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SA-Venues Travel Blog

SA-Venues Travel Blog

South Africa's premier travel website offering a wealth of information and resources for the traveller to South Africa.
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SA-Venues Travel Blog

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  • Secrets of Mapungubwe National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Hardly anyone knows about Mapungubwe National Park… It lies on the south bank of the Limpopo River at the meeting place of three countries: Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, about five hours north of Gauteng. It’s more than a national park It’s also a world heritage site and serves as a cultural icon for its […] The post Secrets of Mapungubwe National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 19th of September 2017 07:00:48 AM
  • The Official Cape Town Bucket List
    Over four million people visit Cape Town every year… The Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the best city for the fourth year in a row; it’s been Conde Nast’s Reader’s number one food city in the world; National Geographic voted it number 2 in the top 10 beach cities in the world in 2015; […] The post The Official Cape Town Bucket List appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 15th of September 2017 07:00:50 AM
  • Win a Two Night Stay at the Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas
    The Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas is more than a wine farm. It?s a destination – a place to relax, breathe in the fresh country air, and reconnect with nature. Win a Two Night Stay for Two at the Black Oystercatcher, and a trip for two on the Sunset Wetlands Tour (enjoy a sundowner while […] The post Win a Two Night Stay at the Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 13th of September 2017 05:00:44 PM
  • Whale Watching South Africa Just Got Better ? Now is the best time to see them
    Now is the best time to see them There isn’t a better time for whale watching in South Africa than right now. Because the southern right whale is busy congregating just off the country’s coastline; close enough to the coast to see with the naked eye. And certainly approachable by boats, allowed within 50 metres […] The post Whale Watching South Africa Just Got Better – Now is the best time to see them appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 12th of September 2017 07:00:27 AM
  • Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa?s Greatest Self Drive
    A Karoo road trip is one of the best ways to travel the vast expanse that is the Karoo. Divided into two distinct parts, a Karoo road trip can explore either the Klein Karoo (a 300 km strip of mountainous, semi-desert between Worcester and George), or the Groot Karoo, which occupies the predominant heart of […] The post Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 8th of September 2017 07:00:21 AM
  • South African Tourism Facts ? Proof That the World Loves South Africa
    South African tourism facts are not only interesting to read for those of us involved in the industry. They’re also essential to understand how intimately South Africa is affected by, and dependent on, tourism as a major contributor to GDP. It’s not just ‘nice’ to have thousands of people land on our shores to explore […] The post South African Tourism Facts – Proof That the World Loves South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 6th of September 2017 07:00:28 AM
  • New Accommodation ? Hot on Our Site Right Now
    Every week we add new options to our accommodation offerings on the SA-Venues.com website. So, we thought we’d bring some of the more popular accommodation options we’ve added in the last month to you – everything from garden cottages and backpackers, to luxury apartments and game lodges. Here’s a bird’s eye view of our newest […] The post New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 4th of September 2017 07:00:02 AM
  • 6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng
    The best small towns in Gauteng are but a handful. The place of gold (Gauteng translated from the Sotho) is a small province and as such is completely overshadowed by its vibrant centre ? Johannesburg ? the country’s major metropolis that sprawls over thousands of square kilometres, taking its 13.2 million residents hours to commute […] The post 6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 1st of September 2017 07:00:22 AM
  • Northern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    These Northern Cape tented camps give travellers a first-hand experience of the vast space and silence that best characterises South Africa’s biggest, and least-populated, province. The Northern Cape is home to some of the country’s most beautiful attractions ? the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies Falls, and Namaqualand, to name the more obvious ones. Best known […] The post Northern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel...
