance, an online shop that sells tactical and personal safety products and offers a range of services including personal safety workshops and virtual courses.
Monica Hurn is a qualified Specialist Wellness Counsellor (ASCHP No. SWC20/777). Monica provides emotional support to those experiencing difficult life changes, offering insight, care and guidance to empower individuals, facilitate behaviour change, improve relationships, and develop healthy coping mechanisms.
Kitchen and bedroom cupboards
David Hart of Summit Joinery designs, builds, and fits kitchen units and built-in cupboards, bedroom cupboards etc. He uses a variety of materials from melamine, to solid wood to sprayed finished units, and also is competent with most countertop surfaces including post formed tops, solid wood, and granite and engineered stone. David has been a resident in the Marina for about 20 years.
Located at East Lake Shopping Centre, the Eastlake Barber Shop offers 12 years of experience and hairstyling services. Their services include men's haircuts and shaves, ladies threading, and more.
Car wash and detailing
Jody Naidoo runs the Marina da Gama VIP Car Wash. This exclusive car wash service in Marina da Gama offers collection and drop off services, and a new kind of valet experience never seen in the Marina before. Choose from a basic car wash, super car wash, or deluxe wash with window clean and dashboard detail. Other services include stain removal, engine bay detail, exhaust tip clean, exterior polishing, and minor servicing.
Fine art and professional photography
David Rogers, a Marina restaurant, offers commercial photography and video, drone photography, and fine art printing. David Rogers has been writing and taking photographs in Southern and East Africa for 30 years. He has more than 12 books to his credit including those on landscapes, game reserves wildlife, and safari lodges. He also offers workshops in Cape Town.
Landscaping and garden services
Steven Walton owns Solo Garden Care. Steven is a qualified horticulturist and offers Marina residents landscaping, garden service, fertilizing, spraying, mulching, tree felling, irrigation and garden design services. Basically, anything horticultural!
Specialised and deep cleaning services
Charlene Lupke owns Cleaning Specialists. Located at 30 Eastlake Studios, Eastlake Island Drive, Cleaning Specialists offers general cleaning, deep cleaning, sanitising, disinfecting, pest control, and hygiene services.
Tool sharpening service
Niels Lund owns Edge It, a sharpening service for garden, household, and industrial tools including lawn mower blades, garden tools, drill bits, scissors, chisels, moils, knives, and axes. Edge IT also does hardening and tempering of tools.
Furniture and outdoor covers
Darren Williamson owns South Easter Blinds & Covers. Anything you need covered, he can cover, from patio blinds to outdoor furniture covers, boat covers, and braai covers. They also can assist with recovering motorcycle seats, making outdoor cushions to size, and umbrella repairs. A variety of colours of PVC, ripstop, canvas, and shade cloth are available and all work is guaranteed.
Battleridge Marina resident Mike Ryder is the owner of Replay Sports. Replay Sports sells top quality second-hand sporting goods, wetsuits, surf gear, hiking equipment, cricket and hockey equipment, etc. They also buy sell and hire all types of equipment, operating from right here in the Marina.
Life coach, counsellor and doula
Anglea lives in Uitsig. She is a life coach, counsellor, hypnotherapist, and doula (birth coach) offering her services from Foundations for Life in Plumstead as well as online. Angela specialises in working with women who are feeling stuck or challenged by their life circumstances and need help in shifting forward.
Plant-focused gift shop
Scott Attfield is the owner of Gasp Garden Boutique at East Lake Center. Gasp Garden Boutique is a quiet little haven of soft and spikey, delicious, or dazzling plants. Be tempted inside and let the living decor inspire you, relax you, and find its way into your life. This plant-focused gift and coffee shop offers beautifully potted plants, books, body products, and art.
Lighting, landscaping and energy solutions
Desiree Segal is the owner of GS Lighting Consulting. Services include advice, design, and supply of all lighting requirements for projects both commercial and domestic, landscaping of homes and gardens, offices and workspaces, energy-saving solutions for hotels and guest houses, shops and restaurants, and training and development.
Digital film formatting
Are you not able to view your personal videos stored on tape? Transfer them to digital media. Since 1991, elephant’s eye video has reliably and professionally helped many people relive important personal and family events.
The Marina Co-Op
The primary purpose of The Marina Co-Op is to bring you all your household essentials at the lowest prices available while supporting the community’s residents, small businesses, and improvement initiatives. The Marina Co-Op sources hundreds of essential household products from an array of suppliers to give you a complete and diverse range at the lowest available prices.
