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  • Free State


    The picturesque Gariep Dam is located in the Free State, between the cities of Colesberg and Bloemfontein. Travelers often use the Gariep Dam as a stop over on their way to and from Cape Town and Johannesburg, but many return for a longer stay after they have discovered the beauty and attractions that it offers. The peaceful waters of the dam are a great attraction for family holidays, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Free State


    A mere two hour drive from Johannesburg lies a picturesque Free State town named Kroonstad. The historical town was established in the year 1855. While there is some debate as to how it got its name, most locals lean towards the popular folklore that the town was named after a horse by the name of Kroon, which belonged to Sarel Cilliers, a Voortrekker. According to the legend, Kroon died in ...

  • 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

    Fiddlers Creek Campsite

    Fiddlers Creek Campsite is situated in Vioolsdrift, on the Orange River in Namaqualand. Fiddlers Creek Campsite not only accommodates campers, but it is the Base Camp for the Bushwhacked Outdoor Adventure Company. The campsite, on the river front, has large grass banks and grassed camping sites. The scenic views over the Richtersveld mountain ranges, provides breathtaking sunsets and ...

  • Camping

    Marlon Resort

    If you’re a camping enthusiast, you’ll find that the Marlon Resort is an absolutely breathtaking camping facility with a wide variety of interesting activities for campers to enjoy. Situated between Port Shepstone and Hibberdene in KwaZulu Natal, the resort is only about 25 kilometers from Margate, so it is easily accessible. It is also located near the beach and offers camping sites, ...

  • 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


    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 ...

  • 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 ...