Posts – Adventure

Meet the bloggers who will #MeetSouthAfrica – Part 1

  • 24 April 2014 by Kate Els

The 2014 #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers’ trip will see 14 bloggers cross South Africa on three different routes over a period of 10 days, taking in all of the country’s best sites, testing some of our finest restaurants, and staying in some pretty spectacular accommodation along the way.


Five fabulous outdoor experiences in the Drakensberg

  • 19 April 2014 by Colin Ford

Known by locals as ‘the Berg’, the Drakensberg mountains are an easy drive from Durban or Johannesburg and offer visitors a variety of outdoor activities in any season.


Bloggers back to #MeetSouthAfrica ahead of INDABA 2014

  • 17 April 2014 by Kate Els

Following its successful campaign in 2013, South African Tourism will once again host a group of bloggers from around the world to #MeetSouthAfrica.


Mdumbi beach showcases local living

  • 17 April 2014 by Cassidy Parker

The crescent-moon beach of Mdumbi is just one of the many reasons you should meander down the gravel roads that lead you to this exceptional part of the world – adventure and insights into local life are others.


A pocketful (and more) of Johannesburg

A Q&A with Laurice Taitz, Johannesburg enthusiast and editor of Johannesburg In Your Pocket, an independent city guide aimed at making your stay in the city memorable.


The Warrior Race

  • 12 April 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Warrior Race is not for the faint-hearted – it is an obstacle race for adventure junkies wanting to put their bodies to the test.


Bloukrans Bridge bungee – no saving face

The Bloukrans Bridge bungee along the Garden Route is the highest commercial bridge bungee jump in the world. Check out some video footage ...


Showcasing the City of Gold

  • 24 February 2014 by Mpho Lukoto

As the economic hub of South Africa, Johannesburg is rarely seen as anything more than the place where fortunes are made. But hidden behind the office buildings that dominate the skyline is a tourism paradise.


Fun things to do in Plett (and surrounds)

Situated along the scenic Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s prime tourist destinations, and both in season and out of season there are plenty of fun activities to do – from animal sanctuaries and organic markets to water sports and more on one of its many gorgeous beaches ...


Cycling in De Hoop Nature Reserve

Cycle past eland and bontebok, pause and scour the vlei for rare waterbirds, and enjoy the feel and smell of the sea- and fynbos-scented wind on one of De Hoop’s many mountain-bike trails.