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  • Northern Cape

    Port Nolloth

    Situated on South Africa’s Diamond Coast, Port Nolloth provides a relaxing holiday for those who are looking to get away from it all. Beautiful beaches, interesting history and the opportunity to explore the local culture make Port Nolloth an ideal destination when touring the Northern Cape Province.

  • Western Cape

    Hout Bay

    Even though Hout Bay falls under the Western Cape city of Cape Town, as a suburb it can be viewed as an independent settlement. Its unique atmosphere, attractions and activities draw thousands of visitors each year, who come to Hout Bay for relaxation and to enjoy the various water sports activities which it has become known for. Luxury accommodation allows visitors to relax in comfortable ...

  • Western Cape

    Hermanus

    A town that has managed to hold onto its heritage and still be described as cosmopolitan is very rare. Somehow, Hermanus has been able to retain the atmosphere of being a historical fishing village through its unique stores and craft markets, while developing a vibrant energy that attracts hundreds of youthful visitors each year. Hermanus is a destination in the Western Cape that ...

  • Western Cape

    Clanwilliam

    Just outside of Cape Town, nestled against the breathtaking Cederberg Mountains, is a town that is known for the manufacturing of leather footwear referred to as Veldskoene and for the planting and cultivation of rooibos. Many visitors are surprised by the quaint town of Clanwilliam as it has much more to offer than initially meets the eye.

  • Mpumalanga

    Dullstroom

    With stunning scenery, a host of great activities and locals known for their warm hospitality, the quaint little town of Dullstroom in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa is the perfect vacation destination. Located on the Steenkampsberg Plateau at an altitude of 2076 above sea level, Dullstroom’s climate and rainfall conditions support a wide variety of flora, with many species of wild ...

  • 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 ...

  • Free State

    Kroonstad

    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 ...

  • St Lucia

    Cape Vidal

    If you’re looking for one of South Africa’s ultimate coastal destinations along the country's eastern shoreline, Cape Vidal has to be it. This stunning coastal area is situated within the St Lucia Marine Reserve, not far from the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. While this means that you can't go blazing through the marshy thickets or destroy any natural vegetation or animal life, it does mean ...

  • St Francis Bay

    Waterworld

    The St Francis area is made up of a number of small hamlets situated along the coast not far from Jeffery’s Bay. The main hamlet, St Francis Bay, is well established and features a number of water-orientated experiences. In this way it can be likened to a sort of natural water-world, where you can enjoy calm canals, open rivers or the rough waters of the sea all in the space of one small ...

  • Activities

    Fishing

    Fishing may have originated as a way to provide food for the dinner table but today it is also regarded by many to be a worthwhile and enjoyable pastime. Of course, in many coastal towns and cities fishing is still a means of providing food and to make a living, but more and more people are heading out with rod and reel to enjoy the challenge of reeling in their own catch. South Africa is no ...