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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.

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 ...

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

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

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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 ...

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..

Escape to nature, Rust de Winter, Limpopo Escape to nature, Rust de Winter, Limpopo

We have just returned from a relaxing weekend at Rust de Winter Dam Resort, a fantastic nature resort in Limpopo that is ideal...

Painted Wolf - our beautiful wild dogs Painted Wolf - our beautiful wild dogs

Despite being top dog when it comes to hunting, the wild dog faces an uncertain future. Visitors to Kruger can help with resear...

Party of 8 in Agulhas National Park, Western Cape Party of 8 in Agulhas National Park, Western Cape

Some places like the Agulhas National Park are so special they deserve to be shared with friends. “I wish we could stay for a week

Sailing the Knysna Heads, Garden Route Sailing the Knysna Heads, Garden Route

Powered by nature, sailing offers the chance to see South Africa’s coastline from a new perspective. Theresa Lozier spent a day...

Affordable bush breaks Affordable bush breaks

There's nothing to beat escaping to the bush and being surrounded by nature, game and birdlife. Here's our selection of ten bush..

Didima Resort, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Didima Resort, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

This unique resort near Cathedral peak, Drakensberg, is themed around the local San rock-art caves ...

Golden Gate Golden Gate

With pure mountain air, endless views and several hiking trails, Golden Gate is a weekend destination good for body and soul.

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 ...

Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal

The Valley of a Thousand Hills, covers a vast area of rolling green hills inland of Durban on the way to Piermaritzburg on the N2.

Dullstroom Nature Reserve Dullstroom Nature Reserve

The Dullstroon Nature Reserve offers tranquility, birding and wildflowers, but mostly excellent fly-fishing and chalets on the dam

The Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre The Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre

Part Breeding Centre, Research and Educational Facility and Game Reserve, this arm of the National Zoo is aimed at conservation...

Outdoor Activities at Thabaphaswa, Limpopo Outdoor Activities at Thabaphaswa, Limpopo

An exceptional retreat with great camps, hiking and mtb, stunning surrounds and activities for the whole family near Mokopane...

Pietermaritzburg Botanical Garden, Natal Midlands Pietermaritzburg Botanical Garden, Natal Midlands

Pietermaritzburg Botanical Garden was established in 1874 as a research station to test the viability of growing exotic trees ...

Alexandra Park, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Midlands Alexandra Park, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Midlands

Alexandra Park is the green lung of the city of Pietermaritzburg in the Natal Midlands. The park provides the perfect ...

Agatha Forest Reserve, Tzaneen, Limpopo Agatha Forest Reserve, Tzaneen, Limpopo

The beautiful Agatha Forest Reserve is situated in the mountains above the Letsitele Valley near Tzaneen, in the Limpopo Province

The Ebenezer Dam, Magoebaskloof The Ebenezer Dam, Magoebaskloof

Only 60km from Polokwane and 40km from Tzaneen, the large Ebenezer Dam offers a superb weekend break, camping, boating and fishing

Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve, Klerksdorp Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve, Klerksdorp

The 1000ha Faan Mentjies Reserve near Klerksdorp is a good birding spot offering a great variety of bird species, game and camping

The Francolin Creek Conservancy, Heilbron The Francolin Creek Conservancy, Heilbron

Enjoy outdoors activities and luxury lodge accomodation in the tranquil surrounds of the Francolin Creek farm and Conservancy...

Ezemvelo Nature Reserve, Bronkhorstspruit, Northern Gauteng Ezemvelo Nature Reserve, Bronkhorstspruit, Northern Gauteng

The 5000ha Ezemvelo Nature Reserve is an unexpected delight,close to Jhb, Pretoria and the OR Tambo airport. Wildlife, birding ...

Bronkhorstspruit Dam and Nature Reserve, Northern Gauteng Bronkhorstspruit Dam and Nature Reserve, Northern Gauteng

The Bronkhorstspruit Dam and Nature Reserve is an ideal getaway for water sports, fishing and birding near Jhb and Pretoria.

Ntsikeni Nature Reserve, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal Ntsikeni Nature Reserve, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal

Ntsikeni Nature Reserve is situated in the southern area of KwaZulu-Natal about 50km north of Kokstad between the Midlands ...

