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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


#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.