Food offerings for Meat Lovers and Vegans
Marina based Aneesa Hobbs is the owner of the Meat Lover's Corner. They specialise in blending spices, making pestos, and vinaigrettes as well as single portion and family-size meals. The Meat Lover's Corner also caters for Vegans under the name 'For the Love of Vegan'. All food is made to order and freshly made on the day of delivery or collection.
Security services and training
Based in the Marina, ACT Personal Safety's services extend from personal safety training through to the creation of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to help secure your business from the inside out. ACT also offers quality assurance management and consulting services to security estates, malls, schools, and businesses to guide and oversee the installation, implementation, operation, and maintenance of integrated security service systems.
Personalised yoga classes
Lynne Abrahamson teaches personalised yoga classes to those over 60 from her home in Park Island. The focus is on breathing and deep relaxation as well as joint flexibility. Her classes are slow, calm, and energising and limited to five per class.
Real estate agents
Marina residents, Leanne and Stephen Jefferies, specialise in selling, buying or investing in property. They take pride in providing a personal and professional service to all clients - sellers, buyers and investors - helping every step of the way through the process of selling or buying property.
Whistling Jack's is not your average handyman service. Based in the Marina, Whistling Jack's offer discounted rates within the Marina and requires no call out fees for Marina Properties. The company builds, renovate,s and fixes all manner of things, including but not limited to, wall and floor tiling including complete bathroom or kitchen renovations, design, build and install custom cupboards, brickwork and brick paving, fitting of lights, security lights, plug points, hanging of doors, fitting or replacing locks, minor plumbing work, general woodwork and carpentry and general repair and renovation work.
Safari and island villas
Marina resident Jenni Saunders owns Villas & Africa, offering private safari and island whole-stay villas in Africa. This collection of carefully curated private villas in safari and island destinations in Africa offers discerning travellers fully serviced villa accommodation. Each villa is photographed by the owners and is handpicked and personally tested to fit the selection process. Perfect for families and special occasions.
Content writing and communication
Elsabe Pepler, situated in Park Island Way, is an academic (doctor, Ph.D.), specialising in content writing and communication coaching. To communicate well, makes your entire life better. Less misunderstandings, more self-confidence, more quality relationships, fewer conflicts. She also does writing and editing of dissertations, books, and articles, and offers writing classes for everyone who wants to write a story or book, but does not know where to start. She can also whip up snazzy content for any website and blog or research report.
Guesthouse on the water
Owned by local resident, Adrian Velaers, the Marine Beach House is a home away from home, set on the idyllic water's edge. The guest house has three rooms, sleeping 12 in total, including a magnificent master bedroom overlooking the marina.
African travel and tours
Carl van der Westhuizen is the owner of Afri Amazing Tours who are extremely experienced in curating and managing personalized tailor-made itineraries to Northern KwaZulu Natal as beach and bush holidays, Namibia, Zambia including South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi’s pristine wilderness for canoe and walking safaris, bush lodges in Mpumalanga and northern Limpopo.
Antiques and collectables
Mandy Broodryk has been in the antique business for 35 years, trading mainly in furniture and small, interesting collectibles. She buys and sells are copper and brass kettles, copper pots, miscellaneous kitchen items, silver tea sets, fountain pens, and ink sets, candlesticks, paintings, light fittings, jewellery, coloured glass, medals, military items, handles, swords, maps, etc. Basically, she buys and sells anything that is historical, collectable, or that can still be used in the home today.
Guesthouse with 7 suites
The family-run Admiralty Bed & Breakfast consists of seven suites on Admirals Walk, Cannon Island. This bed and breakfast has accommodated many in the marina while homes are being fixed, fumigated, or under construction. The establishment also helps to prepare food for Vrygrond to help our surrounding community. This bed & breakfast has been running for 15 years and provides the best value for money and a great family experience.
Biltong shop and deli
Offering the best biltong in town, plus a variety of goods including some home-made and organic products, the Biltong Women Deli is located at East Lake Shopping Centre. The main attraction is traditionally spiced beef biltong, produced weekly to ensure maximum taste and texture retention. The deli also stocks processed pork products of the highest quality, crafted in traditional European style with mainly German expertise and quality control.