Wathaba Wilderness & Hiking Trails, Mpumalanga Wathaba Wilderness & Hiking Trails, Mpumalanga

The Watchaba Wilderness on the Mpumalanga escarpment is a nature lovers paradise with waterfalls, pools, hiking trails and fishing

Mount Currie Nature Reserve, East Griqualand, KwaZulu-Natal Mount Currie Nature Reserve, East Griqualand, KwaZulu-Natal

Mount Currie Nature Reserve is situated near Kokstad at the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains in East Griqualand...

Utrecht Balele Community Game Park, Battlefields Utrecht Balele Community Game Park, Battlefields

Utrecht Balele Community Game Park is the only game park in KwaZulu-Natal which completely surrounds a town ...

Ngoye (Ongoye) Forest Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal Ngoye (Ongoye) Forest Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

Ngoye (Ongoye) Forest Reserve is probably the most impressive indigenous forest reserve in KwaZulu-Natal because of its ...

Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

this is a magnificent example of dense indigenous sub-tropical forest containing many fine examples of hardwood species, forest ..

Entumeni Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal Entumeni Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

Entumeni Nature Reserve is located about 15 minutes to the west of Eshowe in Zululand. It was established in 1970 to preserve ...

Boondocks Labyrinth, Kaapmuiden Boondocks Labyrinth, Kaapmuiden

The Boondock Forest Lodge above Laapmuiden on the Lowevld offers a spiritually uplifting and transformational labyrinth walk...

Ntendeka Wilderness Area, Ngome State Forest, Zululand Ntendeka Wilderness Area, Ngome State Forest, Zululand

Ntendeka Wilderness Area is a fascinating area for the tree enthusiast and serious botanist. Situated in the Ngome State Forest ..

Brenthurst Gardens, Parktown, Johannesburg Brenthurst Gardens, Parktown, Johannesburg

Nestled snugly in the heart of Parktown, is a lush, hidden oasis. The breathtaking Brenthurst Gardens are a private paradise...

Weenen Nature Reserve, Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal Weenen Nature Reserve, Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal

Weenen Nature Reserve is officially situated in the Battlefields region of KwaZulu-Natal but is also close to the Midlands ...

Chelmsford Nature Reserve, Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal Chelmsford Nature Reserve, Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal

Chelmsford Nature Reserve is situated about 26km from Newcastle and 70km from Ladysmith in the Battlefields region of KwaZulu ...

Verkykerskop Country Village and Farm Verkykerskop Country Village and Farm

Accommodation and activities at a newly created village on an Eastern Free State farm, based on Green Living and conservation....

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens  Johannesburg Botanical Gardens

The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens is a paradise of flora, trimmed lawns and enough roses to brighten anyone’s day.

Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State

Eco Farm near Bothaville, Free State offers catch and release fly-fishing on the Vaal, hiking, birding and other outdoors pursuits

The Sentinal Hiking Trail The Sentinal Hiking Trail

The panorama views that await those brave enough to ascend the chain ladders on Mont-Aux-Sources are the stuff dreams are made of

Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

The Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve is a popular weekend spot for fishing, boating, birding and camping. There is some game viewing...

Precious piece of The Cape Precious piece of The Cape

Just an hour-and-a-half's drive southeast of Cape Town is the mountainous Kogelberg Nature Reserve, a place that rivals the ...

Lake Sibaya, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Elephant Coast Lake Sibaya, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Elephant Coast

Lake Sibaya, the largest fresh water lake in South Africa at over 70 sq. km., and is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park in ...

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve, Dolphin Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Harold Johnson Nature Reserve, Dolphin Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve is situated on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal about 24 km north of Stanger off the N2 highway ...

Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, Umhlanga, North Coast Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, Umhlanga, North Coast

The reserve is an excellent example of well-preserved coastal bush and lagoon. There is a nature trail on boardwalks from ...

Maphelane, Nature Reserve, St Lucia, Elephant Coast Maphelane, Nature Reserve, St Lucia, Elephant Coast

Maphelane Nature Reserve is situated near the small village of St Lucia on the southern bank of the Mfolozi River mouth in the ...

Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State

The Caledon Nature Reserve near Wepener and Lesotho offers unique floating camp accommodation, great birding, fishing and scenery

Umlalazi Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal Umlalazi Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

Umlalazi Nature Reserve is situated near the Zululand town of Mtunzini on the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal. This 1028 ha reserve ...

Amatikulu Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal Amatikulu Nature Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

Amatikulu Nature Reserve is situated between the Tugela and the Amatikulu Rivers on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal

Enseleni Nature Reserve, Richards Bay, Zululand Enseleni Nature Reserve, Richards Bay, Zululand

Enseleni Nature Reserve, established in 1948, is a 293 ha reserve between the towns of Richards Bay and Empangeni in Zululand ...

Horse Trails and more at Mont Plaisir, Fouriesburg Horse Trails and more at Mont Plaisir, Fouriesburg

The Mont Plaisir Guest Farm outside Fouriesburg is a horse lovers dream, but also an ideal getaway with outdoor trails and tours

Golden Eagle Horse Trails, Bloemfontein Golden Eagle Horse Trails, Bloemfontein

The Free State is called 'BIg Sky Country' - enjoy it from the back of a horse on a Western Style cattle ranch and safari ride...

An Outdoor Activities Getaway at Meiringskloof, Fouriesburg An Outdoor Activities Getaway at Meiringskloof, Fouriesburg

Meiringskloof: Immerse yourself in nature, abseil down huge boulders, 4x4 or climb up up a mountain & look into another country...

A Polo Holiday, Ficksburg A Polo Holiday, Ficksburg

One for horse lovers, competent riders and polo players. Enjoy a Polo Holiday in the beautiful Eastern Free State near Ficksburg

Umbogavango Nature Reserve, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Umbogavango Nature Reserve, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

This 36 ha reserve was established at the site of the storm water trap dams serving the AECI industrial plant at Umbogintwini ...

Outdoor Family Fun at Emanzini Country Resort, Vrede Outdoor Family Fun at Emanzini Country Resort, Vrede

The Emanzini Country Resort outside Vrede in the Free State offers weekend breakaway activities - from water sports to motorcross

Adventure Activities on Koefontein Farm, Eastern Free State Adventure Activities on Koefontein Farm, Eastern Free State

Enjoy a variety of outdoors activities, from hikes to caving, on the Koefontein Farm 15kms from Vrede, North Eastern Free State

Albert Falls  Dam and Game Reserve, Natal Midlands Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve, Natal Midlands

The Albert Falls Dam, close to Wartburg in the Natal Midlands is a premier bass fishing destination. Water sports, birding and...

Beauty without boundaries - Garden Route National Park Beauty without boundaries - Garden Route National Park

The Garden Route includes some of the most attractive coastal and forest scenery in the country, although it's by no means ...

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal Midland Queen Elizabeth National Park, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal Midland

The Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a variety of buck, zebra and rock hyrax. The scenic surrounds are ideal for a picnic.

Uvongo River Nature Reserve, Hibiscus Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Uvongo River Nature Reserve, Hibiscus Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

This small reserve, about 28 ha in extent, is upstream from the mouth of the Ivungu River in Uvongo on the Hibiscus Coast ...

Seekoievlei Nature Reserve, Memel, Free State Seekoievlei Nature Reserve, Memel, Free State

This 27km winding RAMSAR Wetland drains into the Klip River, still pristine at its source. See Hippo and rare Wetland bird species

The Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein The Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein

Learn about the hardy, often medicinal, trees & plants that thrive in S. Africa's dry interior at the Botanical Gardens in 'Bloem'

The Quiver Tree Forest, Kenhardt, Northern Cape The Quiver Tree Forest, Kenhardt, Northern Cape

Just 10 km south of Kenhardt, on the Brandvlei road, there is a forest of about five thousand amazing quiver trees, in a nature ..

The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province

Vanderkloof Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa and is perfect for angling and most water sports, including sailing ...

Anysberg Nature Reserve, Karoo, Western Cape Anysberg Nature Reserve, Karoo, Western Cape

The Anysberg Nature Reserve is all about huge open space, rugged Karoo mountains and kloofs, big night skies, flora, fauna, peace.

Swartberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape Swartberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape

The Swartberg Nature Reserve, set in stunning mountain scenery and flora, is close to Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert. Don't miss it.

