Discover...Experience...Explore a world of diversity in one Park. Visit Addo Elephant National Park and see the Big 7.
Spot a lion, see the elephant herds congregate at Hapoor Dam, go on a game drive in search of the elusive leopard, try a unique vantage point and book the Addo horse trail to view the rhino and buffalo in the veld and then add the remaining two sightings to this list by going on a marine eco tour and spotting the Southern Right Whale and Great White Shark.
Where To Stay: Addo Rest Camp, Spekboom Tented Camp, Kabouga, Matyholweni Rest Camp, Narina Bush Camp, Woody Cape, Luxury Lodges
Stand at the southernmost tip of Africa, where two oceans, the Indian and Atlantic, meet in a tumultuous crash of waves.
Take a picture at the monument that marks this unique point. Discover the legendary 'Cape of Storms'. Explore the historic Cape Agulhas lighthouse. Marvel at the shipwrecks that dot this rugged, beautiful coastline. Curl up in front of a cosy fire with the sound of the crashing waves in the background.
Where To Stay: Agulhas Rest Camp, Rietfontein Cottage, Bergplaas, Rhenosterkop Cottage
The Valley of Desolation, also called the Cathedral of the Mountains, is a declared national monument.
The viewpoint provide a breathtaking view of piled dolerite columns against the backdrop of the Great Karoo plains and a timeless sense of wonder at a landscape said to be the product of the erosive and volcanic forces of nature over a period of 200 million years.
Where To Stay: Lakeview Tented Camp, Nqweba Camp Site
A must for any hiker.
The world-famous five-day, four-night hike that traverses rugged coastline, indigenous forests, includes an adrenaline-filled Bloukrans River crossing, crystal clear streams and waterfalls, provides a physical challenge that leaves you breathless at the scenic beauty. The trail starts near Storms River in the east and ends about 42 kilometres later at Nature’s Valley. Hikers need to be self-sufficient, carrying their own gear.
Where To Stay: Storms River Mouth Rest Camp
Discover an ancient African Kingdom, Southern Africa’s first, established at Mapungubwe Hill between 1200 and 1290 AD.
Home to a powerful tribe that flourished on trading with Eastern cultures such as China and India, Mapungubwe saw the rise and fall of this great civilisation more than 700 years ago. This is the place where archaeologists excavated the famous golden rhino and other evidence of a wealthy African kingdom.
Where To Stay: Leokwe Rest Camp, Limpopo Forest Tented Camp, Mazhou Camp Site, Tshugulu Lodge, Vhembe Bush Camp
Game viewing as never before.
An opportunity to track the elusive Mountain Zebra National Park cheetahs on foot. Drive out with your guide to search for them. When signal from a collared cheetah is found, you will have the opportunity to get closer on foot. An unforgettable experience that will bring you up closer to nature than ever before.
Where To Stay: Mountain Zebra Rest Camp, Mountain Cottages
Stay in a rustic camp and experience the African bush on foot, immersing you in the wilderness and brining you as close to nature as you can get.
That is what is on offer for our more adventurous tourist when they go on a wilderness trail – remoteness, tranquillity, peace and seclusion. We take you on a journey where you not only discover the wildlife, birds, flora and beautiful landscapes, but also yourself.
The Trails: Bushman Trail (Berg-en-Dal), Mathikithi Trail (Satara), Napi Trail (Pretoriuskop), Nyalaland Trail (Punda Maria), Olifants Trail (Letaba), Sweni Trail (Satara), Wolhuter Trail (Berg-en-Dal)
An unforgettable experience – a picnic in a field of Namaqualand daisies and other spring flowers that pulse with sheer energy and joy.
During early August and September, seemingly overnight, the dusty valleys of Namaqualand are transformed into a wonderland, carpeted with wildflowers, a sight that one never forgets. Namaqualand is home to the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world and more than 1 000 of its estimated 3 500 plant species are found nowhere else on earth.
Where To Stay: Skilpad Rest Camp, Coastal Camp Sites, Namaqua Flowers Beach Camp, Namaqua Flowers Skilpad Camp
* only in August & September
See the majestic black-maned lions in the Kalahari desert.
Visiting the KGalagadi Transfrontier Park, where red dunes fade into infinity and herds of gemsbok, springbok and eland follow the seasons, is an experience on its own, but seeing the definitive large black-maned lions, makes it an unforgettable one. The dunes, sparse vegetation and the dry riverbeds of the Nossob and Auob show antelope and predator species off to spectacular advantage.
Where To Stay: Twee Rivieren, Mata Mata, Nossob, Kieliekrankie, Kalahari Tented Camp, Wilderness Camps
Boulders Penguin Colony in Simons Town is home to a unique and endangered land-based colony of African Penguins.
This colony is one of only a few in the world, and the site has become famous and a popular international tourist destination. The Boulders section of Table Mountain National Park consists of three pristine beaches that one shares with these amazing creatures, one penguin viewing area and three boardwalks. This beach is ideal for children as immense boulders shelter the cove from currents, wind and large waves.
Where To Stay: Cape Point, Wash House