Posts – Routes & Trails

Slack-packing around Green Mountain

One of the most gorgeous slack-packing trails can be found at Green Mountain, part of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.

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Vinehopper

One of the greatest ways to experience the Stellenbosch wine route is by using Vinehopper, a hop-on, hop-off vehicle service.

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On the African Ivory Route

If you’ve a spirit of adventure, a 4x4, and a week to spare, then like me, follow the legendary African Ivory Route.

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The uMngeni Footprint Route

If you’ve seen the film Spud, with John Cleese, and liked the look of the natural scenery featured in the cinematography, you should make plans to visit the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, where the story is set

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A tap on the road

If you’re driving along the N9 between the Karoo towns of Willowmore and Uniondale, you may spot a brown road sign with a tap featured on it.

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Hop on a bike

The world knows the name Soweto, but did you know that you can see Soweto by bike? Come face-to-face with the vibrant township culture and friendly people.

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Cape Peninsula tour with Revel Adventures

Discover the Cape Peninsula’s main natural attractions, drink its finest wine and explore 1 of its vibrant townships – all in the same day.

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Falling in love with the Karoo

I must admit that before today I didn’t know much about the Karoo – except, of course, that it is the site for the multimillion-rand Square Kilometre Array super-telescope project.

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Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam

The Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary at Hartbeespoort Dam in the Magaliesberg mountains gives former captive and pet monkeys a new chance of life in a pristine forest environment.

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Kalahari retail therapy

For a number of very good reasons, I have to make an impassioned case for driving along the R64 between Kimberley and Groblershoop en route to Upington in the Northern Cape.

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