Category: Tourism

  • how much spending money for 2 weeks in south africa

    South Africa is an amazing country with so much to see and do. The best way to see everything is to have a rental car, but even without one, there are plenty of ways to get around. Here are a few tips on how to budget your spending money for a 2 week trip to […]

  • how to get around south africa

    South Africa is a vast and varied country, with plenty to see and do no matter what your interests are. While it may seem daunting to plan a trip to such a large and unfamiliar country, don’t worry – with a little advance planning, you’ll be able to see and do everything you want without […]

  • how many hotels are there in south africa

    There are plenty of hotels in South Africa to choose from whether you’re looking for luxury, budget-friendly, or something in between. Here are just a few of the many options available: The Oyster Box: A luxurious option located in Durban, the Oyster Box offers stunning ocean views, five-star service, and all the amenities you could […]

  • Pretorius

    Lazy Sunday afternoons… On warm Sundays at dusk, Capetonians can be found splayed across well-manicured lawns enjoying the music performance of the day. Their surroundings, none other than thousands of indigenous fynbos species beautifully preserved thanks to the likes of Professor Pearson, the garden’s first director, and many others dedicated to protecting unique indigenous varietals. […]

  • How many days is enough for safari?

    Most safari lodges will offer a three or four night stay, which is usually enough time to experience the best that a particular game reserve has to offer. Of course, this all depends on what you want to see and do while you’re on safari. If you’re hoping to see the Big Five (lion, leopard, […]

  • How long does a Kruger safari take?

    A Kruger safari is a great way to see some of South Africa’s amazing wildlife up close. But how long does a Kruger safari take? There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on a number of factors, such as the time of year you go, how long you spend in each […]

  • how much is gold reef city

    Gold Reef City is an amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa. The park is themed around the gold rush that started in 1886 on the Witwatersrand. Gold Reef City includes an authentic 19th-century gold mine, and visitors can ride an underground train, see a gold pouring demonstration, and visit a museum dedicated to the gold […]

  • Marks

    Transition… Only 13 odd years ago, South Africa appeared on the world stage on a daily basis, unfortunately it was all negative publicity and rightly so. South Africa was in the process of major changes from the old ‘Apartheid Regime’ to the new democratically elected government, the government that is still in power today. South […]

  • Marakele

    Marakele National Park is a ‘place of sanctuary’, as its Tswana name suggests, for an impressive variety of wildlife. Rare finds of yellowwood and cedar trees, five metre high cycads and tree ferns, are some of the plants found here. All the large game species from elephant & rhino to leopard & lion are found […]

  • Camdeboo

    Camdeboo National Park almost completely surrounds the Eastern Cape town of Graaff-Reinet. Much of this 14,500 ha park is between 740 and 1480 metres above sea level at the foothills of the Sneeuberg mountain range. The Nqweba Dam covers and area of 1000 hectares. The Valley of Desolation has fantastic examples of dolerite pillars where […]