Top 10s

Wildlife wonders in KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu Natal’s wildlife attractions are many and impressive. Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s most celebrated game parks; iSimangaliso Wetlands Park site is an incredible wilderness area that begs to be explored and the Zululand Birding Route is a must for keen birders. more

Wildlife wonders in Gauteng

Gauteng’s wildlife attractions are vast and varied. A good place to start is the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in the Cradle of Humankind. There are also numerous nature reserves that offer wide-open spaces and excellent game viewing. Here’s our top ten list of wildlife wonders in Gauteng more

Birding spots

You can admit that you carry your twitcher’s checklist in your wallet, and that you count the number of different bird calls in the dawn melody. If you peer through your stabilised binoculars more frequently than your glasses, you’ll love our favourite birding spots in South Africa. more

Wildlife wonders in the Western Cape

The Western Cape’s wildlife attractions are vast and varied. There’s whale watching in Hermanus, penguin-spotting at Boulder’s Beach, great white sharks at Gansbaai and a number of wonderful national parks and nature reserves that are home to an abundance of mammals. Here’s our list of top ten wildlife wonders of the Western Cape. more

Wildlife wonders in the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape’s wildlife attractions include the Big Seven (the Big Five and the southern right whale and the great white shark). There are lots of places to view wildlife including national parks, private game and nature reserves and wilderness areas. Here’s our list of top ten wildlife wonders. more

Historical sites in Limpopo

From the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site (South Africa’s first city of gold) to the fascinating Thulamela hillside and its stone ruins to the Makapans Valley and the Dzata Ruins, there are many fascinating historical sites in Limpopo Province. Here’s our list of the Top Ten more

Historical sites in the Western Cape

From the Castle of Good Hope to the Cape Dutch architecture of Groot Contstantia to the Malay Quarter just below Signal Hill, the Western Cape is steeped in history. It’s also home to Robben Island, one of the most significant struggle sites in the country. Here’s our list of top ten historical sites. more

National Parks

Rewarding self-drive routes, guided game drives and wilderness trails from most camps; mountain biking, 4x4 routes, and horse trails - explore our top national parks in South Africa - your way. And there's always the chance of a thrilling encounter with the Big 5. more

Accommodation in The Free State

From friendly country estates to four star country manors to Karoo-style guesthouses and sandstone cottages, there is a wide variety of places to stay in the Free State. You could always opt to stay on a working farm, for a truly unique Free State experience. Here’s our list of top ten places to stay more

Towns

From scenic Stellenbosch in the Cape winelands, to picturesque Knysna along the Garden Route to the mystical Groot Marico in the North West province, South Africa’s top ten towns offer up a wonderful mix of local flavour and unique character that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. more