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5 day Wineland Self Drive. Explore the Montagu Route 62 from the Garden Route

On your South African holiday, stay over at the Montagu Country Hotel and use it as your base to explore the Cape Winelands. Hire a car, get a map and...more

A guide to South Africa National Parks

Visit beautiful South Africa National Parks on South African holidays, such as Kruger National Park, Sodwana, the Drakensberg Mountains or Kalahari...more

Abseiling, Rappeling and Rap jumping in South Africa

It's only recently that abseiling, also called rappelling, has become a South African holiday activity in its own right. There are a number of very...more

Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Addo is a small and charming farming town situated in the Eastern Cape. it is conveniently close to the world renowned Addo Elephant Park and offers...more

Airport Infrastructure in South Africa

South Africa's main airport is OR Tambo (Johannesburg) International and Cape Town International is the secondary airport. There are shuttles and taxis...more

Alexander Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa

Alexander Bay takes its name from Sir James Alexander, who dreamed of making a fortune by exporting copper. Because of the copper, the town experienced...more

Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Alice is a quaint little town situated 20 kilometres to the east of Fort Beaufort.This small town is well known as it is the site of the University of...more

Aliwal North, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Aliwal grew as a health resort location. Today Aliwal North is a farming district. Some of Aliwal's attractions are: Aliwal North Museum, Aliwal Spa...more

Alldays, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Alldays is a small town situated in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Alldays and the surrounding villages of Vivo and Dendron serve an extensive...more

Archaeology & Palaeontology in South Africa

The latest findings support the theory that it was in Africa, and most likely South Africa, that humans evolved – where we first stood up on our own two...more

Ardent Antiques and Cheerful Junk shopping on South African holidays

Anyone who loves digging and delving in dusty corners on South African Holidays, from the ardent antique dealer to the cheerful junk collector, will find...more

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans), Western Cape, South Africa

Waenhuiskrans is an charming and tranquil place, probably best known for its well preserved, often photographed, white washed thatched cottages that line...more

Around the Cape to Cape Point

If you have only a day or two in Cape Town, this route covers the greatest hits, all the stuff you really have to do if you want to say you've seen the...more

Arts Desire. Around Cape Town

This is a South African holidays route of beautiful things – be it oil on a canvas, a swirl of beads on a designer dress, or the sparkle on handcrafted...more

Badplaas, Mpumalanga, South Africa

The hot mineral waters that filter from a natural spring at Badplaas were visited by travellers in the mid-1870s. Today, people with rheumatic ailments...more

Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Barberton is a quiet and peaceful town with beautiful old buildings and set in stunning surroundings. There are some interesting attractions worth...more

Barrydale, Western Cape, South Africa

Barrydale is gently nestled between two extremes, the beautiful and fertile Tradouw Valley on the one side, and the stark, semi arid Klein Karoo on the...more

Beaches in South Africa

From the West Coast's wild, deserted, sun-bleached stretches of snow-white sand to the sub-tropical, coral-fringed, forest-backed beaches of Maputaland...more

Bela - Bela (previously Warmbaths), Limpopo, South Africa

Bela-Bela was found by the Tswana people in the 1800's. The highlight of Bela-Bela is the world famous hot water springs. The various resorts are the...more

Betty's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Betty's Bay is a quiet and tranquil seaside resort town, ideally located away from the hustle and bustle of modern city living. This is a great place for...more

Birds, South Africa

With about 900 species, many of which are endemic, rare, or just plain beautiful, South Africa offers fantastic birding. Visitors will be enthralled by...more

Bisho and King Williams Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Bisho is the capital of the Eastern Cape but it seems to be dominated by the nearby King Williams Town. In fact, these two towns are virtually one. King...more

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Bloemfontein is the capital city of the province of the Free State. It is a charming, medium sized city, living up to its name of 'spring of flowers'...more

Blouberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Blouberg starts some 15 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town. It is easy to access by road, take a bus or shuttle service, take a guided tour - or...more

