Posts – Routes & Trails

Things to do in moer & gone places

“Moer and gone” is a South African colloquial expression meaning “very far away”. But the tempting destinations in the lavishly illustrated user-friendly book, Things to do in moer & gone places, are not always very far away in geographical terms – they’re just places, often off the beaten track, that will entice you to visit some of South Africa’s less well-known areas.

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Live the biker dream on a 10-day Enfield motorcycle tour

  • 14 September 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

Embark on an open-road interlude with an epic motorcycle adventure that traverses South Africa’s natural landscape in a truly unique way.

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Aloe Valley Meander – fun for the whole family

The Aloe Valley Meander offers a day of family attractions in close proximity to Johannesburg and Pretoria ...

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Take a gorge walk at the Howick Falls

Howick’s popular gorge walk in KwaZulu-Natal has undergone a much-needed facelift and is set to reopen in time for the December 2015 holidays.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: mountains, hills and a whale

  • 03 September 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

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 ...

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Hiking Limpopo's Blouberg mountains

  • 23 August 2015 by Christine Marot

Spring is around the corner and the outdoors beckon, with new places to explore and unique experiences to be had. One of these is a relatively new hiking trail in the Blouberg mountains in Limpopo province.

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City Sightseeing launches Cape Town harbour cruises

  • 21 August 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Red open-top buses offer a great way to see the Mother City – and now they have a maritime equivalent.

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Off the beaten track: making a difference on Open Africa's routes

  • 20 August 2015 by Lee-Ann Collingridge

Want to go off the beaten track while also making a difference? Then Open Africa’s routes are for you.

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Inanda Heritage Route is a true natural treasure

  • 17 August 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

The beautiful and diverse city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal has much to offer visitors – not least of which is the unique Inanda Heritage Route, an ecotourism destination that offers visitors a variety of cultural attractions, nature trails and adventure activities.

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Namaqua National Park bursts into bloom

A flush of warm weather has signalled the start of the annual floral bloom in the Northern Cape’s Namaqualand region, specifically in Namaqua National Park, where dusty valleys transform overnight into carpets of colourful flowers.

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