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Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World

The Kleinplasie Open Air Museum is a living museum that lets you experience the life of the early farming communities from 1690 ..

Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Cederberg Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Cederberg

If you would like to visit a pristine wilderness area that offers extraordinary rock formations, a multitude of hiking trails ...

Kagga Kamma 4x4 Trail, Prince Alfred Hamlet Kagga Kamma 4x4 Trail, Prince Alfred Hamlet

On a clear day you'll have magnificent views over the vast Karoo and the mountains and valleys of the Cederberg ...

Robertson Wine Route, Breede River Valley, Western Cape Robertson Wine Route, Breede River Valley, Western Cape

The Robertson Wine Route meanders its way through a beautiful valley between the Langeberg and the Riviersonderend Mountains ...

Beach Horse Trails at Papiesfontein, Jeffrey Beach Horse Trails at Papiesfontein, Jeffrey's Bay

A 6 km deserted stretch of pristine beach beckons a gallop on the 2 hour beach and dune bush horse rides at Papiesfontein

Sandboarding in Jeffreys Bay Sandboarding in Jeffreys Bay

Sand boarding is a popular activity on the dunes in and around Jeffreys Bay, when there are no waves or for land lovers

Northern Exposure - Ride here Northern Exposure - Ride here

Northern Farm Nature Reserve, bordering Lanseria and Diepsloot, has long been a mainstay of Gauteng mountain biking - at least...

SAB World of Beer, Newtown, Johannesburg Closed SAB World of Beer, Newtown, Johannesburg Closed

The SAB World of Beer in Newtown, Johannesburg, has twice been named the number one tourist attraction in South Africa. See why ..

Von Geusau Chocolates, Greyton, Cape Overberg Von Geusau Chocolates, Greyton, Cape Overberg

The success of Von Geusau Chocolates in Greyton must inspire many who are doing a job that they do not enjoy. When Richard von ...

Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson Vrolikheid Nature Reserve, Robertson

The Vrolikheid Nature Reserve lies in the Breede River valley, about 15km south of Robertson on the McGregor road. Rugged beauty

Boesmanskloof (Greyton - McGregor) Hiking Trail Boesmanskloof (Greyton - McGregor) Hiking Trail

If you are in Greyton or McGregor in the Western Cape, you can do one of the extremely popular Boesmanskloof Greyton to McGregor

Jason Jason's Hill Private Cellar, Breedekloof Wine Route

Jason’s Hill Private Cellar is situated in the Breede River Valley at the foot of the Slanghoek Mountains. The Mediterranean ...

Bergsig Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape Bergsig Wine Estate, Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape

Bergsig Wine Estate is situated where thew Drakenstein and Hex River Mountains meet in the Breede River Valley ...

Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

The Royal Natal National Park in the Drakensberg is the hiking and walking mecca of South Africa...

Learn to Surf in Jeffrey Learn to Surf in Jeffrey's Bay with Island Vibe Backpackers

Learn to surf in South Africa's best and most famous surf 'spot' - Jeffrey's Bay on the Sunshine Coast of the Eastern Cape

Glider Flying Worcester Airfield Glider Flying Worcester Airfield

If you enjoy gliding, then the Cape Gliding Club in Worcester is the only glider flying airfield in the Cape. This non-profit ...

Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, Worcester Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, Worcester

The Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden is Africa’s only true succulent or vygie garden: Found near Worcestor, expect to see ..

Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape, South Africa Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape, South Africa

The Breedkloof Wine Route takes in the entire Breede River Valley including the towns of Worcester, Rawsonville, the Slanghoek ...

Rafting Route 62, Robertson Canoe Trails Rafting Route 62, Robertson Canoe Trails

Robertson offers some excellent river rafting on the Breede River and is great fun for the whole family. The trip is about 10 ...

Affie Plaas Farm Stall and the Soete Inval Restaurant Affie Plaas Farm Stall and the Soete Inval Restaurant

You can hardly miss the Affie Plaas Farm Stall, just west of Robertson, with the wonderful straw bale figures as signs.

Klipdrift Brandy Distillery, Robertson Klipdrift Brandy Distillery, Robertson

The Klipdrift Brandy Distillery in Robertson is a must do for any brandy lover. Hospitality is the name of the game, whether you a

Sheilam Cactus Garden, Robertson Sheilam Cactus Garden, Robertson

Sheilam Cactus Garden can certainly be proud of their vast variety of cacti, succulents and cycads. The farm has been recognized

Here be Heffalumps - best cycle rides in the Garden Route Here be Heffalumps - best cycle rides in the Garden Route

Planning a trip to Knysna? Here's everything you need to know about cycling in Knysna and the Garden Route ...

Uitkyk Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg Uitkyk Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg

The Uitkyk Hiking Trail offers amazing views over Hartbeespoort Dam in a beautiful protected environment close to Jhb and Pretoria

Three cheers for Addo Three cheers for Addo

Discover an alternative Addo with a trio of treats. One night quaint-on-a-budget, one-night comfy-does-it, and one-night break...

