Posts – Adventure

Photo essay: Hot-air ballooning over South Africa

  • 23 November 2014 by Spencer Spellman

Here’s a great photo essay from Spencer Spellman of The Traveling Philosopher following a recent hot-air ballooning experience in South Africa.

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Make a beeline for Cape Town's new zipline adventure tour

  • 13 November 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The new SA Forest Adventures zipline experience in Cape Town is a must for all thrill-seekers heading to the Mother City.

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Seeking new adventures outside of Cape Town

  • 12 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Are you looking to try some adventures beyond the borders of Cape Town? Well, here are a number of options to choose from ...

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#TravelChatSA turns the spotlight on social media

  • 30 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The age of smartphones and social media has opened new research avenues for travellers in search of adventures. This week’s #TravelChatSA looked at the most popular social media platforms and how they are being used by visitors and the local industry.

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Swellenberry festival fun

Looking for a fun way to end off your year, all for a good cause? Then head on down to the town of Swellendam for its annual berry festival, from 5 to 7 December this year.

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Mountain biking in South Africa – More Top MTB Trails

If you’ve done your Big Five safari, visited Cape Town, tried your luck at Sun City or marvelled at your origins at the Cradle of Humankind, maybe you’re now ready for a bit of exercise. And what better way, what better country, and what better weather to take to the road than in South Africa?

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#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • 16 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The scenic beauty of South Africa was showcased to great effect on Twitter in the latest #TravelChatSA. Travellers from across the country shared their best travel snaps in the one-hour gathering on the social networking site.

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Explore the Northern Cape

  • 29 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

September is Tourism Month in South Africa, and each year we place extra focus on a particular province. This year, the focus has been on the Northern Cape.

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Make the Most of your Time in South Africa

The book, Make the Most of your Time in South Africa, covers 17 of the most popular tourist routes in South Africa, from biggies like the Kruger National Park to some not-so-well-known destinations such as the Karoo.

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Popular pics on Instagram: Mandela Capture Site and Cape Town

  • 25 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams from the past week ...

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