Posts – Attractions

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.


Riding the crest of a craft-beer wave

  • 29 July 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Whether it’s a new gastropub, bottle stores selling local craft offerings and imported European ales, or even new breweries cropping up at a rapid rate around the country, the South African beer palate is evolving and savvy entrepreneurs are taking note.


Pet-friendly travelling in South Africa

  • 28 July 2014 by Sarah Came

You need not miss your pet just because you want a few days of sun and sand – you can have both. Here are just a few pet-friendly places to stay while you enjoy some relaxing time in the sun.


Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • 28 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A weekend of bliss is on the cards for romantics and food and wine lovers, with two Franschhoek Mystery Weekends on the horizon. One is at the tail-end of winter and the second at the end of September, when it’s still cold enough to snuggle up yet warm enough to take an amble through the town.