Storms River Storms River

There can be no better place in South Africa to park a caravan than at the Storms River Mouth campsite, in the Tsitsikamma ...

The Official CrankChaos Trail & Route Guide The Official CrankChaos Trail & Route Guide

The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho can also be known as the Mountain Bike Kingdom not just because of CrankChaos – a mountain...

Jump City Challenge Jump City Challenge

The rugged coastline of the Dolphin Trail is all about nature’s energy – and your own! This luxury hike offers a unique Tsitsikamm

The Cross Cape Cycle Route - A Journey through the Senses The Cross Cape Cycle Route - A Journey through the Senses

When you embark on the Cross Cape cycle route, you’re opening yourself up to a multitude of invigorating and unique experiences...

In photos: Baviaanskloof’s Leopard Trail In photos: Baviaanskloof’s Leopard Trail

We’ve heard of the Otter Trail and the Fish River Canyon hike – and now there’s the Leopard Trail, which has only just opened...

McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape McGregor Hiking Trails, Breede River, Western Cape

The scenery around McGregor in the Breede River Valley, Western Cape, is really beautiful, and to hike this country is one of ...

Wineries and vineyards of McGregor, Western Cape Wineries and vineyards of McGregor, Western Cape

The terroir of the McGregor valley and slopes has encouraged local farmers to turn their lands and hands to very successful wine

Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville

Situated on the banks of the Holsloot river, Dwarsberg offers the perfect spot for fly fishing and family getaways - one of the ..

Christie Prins Hiking Trail, Prince Alfred Christie Prins Hiking Trail, Prince Alfred's Hamlet

The Christie Prins Hiking Trail wanders through fynbos and has spectacular views and a beautiful rock pool for cooling off ...

Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres

Lakenvlei is a premier still water, trout fishing venue, situated in the mountains close to Ceres, only two hours’ drive from CT

Gydo Pass between Ceres and Citrusdal, Western Cape Gydo Pass between Ceres and Citrusdal, Western Cape

The Gydo Pass, well known for the magnificent views over the valley below and for bird watching, is north of Ceres, en-route to ..

Mitchell Mitchell's Pass, Ceres

The road to Mitchell's Pass, at the entrance to Ceres, has particularly beautiful scenery. The pass is well worth driving for ...

Hiking Trails off the Bainskloof Pass Hiking Trails off the Bainskloof Pass

There are beautiful hiking trails off the Bainskloof Pass, between Ceres and Wellington. The fynbos in the area is spectacular ...

Bainskloof Pass, Wellington to Ceres Bainskloof Pass, Wellington to Ceres

The Bain’s Kloof Pass, built in the 1850s, is one of South Africa’s finest scenic passes. It was built over the Limiet Mountains

Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas Wine Farm

The Wellington Mountain Bike Trail at Welvanpas is very popular with bikers in the know. You can experience beauty you never ...

Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge, north of Ceres Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge, north of Ceres

Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Safari Lodge is a private game reserve just 2 ½ hours from Cape Town. With great feedback on Tripad ..

Birding Routes, Ceres area, Western Cape Birding Routes, Ceres area, Western Cape

Ceres is close to some excellent birding areas, where there are endemics that are on any serious twitcher's lifer list.

Tulbagh Olive Route, Western Cape Tulbagh Olive Route, Western Cape

Let your taste buds explore the Tulbagh Olive Route and see how olive oil is made, as well as other olive products ...

Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve, Ceres Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve, Ceres

The Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve is two hours from Cape Town in a beautiful setting with a host of activities for the whole

Silwerfontein Guest Farm and Hiking Trail, Tulbagh Silwerfontein Guest Farm and Hiking Trail, Tulbagh

The 1000ha Silwerfontein Guest Farm in Tulbagh is a World Natural Heritage Site, an ideal location for a stunningly beautiful hike

Moniki Belgian Chocolates,Tulbagh Moniki Belgian Chocolates,Tulbagh

Niki’s range of Belgian chocolate includes her take on contemporary classics as well as her own divine creations - her Tulbagh ..

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh gives a real insight into the history of this area, which began in the early 1700’s and ...

De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape

De Oude Drostdy Museum in Tulbagh is a ‘must visit’ which offers visitors a window into the past, while enjoying the wine in ...

Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres Eselfontein Farm Mountain Bike Trails, Ceres

More importantly, Eselfontein is home to one of the best single track MTB trails in the country.

Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley Kluitjieskraal Mountain Bike Route, Wolseley

The Kluitjieskraal MTB route, just outside Wolseley, is set in magnificent scenery – forests, waterfalls and water crossings ...

Tulbagh Wine Route, Western Cape Tulbagh Wine Route, Western Cape

Surrounded by the Winterhoek, Witzenberg and Obiqua Mountains, the Tulbagh Valley is unique indeed. The well-drained soils ...

