Posts – Adventure

Family friendly: Travelling with children in South Africa

  • 01 August 2014 by Cassidy Parker

South Africa is a wonderfully child-friendly travel destination. Bringing the whole family with you on your adventure offers experiences that excite and please, as well as some that enlighten and transform.

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Freedom and fun in the Free State

  • 24 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

The Free State is big-sky country, with scenic beauty and tranquility, sandstone rock formations, a World Heritage Site, grasslands and adventure options – all of which make for the perfect getaway.

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KwaZulu-Natal on adrenaline

  • 18 July 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

​There’s a certain kind of traveller who doesn’t truly appreciate a landscape until they’re speeding above, along and, sometimes, toward it at breakneck speed. For that traveller here are three of the most adrenaline-charged ways to experience KwaZulu-Natal.

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The road less travelled: Exploring South Africa solo

  • 13 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

For many, the thought of travelling alone can be quite daunting, especially when going to unfamiliar places. But the reality is you shouldn’t be afraid of travelling solo in South Africa. In fact, you should add it to your bucket list right now.

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Backpacking along the Wild Coast

  • 03 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa’s Wild Coast, as the name suggests, is an untamed strip of coastline in the Eastern Cape. It stretches from East London to the mouth of the Mtamvuna River, and is increasingly popular with tourists. Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the Wild Coast.

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7 cool things to do with the kids these winter holidays

Family holidays are what memories are made of. Treat your kids to one of these great South African traditions these holidays.

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Cape Town's underground tunnel tour

  • 23 June 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

We know that Cape Town’s trendy bands and artists consider themselves ‘underground’, but if you want to experience the real thing, head to the Castle of Good Hope and embark on a tunnel tour that’ll take you beneath the surface and into the belly of the Mother City.

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A little voluntourism goes a long way

  • 17 June 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Volunteering while you’re travelling through South Africa offers some unique perspectives on the country, and there are a couple of options right outside Johannesburg to help you on your way.

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Some fabulous winter getaways

Winter in South Africa offers a great opportunity to take a break – whether it’s Dullstroom for a spot of fishing, quad biking in the bush, or a spa retreat that’s good for the soul.

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Microlighting: Fly like a bird in the Overberg

At Umshanti, near Swellendam in the Western Cape, you can get a bird’s-eye view of the farmlands of the Overberg aboard a microlight.

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