Posts – Adventure

Ryan Sandes' favourite South African mountain trails

  • 13 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Ryan Sandes has run an ultra-trail race on every continent, but his heart is still firmly in South Africa. He says Cape Town, specifically Table Mountain, is a trail runner’s paradise.


Spionkop – South Africa’s Hill of Destiny

One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.


The splendour of Mpumalanga

  • 07 April 2015 by Stuart Dickinson

There’s something mesmerising about the valleys, mountains and open plains of Mpumalanga, a sparsely populated outdoor playground that stretches to the border of Mozambique in the east.


Faces of Tourism: meet Centurion's answer to Spider-Man

  • 06 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

You may love South Africa’s wildlife and scenery, but it’s the people you meet on your travels here who will make the difference between a good holiday and a great one.


Mountains of South Africa

  • 05 April 2015 by Sarah Came

South Africa is known for its diverse wildlife, unique cultures and scenic beauty. Along with our open plains, rugged bush and expansive beaches, there are also some spectacular mountain views.


South Africa ... from space

Ever since humans have been going into space, they delighted us with fascinating new perspectives of our own planet.


Activities in Durban for R100 or less

  • 20 March 2015 by Lauren Morling

Here are some great options to keep you occupied in Durban that won’t break the bank.


6 sky-based adventures in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 18 March 2015 by Christine Marot

From paragliding to skydiving, microlighting to hot-air ballooning and more, there are a good half-dozen different ways of enjoying the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal sky.


10 great quad-biking spots in South Africa

  • 17 March 2015 by Sarah Came

Quad bikes, or all-terrain vehicles, are a great mode of transport for doing


Go zorbing in Durban

  • 10 March 2015 by Christine Marot

Picture this ... a massive transparent plastic ball with you and your bestie inside, rolling downhill for 120m. If it sounds like your idea of fun, then head for Cliffdale in Durban, where more than one Groovy Balls zorbing adventure awaits.