Ceres Zipslide Adventures, Ceres, Western Cape Ceres Zipslide Adventures, Ceres, Western Cape

Imagine whizzing 1.4km through the sky, over 8 state-of-the-art slides, located in breath-taking scenery – Ceres Ziplines offers

HorseAbout Horse Riding Trails and Riding School, Tulbagh HorseAbout Horse Riding Trails and Riding School, Tulbagh

The Tulbagh area is ideal for horse riding – the magnificent scenery of working wine and fruit farms and the mountainside ...

Blockhouses of the Witzenberg Valley, Western Cape Blockhouses of the Witzenberg Valley, Western Cape

If you enjoy finding out about South African History and would like to see the surviving English blockhouses in the Witzenberg Val

Crystal Cave, Tulbagh, Breede River Valley Crystal Cave, Tulbagh, Breede River Valley

Succulents and Stones specialise in succulents and cacti, heaven for any collector. This incredible collection includes plants ...

Rock Art Sites, Op-die-Berg Area, Western Cape Rock Art Sites, Op-die-Berg Area, Western Cape

Peter is an expert on the 1200-year-old rock art in a conservancy, 25km east of Op-die-Berg village, near the Katbakkies Pass.

The Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum, Tulbagh The Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum, Tulbagh

Housed in the original mission school of Tulbach, which has been fully restored, the Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum showcases

Waverley Hills Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape Waverley Hills Wine Estate, Tulbagh, Western Cape

Waverley Hills Wine Estate is situated at the foothills of the Witzenberg Mountains between the towns of Tulbagh and Ceres ...

De Doorns Wine Cellar, Hex River Valley De Doorns Wine Cellar, Hex River Valley

The De Doorns Wine Cellar is situated in the very scenic Hex River Valley in the Western Cape. Selected wines are available to ...

Veldskoen Farm Stall, De Doorns, Hex River Valley Veldskoen Farm Stall, De Doorns, Hex River Valley

The Veldskoen Farm Stall was an amazing surprise. On our trip along the N1 from Cape Town, en-route to Montagu via the Keisie ...

Hexpas Express, De Doorns, Hex River Valley Hexpas Express, De Doorns, Hex River Valley

All who have done this trip come away with not only memories of the beautiful scenery, but with a sense of having “lived” the ...

Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape Two tunnel mountain bike trail, De Doorns, Western Cape

The two tunnel mountain bike trail traverses the scenic Hex River Valley from De Doorns, mainly along one of the first railway ...

Hiking the Otter Trail - in pictures Hiking the Otter Trail - in pictures

If you have even a passing interest in hiking, make sure you do the Otter Trail at some point in your life ...

Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa

S.A.'s vast landscapes are an explorer's paradise, but reaching beautiful spots often requires an off-road vehicle...

The Johannesburg Planetarium at Wits University The Johannesburg Planetarium at Wits University

Take a trip to outer space and explore the constellations at the renowned Johannesburg Planetarium on the Wits University Campus

Eden to Addo Hike Eden to Addo Hike

The Eden to Addo Hiking Trail takes hikes for 20 days over 400km through conservation corridors and all money raised is used to ..

Step out at Marataba in the Marakele National Park Waterberg Step out at Marataba in the Marakele National Park Waterberg

Marataba’s elusive location in a hidden section of Marakele National Park makes it one of the most desirable safari...

Camp Daisy Camp Daisy

Like the flowers in Namaqua National Park, luxury safari tents pop up during spring to charm and delight, before disappearing...

Gamkaberg: Over and above Gamkaberg: Over and above

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve’s reputation as one of Africa’s finest is well deserved. Enjoy a sky-high picnic, scramble up a forest ..

The Wonder Cave, Kromdraai, Cradle of Humankind The Wonder Cave, Kromdraai, Cradle of Humankind

Abseil or simply wonder at beautiful and well lit stalactites, stalagmites, cave pearls and underground pools at the Wonder Caves

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Newtown, Johannesburg Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Newtown, Johannesburg

Winner of the National Science & Technology Forum award for innovative science communication, Sci-bono is the largest science ...

The Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museum, Rayton The Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museum, Rayton

The Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museum is an interesting outing for the whole family. See how farming developed, the animals ...

By Steam Train from Pretoria to Cullinan, Northern Gauteng By Steam Train from Pretoria to Cullinan, Northern Gauteng

For a day trip with a difference, why not take a steam train from Pretoria to Cullinan. Inspect the locomotive, have lunch in ...

The Rooftop Market, Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg The Rooftop Market, Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg

The Rooftop Market at the Rosebank Mall has been voted as Joburg’s Premier Market for 15 consecutive years and attracts over ...

