Posts – Attractions

Your 10 most-loved Valentine’s getaways

  • 04 February 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen (words). All images courtesy of TravelGround

It’s still not too late to make Valentine’s Day memorable by spoiling your loved one with a weekend away.


Welcome to St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal

  • 04 February 2015 by Christine Marot

Tucked between the Indian Ocean and Lake St Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal is a wildlife and bird-lovers’ paradise centred on the largest estuarine system on the African continent – welcome to St Lucia.


The Durban Natural Science Museum – fascinating, fun and free

  • 03 February 2015 by Christine Marot

Where can you find a life-sized dinosaur replica, a dodo skeleton and a mummy, all in one place? Head off to the heart of Durban and look out for the distinctive City Hall, home to the fascinating Durban Natural Science Museum.


Where to rent luxury rides in South Africa

  • 03 February 2015 by Kolosa Vuso

Here are some recommendations on where to rent a luxury limo, yacht or helicopter in South African cities.


Umngazi comes up trumps

Umngazi River Bungalows near Port St Johns have earned a reputation for offering all-inclusive holidays that will keep everyone happy, from the smallest to the tallest members of the family.


The Cradle of Humankind: Does the past have a future?

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the Cradle of Humankind – rolling hills and plains about an hour north-west of Johannesburg – is made up of 15 important fossil sites of which the possibly 20-million-year-old Sterkfontein Caves are the most renowned.


The Garden of Eden – Ardmore Ceramics, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

Today 60 Zulu artists create unique works of art in workshops at Ardmore Ceramics on a lovely farm by a tumbling river in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.


10 destinations to sigh for in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 30 January 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen. All images courtesy of TravelGround

Take your pick from one of these 10 great lodges in KwaZulu-Natal.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: flowers, wine and water

  • 30 January 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...


​Top South African nightclubs

  • 29 January 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa has an amazing nightlife for party animals like you. Here are some of the country’s top nightclubs to keep you partying long into the night.