Whales and Caracals at De Hoop

Whales and Caracals at De Hoop

Mike Unwin, July 26, 2015 Categories: South Africa, Traveler Stories
De Hoop is a small, uncrowded nature reserve in South Africa’s Western Cape, where – with no pressure to tick off the Big Five – you have the freedom to discover other unusual wildlife, such as whales and caracals.
Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

No less than 4 South African parks have been awarded a top 10 position in the definitive list of Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa. MalaMala, Sabi Sands, Phinda and Kgalagadi all received a top 10 ranking. No other safari country...
Sample the Finest Wines of South Africa

Sample the Finest Wines of South Africa

Beyond Cape Town, the old towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl nestle in spectacular valleys covered by the vineyards of historic wine estates which have been cultivating grapes for some 300 years.
How to Avoid the Crowds in Kruger National Park

How to Avoid the Crowds in Kruger National Park

Alan knows that spotting cars is sometimes easier than spotting wildlife in Kruger National Park. However, its massive proportions mean you can get that bush experience you came to Africa for.
The Otter Trail: A Popular Hiking Trail in South Africa

The Otter Trail: A Popular Hiking Trail in South Africa

Lizzie Williams, May 19, 2014 Categories: African Hotspots, South Africa
Covering a beautiful stretch of forest and beaches where the Indian Ocean meets the Garden Route, South Africa’s popular five-day Otter Trail offers hikers a marvellous wilderness experience.