Marievale Bird Sanctuary, East Rand, Gauteng Marievale Bird Sanctuary, East Rand, Gauteng

As part of a Ramsar wetland with adjoining grassland, Marievale Bird Sanctuary on the East Rand simply abounds with birds

The AECI Dynamite Company Museum, Modderfontein, Jhb The AECI Dynamite Company Museum, Modderfontein, Jhb

The Dynamite Company Museum displays the history of dynamite, its technological and scientific advancements and its impact on ...

The Modderfontein Nature Reserve, Johannesburg, South Africa The Modderfontein Nature Reserve, Johannesburg, South Africa

This surprising gem of a spot, in Modderfontein near Edenvale is loved by bird watchers, nature lovers and is ideal for a picnic.

Adventure Golf Stoneridge Centre, Edenvale, Ekurhuleni  Adventure Golf Stoneridge Centre, Edenvale, Ekurhuleni

If you are looking for something to do that is a great challenge and a lot of fun, Adventure Golfing is the way to go. Family fun

Gilroy Beers, Ngwenya Village, Muldersdrift, West Rand Gilroy Beers, Ngwenya Village, Muldersdrift, West Rand

Whether you are a beer fanatic or just enjoy quaffing the good stuff, Gilroy Beers is abuzz with live music, good food, tours ...

Ngwenya Glass Village, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Ngwenya Glass Village, Muldersdrift, Gauteng

Head for the country and enjoy a village filled with creative outlets, a micro brewery and a glass factory. Live music, kids ...

Diagonal Street, Johannesburg Inner City Diagonal Street, Johannesburg Inner City

Diagonal Street is a magical place to explore, especially for its old Victorian buildings, eclectic contrasts and African Muti ...

Braamfontein Precinct, Johannesburg Braamfontein Precinct, Johannesburg

Braamfontein is a hip multi-use neighbourhood. Modern lofts, an office mecca, Wits University, art galleries, eateries and theatre

Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg CBD Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg CBD

Standard Bank Gallery is a shining example of a big corporate supporting local SA artists. Excellent exhibitions in top art venue.

Absa Money Museum, Johannesburg CBD Absa Money Museum, Johannesburg CBD

Visit the Absa Money Museum and discover our financial history from the earliest barter trading to the modern banking systems ...

Johannesburg Art Gallery, Joubert Park, Jozi CBD Johannesburg Art Gallery, Joubert Park, Jozi CBD

With a collection larger than that of the SA National Art Gallery in Cape Town - it is a must visit for anyone who loves art.

Fordsburg, Johannesburg’s Oriental Hub Fordsburg, Johannesburg’s Oriental Hub

Fordsburg, is an invigorating mix of Indian and Middle Eastern cultures, and a wonderful place to savour their delightful food ..

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Mondeor, Johannesburg South Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Mondeor, Johannesburg South

The beautiful Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, just 11km south of Jhb, offers tranquillity, birds, wildlife and hiking trails ...

The Peacemakers Museum, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton The Peacemakers Museum, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

Nelson Mandela Square is appropriately the home of the Peacemakers Museum. See the work of Peace Laureates from around the world.

Zoo Lake Park, Sports Club and Bowling Club, Parkwood Zoo Lake Park, Sports Club and Bowling Club, Parkwood

Zoo Lake is a large park that is popular for relaxing in the sun, picnics, feeding the birds, walking, a place for the kids to

Jewel City, Johannesburg CBD Jewel City, Johannesburg CBD

SA is world renowned for its gold and diamonds. Jewel City has over 300 dealers and the Diamond Board all in one place for easy ..

Liliesleaf Museum, Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg Liliesleaf Museum, Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Liliesleaf Museum in Rivonia brings to life the ANC planning the overthrow of apartheid, and the roles of the struggle heros.

Wits Art Museum, Braamfontein, Johannesburg Wits Art Museum, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

The Wits Art Museum is home to an extraordinary array of African art from all corners of the continent, both contemporary and...

Lonehill recreational park and kiddies play area, Sandton Lonehill recreational park and kiddies play area, Sandton

The Lonehill Recreational Park has a lot going for it - a fly fishing dam, green lawns, kiddies playground, security, dogs ...

The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Krugersdorp, Gauteng The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Krugersdorp, Gauteng

The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens are a perfect getaway on a hot Gauteng day for a dip in a pool under a waterfall and picnic

The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng

Take a boat ride through the four Elements and a tour back through our past and into our future at the Maropeng Museum. Brilliant!

Turkish mosque, Nizamiye Turkish Masjid, Midrand Turkish mosque, Nizamiye Turkish Masjid, Midrand

Visit this beautiful replica of the most famous mosque in Turkey - wonderful murals, tiling and finishes. All visitors welcome ...

Xtreme Indoor Go-carting in Randburg, Johannesburg Xtreme Indoor Go-carting in Randburg, Johannesburg

An updated Randburg Raceway offers an adrenalin filled experience on Xtreme Go-carts ..

Acrobranch Aerial Adventure, Centurion, Midrand Acrobranch Aerial Adventure, Centurion, Midrand

Acrobranch is an aerial adventure where zip lines, tarzan swings, nets, bridges and other fun obstacles test the whole family ...