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, Klein Karoo, Western Cape

The Gamkaberg Nature reserve protects the rare Cape Zebra, beautiful rich floral kingdoms and is valued for its scenic tranquil ..

TC Robertson Nature Reserve, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal TC Robertson Nature Reserve, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

The TC Robertson Nature Reserve lies just outside Scottburgh on the Umdoni Coast on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal ...

Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand

The wild flowers of the Cape West Coast and Namaqualand, in South Africa, are regarded as a botanical wonderland. Tourists ...

Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Drakensberg Canopy Tour is located in the Blue Grotto Forest just outside the Monks Cowl area of the Drakensberg...

Kamberg Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Kamberg Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Kamberg Nature Reserve is part of the beautiful Kamberg Valley and lies within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Beaverlac Nature Reserve, Porterville, Western Cape Beaverlac Nature Reserve, Porterville, Western Cape

Beaverlac Nature Reserve is a national heritage site, set in pristine fynbos in the Olifants River Mountains, just 2 hours from CT

Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Mzimkhulu Winderness Area lies in the southernmost part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, the world heritage site ...

The Swamp Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal The Swamp Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

The Swamp Nature Reserve, as its name suggests is mostly a wetland and is situated in the southern uKhahlamba Drakenberg Park ...

Himeville Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Himeville Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Himeville Nature Reserve is adjacent to the town of Himeville near the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Cederberg Wilderness Area, South Africa Cederberg Wilderness Area, South Africa

The Cederberg Wilderness Area, a national heritage site and part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, not only has spectacular landscapes

Garden Castle Nature Reserve, Drakenberg, KwaZulu-Natal Garden Castle Nature Reserve, Drakenberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Garden Castle Nature Reserve, in the southern part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a world heritage site in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Cobham State Forest, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Cobham State Forest, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Cobham State Forest is a 52000ha nature reserve in the southern part of the uKhahlamba Drakenberg Park, the world heritage site ..

Wagendrift Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Wagendrift Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Wagendrift Nature Reserve is situated near the town of Estcourt and about 50km from Winterton near the Drakensberg ...

Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal

Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve lies at the foot of the rugged Spioenkop Mountains close to the towns of Bergville and Winterton ...

The Limietberg Nature Reserve, Cape Winelands The Limietberg Nature Reserve, Cape Winelands

The fynbos rich Limietberg Nature Reserve, which stretches from the Voëlvlei dam in the north to Franschhoek in the south, covers

Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

Rugged Glen Nature Reserve lies just north of the Royal Natal National Park in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg National Park ...

Camdeboo National Park Camdeboo National Park

Visitors can now overnight in Camdeboo National Park, at a new campsite and tented camp on the shore of Nqweba Dam.

Empisini Nature Reserve, Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal Empisini Nature Reserve, Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal

Empisini Nature Reserve in Umkomaas is a complete escape, including an overnight stay in a "tree house", hiking, bird watching ...

Witbank Nature Reserve, Mpumalanga Witbank Nature Reserve, Mpumalanga

Open to day visitors, the Witbank Nature Reserve preserves a threatened Highveld ecosystem and several animal and bird species

Komatiland (Komatieland) Forests Komatiland (Komatieland) Forests

Montane Forest Plantations with adjoining protected indigenous forest are owned and run by Komatiland Forests and Eco-Tourism.

Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief

Enjoy fishing, hiking, birding and the great outdoors around Piet Retief near the Swaziland border, with Outdoor Heartbeat

Horse Riding at Little Farm Adventures, Volksrust Horse Riding at Little Farm Adventures, Volksrust

Little Farm Adventures near Volksrust, Mpumalanga, offers horse riding holidays with activities and accommodation for the family

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve in Umzinto is home to 300 bird species, 56 animal species, 4 hiking and 2 MTB trails, a nature ...

Babylonstoren Gardens, Cape Winelands Babylonstoren Gardens, Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren, 8ha of beautiful formal garden, was inspired by the Company Gardens of the Cape. Biologically friendly, the ...

Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, Kloof, Durban Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, Kloof, Durban

Kranztkloof Nature Reserve is on the coastal escarpment to the west of Durban between the towns of Pinetown and Hillcrest ...