Blyde River Canyon

Visitors on South African holidays in Mpumalanga need to see the Blyde River Canyon, which is neighbouring the Kruger National Park. Enjoy breathtaking...more

Boardsailing/Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in South Africa

South African holiday destinations present some of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities in the world. There are a number of good spots all...more

Botanical Gardens in South Africa

Not surprisingly, considering South Africa's fantastic botanical diversity, there are a number of lovely botanical gardens scattered around the country...more

Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa

Bredasdorp is a small farming town situated 25 kilometres north of Cape Agulhas. Set in the heart of the Overberg, Bredesdorp is a centre for wool...more

Bungy Jumping and Bridge Swinging in South Africa

South Africa has the highest bungy jump in the world - and a few more. Visitors who fancy a slightly different leap into the unknown could try bridge...more

Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Guests on South African holidays should visit the Cango Caves, one of the great wonders of the world with unique limestone formations. it lies in the...more

Cape Agulhas, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Agulhas is the southernmost point of Africa, and the official meeting point of the cold Atlantic and warm Indian Oceans. L'Agulhas is a small town...more

Cape Town Central, Cape Town, South Africa

The centre of present-day Cape Town is Adderley Street. Visits to the Castle, the fountains opposite the railway station, the Gardens with all the...more

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Town is cosmopolitan, wild and wonderful city. It is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural and fascinating heritage. The imposing...more

Cheese, Wine and Olives. Around the Cape Winelands on a South African holiday

The happy marriage between wine and cheese is nowhere more apparent than in the Cape Winelands, with olives and olive oils completing the picture...more

Citrusdal, Western Cape, South Africa

Situated on the banks of the majestic Olifants River in the southern extreme of the Cedarburg, Citrusdal is a pretty town surrounded by orange groves...more

Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa

Clanwilliam is situated between the West Coast and the Cederberg and on the southern edge of Namaqualand and is best known for its spectacular spring...more

Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa

Claremont, in the early days, was a small, friendly place where owners of businesses were known to everyone – there was healthy rivalry amongst these...more

Clarens, Free State, South Africa

Clarens is situated in the green and mountainous region of the Eastern Free State and is a charming little town close to the Lesotho border...more

Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Coffee Bay offers numerous attractions, including a friendly hotel, 2 backpacker's hostels, excellent surfing conditions and the iconic 'Hole in the Wall...more

Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa

Simon van der Stel, Commander of the Cape, in 1685 was granted, in free and full property. Located in at or near present-day Steenberg, it comprised...more

Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Cradock is a small and quaint town situated in the Fish River Valley. Cradock is a cultural experience, especially for those interested in admiring the...more

Craft Centres, South Africa

On South African holidays you can find exclusive hand-made crafts in most areas. Almost every town and city has craft markets with plenty to choose from...more

Cricket in South Africa

Cricket is a gentlemen's sport and many South Africans are avid supporters of the game. The Proteas which are South Africa's national cricket team have...more

Cullinan, Gauteng, South Africa

The town's claim to fame must surely be that it is the site of the discovery of the world's biggest diamond, named the Cullinan Diamond, for obvious...more

Cultural Overview of South Africa

With a dynamic fusion of African, European and Asian influences, South Africa is a unique experience of culture, food, language, music, art and theatre...more

Cultural Villages, South Africa

Cultural villages offer a way to experience a taste of African life and history on South African holidays. They are also known as “historical villages.”...more

Cycling in South Africa

If you are a keen cyclist, there are many routes available in South Africa. There are numerous cycle races of varying lengths but the most popular are...more

Darling, Western Cape, South Africa

Darling is the ideal escape for guests wanting to experience the warm hospitality and interesting sights that South Africa is known for. Darling is a...more

De Rust, Western Cape, South Africa

De Rust is a refined Victorian village and home to the blueblood Ostrich, golden vineyards, sundrenched orchards, excellent wines and the spectacular...more

Destination South Africa

Regarded as the pariah state of the world in the late 20th century due to draconian laws and oppressive leadership of the white minority. The South...more