Posts – Wildlife

Memel – a small-town gem in the Free State

  • 11 March 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

In the north-eastern region of the Free State, between Newcastle and Vrede, lies Memel, a small town renowned for its natural beauty and popularity as a getaway for city slickers.


Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail

  • 07 March 2015 by Christine Marot

Try the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail, just north of Durban, for a relaxing walk through a coastal forest. For twitchers, more than 300 bird species have been identified in the reserve.


#TravelChatSA explores the natural wonders of South Africa

  • 05 March 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

From its jagged mountains to its desert dunes to its pristine coastlines, South Africa’s natural beauty is world-renowned. But how many of the spectacular sights on offer in this country would you call a ‘natural wonder’? This week’s #TravelChatSA sought answers to this very question.


South Africa's national parks the most visited in Africa

Table Mountain National Park and the Kruger National Park are the most visited parks in Africa.


West Coast road trips for any occasion

  • 27 February 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen

A car and any given day of the week are good enough reason to head up the Cape’s West Coast. Here are a few must-stops along the way ...


Cape Town's urban animals

South Africa’s Big Five are often seen as the main attraction when it comes to wildlife – but you’ll find plenty of smaller critters right here in the Mother City, too.


The magical Protea Hotel Ranch Resort, Limpopo

  • 22 February 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is a great holiday venue – it is ideally located in Limpopo province, giving you access to the Kruger National Park, while it offers a number of its own attractions.


Enjoy a family outing in Cape Town

  • 21 February 2015 by Lynnette Johns

See the fish, marvel at the views, go tenpin bowling, or try tobogganing – all in one of the most amazing cities in the world.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: kitesurfing and chameleons

  • 20 February 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 ...


A weekend in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve

  • 19 February 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

A few days ago I could confidently identify only four birds – chickens, ducks, ostriches and turkeys. But, when you’re invited along on a weekend trip to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve by an avid birder, expect a whole feathered world to open up to you.