New Germany Nature Reserve, Pinetown, Durban New Germany Nature Reserve, Pinetown, Durban

New Germany Nature Reserve is situated about 15 km west of Durban in the town of Pinetown ...

Jonkershoek and Assegaaibosch Nature Reserves, Western Cape Jonkershoek and Assegaaibosch Nature Reserves, Western Cape

The Jonkershoek Nature Reserve incorporating the Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve, is a wonderland of fynbos, magnificent mountains ..

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve lies about 20 km inland from the south coast town of Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal ...

Mpenjati Nature Reserve, Margate, KwaZulu-Natal Mpenjati Nature Reserve, Margate, KwaZulu-Natal

Mpenjati Nature Reserve lies about 20 Km south of the south coast town of Margate in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Umtamvuna Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal Umtamvuna Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

Umtamvuna Nature Reserve is about 170 Km from Durban near the town of Port Edward on the border of KwaZulu-Natal ...

Vergelegen Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Vergelegen Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Vergelegen Nature Reserve is located in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the southern part of the uKhahlamba-Drakenberg Park ...

Lotheni Nature Reserve Hikes, Drakensberg Lotheni Nature Reserve Hikes, Drakensberg

Lotheni Nature Reserve is located in the southern part of the Ukhalhlamba-Drakenberg Park in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Reserve ...

Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Lotheni Nature Reserve is situated in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the southern part of the UKhalhamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Highmoor is part of the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Mkhomazi Wilderness Area,  uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park Mkhomazi Wilderness Area, uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park

The Mkhomazi Wilderness Area covers 54000 Ha of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Access is via the KwaZulu-Natal towns of ...

The Blyde River Canyon The Blyde River Canyon

The second largest Canyon in Africa, one of the deepest in the world, surely the greenest and definitely one of the most beautiful

Eco Walking Trails, Mpumalanga Escarpment near Hazyview Eco Walking Trails, Mpumalanga Escarpment near Hazyview

Walk and learn about nature, swim in cool rivers and drink in the spirit of the Mpumalanga Escarpment on the Panorama Route

Salmonsdam Nature Reserve, Stanford Salmonsdam Nature Reserve, Stanford

Salmonsdam Nature Reserve is renowned for its mountainous landscape twittering with birdlife. The fynbos covered slopes, waterfall

Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve and Boosmansbos Wilderness Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve and Boosmansbos Wilderness

The Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, between Swellendam and Heidelberg, is a magnificent 250ha indigenous forest, and 14 000ha ..

De Voedpadkloof Nature Reserve De Voedpadkloof Nature Reserve

Affordable bush safaris, family accommodation and camping, hikes and walks and game viewing in the bushveld of the Loskop Valley

Olifants River Gorge Olifants River Gorge

The Olifants River flows through a heavily forested, winding Gorge into the Kruger National Park from its source in the Highveld

Platbos - Africa Platbos - Africa's Southernmost Forest, Gansbaai

The ancient 30ha Platbos forest has trees that are over 1000 years old and is Africa’s most southerly indigenous forest. The walk

Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg

The Walker Bay Nature Reserve is managed by Cape Nature and stretches for almost 25km from the scenic Klein River Estuary ...

Horse Trails, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga Horse Trails, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga

Experience the scenic beauty of the Mpumalanga 'Highland Meander' from horse-back -10 mins outside Lydenburg on the R36 road

The Kogelberg Nature Reserve, Kleinmond, Overberg The Kogelberg Nature Reserve, Kleinmond, Overberg

The Kogelberg Nature Reserve, just west of Kleinemond, and close to Betty’s Bay, is the pristine heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

The Komati River Gorge The Komati River Gorge

The Komati River Gorge is an impressive, bushy and wildlife rich canyon that offers swimming, birding and superb fly-fishing.

