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Kirsrenbosch National Botanical Garden

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and renowned as one of the most magnificent botanical gardens in the world, Kirstenbosch is a stunning location for a day out; a sprawling green paradise set against the slopes of Table Mountain, bursting with rare and beautiful wildlife. While an idyllic location for escaping the city bustle to enjoy a romantic stroll or an...

Drive South Africa Car Rental

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Kievits Kroon Estate (Pty) Ltd

Kievits Kroon (Pty) Ltd Following his graduation from hotel school in 1993, Sammy explored various opportunities in hospitality, including stores and purchasing, before deciding to pursue his love of food and cooking. Having quickly worked his way up the ranks, he’s now head chef at what is often dubbed ‘the winelands in Gauteng,’ Kievits Kroon Country Estate- Not only does this speak volumes...

Purple Heron Guest House and B&B

Purple Heron Guest House and B&B Bird and nature lovers will want to stay at Purple Heron Guest House and luxury B&B as it is right on the banks of the Swatrveli River in Sedgefield, South Africa and offers the most amazing tranquility and a great travel experience. There are five double rooms (one suite) all with their own bathrooms. The downstairs room is wheelchair accessible and has a wheelchair...

Europcar Chauffeur Service

With more than 30 years experience providing travel and transport solutions for the discerning traveller, who appreciates style and luxury, our Chauffeur Service is a truly unique experience. Due to our national footprint in all major cities, you can enjoy an effortless and exclusive travel experience with your complete safety ensured, when travelling for either business...

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express Teetering on the doorstep of bustling pedestrian street St George’s Mall, this option suits travellers looking for a clean, no-frills pocket-friendly stay. With creature comforts like air con, satellite TV and complimentary coffee and tea, it also boasts a great location in the centre of town, just a snail's crawl away from Greenmarket Square, The Company's Garden, Museum...

Noon Gun

Noon Gun As certain as death and taxes, Cape Towns noon gun has been booming away steadily atop Signal Hill since 1902, making the city's populace jump out of their shoes before exclaiming incredulously, 'Is it 12 o'clock already? The twin cannons used to be situated in the Castle of Good Hope until the British occupation in 1806, when the English came up with the idea of moving...

Iziko South African Museum

Iziko South African Museum The Iziko South African Museum holds a certain old-school charm that its more technologically advanced counterparts don't. The array of stuffed animals is vast - from a duck-billed platypus to extinct killer sharks. Dinosaur enthusiasts will enjoy the African Dinosaurs exhibition featuring fossils dating back 250 million years. Hours: 10am-5pm daily. Admission: R15 adults...

Castle of Good Hope at Cape Town

Castle of Good Hope at Cape Town This pentagonal castle was built in 1666 by VOC commander Zach-arias Wagenaer to keep the Brits out and became the hub of the Mother City's administrative and military operations, Centuries later, the castle is still the military base of Cape Town, and if you happen to be in the mustard-hued courtyard at 10am or noon, you'll catch the marching castle guard and his orange...

Spekboom Cottages

These six beautifully renovated 'Nagmaal' cottages in a quiet side street offer luxury lodgings on a self-catering or B&B basis. There is a communal swimming pool and braai area, with bicycles on offer for exploring the village. Quirky extras like outside baths make this ideal for young-at-heart travellers. Rates: R300-R320. Spekboom Cottage accepts all major credit...

Take a (donkey) taxi

For centuries the Klein Karoo has used donkeys to move around, shifting people and produce between farm and town. For a (rather bone-jarring) experience you can charter a ‘donkey taxi’ at the official hitching post outside the tourism office in De Rust. Prices are negotiable, but expect to pay about R15-R20 for a short ride out of town and back.

Wilderness Bush Camp

Wilderness Bush Camp Considering the region’s timber-hauling heritage, it seems only right to stay a night here in a log cabin in the forest – with hiking paths into a conservation estate literally at your doorstep. There are only six units, though, and accommodation is limited to 12 guests, so be sure to book ahead. Rates: R350-R600 per unit. No- Credit Cards are accepted.

Wilderness Adventures

Wilderness Adventures Explore the forests around Wilderness and Hoekville on horseback at this trail riding centre, situated 19km inland from the N2. Trails range from 1 hour (through the forest) to 4 hours (across rivers and difficult terrain), and are as easy or as challenging as you want: owner Elbrus Ourtaev is a highly skilled Russian Cossack rider with a long list of film stunts to his...

Eden Adventures

Eden Adventures This one-stop adventure shop can hook you up with abseiling, bouldering or kloofing on the Kaaiman’s River … or simply with a canoe to paddle around the serpentine waterways around the National Park’s Ebb & Flow rest camps. Book in advance in summer for the bigger adventures. Hours:Mar-Oct 9am-4.30pm daily, Nov-Feb 7.00am-7.00pm daily. Rates: R60-R750 (excluding park...

Teniqua Treetops

Teniqua Treetops If you’ve ever wanted to spend the night in a treehouse, right in the heart of the forest, that’s what you’ll get here – along with all the crawlies and night-time sounds that come with it. Accommodation is in eco-friendly tented treehouses, so you really do get close to nature. While you’re there, a walk down the valley to the river completes your back-to-the-wild...