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Tag: bird watching

  • North West

    Rustenburg

    Located at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range in South Africa’s North West Province, the city of Rustenburg, with its picturesque Jacaranda-lined streets lies in the heart of the Bojanala Region. Rustenburg incorporates the natural attractions of the Magaliesberg Mountains and bushveld vegetation supporting a wide range of game and birdlife, as well as a host of fascinating ...

  • North West

    Brits

    Located north of Pretoria, en route to Rustenburg, Brits falls within the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality of the North West Province of South Africa. Brits was founded in 1924 on a farm and was named after the owner, Gert Brits. From small beginnings the town has grown tremendously, mainly due to the mining of the rich platinum, vanadium and granite reserves in the area. Brits is ...

  • Western Cape

    Plettenberg Bay

    Located in the heart of South Africa’s verdant Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay with its stunning beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters and hospitable people, is a much sought after holiday destination. Generally referred to simply as “Plett”, and known as the Jewel of the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is teeming with birdlife and is a haven for one of South Africa’s largest breeding colonies of ...

  • North West

    Vryburg

    Set amidst African savannah grasslands, Vryburg is located in the North West Province of South Africa along the route joining Gauteng to neighboring Namibia. With its terrain being particularly suited to cattle farming, Vryburg is often referred to as the "Texas of South Africa". However, it is the amazing diversity and large numbers of animals and birds that attract many visitors to the ...

  • Western Cape

    Knysna

    Many South Africans agree that if given the choice of visiting any destination in the country, they would choose the Garden Route treasure of Knysna. It is a town that is blanketed in exquisite beauty, while a strong artistic element. It is this combination that attracts thousands of visitors to Knysna and its surrounding areas. Amongst the tranquility of nature and its small bustling ...

  • Kwazulu Natal

    Port Edward

    Located at the point where the mighty Umtamvuna River meets the sea, Port Edward is the southernmost town on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. This historic South African town is a popular holiday destination, attracting visitors from throughout South Africa as well as internationally – and for good reason. Holiday makers can choose from a wide range of activities, including waterskiing, ...

  • Camping

    Vaalkop Dam Reserve

    Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve is considered by many to be an angler's dream come true as well as a popular bird watching location. Situated some 54 km from Brits to the north-east of Rustenburg, this lovely reserve is a great way to get some peace and quiet and get back in touch with nature. The dam covers 1 045 hectares, offering plenty of opportunities for water sports.

  • Camping

    Aquacade Camp

    Near the border of Namibia, in the northern part of Namaqualand, lies Vioolsdrift. This once uninhibited area, did not have any means for people to get across the Orange River into Namibia, except for a lone “Nama” who travelers named Jan Viool. Jan Viool would guide travelers through the shallowest part of the river, named the “drift”, safely into Namibia. Hence the name Vioolsdrift. ...

  • Camping

    Noorspoort Guest Farm

    The lovely Noorspoort Guest Farm is located near the small town of Steytlerville in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Run by the Craven family, now in its sixth generation on the farm, Noorspoort Guest Farm has everything you could want in a vacation and more. From fun-filled camping to endless activities, Noorspoort is a delight for the entire family and easy on your pocket.

  • Activities

    Camping

    Any big lover of the outdoors should try camping at least once during the course of his or her lifetime. The opportunity to live amongst nature and enjoy its many little intricacies is one of the best ways to gain a real understanding of the wild. Even if your wildlife experience is a little more luxurious than some would consider proper, the mere opportunity to be surrounded by all forms of ...