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It's episode 4 of Bakkie Stories, following our epic road-trip through South Africa and today our team brave the warm waters of KwaZulu-Natal province for a once in a lifetime experience, cage-diving with sharks! Few things compare to the adrenaline rush and exhilaration when our team come face-to-face with these uber-predators in their natural environment. This area of South Africa is famed not only for its Blacktip, Dusky and Spinner sharks, but also the occasional Tiger shark too. If shark-spotting wasn’t enough, Maya, Alice and Saunders were lucky enough to see pods of friendly dolphins and whales on their trip too!

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Good morning Cape Town! In episode 12 we experience the iconic 260 million year old Table Mountain in more ways than one.

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It's the last stop on our road-trip and we have arrived at the Cape Town, or as it's commonly known, the Mother City. We're off to V&A's Food Market - a mecca for foodies and home to traders passionate about the fresh, local, organic, artisan and homemade produce they sell

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Our road-trip through South Africa continues and we’re in the wilderness. No, literally, we’re in ‘Wilderness’, a small town in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, part of the popular Garden Route and the perfect base for us to explore the magical underground world of Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn.

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We're sending a trio of UK celebrities on an epic South African road trip. Join us as we take TV presenter Maya Jama, Instagram sensation Alice Liveing and travel blogger Saunders Carmichael-Brown , aka Saunders Says on an unbelievable 10 day road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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In episode 9, we give Maya, Alice and Saunders a true South African bushveld experience.

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In episode 8 we explore the exquisite scenes of the Tsitsikamma and paddle in an inflated rubber tube down the river rapids!

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Episode 7 of Bakkie Stories, we take in the surreal landscape of Sunday’s River sand dunes in Port Elizabeth.

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Episode 6 - our team take a cruise along Sunday's River, before visiting Addo Elephant Park

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In episode 5 we step into another world and get spicy visiting Durban’s buzzing Victoria Street Market.

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In Episode 3 our intrepid travellers experience the Big Rush Swing in Durban

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Episode 2 sees the team sampling the delights of the Johannesburg nightlife.

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