Posts – Attractions

Umgeni River Bird Park: Durban’s haven for cool and unusual birds

  • 08 June 2014 by Christine Marot

Birds of many a feather have been flocking together at Durban’s Umgeni River Bird Park for the past three decades.

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Microlighting: Fly like a bird in the Overberg

  • 07 June 2014 by Andrea Weiss

At Umshanti, near Swellendam in the Western Cape, you can get a bird’s-eye view of the farmlands of the Overberg aboard a microlight.

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9 great Limpopo attractions

  • 04 June 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

Limpopo, one of South Africa’s most rural provinces, is filled with wonderful places and experiences just waiting to be discovered and savoured by visitors.

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'We bought a game lodge in Africa'

  • 03 June 2014 by Tara Turkington

Rhulani Safari Lodge is located up in the north-western corner of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province, right up near the Botswana border. ‘Rhulani’ means ‘to relax’ in Swahili, but that’s the last thing new owners Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva are thinking of doing.

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Crossing the Breede River on the pontoon at Malgas

  • 03 June 2014 by Andrea Weiss (words and pictures)

The pontoon at Malgas has a fascinating history and is the only way to cross the Breede River between Swellendam and the sea.

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Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, in 20 pictures

  • 02 June 2014 by Tara Turkington

Situated in Cape Town, near the southern tip of Africa, the Two Oceans Aquarium will delight visitors of all ages with sea creatures from the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

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Yachting in South Africa

  • 31 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

With its beautiful stretches of coastline, enjoying a yacht trip in South Africa is a great idea.

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Make your holiday snaps memorable with #TheToplessTour

  • 30 May 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The latest trend among tourists who post photos of their holidays on social networks is a fun, light-hearted way of making your photo truly memorable. The trend was started by three young women from the UK who say that it’s about the ‘opening of your bare chest and heart to the world’.

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Meeting the horses (and people) of Kaapsehoop Horse Trails

  • 29 May 2014 by Melanie-Ann Feris

Ever been on a horse-riding safari? Kaapsehoop Horse Trails offers tailor-made safaris for guests, as well as activities for kids and novice riders.

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​Pink tourism in South Africa

  • 29 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Pink tourism is a niche tourism market aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travellers.

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