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Mountain biking and the Owl Route

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Mountain biking and the Owl Route

The Owl Route is a 50km U-shaped dirt road in the Eastern Cape province, best explored by bicycle.

Explore the charming town of Groot Marico

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Explore the charming town of Groot Marico

Settle in to a genuine South African experience in Groot Marico. It's no wonder that so many of Herman Charles Bosman's tales featured this part of the country.

Oudtshoorn - The capital of the Klein Karoo

Vibrant culture

Oudtshoorn - The capital of the Klein Karoo

Inland from the Cape’s famous Garden Route, over breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes, magnificent red rocks and the wide open spaces of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find Oudtshoorn – once known internationally as the ostrich capital of the world

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

Breathtaking scenery

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.

Take a break and relax in Pilgrim’s Rest

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Take a break and relax in Pilgrim’s Rest

The village of Pilgrim’s Rest is a settlement lost in time.

Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland

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Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland

Sutherland in the Northern Cape, you’ll get one of the best views of the universe this world has to offer.

South Africa’s Garden of Eden – Knysna

Sun-soaked coasts

South Africa’s Garden of Eden – Knysna

Knysna is located along South Africa’s beautiful and famed Garden Route in the Western Cape province.

See the best of the Great Karoo in Graaff-Reinet

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See the best of the Great Karoo in Graaff-Reinet

The Karoo town of Graaff-Reinet is the fourth-oldest settlement in South Africa and has seen more than two centuries of travellers, adventurers and prospectors pass through its streets. Today it is a vibrant centre for tourism, game farming and traditional agriculture.

Down rivers and up mountains, find adventure in Clarens

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Down rivers and up mountains, find adventure in Clarens

Sometimes it’s not enough to just soak up awesome scenery, you need to immerse yourself in it, to be able to feel a part of it.

Clarens - The jewel of the Free State

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Clarens - The jewel of the Free State

Are you a creative soul? Does the great outdoors fuel your artistic spirit? Visit the charming town of Clarens in the Free State and you’ll discover why we call it an artist's hideout.

Damn, the Gariep Dam is something spectacular!

Breathtaking scenery

Damn, the Gariep Dam is something spectacular!

Perhaps the most beautiful dam in South Africa, the Gariep Dam lies between the Free State and Eastern Cape provinces.

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Take a #ShotLeft to the Western Cape's most popular coastal attractions. If you're one of those travelers that enjoys being outside and being surrounded by extreme beauty then you'll throughly enjoy Knysna. With beauty at every corner and a crazy amount of adventures go dive into it should definitely be next on your list. Thanks for the stunning image @jessicampesino #ShotLeft #Adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #wonderlustsouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #mycountry #Knysna #WesternCape #Visitknysna

A #ShotLeft to the adventure province, Eastern Cape is always a good idea. Go enjoy an adventure filled break surrounded by beautiful landscapes and a variety of activities. Areena Riverside Resort caters to the fun filled and adventurous traveler. #ShotLeft #adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #wonderlustsouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #mycountry #SouthAfrica #EasternCape

With all the buzz that’s happening in the Soweto, South of Johannesburg this weekend why not take a #ShotLeft to Lebo’s Soweto Backpacker’s for an awesome township experience. This is anything from enjoying a bike tour that takes you through some of Soweto’s gems, historic sites & hanging spots to reggae camping. Be sure to pack comfortable clothing suitable for bike riding and a daypack for your camera and other goods. Thanks for the image @sowetobybike. #ShotLeft #Travelgram #Traveller #wonderlustsouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #mycountry #Biketours #bacckpackers #Soweto #adventure

@thornybush_collection should be added on your #ShotLeft bucklist for these holidays & here’re a few reasons why: It offers a Thornybush experience that is all about making the most of its enchanting environment, giving you one of the finest bush experiences in our country. This destination is also the perfect spot for stargazing as the sun sets. You get to enjoy a massage on a wooden deck with the sounds of nature in the background or unwind in a heated rock pool with a big African sky as your ceiling. Thanks @simplycyn for this stunning image. #ShotLeft #adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #exploresouthafrica #mycountry #Wonderlustsouthafrica

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