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  • Day Trips

    Battlefields

    There are many ways to explore the Anglo Boer War Battlefields of Kwazulu Natal. Brochures and maps are available from tourist information centers and visitors can embark on their own journey of discovery and exploration. Alternatively, visitors can explore the Kwazulu Natal Battlefields by joining a coach tour, or hiring a professional battlefield guide for the day. For an exciting day ...

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    Lesedi

    North from Johannesburg, is the Lesedi Cultural Village, also known as the Lesedi African Lodge. It is located amongst the rocky hills and picturesque bushveld, brimming with culture and the Xhosa, Pedi, Zulu, Basotho and Ndebele traditions. Lesedi Cultural Village is close enough to Johannesburg to make it a day trip, or you are welcome to stay overnight. There are two unique experiences ...

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    Diamond Mine

    The tour of Premier Diamond Mine near Pretoria is a combination of the mine and that of Cullinan Village and the Tswaing Crater. This historical area can either be done as a day trip to each area or spread out over five days, with a local tour group. Or you can only visit the site that is most important to you.

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    Steam Train

    If you’re looking for a great story-book kind of experience, then the Apple Express may be just the sort of day trip you had in mind. In a world where everything that surrounds us is high tech, fast paced and impersonal, this charming little narrow gauge steam train seems to defy progress in a friendly and lackadaisical way. This is the sort of train you can imagine your great grandparents ...

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    Lion Rhino Park

    The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is an extensive natural highveld grassland only 45 minutes from Johannesburg. This popular nature reserve is visited by thousands of tourists, both local and international, every year.

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    Zulu Experience

    KwaZulu Natal is well known for their lush lands, beautiful seas and the warrior Zulu nation. Why don’t you take a day trip to take part in the true Shakaland Zulu experience. There are a few day trips, a lot of them starting at 08h30 and lasting for eight hours.

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    Wineland Tours

    Arguably one of the most valuable things that South Africans have inherited from the early French Huguenot settlers who graced our shores so many years ago, is a tradition of wine farming and wine tasting. As you drive between Cape Town and Stellenbosch, you will discover a stunning wealth of wine farms just waiting to be discovered. The Cape Winelands are situated only an hour from Cape ...

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    Scenic Flights

    If you are short on time but want to see as much of sunny South Africa as you can, a scenic flight day trip is an absolute must. There are a few charter flight companies in South Africa which offer day trips between some of the country’s top destinations and choosing to fly instead of drive will give you the opportunity to cover a large area in a relatively short period of time. One of the ...

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    Boat Tours

    One of the best ways to experience the rugged splendor of Cape Town’s coast is to spend a day aboard one of the many boats which offer day tours from Cape Town’s harbor or other surrounding landing points. In this way you can get as close as possible to the amazing rocky cliffs of the Cape Peninsula where the waters of the Atlantic Ocean swirl and crash against this rocky outcrop. Only 200 ...

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    Soweto Tour

    While in South Africa make a day tour of Soweto a must! There are plenty of tours to choose from with 800 different operators conducting personal tours of Soweto. In Soweto, another guide who lives in one of the squatter camps will join you as you visit various other camps, like Nelson Mandela Camp or Kliptown Camp and will accompany your personal guide. This particular tour is one of the ...