Alice Art Gallery, Ruimsig, Roodepoort Alice Art Gallery, Ruimsig, Roodepoort

This gallery, owned by Alice Pitzer, is amongst the most influential in South Africa and showcases some of SA's top artists ...

Mapatiza Mine Tour and Gecko Jewellers World of Gemstones Mapatiza Mine Tour and Gecko Jewellers World of Gemstones

Gecko Jewellers World of Gemstones, based in Midrand, offers a huge range of designer jewellery at direct prices and a mine tour.

Lory Park Zoo and Animal Sanctuary, Midrand Lory Park Zoo and Animal Sanctuary, Midrand

Lory Park is an animal and bird sanctuary, home to a wide range of abandoned and injured wildlife and ideal for up close viewing.

Yeesh for kids, Woodmead, Johannesburg Yeesh for kids, Woodmead, Johannesburg

Yeesh is an upmarket play space for children up to 12 - stimulating and bags of fine for the kids and a great place for the adults

Sandton City, Nelson Mandela Square, Shopping and Hotels Sandton City, Nelson Mandela Square, Shopping and Hotels

Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square are the shopping and entertainment heart of the prestigious Sandton, magnet for visitors ..

Montecasino Bird Gardens, Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg Montecasino Bird Gardens, Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Montecasino Bird Gardens are the only bird park of its kind in Africa and Jo'burg's best kept secret. A paradise of colourful.

Adventure Golf Fourways Mall, Sandton, Johannesburg   Adventure Golf Fourways Mall, Sandton, Johannesburg

Try your hand at this fun golf game, with the family, at kiddies parties or on a team building exercise with your office pals.

Adventure Golf at Brightwater Commons, Randburg, Jozi Adventure Golf at Brightwater Commons, Randburg, Jozi

Adventure golf is a challenging mini golf game that is for executives, friends and family at all skill levels. A great day of fun.

Honeydew Mazes,Honeydew, Randburg Honeydew Mazes,Honeydew, Randburg

Participate in a fun activity with the family, by taking up the challenge of finding your way through the tricky Honeydew Mazes ..

Mulaudzi Alexandra Township Tours, Johannesburg, Gauteng Mulaudzi Alexandra Township Tours, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Find out about the history, culture and township life in Alexandra, Jhb, with a guide that knows every nook and cranny - fantastic

Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Roodepoort, Gauteng Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Roodepoort, Gauteng

Kloofendal Nature Reserve is an ideal unspoiled spot for the family, away from the city life, to enjoy a picnic, walk, bird watch

Alexandra Township Rhythm Tour, Johannesburg, South Africa Alexandra Township Rhythm Tour, Johannesburg, South Africa

Visit vibey Alexandra Township in Johannesburg to get a slice of real African urban life. Enjoy the tastes, sights and people ...

Play with Lion Cubs at The Lion Park, Johannesburg Play with Lion Cubs at The Lion Park, Johannesburg

Play with lion cubs, feed the giraffe and take a cheetah for a walk... all at the Lion Park north of the city of Johannesburg

Croc City Crocodile Farm, Johannesburg Croc City Crocodile Farm, Johannesburg

See crocodiles, hold croc hatchlings and buy crocodile skin and other croc products at the Croc City Crocodile Farm, Fourways, JHB

Acrobranch Aerial Adventure, Melrose, Johannesburg Acrobranch Aerial Adventure, Melrose, Johannesburg

Acrobranch is an exciting aerial adventure where zip lines, tarzan swings, nets, bridges and other fun obstacles keep kids and ...

The Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Saxonwold The Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Saxonwold

The museum offers an exciting display of weaponry, fighter planes, tanks, armaments, medals, military insignia and uniforms.

The Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg CBD East The Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg CBD East

The Maboneng Precinct is the heartbeat of the creative energy of Johannesburg’s urban artists, Pan-African fashion designers ...

Lonely Bull Trail Kruger National Park Lonely Bull Trail Kruger National Park

Over four days the Lonely Bull Trail in Kruger, citified backpackers tune in to their senses and learn some of the tracking...

Mhlopeni Nature Reserve, Greyton, Kwazulu Natal Mhlopeni Nature Reserve, Greyton, Kwazulu Natal

Mhlopeni Nature Reserve, near Greyton, Kwazulu Natal offers wide biodiversity in beautiful surroundings. Birdwatching, Hiking ...

Fishing along the Whale Coast, Overberg, Western Cape Fishing along the Whale Coast, Overberg, Western Cape

From Rooiels to Kleinmond, fishing spots abound for rock and surf as well as lagoon fishing. Betty's Bay, Cape Hangklip and ...

Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands

The Eastern Cape Highlands is one of South Africa’s favourite fly fishing destinations and is world famous for an outstanding ...

La Ferme Fly Fishing, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands La Ferme Fly Fishing, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

La Ferme near Franschhoek, 45 minutes from Cape Town, offers excellent fly fishing with exquisite views and absolute silence.

