South Africa’s Diamond Route is renowned for conservation and tourism. Covering eight sites across the northern parts of the country, the Diamond Route boasts tourist facilities that range from luxury lodges, camping sites and outdoor activities to national parks that create awareness around environmental changes and conservation.
Going deep into the belly of the earth isn’t for everyone, but if you can handle thousands of tons of pressure balancing above your head, you’re in for a spectacular treat. We’re shining a light on some of South Africa’s best caving destinations.
If you’re an intrepid explorer or city slicker venturing into the wilderness for a wild experience, please note: before hopping on that safari truck with the enthusiasm of a five-year-old, there are safari guidelines to follow in order to make your experience a memorable one.
From the vast Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal and the mesmerizing Sneeuberge Mountain range in the Eastern Cape to the Steenkampsberg highlands of Mpumalanga, our list of mountain ranges in South Africa will take your breath away, literally - it’s that high.
With balmy tropical weather and a few extra hours of sunshine every day, Durban is one of the best places in South Africa to get in the water - whether it’s in the surf or off on a sparkling inland adventure.
If you drive 45 minutes down the road from Johannesburg, you’ll stumble upon one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. Welcome to the Magaliesberg Mountain Range, with an abundance of valleys, ravines, cliffs and waterfalls for the pleasure and indulgence of nature lovers.
If you’re heading through, here are some things you can do along the way.
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