Lake Chrissie - the Centre of South Africa Lake Chrissie - the Centre of South Africa's Lake District

Pretty Lake Chrissie is the largest freshwater lake in South Africa and the heart of the pretty 270 lake Mpumalanga Lake District

Heuningberg Nature Reserve, Bredasdorp, Western Cape Heuningberg Nature Reserve, Bredasdorp, Western Cape

The 800ha Heuningberg Nature Reserve began as a wildflower garden and today boasts over 300 species of fynbos; the Bredasdorp Lily

Elands River Falls Elands River Falls

The Elands River Falls drop 70m down the Elands River Gorge between the towns of Waterval Boven (Emgwenya) and Waterval Onder

Dome Adventures - Vredefort Dome Activities Tours Dome Adventures - Vredefort Dome Activities Tours

Abseiling, white-water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing & geology tours in the UNESCO Vredefort Dome WHS south of Potchefstroom

Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom

Just north of Potchefstroom, the Boskop Dam Reserve offers great angling, birding, game viewing, camping and outdoor recreation

Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park, Potchefstroom Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park, Potchefstroom

540ha Buffelsvlei offers a fantastic family day out and guaranteed safari sightings on a pit stop just off the N12 west from JHB

Molemane Eye Nature Reserve Molemane Eye Nature Reserve

The Molemane Eye Nature Reserve near Mafikeng surrounds a natural spring and offers fishing, camping and game viewing

Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve

A popular spot near Brits for camping and recreational fishing, the Vaalkop Dam is full of yellowfish & carp among other species

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve Wolwespruit Nature Reserve

Wolwespruit is offers a quiet river-front game reserve offering camping, hikes and walks but particularly angling for yellowfish.

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

Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape

Transkaroo Adventures Farm near Noupoort offers 4x4, MTB, horse & hiking trails on a large working farm in the heart of the Karoo

Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape

Hiking, horse trails, MTB, fishing and birding are on offer at the Karoo Gariep Conservancy near Hanover - home of the Karoo Hippo

The Khologha Forest Hiking, Biking and Birding Trails The Khologha Forest Hiking, Biking and Birding Trails

The Khologha Indigenous Forests are a magical outdoor experience. The wonderful canopies keep you shaded and are home to wildlife

The Bushman’s River Canoe Trail, Kenton-on-Sea The Bushman’s River Canoe Trail, Kenton-on-Sea

A 2 day canoe trail takes you winding 13km up the Bushmans River to a camp in the bush. Great for bird-watching and game spotting

Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape

The Richtersveld World Heritage Site protects a unique landscape, biome and people. Visit the WHS in your 4x4 and meet the Nama

Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape

The Khamkirri Nature Reserve offers many outdoors and adventure activities from white-water rafting to fly-fishing to 4x4 trails

Hartbeespoort Dam, North-West Province Hartbeespoort Dam, North-West Province

Harteespoor Dam a favourite 'local' weekend-break for city-dwellers, offering various watersports and many other attractions...

Tswaing Nature Reserve and Impact Crater, Gauteng Tswaing Nature Reserve and Impact Crater, Gauteng

The Tswaing Nature Reserve is centered on the Tswaing Impact Crater and offers a hiking trail, birding, picnics and a small museum

Commando Drift Nature Reserve, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape Commando Drift Nature Reserve, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape

The scenic Commando Drift nature reserve in the Eastern Cape, is ideal for fishermen, hikers and others who just want to relax ...

Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand

Goegap Nature Reserve offers 15000ha of spring wildflower profusion, bat eared foxes and other small game, eagles and quiver trees

Polokwane - A special reserve that needs saving. Polokwane - A special reserve that needs saving.

David Letsoalo and I rose way before the dawn to leave Kurisa Moya and head on our way to Polokwane Game Reserve as part of my ...

Makutsi Safari Springs, Valley of the Olifants, Limpopo Makutsi Safari Springs, Valley of the Olifants, Limpopo

Makutsi Safari Springs is a private Big 5 game reserve featuring natural mineral spring pools and a relaxed safari experienc

Hanglip Forest Reserve, Louis Trichardt, Soutpansberg Hanglip Forest Reserve, Louis Trichardt, Soutpansberg

The Hangklip Forest Reserve above Louis Trichardt offers walking and hiking trails, picnic spots, birding and mountain streams

Medike Mountain Reserve, Soutpansberg, Limpopo Medike Mountain Reserve, Soutpansberg, Limpopo

The Medike Mountain Reserve is a private nature conservancy in a Natural Heritage area near Louis Trichardt in the Soutpansberg

Thathe Vondo - The Holy Forest, Soutpansberg, Limpopo Thathe Vondo - The Holy Forest, Soutpansberg, Limpopo