Fishing on the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing on the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

The North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal must be one of the best recreational fishing coastlines in the world. From Kosi Bay in the ...

Wolwedans Hiking Trail, Great Brak River, Garden Route Wolwedans Hiking Trail, Great Brak River, Garden Route

This easy hike is 3km one way and you should allow approximately two hours. It is a beautiful river hike with good birdlife.

Walk on Air Walk on Air

The Bespoke Trail at De Hoop is tailor-made for each group of hikers. Over three days the panoramas vary from the dramatic...

Avalencia Wine from Rottcher Wineries, White River Avalencia Wine from Rottcher Wineries, White River

Fancy something Sweet after supper? Avalancia Orange Wine is a great alternative to Port or Sherry, and it's delicously 'orange'

Mountain-biking in Mapungubwe - Trunk call Mountain-biking in Mapungubwe - Trunk call

Welcome to cycling off the map in Mapungubwe, where cranking pedals are all about inspiring children to care for their natural...

A weekend of wine on the Breede River A weekend of wine on the Breede River

This year’s Wine on the River festival in Robertson was a great success, showing that wine tourism is growing as healthily...

Backpack and hike in the Wolfberg Cracks of the Cederberg Backpack and hike in the Wolfberg Cracks of the Cederberg

Exploring Wolfberg makes for an excellent day hike, although the route is rather tough. Go with a backpack for the weekend...

North to West Cape flower spectacular North to West Cape flower spectacular

Earlier this month I posted about my adventure in the Northern Cape to see the annual floral display mother nature puts...

Northern Cape flower spectacular Northern Cape flower spectacular

I’ve been dreaming about seeing the West Coast and Northern Cape flowers for years! Growing up in Jozi’s concrete wonderland...

The Cheetah Experience, Bloemfontein The Cheetah Experience, Bloemfontein

Experience Cheetah, Lions, Leopard, Serval, Caracal and Meerkats and play with the cubs at the Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein

Mafunyane 4x4 Adventure - Kruger camping in the wild Mafunyane 4x4 Adventure - Kruger camping in the wild

Enjoy the sounds and sightings at this rustic picnic spot while your picnic fire blazes, then wander off to the lookout deck...

Fishing Kosi Bay, Kwazulu Natal - A Fisherman Fishing Kosi Bay, Kwazulu Natal - A Fisherman's Paradise

Fishing at Kosi Bay, Kosi Lakes, Kosi Mouth, Banga Neck, Dog Point, Black Rock and Rocktail Bay is on any fisherman's bucket list.

Mosamane Hiking Trail, Rosendal, Free State Mosamane Hiking Trail, Rosendal, Free State

The 1 day 7.5 Mosamane Hiking Trail on Farm Beatrix outside Rosendal moves through sandstone beauty and is a popular birders route

Lesoba Hiking Trail, Eastern Free State Highlands Lesoba Hiking Trail, Eastern Free State Highlands

Enjoy magnificent views of the Maluti Mountains and Caledon River Valley on this 1 day hike near Fouriesburg, Free State Highlands

The Oystercatcher Trail Hike, Mossel Bay, Garden Route The Oystercatcher Trail Hike, Mossel Bay, Garden Route

The Oystercatcher Trail is rated as one of the top hiking experiences in the world by the BBC in their book “Unforgettable walks"

Bloupunt Hiking Trail, Montagu Bloupunt Hiking Trail, Montagu

The Bloupunt hiking trail is a circular day hike of 5 to 9 hours and starts with a 1km straight up section.

Tepelkop Hiking Trail, Fouriesburg Tepelkop Hiking Trail, Fouriesburg

2 day trails or a 2 day base camp trail through beautiful sandstone formations and lush vegetation around the Tepelkop mountain...

Hennops Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam Hennops Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam

The Hennops hiking trail is a real gem close to Jhb and Pretoria, for day hikers or overnight, in pristine environment, with views

Langebaan Houseboat Retreat Langebaan Houseboat Retreat

This bay isn't really known of yet and you may find yourself enjoying the Kraal Bay beach all to yourself...

Hot-air ballooning over the Winelands Hot-air ballooning over the Winelands

There are many different ways to see a place, but nothing compares to floating gently above the earth in a hot-air balloon...

Explore the empty north of the Kruger National Park Explore the empty north of the Kruger National Park

If you head up north of the Letaba River, you will find hardly any tourists and fewer animals, but you'll get to see some...

Explore the Southern Cape passes Explore the Southern Cape passes

With careful route planning and a small detour you can access these passes - adding great value to an already great route choice..

Mpumalanga - chasing waterfalls Mpumalanga - chasing waterfalls

Another exciting activity to do when visiting the area, is to chase waterfalls as the Lowveld holds the highest collection...

