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  • Eastern Cape

    Port St Johns

    Breathtaking stretches of clean beaches, landscapes blanketed in rich vegetation, a fascinating history and a variety of activities are just some of the reasons why Port St John’s has come to be known as the Jewel of the Wild Coast. This Eastern Cape destination has a diverse culture and locals are known to be laid back and pleasant. Port St John’s opens up a world of beauty, nature, ...

  • Mpumalanga

    Wakkerstroom

    In the southern region of the Mpumalanga Province, nestled between endless rolling hills and green farmland, is the town of Wakkerstroom. When exploring the history of the town, it is evident that the town was once bustling with activity, but over the years bigger cities began to flourish almost forcing the town, which was established in 1859, into obscurity. But lately, tourists and locals ...

  • Limpopo

    Bela Bela

    Approximately a hundred kilometers from Johannesburg, is a majestic town that lies nestled in the Limpopo Province. It is where most people in South Africa would rather live, due to its beautiful surroundings and great natural features; it is the town of Bela-Bela. With ample wildlife, sporting activities and of course the hot springs, Bela-Bela has become a popular vacation destination for ...

  • Mpumalanga

    Middelburg

    The Stainless Steel Capital of Africa goes by the name of Middelburg. It is located in the Mpumalanga Province and has grown into an industrial hub since its establishment in 1864. It was originally named Nasareth, but was renamed in 1872 to reflect its location half way between Lydenburg and Pretoria. The town has developed not only as an economic center, but as a popular holiday ...

  • Mpumalanga

    Komatipoort

    Komatipoort, a small town located in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, has the distinction of being known as one of the country’s hottest towns, and with an average winter temperature of 26 degrees Celsius it is definitely the place to be when the winter chill sets in. Its picturesque setting at the confluence of the Komati and Crocodile Rivers, creating a haven for wildlife, is ...

  • Mpumalanga

    Waterval Boven

    As one of the towns along the picturesque Highlands Meander in what is known as the 'Trout Triangle' of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, Waterval Boven offers visitors a host of activities and attractions, including some of South Africa’s best fly-fishing spots. Waterval Boven,meaning 'above the waterfall' in Dutch, is located on the fringe of an escarpment in the Drakensberg ...

  • Northern Cape

    Calvinia

    Located at the foot of the Hantam Mountains in the Groot Karoo region of South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, the friendly town of Calvinia has much to offer travelers who enjoy exploring off the beaten track treasures. Travel the scenic 4x4 routes of Calvinia, some of which take visitors to areas where historic Anglo-Boer conflicts took place, with other routes winding along the ...

  • Free State

    Memel

    The beautiful town of Memel is located in the Free State Province of South Africa and was established in 1911, following the Anglo-Boer War conflict. Surrounded by wetlands, Memel is a nature lover's paradise. Even though Memel has been almost forgotten for many years, it is starting to grow in popularity and as people escape the city to build peaceful new lives in this picturesque town.

  • Free State

    Philippolis

    The quaint town of Philippolis is the very first settlement that was established in the Free State, and still holds onto the principles and small town atmosphere that the town has been used to since 1822.

  • North West

    Groot Marico

    Located in the North West Province of South Africa, the rustic town of Groot Marico (Big Marico) is set in beautiful African bushveld and is steeped in history. This is the land where early pioneers set down roots following their long and grueling journey from the coast. Here is where many an Anglo-Boer altercation took place. This is the rugged bushveld in which renowned South African ...