Posts – Attractions

See the feathers fly!

TThe Montecasino Bird Gardens in Johannesburg are a riot of colour, have spectacular cycad gardens, and boast not only 60 species of birds – both endemic and exotic – but some very strange creatures as well…

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Ten ways to be a tourist in your own city

Being a tourist is all about those feelings of novelty and awe. If you’re not going away these summer holidays, why not pretend to be a tourist in your own city? Here is some help on how to ignite new-found appreciation for your home town.

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Lunar landscapes and carpets of wildflowers…

The Northern Cape is home to a number of incredible natural attractions and national parks.

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Ten fun spots for kids

Some ideas as to great places for kids’ activities in South Africa during the summer holidays.

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Breezing through the Friendly City

  • December 07, 2012 by Stuart Dickinson

There’s a certain laid-back feeling that permeates the coastal city of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape – almost as if the strong ocean winds have blown away the worries and urgency brought on by typical city life.

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Johannesburg: Exploring one of the world’s great cities

A City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus tour will be launched in Johannesburg early next year, making it even easier to explore this fascinating city.

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Johannesburg’s favourite moonlight market

If you’re in or around Johannesburg this festive season, be sure to visit the Bryanston Organic and Natural Market’s Moonlight Markets. It’s a feast of home-made, hand-crafted, home-cooked goodies – you’ll be spoilt for choice. And there’s carol singing too.

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Travel like a local with the Getaway Guide to Cape Town app

Getaway has introduced a new travel app that gives you the best advice on where to go and what to do in the Mother City these holidays.

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Breathing easy in Irene

Nestled in the quiet Pretoria suburb of Irene, Irene Country Lodge is without a doubt a gem in the Gauteng province.

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Take a virtual trip to Cape Town

A Cape Town Tourism Facebook competition gives travellers the opportunity to discover what the Mother City has to offer and to win a trip to the city.

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