Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei in the Namib-Naukluft National Park of Namibia (part of the Namib Desert) is an endorheic drainage basin (i.e., a drainage basin without outflows) for the ephemeral Tsauchab River. The Tsauchab carries water only during the rare times when rain falls in the...

Garden Route Golf Destinations

The Garden Route is one of the country’s leading golf destinations and a number of the world’s best courses can be found in a relatively small area. Courses such as Kingswood, Fancourt, Pezula, Oubaai, Pinnacle Point and George Country Club offer breathtaking views,...

Cape Town: Your Gateway to South Africa

South Africa is a vast and varied country. Until you actually traveled there, it’s quite hard to grasp the actual size of it. The 25th-largest country in the world, it is three times as large as California, and comparable to Niger, Angola, Mali, and Colombia....

Experience Mandela’s Footsteps

  People interested in following Mandela’s footsteps often wonder where they can experience something of his life without having to go to Robben Island. Robben Island is probably the most iconic visiting point for those who want to follow in Mandela’s...

The Spectacular Quiver Tree

The Quiver Tree is probably the most spectacular aloe species that is found in South Africa because of its sculptural form. Aloe dichotoma, also known as Quiver tree or Kokerboom (Afrikaans), is a species of aloe indigenous to Southern Africa. Quiver Trees are...

Whale Watching on the Western Cape Coast

The Western Cape of South Africa is a great destination for watching whales, whether from land or from boats, with spectacular annual visits from southern right and humpback whales. Each year Southern Right Whales migrate from Antarctica to calve in the sheltered bays...
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