Posts – Wildlife

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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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.

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The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in 10 pictures

  • 30 August 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town is regarded as one of the greatest gardens in the world. Come discover its spectacular flora and incredible views.

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Witsand Nature Reserve – an oasis of tranquility

Witsand Nature Reserve is a traveller’s dream: relaxing, beautiful, steeped in history and intriguing, not to mention affordable and well maintained.

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Cultural experiences, game and more at Phezulu Safari Park

Phezulu Safari Park is definitely a fulfilling outing, with cultural dance, a reptile park, curio shop and restaurant in the beauty of KwaZulu-Natal’s Valley of a Thousand Hills.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: the Big Hole, the beachfront and beautiful animals

  • 27 August 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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Mpumalanga in 10 pictures

  • 25 August 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

If you’ve never travelled to South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, do yourself a favour and add it to your itinerary.

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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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Popular pics on Instagram this week: a lone elephant and landscapes

  • 20 August 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

A magnificent elephant we regrammed for #WorldElephantDay, and landscapes of KwaZulu-Natal and Cape Town were what Instagrammers loved seeing on our account this week.

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#MeetSouthAfrica's Blaauwberg Nature Reserve

The Blaauwberg Nature Reserve offers more than scenic views of two of South Africa’s World Heritage Sites – Robben Island and Table Mountain – or even hiking trails for nature lovers.

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