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  • Cape Town

    Ratanga Junction

    Screams of delight fill the air, children run wild from one fun activity to the next and deciding in which direction to head first is a challenge. Cobblestone streets and bridges take visitors from the one thrilling experience to the next exciting adventure, and the walkways wind through a jungle of choices of restaurants, shops and curio stores. This is Ratanga Junction, the biggest and ...

  • Western Cape

    Mossel Bay

    When driving from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, or vice versa, Mossel Bay signifies the halfway mark of your journey. This coastal gem, located on the Garden Route, was once known as Aguada de Sao Bras when the legendary Bartholomew Dias anchored here in 1488. Since then it has developed into a town that has a wonderful balance of preserved history and modern facilities that appeals to most ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Stormsriver

    Storms River is located on the Garden Route of South Africa and is easily one of the most breathtaking destinations in the country. Flowing into Tsitsikamma, the two regions are often viewed as one and share many of the same attractions. With dense, green, mysterious forests and thrilling activities, Storms River is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. For a ...

  • Northern Cape

    De Aar

    The small town of De Aar is located in the central Groot Karoo along the railway line between Cape Town and Kimberley, which was established in the late 1800s. De Aar is the commercial center for the wool production and livestock farming industry in this semi-arid region of South Africa. The town itself receives an abundant supply of water from an underground source, which is referred to as ...

  • Free State

    Clarens

    As the rays of the morning sun begin to creep over the edges of the breathtaking mountains, and the hot air balloon slowly rises off the ground, one realizes that you are undertaking one of the many exciting adventures that the town of Clarens has to offer. While gliding over the picturesque Clarens Valley, which lies nestled in the Eastern Free State, the beauty and natural richness of the ...

  • Activities

    Tours

    Arriving in a country as vast and diverse as South Africa is somewhat overwhelming to international visitors. Most do not know where to start, as there is so much to explore and so many adventures to be had. From discovering the beauty of the South African wildlife and landscapes, to experiencing a variety of cultures; South Africa is truly a land of opportunity. Tour operators in South ...

  • Hiking Trails

    Otter Trail

    The Otter Trail has the distinction of being South Africa’s first organized hiking trail, and although it is quite difficult in places, it has never lost its appeal. The Otter Trail winds along the coast from Storms River mouth to the Groot River estuary which is in Nature’s Valley. Its popularity has much to do with the unbeatable coastal scenery, indigenous forest and short daily ...

  • Camping

    Baviaanskloof Uitspan

    A really great place to go camping in the Eastern Cape is the Baviaanskloof Uitspan Campsite, which is settled amongst the beautiful natural vegetation and tranquility of the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve. South Africa’s Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area is situated roughly 120 km west of Port Elizabeth. It features about 270 000 hectares of absolutely breathtaking mountain terrain and the ...

  • Camping

    Weesgerus Holiday Resort

    Weesgerus Holiday Resort and Campsite is beautifully located in the Waterberg Mountains, just 3km from Modimolle (previously known as Nylstroom) in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Encircled by verdant bushveld and animal life, Weesgerus Holiday Resort is a wonderful escape from city life and is a fantastic vacation destination for the entire family. Add to the stunning environment a ...

  • Garden Route

    Cango Caves

    Near the town of Oudtshoorn, located in the Karoo and part of the Garden Route, are the spectacular Cango Caves. The Garden Route is the most scenic and picturesque travel route in the Eastern Cape, and the trip inland to the Cango Caves is well worth the effort.