Beautiful Thathe Vondo in the SE Soutpansberg contains the Sacred Forest and the Sacred Lake Funduzi - full of legendary creatures

Mapungubwe National Park & World Heritage Site, Limpopo Mapungubwe National Park & World Heritage Site, Limpopo

Mapungubwe National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site was declared to protect extensive wildreness and an extraordinary history

Makana Botanical Gardens, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Makana Botanical Gardens, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Established in 1853, the Makana Botanical Gardens in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, is said to be the second oldest botanical gardens

The Debengeni Falls, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo The Debengeni Falls, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

The Debengeni Falls in the Woodbush State Forest in the Magoebaskloof is a beautiful summer swimming hole and birder's paradise

Mount Carmel and Boesmansgat, Danielskuil, Northern Cape Mount Carmel and Boesmansgat, Danielskuil, Northern Cape

Visit the incredibly deep Boesmansgat, hike, take a photographic safari or a hunting safari at Mount Carmel farm south of Kuruman

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 ...

Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy and Hot Springs Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy and Hot Springs

The 74000ha Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy offers outdoors activities, chalets, 4X4, hikes and hot springs near Augrabies Falls

The Eye of Kuruman The Eye of Kuruman

The Eye of Kuruman is an oasis in the middle of the Kalahari that waters Kuruman and provides a cool lush paradise in Kuruman town

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

Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State

Uniquely beautiful, the Golden Gate National Park near Clarens is the only one in South Africa proclaimed to protect scenery

Horse Trails with Bokpoort Horseback Adventures, Clarens Horse Trails with Bokpoort Horseback Adventures, Clarens

Bokpoort Horseback Adventures offers western-style 2 hour to 2 day up to 10 day horse trails in the Maluti mountains near Clarens

Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park

The beautiful 22 000 ha Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park is situated east of the town of Bethulie on the Gariep Dam

The Kowie Hiking Trail and Nature Reserve, Port Alfred The Kowie Hiking Trail and Nature Reserve, Port Alfred

The Kowie Hiking Trail is an easy walking trail through the Kowie Nature Reserve in Port Alfred, perfect for a day off the beach

Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve, Limpopo Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve, Limpopo

The Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve in the Limopopo Wolkberg offers hiking, birding,4x4 and guided walks through mountain paradise

African Big 5 Horse Safaris, Karongwe, Limpopo African Big 5 Horse Safaris, Karongwe, Limpopo

'Wait a Little' offers 5 to 10 day Big 5 Horse Safaris through the Karongwe game reserve in the Limpopo - experienced riders only!

Wolkberg Wilderness Area, Haenertsburg, Limpopo Wolkberg Wilderness Area, Haenertsburg, Limpopo

The beautiful Wolkberg Wilderness near Haenertsburg is a 22000ha mountain forest area popular for self-guide day hikes and walking

Modjadji Cycad Reserve, Modjajiskloof, Limpopo Modjadji Cycad Reserve, Modjajiskloof, Limpopo

The Modadji Cycad Reserve protects a unique and uncredibly ancient giant cycad forest. It is also the misty home of the Rain Queen

Haenertsburg Grasslands Hiking Trail, Limpopo Haenertsburg Grasslands Hiking Trail, Limpopo

The Haernetsburg Grassland Hiking Trail is a 10km circular trail through rare mist belt grasslands and forest around Haernetsburg

The Eye, Groot Marico, North West Province The Eye, Groot Marico, North West Province

The Eye of Marico is a dolomitic pond with a water lily forest and absolutely crystal clear water - great for swimming and diving

Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Magaliesberg near Rustenburg Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Magaliesberg near Rustenburg

The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve just south of Rustenburg offers great birding, hiking and sightings of the endangered Sable Antelope

De Wildt Herbal Centre (Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre) De Wildt Herbal Centre (Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre)

The De Wildt Herb Centre is one of South Africa's most famous gardens and features workshops and many attractions for a day out

Human Beginnings and Endings in the Makapans Valley, Limpopo Human Beginnings and Endings in the Makapans Valley, Limpopo

Take walking tour through the Makapans Valley in the Limpopo - a National Monument for its paleontological sites and biodiversity

