Pied kingfishers  Intaka Island, Century City, Cape Town
Intaka Island, Century City, Cape Town

This 16ha wetland reserve in the middle of one of Cape Town's densest shopping and residential developments is an island of tranquility attracting 120 species of birds.

Wildlife vet and guests with immobilised rhino. Wildlife conservation safaris
Wildlife conservation safaris

Wildlife conservation safaris are a great way of contributing to critical conservation work while having a hands-on experience with wild animals.

South Africa's plant conservation - pretty and valuable. Plant conservation in South Africa
Plant conservation in South Africa

Botanists can rightly argue that it is the sheer exuberant wealth of plant species that truly sets South Africa apart as a mega-diverse nation.

South African social upliftment
South African social upliftment

It's a whole shift in tourism, and South Africa is pioneering a new way. The benefits on the ground are life-changing for all concerned.

Responsible tourism in South Africa
Responsible tourism in South Africa

South Africa, a responsible tourism leader, offers travel options that will shrink your environmental fooprint, light up the faces around you, and cheer your heart.

Cape Town, responsible tourism destination. Responsible Tourism Cape Town
Responsible Tourism Cape Town

Cape Town has been recognised as one of the world’s best responsible tourism destinations. A sustainable city is a great place to inhabit and visit.

Rhino conservation in South Africa
Rhino conservation in South Africa

Great battles have been fought in South Africa to save rhinos. A campaign in the 1960s was successful, and this giant lawnmower lives on. But today it is under renewed threat as poaching is on the rise and the only hope for its survival is creating awareness.

South African food conservation South African food conservation
South African food conservation

Conserving South Africa’s food resources and traditional cooking genres is about saving our culinary heritage.

Voluntourists in South Africa. Tips for voluntourists to South Africa
Tips for voluntourists to South Africa

If you’re looking for tips on being a voluntourist to South Africa, the first and best tip is to ask questions. And find a reputable operator.

The VegTable, Rheenendal
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.

Rheenendal Ramble
Rheenendal Ramble

The road that takes you on the Rheenendal Ramble, close to Knysna, is 24km long, but you can spend days experiencing what this area has to offer.

Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town
Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town

The ruins of the Chavonnes Battery can still be seen at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, laying bare a fascinating piece of Cape history.

Tswalu horse trail Explore the Diamond Route
Explore the Diamond Route

From the red sands of the Kalahari to the baobab-covered hills of the north-eastern corner of Limpopo, the Diamond Route comprises a group properties set aside by diamond mining companies for conservation and tourism in South Africa.

A baby elephant follows mum at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is conservation in progress – once a wasteland of overgrazed farms, today it is a staggeringly beautiful, successful wilderness area.

Penguins Eastern Cape, Cape St Francis, rescued seabirds. Sanccob Eastern Cape, Cape St Francis
Sanccob Eastern Cape, Cape St Francis

The African penguin population is in danger because of overfishing, habitat change and much more. But here’s a rescue facility that is making a difference.

Giraffes
Giraffes

Giraffes are rather wondrous creatures, icons of the thorn-tree savannahs. They are tough, tall, move only at a walk or a gallop and adore leaves.

Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Andulela Tours, Cape Town
Andulela Tours, Cape Town

Andulela Tours offers unusual day trips around Cape Town, giving you giving you insider information and a share in positive energy via responsible tourism.