Garden Route, South Africa The Garden Route, Western Cape
The Garden Route, Western Cape

The trick when travelling along the Garden Route is to have enough time to slip off the N2 onto the side-roads that hold the promise of interesting destinations.

Wine Routes of South Africa
Wine Routes of South Africa

Wine lovers who visit our wine routes will discover an offering as diverse in taste, culture, and geography as the Rainbow Nation that produced it.

South African routes
South African routes

From slow living to fast-paced adventure, there’s a South African travel route for everyone. And don’t forget to leave some time for doing absolutely nothing.

Hiking along the Garden Route Trail. Hiking trails
Hiking trails

Hiking trails offer the best way to get out into the wild and experience nature at its very best in scenic South Africa.

The Panorama Route, Mpumalanga
The Panorama Route, Mpumalanga

Take a deep breath and plunge into the Panorama Route of Mpumalanga, where endless vistas succeed each other in a fairytale land above the clouds.

Route 67, Port Elizabeth
Route 67, Port Elizabeth

Route 67 is a Port Elizabeth development that combines visual arts, urban design and heritage.

Hoerikwaggo Trail The Hoerikwaggo Trail, Western Cape
The Hoerikwaggo Trail, Western Cape

The Hoerikwaggo Trail is one of the most scenic hiking routes imaginable and starts with a walk up one of the New7Wonders of Nature.

The Otter Trail, Garden Route
The Otter Trail, Garden Route

The Otter Trail is South Africa’s best-known hiking trail, located in the Tsitsikamma forest of the Garden Route National Park, a place of great beauty.

The Battlefields Route
The Battlefields Route

Those who enjoy enjoy history will be in their element when they tour the Battlefields Route in the Free State province, exploring the sites made famous during the South African War.

East London, Wild Coast, South Africa East London to Port St Johns – a Wild Coast route
East London to Port St Johns – a Wild Coast route

One of South Africa’s top natural and cultural destinations remains the Eastern Cape's Wild Coast, which offers adventure and surprise at every turn.

The Cederberg Mountains rank as one of South Africa's most scenic wonders. The Cederberg’s Gabriel Slackpacking Trail, Western Cape
The Cederberg’s Gabriel Slackpacking Trail, Western Cape

Two hours north of Cape Town lies the Cederberg Wilderness, a remote mountain fastness. Here you can take a slackpacking trail and stay with local villagers.

Philippolis, Free State Smithfield to Philippolis – the 'upper Gariep route'
Smithfield to Philippolis – the 'upper Gariep route'

Take a 200km trip from Smithfield to Philippolis over a leisurely three days to explore this historic region of the southern Free State.

Rouxville to Fouriesburg – a western Maloti Mountains route
Rouxville to Fouriesburg – a western Maloti Mountains route

Each of the old towns along the Lesotho border in the eastern Free State has its own story – and its own set of attractions.

Sutherland to Calvinia – the 'starry Karoo route'
Sutherland to Calvinia – the 'starry Karoo route'

A three-day meander through the dry lands of the upper Karoo, from Sutherland to Calvinia, detouring to the Tankwa, is a nature lover’s road trip.

Carnarvon, Northern Cape Victoria West to Calvinia – the 'upper Karoo route'
Victoria West to Calvinia – the 'upper Karoo route'

The 340km road trip between Victoria West and Calvinia in the Northern Cape can be a wonderful six-day journey if you have the time.

Kimberley to Upington – the 'missionary route'
Kimberley to Upington – the 'missionary route'

The route west from Kimberley to Upington takes in lots of small towns with big histories, including some rather eccentric stops.

Fauresmith Endurance Ride, Free State
Fauresmith Endurance Ride, Free State

The Fauresmith endurance ride in the Free State attracts horse riders from around South Africa, and the world, to compete in an ultra-tough challenge over 201km.