Swim the Mutale River Falls at sunset Swim the Mutale River Falls at sunset

You can enjoy a few attractions in the Makuya Nature Reserve, which includes game watching, relaxing at Singo Safari Lodge and...

Driving the longest uninterrupted gravel road in SA Driving the longest uninterrupted gravel road in SA

The longest uninterrupted gravel road in South Africa is a drive that everybody should experience at least once...

Pafuri Border Camp Kruger National Park - Northern Highlight Pafuri Border Camp Kruger National Park - Northern Highlight

Revel in an exclusive retreat at the new Pafuri Border Camp...

6 ways to ‘do’ the Kruger National Park 6 ways to ‘do’ the Kruger National Park

There are many different ways to experience and enjoy South Africa’s world-famous safari destination, the Kruger National Park...

Orange River, Groot Melkboom Orange River, Groot Melkboom

If you'd enjoy spending a night or two along the Orange River banks, you'd probably be interested in the Namaqua 4x4 Eco-trail...

Hiking the Magaliesburg Hiking the Magaliesburg

The Magaliesberg, which is right here on our doorstep is the ideal hiking destination - obviously one's main concern when...

Cederberg Sojourn - New cottages at Algeria Cederberg Sojourn - New cottages at Algeria

CapeNature’s new cottages at Algeria unlock the rugged beauty of this wilderness area for non-campers...

Up the Elephant Coast – the perfect bush and beach break Up the Elephant Coast – the perfect bush and beach break

Of course, everyone who thinks of travelling to South Africa wants to visit the world famous Kruger National Park and Cape Town...

Enjoy Loftus Versfeld Rugby Test Matches Live Enjoy Loftus Versfeld Rugby Test Matches Live

Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria is one of the most difficult places for opposition teams to take on the Boks and watching it...

11 vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Cape Town 11 vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Cape Town

We went looking for some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Cape Town, and we found some great eateries – whether...

Meeting at Crook Meeting at Crook's Corner, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Crook's Corner is in a national park situated in the Limpopo Province, a great place for historians, bird watchers and adventures.

The Jock Trail from Graskop The Jock Trail from Graskop

As you travel through the Mpumalanga, you may have various Jock of the Bushveld experiences. You'll come across statues, memorials

Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail

Travelling on the Rovos Rail means you'll enjoy fine foods and wines, not to mention sleeping compartments fit for royalty...

Lambert’s Bay Bird Island Nature Reserve Lambert’s Bay Bird Island Nature Reserve

Out of the six sites world-wide where Cape gannets breed, Bird Island is the only breeding site that is easily accessed by the...

The Southern African transfrontier parks The Southern African transfrontier parks

In 2002 the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park was founded and the process of dropping the fence between the Mozambique and...

In photos: walking trails to make you fall in love with Kruger In photos: walking trails to make you fall in love with Kruger

Did you know only six percent of the Kruger National Park is accessible to visitors via the main public roads?...

Stay at a traditional Limpopo village Stay at a traditional Limpopo village

Few come close to the Vhembe District of the Limpopo province, which is a real pity because this area is filled with culture...

Harties Party Boat Cruises, Hartebeespoort Dam Harties Party Boat Cruises, Hartebeespoort Dam

A long lazy booze cruise on one of Harties Party Boats is a great way to enjoy the Hartebeespoort Dam and the stunning scenery

Coastal Cracker- one of SA Coastal Cracker- one of SA's best cycle routes

Each year, fires aside, we rush through Hout Bay, Llandudno and Camps Bay to the finish of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, focused...

Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – a little-known gem Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – a little-known gem

Nestled amongst the mountains in the foothills of the Drakensberg lies Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – an area of unique natural...

Antiques of the Overberg: 23 spots for bargain-hunters Antiques of the Overberg: 23 spots for bargain-hunters

I set off to find antiques and great deals in the Overberg, and discovered the only thing I didn’t bargain for is how many...

Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng

Mount Grace Country House's spiffy new mountain-biking facility is a great offering for its guests, as well as riders from all...

Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein

We sent Justus Visagie on a near-impossible mission: find the roses among the thorns in Bloemfontein, the Free State’s bristly...

Cradle Cruising - a great place to ride your bike Cradle Cruising - a great place to ride your bike

Probably the most popular training route for road cyclists in Johannesburg (and even Pretoria) is the Cradle of Humankind world...

Ancestral Voices - Heritage in South Africa Ancestral Voices - Heritage in South Africa's Parks

Discover a different world on your next visit to the parks. Uncover the mysterious past through rock art and tumbling ruins.

Guide to Citrusdal Guide to Citrusdal

Citrusdal is a thriving farming district by trade but has been dragged kicking and screaming into tourism. It’s well worth the...

San, sand and sundry animals, West Coast mountain bike trail San, sand and sundry animals, West Coast mountain bike trail

The Cape West Coast is better known for fishing villages, unspoiled beauty and its hospitable people, but the mountain-bike...

