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Cape Town boasts its own Big Five to rival those of the South African bush. Baboons, dassies, penguins, seals and even Great White sharks can be seen in and around the city boundaries... read more »
#2/19
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South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three ... read more »
#3/19
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Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains... read more »
#4/19
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5
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A recent fatal shark attack off Fish Hoek Beach shows how sharks are posing an increasing danger on the False Bay side of Cape Town. Don't let that put you off, it really is a great place to hang out... read more »
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5
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There may be over 440 Kalahari lions in South Africa and Botswana's Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, but they proved elusive for much of our stay. Luckily, other wildlife was far more obliging...... read more »
#6/19
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4.4
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Destination: Cape Town
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?... read more »
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4
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If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!... read more »
#8/19
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4
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Destination: Cape Town
There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you... read more »
#9/19
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4
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The Tsitsikamma Park, or "place of many waters", offered us the perfect opportunity to explore the beauties of South Africa's Garden Route, with a two day hike around this marine heritage coastline... read more »
#10/19
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4
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A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!... read more »
#11/19
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4
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27 bends and a climb of 1400 metres took us to perhaps the most uniquely located pub we have ever visited; its claim to fame – highest pub in Africa ... read more »
#12/19
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3.666665
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Setting off on a round trip from Cape Town to the Garden Route, we explored the heartland of South Africa along Cape Route 62, with its vast mountain ranges and pretty historic farming communities... read more »
#13/19
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3
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A South African safari is something that dreams are made of. Head for Kruger National Park, the country’s largest game reserve, and you can see a staggering array of animals... read more »
#14/19
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3
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After a bit of sun, sea and winelands? Better get down to the Western Cape region of South Africa... read more »
#15/19
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3
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One of the world’s greatest game reserves, the Kruger offers good value self-drive safaris with numerous side activities to discover the park and its wildlife ... read more »
#16/19
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3
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Destination: South Africa
Trip type: Adventure, Romance
South Africa boasts some of the world’s finest trains, with rail experiences that are a million miles away from the daily commute... read more »
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Destination: Knysna
Trip type: Adventure, Winter Sun
If you go down to the woods of Knysna today you could be in for a big surprise - this part of South Africa is home to a population of forest elephants... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Adventure, Winter Sun
South Africa offers plenty of guided options to see its spectacular animals, but sometimes the unexpected wildlife encounters can be just as thrilling... read more »
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Destination: Dullstroom
The sleepy little fishing village of Dullstroom, near Johannesburg, is the ideal short-break destination. If trout, the great outdoors and fine food are your thing, here's how to make the most of it... read more »
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