Posts – Wildlife

Know your Indigenous Plants

  • 06 November 2015

Around 10% of the world’s flowering species are found in South Africa, the only country with an entire plant kingdom inside its borders. They come in an array of shapes, forms, colours and sizes and if you enjoy flora then plan your visit to South Africa today.


South African Tourism supports the government’s stance on canned lion hunting

  • 04 November 2015

The hunting industry of South Africa is heavily regulated by The Department of Environmental Affairs and canned lion hunting practices are illegal. South African Tourism does not promote hunting as a South African tourism offering and supports government policy on regulated and controlled wildlife management


10 South African birds of prey

Meet some of South Africa’s birds of prey ...


Discover 10 colourful South African birds

Birding routes have been established across all nine South African provinces and encourage visitors to enjoy the many species that live here in a diverse range of habitats.


Horseback trails in Hartbeespoort

Find out more about horses and enjoy a selection of horseback riding tours in the Magaliesberg foothills.


Miarestate Boutique Hotel & Spa on the Wild Coast

If you’re looking for wild beauty, spectacular scenery and that get-away-from-it-all experience, then take yourself off to a gorgeous little hideaway in the Eastern Cape.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: Drakensberg and Soweto

  • 17 September 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 ...


Witsand Nature Reserve in 10 pictures

  • 16 September 2015 by Camilla Kohlmeyer

The starkly beautiful Witsand Nature Reserve features flowing white sand dunes that are surrounded by the striking red sand of the Kalahari desert.


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.


Sunrise to sunset – 12 hours in Madikwe Game Reserve

  • 11 September 2015 by Camilla Kohlmeyer

Situated in the North West province, Madikwe Game Reserve offers a luxury safari experience and spectacular game viewing. The park is malaria-free, and is home to the Big Five and a variety of endangered species.