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Elephant Coast

Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal The Elephant Coast stretches from St Lucia in the south right up to the Mozambique border in the north and from the coast to the Lubombo Mountains in the west. It forms the greater part of the Maputaland Biodiversity Hotspot and includes some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. The iSimangaliso Wetland Park was the first area in South Africa to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the wetlands within the park have also been recognized as RAMSAR sites being “Wetlands of Intern...

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Mountain bike adventure with a difference Mountain bike adventure with a difference

My husband, Gerrit, and I breathed a sigh of relief as we left Joburg and the rat race behind, just after 5 a.m...

Onto the coast at Kosi Bay Onto the coast at Kosi Bay

Kosi Bay is real frontier country. In times gone by, a heavy military presence was posted in this little corner of Maputaland...

Guide to Lake Jozini Guide to Lake Jozini

At the foot of the Lebombo mountains, just south of Swaziland, lies a destination that not only resembles Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba..

Mountain biking through iSimangaliso Mountain biking through iSimangaliso

The second iSimangaliso MTB 4 Day powered by Nashua proved a resounding success, with the 280 mountain bike riders emerging a...

uMkhuze Reborn uMkhuze Reborn

In northern Zululand, uMkhuze Game Reserve's ongoing war against poaching has been long and hard, but against all odds it has ...

Ride the Wild Side Ride the Wild Side

On a mountain bike you can travel at just the right pace to fully appreciate the African bush, as Fiona McIntosh discovers in ...

Heritage Ride - iSimangaliso MTB 4-Day Heritage Ride - iSimangaliso MTB 4-Day

Every year sees new events jostling for space on the MTB calendar. The most exciting new kid on the block in 2013 was the ...

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Place of Miracles and Wonder iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Place of Miracles and Wonder

The huge iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the far north-east coast is a truly impressive stretch of land, ocean, lakes and rivers ...

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