Rocktail Camp: an outdoor lover’s dream

Have you been to Maputaland? Do you know where it is? If you answered no to these questions, we have all the info you need - including exactly when to stay when you visit this amazing part of South Africa.

Montecasino Bird Gardens, Johannesburg

The Montecasino Bird Gardens, in Fourways just north of Johannesburg, provide great family entertainment.

Food markets in South Africa

Take the time to immerse yourself in South Africa's food culture – there's a wide variety of food markets that will enhance your experience of the country.

Eating out in Johannesburg

Feel like Italian, Chinese, traditional South African, African or township cuisine? There’s something for every culinary desire in Johannesburg.

The VegTable, Rheenendal

This vegetarian restaurant near Rheenendal offers a completely unique dining experience. Chef Brett Garvie is self-taught and grows, sources and forages for the food he prepares.

Johannesburg's Chinatown

Chinatowns can be found in major cities the world over, and Johannesburg is no different.

Mbombela to Hoedspruit via the Long Tom Pass

Driving from Mbombela to Hoedspruit? Why not make a day of it and travel via the town of Mashishing, taking in the sights, towns, restaurants and attractions along the way.

The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town

The Irma Stern Museum is a house where Irma Stern, one of South Africa's most famous artists, once lived.

The University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is South Africa's oldest university and one of the country's leading institutions of higher learning.


Top 10

Fishing spots

1Dullstroom, Mpumalanga

A prime country fly-fishing spot and a great weekend getaway.

2Du Toit’s Kloof, Western Cape

Icy mountain streams for excellent freshwater angling.

3The Rhodes District, Southern Drakensberg

You'll find cool, clear streams and fantastic trout fishing

4Jonkershoek Valley, Stellenbosch

Home to the oldest trout hatchery in Southern Africa

5Elephant Coast

Cape Vidal and Sodwana are all excellent game fishing destinations. St Lucia and Kosi Bay lakes offer a rare semi-saline environment in which to test your skill.

6Cape Point

Go deep sea fishing off the Southern tip of Africa and win some prizes to make your friends envious

7Shelley Beach, Natal South Coast

A firm favourite known for excellent game fishing.

8Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Rugged shorelines with nary a soul in sight. An excellent place for those who enjoy bottom-fishing and kite-fishing

9Jozini Dam, Pongola

Home of the fearless Tiger fish. When you’re finished doing battle – relax on a luxurious houseboat.

10KwaZulu-Natal North Coast

In season, take on the big boys - for the best of game fishing (and surface-feeders).