Posts – Attractions

Reaching new heights on the Karkloof Canopy Tour, KwaZulu-Natal

  • August 23, 2013 by Tara Turkington

Calling all adventure junkies – the Karkloof Canopy Tour is a fun, if rather terrifying, experience. Expect adrenalin-pumping action with great views.


More than smelling the daisies

A review of Map Studio’s Road Map Flower Route to the West Coast & Namaqualand.


Terrific trees of South Africa

  • August 15, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

South Africa not only has wonderful wildlife – it also has magnificent trees that are every bit as diverse and impressive as the variety of landscapes across the country. Here are a few specimens to look out for…


Still life

  • August 07, 2013 by Magriet Kruger

A nature pilgrim at heart? Ready to explore a remote destination? Why not give Namaqua National Park a try? Famed for its flowers, the park also has pristine beaches and endless views. Magriet Kruger explores the new Heaviside Dolphin Trail.


Goukamma – a Garden Route gem

  • August 02, 2013 by Romi Boom

This pretty reserve along the Western Cape’s southern coast offers opportunities for hiking, paddling and swimming.


Fantastic flowers of South Africa

  • August 01, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

One of the most popular experiences in South Africa is seeing the spring flowers in Namaqualand, but there are many other places where you can see, smell and photograph beautiful flowers.


Take your time in Thohoyandou

If you’re visiting Limpopo’s Thohoyandou or the area around it, be sure to take your time and speak to all the people you meet.


Through the Gates on the Qolora River in the Eastern Cape

  • July 26, 2013 by Andrea Weiss

A three-hour walking and boat trip up the Qolora River on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape will bring you to the Gates, a beautiful little gorge that leads you to a waterfall and swimming pool in the river. The trip will take you through the lush indigenous forest that lines the river banks.


Peaceful Port Elizabeth

  • July 25, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Port Elizabeth is a city in the province of the Eastern Cape. Its many attractions include whale watching, surfing, swimming, shopping and visiting the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.


Great South Africans: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

  • July 18, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Nelson Mandela is not just a South African icon, but an international hero. His remarkable story and his incredible nature have made him one of the most inspirational leaders in the world. The sacrifices he, and many other great South Africans, made have helped to shape this beautiful country into what it is today.