Promotional gifts and events
Renee Marais is the owner of Pro Exec which specialises in promotional clothing, gifts, and events. Pro Exec offers many different options for branding a product while also organising corporate events or private functions, from conferences to golf days or even product launches.
Sidney Farrell-Thorne is a property specialist for Marina Da Gama. A resident in the Marina for 38 years, Sidney is part of the Engel & Volkers group - an international company with 900+ offices all over the globe. Sidney offers clients worldwide coverage of their properties, and we have introduced many buyers from all over the world to Marina da Gama.
Kuun Architecture is a Marina-based family-owned architectural design and project management business with 40+ years experience in the build environment. The services they offer include architectural design, project management services, building cost estimates, plan walking, fenestration calculations and construction.
Physio, post-op care, fitness and nutrition
Desiree Omaticus-Segal of Dezi's Physio & Wellness Studio offers physio, auricular acupuncture and acupressure. Desiree also specialises in post operative rehabilitation for knee, hip, shoulder, and ankle replacements, all sports injuries, and all medical conditions including diabetes, COPD, Parkinson's disease, dementia, obesity, etc. Desiree also assists with weightloss, fitness, and nutrition.
Park Island resident Fernando Nunes owns Marina Garden Maintenance - a professional, reliable and friendly garden maintenance service. They do indigenous planting, mowing, clean up, cutting, garden removals, and more.
Digital marketing services
Marina residents, Janine and Ryan Avery, own 5 Star Stories. 5 Star Stories offers cross-platform digital marketing services, inclusive of social media management and content marketing, for any brand with luxury lifestyle and travel brands being their specialty. 5 Star Stories offers a personalised service that is tailored to the specific needs and budget of your brand.
Travel packages to China
Liz Linsell offers bespoke personalised travel in China for the over 60 adventure seeker through her company Forever Young Travel. She offers specialised travel planning to suit your interests, timing, and budget.
Baby and adult toilet technology and training
Zoe Durbach is the owener of Knight's Baby Training. The company offers Baby Throne toilet training for babies and toddlers and Grand Throne assistive technology in the bathroom suitable for adults.
Reflective art sessions
Lee Smit-Gardner offers individual or small group facilitated process art sessions. This is a gentle, facilitated, and non-judgemental process that uses very specific art media to allow the opportunity for the subconscious thoughts and feelings to become visible for you so that you can reflect on them. No artistic ability is required and although the art techniques worked with do improve artistic skill, the processing through art is the focus rather than the product. Courses run for 12 sessions.
Guesthouse with 2 private suites
Monika Schnaitter owns Pro Moni's Guesthouse on Park Island. Pro Moni’s offers two air-conditioned suites with free WiFi, secure parking as well as a state of the art flat-screen TV.
Computer sales, service and support
Marina resident Daryl Meyer is ThisITguy. ThisITguy and Datasafe Computing is a small, local IT business situated in Marina Da Gama, successfully servicing individual users and small and medium-sized organisations. They specialise in all things IT, including sales of new and refurbished computer and laptop equipment and peripherals, computer and laptop repairs, upgrades and services and on-site, off-site and in-store assistance.
Montessori educational materials
Marina based Childrens House are suppliers of educational and Montessori materials in Africa. Childrens House is passionate about providing children with the best materials to support their development needs. Their products are designed, manufactured, and supplied to the highest quality, and undergo different quality assurance checks before leaving their premises. If you require information, Montessori Specialists are on hand to assist you and to answer your queries, and can provide you with training requirements to meet your budget when it comes to setting up your first Montessori school.
Marina based James Nyalove is the owner of 79 Handy Repairs. James does home and office appliances repairs onsite at a reasonable cost. James understands that things break at awkward times, that is why he offers 24/7 service.
Radiance Beauty is located at 14 Oudevlei Road. Relax in this tranquil home-based private salon in Marina Da Gama. Radelle specialises in female clients and she is waiting to spoil you and make all your troubles melt away.
Coffee machines and supply
Mark Reid is the owner of the B-Caffé Coffee Company. The company sells, rent and supports coffee machines within the corporate, hospitality, and home environment. They also supply delicious coffee flavours to all coffee lovers.
Registered tour guide
Marina resident, Graham Mc Donald is a registered Tour Guide, offering services under Destiny Africa Tours. Destiny Africa Tours offers a variety of tour packages all promising that added personal touch. From planning the detailed itinerary to providing transportation arrangements, all you need to do is sit back, relax, and let your mind explore the endless opportunities available.