The West Coast, as the name suggests is the stretch of coastline on the western side of South Africa and north of the city of Cape Town. It is characterised by small coastal towns, bustling fishing industries and miles and miles of empty beaches. The West Coast Peninsula is a prominent feature along this stretch […]
This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Garden Route is a 300 km long coastal route in the Western Cape that stretches from Mossel Bay to Storms River in the Eastern Cape province, and includes popular towns like Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. As the name suggests, this area is renowned for its spectacular […]
If there’s one place that combines incredible coastal scenery and unparalleled hiking in an unspoiled setting, it’s the Tsitsikamma National Park on South Africa’s south-eastern coastline. Bonus: We’ve created dozens of adventure guides just like this. Join our family of avid adventure seekers and get access to ALL of our adventure guides.
This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. Cape Point Nature Reserve on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa’s most south-western tip, is a region famed for its rugged beauty. It is also romantically, although mistakenly, thought of as the meeting point between the cold Atlantic and warm Indian Oceans that wash South Africa’s coastlines. Regardless, […]
Nestled on the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has a lot to boast about. For starters, with Table Mountain as its backdrop and incorporating spectacular views of the mountains it is arguably one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. It is also the only botanical gardens in […]
This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. Visiting Cape Town and planning on heading up Table Mountain? The Cableway is great, but the best way to experience the incredible views over the Mother City and to really get to know this iconic mountain is by tackling a Table Mountain hike! There are a […]
The Knysna Forest is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream location and offers some of the best hiking and birding opportunities in the region. It is also a place of deep mystery and intrigue as ancient trees shroud and protect one of South Africa’s most elusive creatures… Knysna Forest highlights Try to find the last of the […]
This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. Nature’s Valley is a small coastal town surrounded by a big beach, big mountains, a big forest and a big river (the Grootrivier). It’s also the finish line for one of South Africa’s biggest hiking trails: the Otter Trail. With so much bigness around, it’s possible […]