Posts – Routes & Trails

Warm winter getaways

  • 28 June 2016 by Andrew Pearson

Getting cosy around the fire on a chilly night definitely has its charms, but sometimes you just want to head over to somewhere a little toastier. Here are our picks of the warmest places to visit in South Africa during winter.


The Tsitsikamma: Big in name. Big on adventure.

  • 21 June 2016 by Andrew Pearson

The Tsitsikamma National Park is known as the Garden of the Garden Route - a name that fits this perfect natural playground to a tee.


Whether you’re into history, arts or culture – explore Grahamstown to experience it all.

  • 15 June 2016 by Damian Cupido

Learn more about the town that has a soft spot in every South African’s heart… Grahamstown


Ain’t no mountain high enough

  • 09 June 2016 by Damian Cupido

From the vast Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal and the mesmerizing Sneeuberge Mountain range in the Eastern Cape to the Steenkampsberg highlands of Mpumalanga, our list of mountain ranges in South Africa will take your breath away, literally - it’s that high.


Picturesque Pedaling: Cycling the Klein Karoo

  • 02 June 2016 by Andrew Pearson

Wide roads, epic vistas and no traffic? The Karoo is one of South Africa’s best kept cycling secrets.


Raise your glass to South African brandy – the world’s best on the R62

  • 27 May 2016

If you mosey on down the R62 in the Western Cape, you’ll discover a world of deliciousness that can only be found in this corner of the country. It’s called the Brandy Route and on the way you will stop by a few small towns that produce the world’s best brandy.


Green, Lush and Delicious: The Other, Other Kalahari.

  • 19 May 2016 by Andrew Pearson

Yes, you read that right. It’s not all red rocks and burning sands in the Kalahari. In fact, foodies rejoice: it’s very far from dry and arid…


Small towns, big hearts – Kimberley

  • 17 May 2016 by Warren Raaff

Look back at South African history and you’ll know that this country’s foundations were built upon mining… diamond mining in particular. It was in the 1870s that the famous diamond rush began. It didn’t take long before a bustling town was born. That town was Kimberly – a bastion of South African history. But what does it look like today?


Treasures of the R27 - The West Coast Way

  • 14 April 2016 by Warren Raaff

Travel up the four routes of the west coast and discover something new along the way.


Tankwa Camino - Testing Mind, body and soul

  • 29 March 2016 by Suzanne Rose

The Tankwa Camino in the vast Karoo is a tough but beautiful hike, which will test every muscle in your body as well as your determination.