When in Vereeniging When in Vereeniging

Over the decades, the Vaal Dam, which was built during the Great Depression some 77 years ago, has ebbed and flowed...

Barn Storming Barn Storming

The endless ramps, drops and brms will keep you on your toes and ensure you burn enough calories...

Newmark to open a new hotel in downtown Jo’burg Newmark to open a new hotel in downtown Jo’burg

Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges has been awarded the contract for the hotel that forms part of the 15-storey Hallmark House...

The Spectacular Sani Pass Drive The Spectacular Sani Pass Drive

Sani Pass becomes busier than Durban's city morning traffic when it snows on the Drakensberg or in Lesotho...

4x4ing in the Baviaanskloof 4x4ing in the Baviaanskloof

Once a farming hub, the Baviaanskloof is now slowly being transformed into a space where wildlife and man live in harmony...

Hike to Roland Hike to Roland's cave in the Drakensberg

If you're in the mood for a challenging hike and sleepover - you'll enjoy the lesser-known gem, known as Roland's Cave...

Kloofing the Kamikaze Canyon Kloofing the Kamikaze Canyon

The name, 'Kamikaze' says it all, but don't let this deter you from this thrilling experience. Kloofing is done in mountain...

Wigwam holiday in Paternoster Wigwam holiday in Paternoster

Unique accommodation in Paternoster, wigwam style, another little gem that is well worth investigating. Ever heard of glamping?

Spend spring at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens Spend spring at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

R35 gets you into the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, one of South Africa’s 10 national constant gardens...

Or-Gari Golden Safari Or-Gari Golden Safari

Or-gari Golden creates exquisite collectable décor pieces that represent South Africa’s finest qualities, of craftsmanship...

Mother City Queer Project, Cape Town Mother City Queer Project, Cape Town

This event is said to be one of the biggest parties of the year and it takes place around mid December, every year...

Zip through a World Heritage Site with Cape Canopy Tours Zip through a World Heritage Site with Cape Canopy Tours

Cape Canopy Tour was recently placed second on the list of the world’s hottest new tourism experiences for 2015 by Lonely Planet.

The colours of Calvinia - Northern Cape The colours of Calvinia - Northern Cape

Calvinia is small. It’s a dusty town ringed by copper mountains and creaky windmills. Once a year, its weathered face blossoms...

20 interesting facts about Prince Albert, South Africa 20 interesting facts about Prince Albert, South Africa

Much has been written about the charming Karoo village of Prince Albert, but there is more to this town than pretty houses...

The hide life - Lake Panic is tops in Kruger The hide life - Lake Panic is tops in Kruger

Kruger’s hides put you at the heart of the action as birds and wildlife seek out water and do their best to avoid becoming prey...

Cape of good times Cape of good times

Capetonians are often accused of being arrogant or blase about the idyllic paradise they call home. Whether this is true or not...

For the love of stories: things to do in KwaZulu-Natal For the love of stories: things to do in KwaZulu-Natal

I went on a quest to root out the tradition of storytelling in KwaZulu-Natal and found these great places to visit...

Walking the Daisies Walking the Daisies

A two-day hike up the West Coast is becoming quite the annual pilgrimage. I was doing research on roadside plants for my...

Makapansgat and other caves uncovered Makapansgat and other caves uncovered

Fiona Mcintosh went underground and back in time in one of South Africa's most enlightening cave systems.

In photographs: a visit to Citrusdal, Western Cape In photographs: a visit to Citrusdal, Western Cape

Citrusdal is a thriving farming district by trade but has been dragged kicking and screaming into tourism. I’ll be honest...

Africa’s secret waterfall Africa’s secret waterfall

“28 kilometres! Are you crazy?!” The kids are not exactly enamoured about the idea of an eight hour hike to see some waterfalls...

In photographs: the Cape Town Free Walking Tour in the Bo Kaap In photographs: the Cape Town Free Walking Tour in the Bo Kaap

I’ve always loved the colours of the Bo Kaap beckoning from the slopes of Signal Hill, but never managed to get close to that...

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...

You’ll find big rewards in these five small KZN reserves You’ll find big rewards in these five small KZN reserves

Hluhluwe, iSimangaliso, Ithala, Phinda – these parks take priority, but there are other wonderful options in KZN ...

Free-range living in the fynbos: guide to Stanford Free-range living in the fynbos: guide to Stanford

Locals warned him of Stanford’s pull, but it wasn’t until he made a right-turn to this Overberg village that Fred Hatman felt...

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..

Golden Kudus Golden Kudus

Kruger's private concessions certainly don’t come cheap, but do offer memories money can't buy...

Guide to Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa Guide to Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa

A temperate climate, deep historical roots and a well developed tourist infrastructure make Mossel Bay far more than just...

5 reasons to visit the Waterberg in 2015 5 reasons to visit the Waterberg in 2015

An African wildlife safari is surely on most travel bucket lists for 2015. To get round to ticking this one off, you don’t need...