Bevan crossing the uMkhuze river into the Fig Forest

Hike a 900-year-old Fig forest: Mkhuze Game Reserve

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. When last did you come across a living organism that is over 900-years old? We were amazed to discover that Africa’s last ancient, indigenous fig forest can be found in Mkhuze Game Reserve right on Durban’s doorstep. Highlights Discover a wild Sycamore Fig forest that is over […]

The red mountains of Golden Gate National Park

The Wodehouse Peak hiking trail

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Drakensberg is famous for its incredible hiking trails, and one hike that definitely deserves a mention is the Wodehouse Peak hiking trail in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Bonus: We’ve created a hiking checklist specifically for the Wodehouse Trail: Get the Wodehouse Trail Hiking […]

Bevan at Double Mouth Nature Reserve

Hiking for treasure in the Double Mouth Nature Reserve

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The South African coastline is incredibly varied and has much to offer. From East London eastwards, and across the mighty Kei River into the Wild Coast, grassy hills and rocky cliffs shelter enclosed sandy bays or give rise to wild, exposed and wave-battered points. Herders’ paths follow […]

Lisbon Falls Black and White

Secret hike to the bottom of the Lisbon Falls

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Lisbon Falls is one of the most amazing waterfalls along Mpumalanga’s Panorama Route. At 94m, it is the highest waterfall in Mpumalanga. There is a reason why visitors flock to see this natural wonder – the Lisbon Falls are beautiful! Bonus: We’ve created dozens of adventure guides […]

Tugela falls at the top of the amphitheatre

The Sentinel Peak (chain ladders) hike

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Sentinel Peak is one of the icons of the northern section of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg. Standing at 3166 m, it stands guard at the western end of the famous Amphitheatre. It is also home to the Tugela Falls, the second-highest waterfall in the world! Bonus: We’ve created […]

Bevan on walking safari in the Kruger National Parl

How to make the most of your time in the Kruger National Park

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‘How to make the most of your time in the Kruger National Park’ is sponsored by the great people at Africa Odyssey, who offer tailor-made safari and beach holidays to Africa. The Kruger National Park bridges the Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces in north-eastern South Africa. Being the country’s largest unbroken wilderness area, this game reserve […]