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Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Breathtaking scenery

Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Let us introduce you to our places of wonder that make us swell with pride and take our breaths away again and again.

Tsitsikamma – a coastal adventure you’ll never forget

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Tsitsikamma – a coastal adventure you’ll never forget

If you’re looking for the complete coastal forest experience, Tsitsikamma, in the Eastern Cape has to be on the top of your list.

Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

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Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

South Africa’s best-known landmark, but what many people don’t know is that it’s also a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting things to learn

Swim in a sea of flowers in Namaqua National Park

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Swim in a sea of flowers in Namaqua National Park

From horizon-to-horizon, orange daisies take over the Namaqua National Park in spring.

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Ficksburg Cherry Festival

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Ficksburg Cherry Festival

The first Cherry Festival was held in 1968 and is the longest-running festival in South Africa.

The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

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The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

The Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga is one of South Africa's best-kept secrets.

Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

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Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

The little town of Hogsback has become an arts and crafts colony, a photographer’s preferred location, a nature lover’s haunt and a honeymoon couple’s top choice of romantic hideaways in the Eastern Cape.

Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak

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Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak

Chapman’s Peak Drive on the Atlantic Coast, between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in the Cape Peninsula, is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.

All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

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All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

Covering a distance of 60km in and around Pretoria, the Tshwane Explorer steam train trip is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

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Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

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Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

Hiking, biking and walking are pursuits perfectly suited to the expansive Magaliesberg mountains.

Stellenbosch – a town on the scenic countryside of the Western Cape

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Stellenbosch – a town on the scenic countryside of the Western Cape

Stellenbosch is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and its famous university.

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Road trip lovers - Let us introduce you to South Africa's Route 62, otherwise known as the world's longest wine route. 🍷 #BakkieStories #MeetSouthAfrica

Did you know every zebra has a unique pattern of black and white stripes? No two are the same! Photo by @henry.fricke #MeetSouthAfrica

Are you brave enough to take on the world’s tallest swing? 😮 Located in Durban, the @bigrushdurban swing is 288ft high - Certainly not for the faint hearted! 🇿🇦 Watch the full episode (link in our profile) and see whether @mayajama, @aliceliveing or @saunderscb decide to take the leap! #BakkieStories

Head over to @hellomaguk where our road-trippers, @saunderscb, @aliceliveing and @mayajama have taken over their Instagram stories, giving an insiders peak at our #BakkieStories road trip through South Africa! 🇿🇦👍🏼 Photo taken at Jo’Berg’s Maboneng district by @saunderscb.

WIN a 7-night road-trip to South Africa for two, including flights, accommodation and car hire! 🇿🇦 To celebrate the launch of #BakkieStories, which follows the ultimate road trip in a 'bakkie' (what the locals call a pick-up truck!) from Johannesburg to Cape Town, we're giving you the opportunity to win your own. Entry via our website, link in our profile. #BakkieStories

Are you following our #BakkieStories? 🇿🇦 We’re taking TV presenter @mayajama, health & wellness author @aliceliveing and travel blogger @saunderscb on an epic road-trip through South Africa from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Visit our website (link in our profile) to see the first episodes. #BakkieStories

After a jam-packed day exploring Johannesburg, it's time to check out the buzzing city nightlife! 🇿🇦 In episode 2 of #BakkieStories following the ultimate road-trip through South Africa, we learn first hand why Jo'Burg has coined the nickname 'Ginhannesburg,' as we sample the delights of @tonic.joburg a bar in Linden famed celebrating all things gin! 🍸 Click the link in our profile to see the full length video. #BakkieStories

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