Tourism, Wildlife and Safaris

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...

The Blue Train

The Blue Train BLUE TRAIN SPECIAL PACKAGE: IVORY TREE GAME LODGE An opulent and glamorous travel experience that recalls the grand splendor of the Orient Express, the Blue Train offers a way to immerse yourself in the magnificent landscapes of Africa through an epic rail journey traveling in pure luxury and style. From elegant pre-departure VIP lounges where guests are welcomed with a...

Menzo Wildlife Education

Wildlife Educational Products perfect for safari Are you going on a safari with your children or do you just want to learn more about Southern African Wildlife? Then our range of Menzo interactive educational wildlife products are the right products to invest in. Invest in your child’s education to preserve Africa's unique wildlife for generations to come. After all ..., conservation starts with education!

Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve

Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve This is the Great Karoo at its best-where undulating valleys and soaring mountains open up onto endless plains. The beautiful Manor House’s three sumptuous suites are the perfect base for game drives, visits to the small cat rehabilitation centre and Anglo-Boer War sites. You’ll definitely overindulge in delectable breakfasts, high teas and starlit dinners - set in the...

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve is widely acclaimed for its unparalleled game viewing and supremely comfortable accommodation. But to make sure yours is an all-round luxury experience, it also offers exciting and varied dining choices. Depending on your mood and preferences, the chefs at Sabi Sabi will prepare something special for you at one of these spectacular venues....

Hot Air Balloon Rides

We list all of the hot air balloon companies in South Africa, with their prices, description and locations, with direct links to them, to help you make the best choice.

Aquila Safari Private Game Reserve

Aquila Safari Private Game Reserve Experience A Big-5 Safari Under 2 Hours From Cape Town Day Trip Safari: Hotel Pick-up & transfer 2-3 hour game drive with ranger guide Visit San Rock Art site Lunch in an African boma restaurant Free visit to the Karoo Ostrich Farm Browse Our African curio shop Return to Cape Town.

Inverdoorn Game Reserve & Iziba Safari Lodge

Inverdoorn Game Reserve & Iziba Safari Lodge Spend the day or overnight with the largest number of wild animals. Situated on over 10000 hectares, Inverdoorn offers: Close encounters with animals: established conservation reserve, world-famous cheetah rehabilitation centre, guide safaris and game drives: the night drive offers the chance to spot the rare cape leopards, caracal and many other nocturnal animals....

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...

Red Stone Hills

Red Stone Hills It's hard to ignore the dramatic stone outcrops on the road to Oudtshoorn, and this holiday farm makes full use of its unique location. A selection of thoughtfully furnished cottages suits everyone from honeymooners to families, but they all have one thing in common - spectacular views of the stone hills. Make sure you're on the stoep by sunset. Rates: R230-R375.

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.

Ebb & Flow Rest Camp South

The bigger of the Garden Route National Park’s two Wilderness sites, Ebb & Flow South offers camping, caravanning and log cabin accommodation. The riverside family log cabins are first choice, or try the smaller riverside forest cabins. Rates: Camping From R195; Cabins from R460.

Woodville Forest Walk

An 80m stroll to the 850-year-old giant yellow- wood ‘Big Tree’ is followed, if you’re in the mood for it, by a very easy 2km walk through the for- est. For the peace and quiet alone, it’s worth the half-hour excursion. Fill in your permit at the start of the trail.

Cycleworx

Cycleworx If you’re an active traveller, then the best option to explore all the forests and back roads would be the self-guided, self-propelled cycle tour. Mountain bikes are available for hire (and repair). Hours: Shop 9am-5pm Mon-Fri; 9.00pm-1.00pm Sat; 9.00am-noon public holidays. Rates: R75 per day, mountain bikes only. Cycleworx accepts all major Credit Cards:

Lightley’s Holiday Houseboats

A delightfully different way to experience Knysna is from the water on a self-catering little houseboat available with from 2 to 6 berths. They’re fully equipped – just bring the rations! No skipper’s licence is required to captain through these tranquil waters where you can swim, snorkel and fish or just kick back as you take in the luscious scenery. Rates:R1025 (sleeps...