    Wednesday 30th of August 2017 07:00:56 AM
  • Garden Route Small Towns ? We explore the Best
    These Garden Route small towns are some of the most popular towns in South Africa. It isn’t difficult to imagine why they’re often busy. The self-drive Garden Route is high on most visitors must-see lists when they arrive in South Africa. The route stretches from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (although it ‘officially’ starts at […] The post Garden Route Small Towns – We explore the Best appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 28th of August 2017 07:00:05 AM
  • Free State Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    Free State Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend – the first one will blow you away! ~ One doesn’t anticipate Free State tented camps in a province known as the heartland of the Afrikaner, and famous for its grain farms and rich pasture land. But it makes sense that the province’s wide skies and […] The post Free State Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 25th of August 2017 07:00:56 AM
  • Garden Route Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping weekend
    Garden Route tented camps bring to mind generous mosquito nets, heavy canvas flaps opening out onto the savannah, and colonial-style Big 5 viewing with sundowners in the bush. Not to be confused with camping holidays where caravans, ground cloths, and tent stakes predominate. The combination of tented camps and the Garden Route goes one step […] The post Garden Route Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 23rd of August 2017 07:00:44 AM
  • 12 Secrets of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    The Free State’s Golden Gate Highlands National Park is tucked away just east of South Africa’s centre, between the popular town of Clarens, Phuthaditjhaba, and the mountainous boundary of Lesotho. Famous for its sandstone formations that change as the sun waxes and wanes, the Golden Gate National Park is awash with gullies, wooded ravines and […] The post 12 Secrets of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South...
    Monday 21st of August 2017 07:00:30 AM
  • North West Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    North West tented camps are perfect escape plans for stress-strapped city dwellers of Pretoria and Johannesburg. The North West province, like Gauteng, is completely landlocked. It is defined by the Magaliesberg Mountains north east of the province, and its bushveld – predominated by shrubs and low-lying trees. Also known as the platinum province for its […] The post North West Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 18th of August 2017 07:00:27 AM
  • KwaZulu-Natal Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    KwaZulu-Natal tented camps come in a variety of guises. They’re not all tented camps the way one expects them to be ? out in the bush accompanied by the Big 5 experience ? except for one, in a private game reserve in the savanna region, just outside Ladysmith. Instead many of them are set in […] The post KwaZulu-Natal Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 16th of August 2017 07:00:32 AM
  • Visit Khomani Cultural Landscape ? the 9th of South Africa?s World Heritage Sites
    Khomani Cultural Landscape ~ Now South Africa has 9; the Newest of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites is in the Desert The Khomani Cultural Landscape has recently been inscribed as the 9th of the country’s world heritage sites, and probably its most intriguing. It is the only landscape to protect what remains of the once-nomadic […] The post Visit Khomani Cultural Landscape – the 9th of South Africa’s World Heritage Sites appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 14th of August 2017 07:00:09 AM
  • Gauteng Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    Gauteng tented camps are an unusual find. These safari-style tented accommodation options clearly challenge the assumption that one needs to leave the city to experience the bush. Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa. It surrounds the country’s business capital, Johannesburg, and the capital city, Pretoria. On the perimeters of both cities are areas […] The post Gauteng Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 11th of August 2017 07:00:18 AM
  • Limpopo Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    Limpopo Tented Camps ~ South Africa’s Limpopo province is synonymous with the bushveld, Big 5 safaris and tented camps. Have a look through these 28 Limpopo tented camps, perfect for glamping weekends … Amanzimlotzi Riverside Bush Camp, Valley of the Olifants Three safari tents in the heart of the bush in this rustic camp with […] The post Limpopo Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 9th of August 2017 07:00:54 AM
  • Cederberg Weekend Guide: Places to Visit in the Cederberg
    Cederberg Weekend Guide ~ There are a myriad things to do and places to visit in the Cederberg, one of the most popular weekend getaways in the Western Cape. It’s popular because it’s so close to Cape Town, it’s a hiking mecca, and is known for its iconic sandstone rock formations – like the Wolfberg […] The post Cederberg Weekend Guide: Places to Visit in the Cederberg appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 7th of August 2017 07:00:28 AM
  • Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    In Mpumalanga tented camps in the bush are about getting away from it all in lush green surrounds where bird life predominates, and where on many of the game reserves you can stroll without fear of predators. Have a look through these 13 Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend Bushfellows Game Lodge, Loskop […] The post Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 4th of August 2017 07:00:28 AM
  • 8 Eastern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    Eastern Cape tented camps to take you into uncharted territory. Once there, time stands still. Because these Eastern Cape tented camps are in a part of the country not associated with big game in the way that Limpopo and Mpumalanga are. But the proximity of Addo Elephant National Park, and the area’s history of wild […] The post 8 Eastern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 07:00:59 AM
  • How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa?s West Coast
    Sparsely populated with access to largely deserted Atlantic beaches, and spring flowers in July/August, here’s a West Coast itinerary to get the most of out of the seaside villages, windswept scenery, and time expanding experiences. Because a weekend isn’t much time to spend on South Africa’s West Coast West Coast National Park This is the […] The post How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 1st of August 2017 07:00:28 AM
  • 20 Western Cape Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    Western Cape Tented Camps … before you shake your head at the thought of having to slum it in a tent, tented camps are anything but the camping holiday that first comes to mind. Many have solid furniture, feather duvets, hot running water and electricity. Most have en suite bathrooms and kitchens, and some even […] The post 20 Western Cape Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 28th of July 2017 07:00:58 AM
  • 15 Reasons to Visit Durban, At LEAST Once in Your Life
    Visit Durban … Described by CNN as ‘the coolest city in South Africa you’ve never seen’. And ranked higher by Mercer in its annual Quality of Living survey than both Cape Town and Johannesburg, for yet another year, South Africa’s east coast city has taken its rightful place as one of the best cities in […] The post 15 Reasons to Visit Durban, At LEAST Once in Your Life appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 26th of July 2017 07:00:24 AM
  • 14 Charming South African Vacation Homes
    South Africans know how to do vacation homes with charm – the immediate sense of being at ‘home’, of space, generosity, consideration and beautiful views (inside and out). South Africa has its own unique blend of charm. It’s woven through the choice of farm furniture, or the carefully selected art work; the elegant use of […] The post 14 Charming South African Vacation Homes appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 24th of July 2017 07:00:47 AM
  • Things to Do over the School Holidays in the Garden Route
    School holidays hardly leave me in a state of rapture. In fact, I get a distinct tingling sensation down my spine at the thought of a bored tween with absolutely no passion for reading (a work in progress, I admit). And it?s not that good tingle. So, for parents, like me, that need some serious […] The post Things to Do over the School Holidays in the Garden Route appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 21st of July 2017 07:00:08 AM
  • 15 Free and Cheap Cape Town Date Ideas
    Cape Town is rumoured to be a little expensive for those on a budget. But if you know where to go, there is plenty of romance in the Mother City… 15 Free and Cheap Cape Town Date Ideas … Feed the squirrels in the Company’s Garden You’ll find this garden in the heart of the […] The post 15 Free and Cheap Cape Town Date Ideas appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 18th of July 2017 09:15:50 AM
  • Luxury in South Africa ? Some of the Best Hotels, Guest Houses & Lodges
    Luxury in South Africa ~ Some of The Best Luxury Hotels, Guest Houses and Lodges in South Africa … Go on – treat yourself! Prana Lodge ~ Cintsa East, Wild Coast This private beach lodge and spa lies on 21 km of unspoilt beachfront on the Wild Coast, your immediate surrounds a series of indigenous […] The post Luxury in South Africa – Some of the Best Hotels, Guest Houses & Lodges appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 13th of July 2017 07:00:58 AM
  • 20 Most Incredible Historical Sites in South Africa
    Historical Sites in South Africa ~ South Africa’s history is young. It doesn’t have buildings that date back to the fifteenth century, because back then its beaches were still combed by Strandlopers (the hunter-gatherer San, known as beach combers for their shell midden remains). What South Africa does have is an interesting and varied history, […] The post 20 Most Incredible Historical Sites in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 11th of July 2017 07:00:14 AM
  • 13 Reasons to Visit Johannesburg at LEAST Once in Your Life
    Ranked the world’s top city by Rough Guides in 2015, Johannesburg is going places. It’s breaking free of its reputation problem, and emerging as a seriously good alternative to Cape Town with galleries, shops, museums and markets to rival any in the world. Now it’s a hipster hangout, the ‘cool capital of the southern hemisphere’ […] The post 13 Reasons to Visit Johannesburg at LEAST Once in Your Life appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 5th of July 2017 07:00:19 AM


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