South Africa itinerary

People always ask for ideas on a typical South Africa itinerary. Obviously they want to see as much as possible but just as obvious is the fact that it’s a huge country with a lot to offer so, unless you can spend several months here, you won’t see everything in one trip. It’s worthwhile to plan…

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Pinotage at the Cape of Good Hope

On a recent tour to the Cape of Good Hope. I sent my two lovely Russian clients off on the walk that I always recommend to people visiting Cape Point. I told them it was an easy walk, shouldn’t take more than 30-40 minutes, and advised them to not go down to Dias Beach because the walk back…

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Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour

Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour – the only way to deal with plans going awry. Last week’s tours were planned in advance. After a day on Table Mountain and in the city centre, we hoped to visit Cape Point, Kirstenbosch, and the Constantia Winelands, the basic and most popular sightseeing attractions…

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Do you know the famous Cape Town Big 6 ?

The wildlife reserves have the Big 5 – lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo – but do you know the Cape Town Big 6 attractions are just as famous? Groot Constantia – South Africa’s oldest wine producing farm and now a beautiful museum, still producing excellent wines! Spend some time strolling through the grounds and the…

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Top 10 things to do in South Africa

South Africa has much to offer visitors but sometimes you don’t have enough time to do it all so how do you decide what to do? Here is our list of top 10 things to do in South Africa on your next holiday. Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg – if you only do one thing in Johannesburg, this…

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Come on a one-day road trip with us!

Why not come on a one-day road trip with us – we do it all the time! This one shows you two different oceans, one mythical ‘cape’, one Unesco heritage site, a variety of beaches from rocky to white-sandy, the oldest wine route in the country, pretty bays, fishing harbours, a naval base, a penguin colony,…

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8 of the best in the Cape

It’s no surprise than these 8 of the best are the most popular attractions in the Western Cape, as recently reported by tourism statistics. Kirstenbosch. This world-famous botanical garden celebrates 100 years of showcasing South Africa’s unique fynbos plant kingdom. The best way to enjoy it is to spend a day with a picnic and…

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Things to do in Cape Town – Cape Point

I was shocked recently to hear someone say that there is nothing to see or do in the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Well, one could say there’s almost nothing but 7750 hectares of pristine nature and some of the world’s most fabulous views, and that’s exactly how it should be. It was once a farm,…

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