All Things To Do

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre offers a unique wildcat experience where guests are taken on an hour-long guided tour to meet captive-bred felines living in a semi-natural environment. A variety of indigenous birds, such as Blue Cranes and Marabou Storks, can be seen in the gardens of Tenikwa, and some meerkats have their home there too. Programmes … Continue reading “Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre”

Swellendam – Overberg

Nestling at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, Swellendam has much to offer visitors who have an interest in history, nature and outdoor activities. Situated on the N2, approximately 240km from both Cape Town and George, Swellendam is the perfect choice for a halfway stopover or as a base from which to explore the area. … Continue reading “Swellendam – Overberg”

A visitor to the Maropeng Visitor Centre, the official visitor centre for The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, is a must for visitors to Johannesburg, Pretoria. The focus on the development of humans and our ancestors spanning millions of years, provide a unique insight into our ancestry. Combine this with a visit to Sterkfontein … Continue reading “Sterkfontein Caves and The Cradle of Humankind”


The Stellenbosch Wine Route is arguably the country’s most famous, and the Stellenbosch Wine of Origin area includes 106 cellars – most of which are open to the public. With its venerable old buildings, this is the University’s main thoroughfare, where modern student life sits comfortably side by side with our history and architectural heritage.  … Continue reading “Stellenbosch”

St Francis Bay

St. Francis Bay is a picturesque seaside village situated in the Kouga district of the Eastern Cape, which is midway between Port Elizabeth and the Garden Route town of Knysna. St Francis Bay is known for its excellent beaches, unique canal system and nature areas, water-sports and leisurely lifestyle. Visitors to St Francis Bay enjoy surfing and fishing, tennis … Continue reading “St Francis Bay”

Johannesburg has many unique and popular South Africa holiday activities. The most popular is a day trip to Soweto, a town that has become synonymous with South Africa’s struggle for freedom. Other places of interest include The Apartheid Museum and Gold Reef City where you can experience a recreation of the gold rush of the … Continue reading “Soweto and Johannesburg Day Trip”

Shopping in Dullstroom

For the ladies Dullstroom has 5 shopping nodes on the main road (R540) – ending at the Owl & Oak 9 km towards Lydenburg. Shops in town include the following: De Waal & African Loom: Master furniture makers. Wild ‘n Wooly: Mohair cotton throws & blankets, exclusive mahogany furniture and other country clothing. Trams: Antiques … Continue reading “Shopping in Dullstroom”

Gsnsbaai is a fishing town that rests along the shores of Pearly Beach and Walker Bay – shorelines dotted with secluded coves and home to diverse marine life. Watch whales from the cliffs at De Kelders or take a boat trip for close viewing, stroll along remote white beaches, and consider the controversial thrill of … Continue reading “Shark diving and more in Gansbaai – Overberg”

Shangaan Cultural Tours

Travel is always richer when you get the opportunity to find out about the daily lives of people who live in the area you’re visiting. If you’re in the mood for an authentic Shangaan experience, there are various tours available.

Robben Island

From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of banishment, isolation and imprisonment. Today it is a World Heritage Site and museum, a poignant reminder to the newly democratic South Africa of the price paid for freedom. Ferries depart at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm, weather permitting, from Nelson Mandela … Continue reading “Robben Island”

Pilanesberg National Park

A visit to Pilanesberg, South Africa’s fourth largest national park, will be well worth your while. The park has more than 7,000 animals of 24 species and 300 bird species. This abundance of wild life proliferate an arrestingly diverse bushveld terrain, the perfect setting for a rewarding game drive. Accommodation in the park ranges from … Continue reading “Pilanesberg National Park”

Penguins @ Boulders Beach

Simon’s Town has stunning views in the most beautiful environment of the Cape Peninsula. In 1983 a pair of African penguins were spotted on Foxy Beach at Boulders and in 1985 they began to lay. Since then the colony has grown rapidly, increasing initially at about 60% a year. By 1997 there were 2350 adult … Continue reading “Penguins @ Boulders Beach”