Posts – Attractions

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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​Ramadan in the Cape

  • 25 July 2014 by Riefkah Adams

Muslims across South Africa are preparing to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, heralding the end of a month of fasting. On Sunday night, thousands of Muslims will be at Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town to sight the new moon, signalling the end of the fast.

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Beautiful waterscapes

  • 25 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There have been some fantastic waterscapes shared on our Love South Africa Flickr group. Here are a few of them ...

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Freedom and fun in the Free State

  • 24 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

The Free State is big-sky country, with scenic beauty and tranquility, sandstone rock formations, a World Heritage Site, grasslands and adventure options – all of which make for the perfect getaway.

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Travelling to SA for business or holiday? Try these apps …

  • 23 July 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

So, you’re heading to South Africa for a meeting or a conference, perhaps on short notice, and are unsure about what to expect when you get here, or how to get around? Well, luckily, there’s a piece of technology you probably have already that can help you – your smartphone.

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4 great Durban day trips

  • 20 July 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban is well connected to the North Coast and South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal province via the N2 road, and inland via the N3, which makes the prospect of an enjoyable day tour from Durban well within reach.

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