Posts – Attractions

Get out of town: 5 day trips from Johannesburg

  • 08 August 2014 by Cassidy Parker

There’s much to be said for big-city life, but the need to escape grips all of us from time to time. Here are a few ideas for getting out of Johannesburg, all of which can be day trips (or days-on-end trips).


Love South Africa: Photos by Andrew Harvard

  • 06 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We have decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.


Sabie Town House, Mpumalanga

If you’re looking for the perfect base for touring Mpumalanga’s Panorama Route with its gorgeous scenic attractions – the Blyde (Motlatse) River Canyon, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck potholes, the Sabie waterfalls and so much more – then look no further than Sabie Town House.


Mother Nature puts on a show at Storms River Mouth

A recent visit to Storms River Mouth in the Eastern Cape with high seas and beautiful scenery underscored why this is such a great place to visit.


South African roller derby takes it to the next level

  • 04 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

South Africa’s roller derby craze is heating up as Team ZA prepares to compete abroad at the Blood & Thunder World Cup in Dallas, Texas, this December.


A walk in the woods

There are several big trees that can be visited along the Garden Route, and a walk though an indigenous forest to find them is a special experience.


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.


Weekend getaways

Short breaks are vital for keeping the body refreshed and the mind inspired. This week’s #TravelChatSA asked the Twittersphere to weigh in on the ideal location for a weekend getaway.


Take the kids to the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay

At the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, there’s something for everyone: a garden to run around in, a life-size boat to clamber around, a mini-aquarium and a beautiful collection of rare shells.


Discover Durban's Mitchell Park Zoo

  • 30 July 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban’s only zoo has a wide variety of species such as duiker, raccoon, wallaby, mongoose, marmoset, as well many beautiful endemic and exotic birds, including flamingos, scarlet ibises and hornbills.