Kouga Wilderness Area, Langkloof, Eastern Cape Kouga Wilderness Area, Langkloof, Eastern Cape

Outdoors activities,4x4, great camping, hikes, climbs, trails & MTB - the Kouga Wilderness Area is an outdoors enthusiast's dream

See San Rock Art - Rhodes area, Eastern Cape Highlands See San Rock Art - Rhodes area, Eastern Cape Highlands

The Rhodes area of the Southern Drakensberg, Eastern Cape Highlands, is famous for some of the best rock art sites in South Africa

Outdoor Activities with Adrenaline Junkies, Cradock Outdoor Activities with Adrenaline Junkies, Cradock

Enjoy the great outdoors around Cradock actively. Adrenaline Junkies offers abseiling, river rafting, MTB and other activities

MoyaPark Bird Reserve, Bathhurst, Eastern Cape MoyaPark Bird Reserve, Bathhurst, Eastern Cape

More than 300 indigenous bird species can be seen at the 15ha MoyaPark Bird Reserve in Bathhurst in the Eastern Cape

Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam

The Marloth Nature Reserve lies within the rugged and scenic southern Langeberg mountain range near Swellendam.

Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg

The Mountain Sanctuary Park is a privately owned Nature Reserve 120km north-west of Johannesburg in the magnificent Magaliesberg

The Pretoria Botanical Gardens, Tshwane, Gauteng The Pretoria Botanical Gardens, Tshwane, Gauteng

The Pretoria National Botanical Gardens is a dream destination for botanists or just a great place to picnic and take in a concert

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

Camdeboo National Park & Valley of Desolation, Eastern Cape Camdeboo National Park & Valley of Desolation, Eastern Cape

The ancient and unique Karoo Heartland has proclaimed protection in the Camdeboo National Park and in the Valley of Desolation

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

Avalon Springs, Montagu, Western Cape Avalon Springs, Montagu, Western Cape

Montagu Springs is the ideal, affordable holiday resort for the family. The surrounding beauty of the location immediately ...

Montagu Springs, Montagu, Western Cape Montagu Springs, Montagu, Western Cape

Montagu Springs is the ideal, affordable holiday resort for the family. The surrounding beauty of the location immediately ...

Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, Free State Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, Free State

The 12 000ha Willem Pretorius Game Reserve near Ventersburg in the Central Free State is known for its diverse game and birdlife

Three Sisters Horse Trails near Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast Three Sisters Horse Trails near Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast

Three Sisters Horse Trails offer out-rides and horse safaris across beaches, through farmland, bush and river near Port Alfred

The Kowie Canoe Trail, Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast The Kowie Canoe Trail, Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast

The 2- 4 day Kowie Canoe Trail is very popular among birders and can be combined with hikes in the Waters Meeting Nature Reserve

Labyrinth at Lemoenshoek, Barrydale, Western Cape Labyrinth at Lemoenshoek, Barrydale, Western Cape

In 1998 Peter and Nola Frazer followed their hearts and built an outdoor labyrinth at the farm called Manger in Lemoenshoek ...

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 ..

The Alexandria Hiking Trail, Woody Cape, Sunshine Coast The Alexandria Hiking Trail, Woody Cape, Sunshine Coast

The Alexandria Hiking Trail in the Eastern Cape traverses pristine forest and the largest Dune Field in the Southern Hemisphere

Hiking at the KlipKop Wildlife Sanctuary, Pretoria Hiking at the KlipKop Wildlife Sanctuary, Pretoria

The Klipkop Wildlife Sanctuary near Pretoria is a 2200ha Brakenfeld conservancy with two beautiful and easy walking hiking trails

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve, formerly Eagle Mountain, is a great rock climbing destination with many sandstone formations

Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve

Moolmanshoek is private game reserve, nature conservancy and horse farm in the Malutis, offering horse trails and other activities

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

The Sterfontein Dam Nature Reserve near Harrismith encompasses South Africa's third largest dam. A great boating and fishing area

The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State

The Vredefort Dome is the site of the world's oldest known impact crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and an activities mecca

Minwater Farm, Oudtshoorn Minwater Farm, Oudtshoorn

Minwater Farm is bursting with the flora and fauna of the Succulent Karoo and is owned by Louis Jordaan who has devoted the ...