Green meetings

The International Convention Centre Durban’s green initiatives

The ICC Durban’s green initiatives and response to the climate change challenge includes offering its customers products and solutions with limited environmental impact.

Green Leaf Environmental Standard

If you are environmentally conscious, look out for the Green Leaf mark of approval to ensure that your holiday is in harmony with its surroundings.

Fair Trade Tourism

If you’d like your visit to South Africa to leave a positive impact on communities and the environment, seek out Fair Trade Tourism destinations.


Top 10

Cycle routes

1Helshoogte Pass, Cape Winelands

From Stellenbosch to Franschhoek, crank your way up the pass and then emulate your Giro del Capo heroes and speed back down again.

2Follow the Owl Route, Eastern Cape

A 50km horseshoe-shaped scenic route with views of the Compassberg. Simply spectacular!

3Midlands Meander, KwaZulu-Natal

A 2-day guided cycle tour with routes for roadies and/or mountain-bikers.

4Long Tom Pass, Mpumalanga

Wind your way up Long Tom, then make a day of it on a circular route, or simply head back down.

5Cruise the Karoo

Fantastic for a challenging ride on quiet country roads with awe-inspiring scenery.

6Thabo Mofutsanyana

The Eastern Free State is where it's all happening. There are rides to suit all levels of fitness around Ficksburg, Clarens and Golden Gate National Park.

7West Coast

Hit the gravel roads during wild flower season when acres of blooms are a treat for the eyes.

8Garden Route

Wind your way up some of the country’s most magnificent passes and freewheel through shady forests and lush landscapes. Stop for photos and picnic lunches in interesting places.


Explore battlefields, scenic stretches of road and KwaZulu-Natal mountainscapes by bike.

10Suikerbosrand, Gauteng

Kilometres of tarred road to explore in a scenic nature reserve.