The Garden Route can be found on the south eastern coast of South Africa and stems from Heidelberg in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape. Here, you’ll be able to explore several different eco-systems and a variety of landscapes, all unique to South Africa and truly breathtaking. Offering stunning scenery, quaint and quiet seaside towns and a vibrant yet laid back atmosphere, the Garden Route is a truly idyllic getaway. > View More

    Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake in Kenya. It lies just north west of Nairobi and just outside of the town, Naivasha. Its name derived from the “Nai’posha”, the Masai word for “rough water”; a name which aptly describes the sudden storms which arise in the region. The lake has a vast surface area of 139 square kilometres and averages at 6 meters in depth. Lake Naivasha is home to over 400 different bird … > View More

    Knysna is a gem on the Garden Route and is flanked by George and Plettenberg Bay. The town resides neatly on the outskirts of the Knysna Lagoon and is surrounded by mountains that are home to the notorious Knysna Forest. The area has an incredibly laid back atmosphere and serves as both a permanent and holiday address for many locals and tourists. It is popular for its annual Oyster and Pink festivals and is a … > View More

    Sossusvlei is one of the world’s most remote and beautiful places, synonymous with sweeping sand dunes and astonishing sunsets. The salt and clay pan is enclosed by towering, vivid red dunes, which some say are the highest in the world, presenting a breath-taking picture, as their crimson colour clashes with the cobalt sky. Although the area is accessible, the roads are in quite a bad condition, so if you don’t have a 4×4, it’s wise … > View More

    The Matopos National Park, known by many as the Matobo National Park, is one of Southern Zimbabwe’s most beautiful and popular regions. Just 35 km south of Bulawayo, this National Park in Africa is easily accessed and a true gem to be explored. Made up of rolling hills, thick bush, granite rock formations and an abundance of wildlife, Motopas is without a doubt a truly enchanting piece of Africa. National Parks in Zimbabwe have worked … > View More

    Ai-Ais meaning ‘burning water’ in the local Nama language, refers to the sulphurous thermal hot water springs found at the base of the mountains at the southern end of the Fish River Canyon. The Ai-Ais (pronounced “eye-ice”) springs originate deep under the riverbed and form an oasis in the extremely arid area. During the Nama uprising of 1903–07, when the local Herero and Nama people rebelled against German colonial rule, the hot springs were used … > View More

    Tofo Beach – or Praia do Tofo – is a small town which can be found in South Eastern Mozambique and is an extremely popular tourist destination in Mozambique. Situated 22 kilometres from the city of Inhambane, Praia do Tofo is home to beach villas and diving retreats. A seaside holiday experience like no other, visitors are drawn to the long Indian Ocean beach front, nearby reefs which attracts many different sea species and the … > View More

    The Cango Caves is one of South Africa’s most beautiful hidden treasures. Just 17km outside of the Klein Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, the Cango Caves are one of the Garden Routes most exciting and beautiful tourist attractions. Here, guests can explore the unseen beauties of South Africa and will be astounded by the sheer size and length of the caves. The Cango Caves is primarily dripstone caverns which lie in a limestone ridge which runs … > View More

    Vilanculos is a stunning coastal town in the Inhambane Province of Mozambique. Named for the tribal chief, the outer lying areas were named after his sons. During the colonial period the name was changed slightly to better suit the Portuguese language, but was changed back to the original name that it currently carries. Vilanculos tours offer everything that makes Mozabique such a popular and special place to visit. The tropical coastal town maintains some its … > View More

    Spitzkoppe tours take you to a collection of granite peaks located between Swakopmund and Usakos. The peaks stand out dramatically on the flat desolate landscape. The granite that forms the peaks is over 700 million years old and the highest of them rises 1784 meters above sea level which works out to 700 meters above the desert. One of the major attractions of the region are the rock paintings done by the Khoi San tribes … > View More

    At 19 336 feet, the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is Africa’s highest peak and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain. The mighty Kilimanjaro is composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo (5 895m); Mawenzi (5 149m); and Shira (3 962m). Out of all the cones, it is the iconic Uhuru Peak on Kibo’s crater rim that occupies the highest summit and makes Kilimanjaro a universal landmark and an adventurer’s dream. At 5 895m, Uhuru Peak … > View More

    About three hours away from Cape Town you’ll find the amazing Cederberg region. This wilderness region consists of a rugged mountain range and a gorgeous nature reserve. This nature reserve stretches from the Middelberg Pass at Citrusdal to north of the Pakhuis Pass at Clanwilliam. The area is over 70 000 hectares of craggy terrain and offers many spectacular views and amazing places. The Cederberg is so called after the endangered Clanwilliam Cedar, which is … > View More

    Tucked away deep in the gorgeous Amatola Mountains in the Eastern Cape is the magical village of Hogsback. Overlooking the rivers and slopes of the Tyume Valley, Hogsback is a tiny village which literally consists of one stretch of road; containing various backpackers with friendly staff from around the world, a luxurious hotel, various fine restaurants, one petrol station, one ATM and plenty of beautiful hiking trails. The area got its name from the nearby … > View More

    The Drakensberg is the largest and highest mountain range in Southern Africa. It’s Northern and Central regions are most popular and can be found in South Africa while its southern region can be accessed from Lesotho. Four valleys can be explored in the northern and central regions, and are undeniably breathtaking and inspiring. The Champagne Valley, Cathedral Peak and Didima Valley, Amphitheatre Valley and Middledale Pass Valley are among the most beautiful and frequently visited. > View More

    Ifaty is a coastal area where you’ll find villages such as Mangily and Mandico Rano. It is only 25 kilometres north of Tulear, but because the roads are bad it will take the visitor about two hours to drive to the villages. Even though your trip there might be somewhat bumpy, it will be worth it because what waits on the other side is a gorgeous aquamarine lagoon accompanied by sugar-white beaches and an unforgettable island … > View More

    The city of Iringa is situated in Tanzania and is a popular tourist destination for many adventure seekers. The name Iringa is derived from the Hehe word ‘lilinga’ which means fort; which suites this city as its history goes back to when the German Army used this city as a defensive base against the Hehe uprising led by Chief Mkwawa during the 1890’s. It’s a somewhat remote area situated on an altitude of more than 1, 550 … > View More

    The most popular of Madagascar’s national parks, Isalo National Park continues to offer its visitors breathtaking sights and a glimpse into the natural splendour that was prominent in this area during the Jurassic age. The park protects over 80,000 hectares of eroded sandstone so if there’s one thing you need to remember to pack; it’s your walking shoes. A walk through this park will provide an orchestral performance by nature unlike anything around the world. > View More

    Located on the Lake Shore, equidistant between Nkhata Bay and Dwangwa, in Malawi’s northern region, this beautiful coastal oasis boasts numerous attractions for visitors to enjoy. Malawi is an up-and-coming tourist destination, known predominantly for its exquisite scenery, friendly local residents and intricate arts and crafts. Tours to Kande Beach are steadily growing in popularity. Apart from simply lying on the golden sands, soaking up sunbeams, visitors to the beach can also opt for a more … > View More

    The Kavango River, more popularly known as the Okavango River is a 1600km stretch of crocodile and hippo infested water that serves as a vital water source for Botswana, Namibia and Angola. Its waters also serve as an exciting source of adventure for visitors and thrill seekers alike. No visit to the Kavango River would be complete without a sunset cruise along the gentle flow. Choose from either a ride in the traditional Wate Dugout, the main … > View More

    Lake Andraikiba in Madagascar forms part of the Antsirabe region and lakes which form part of this area is considered to be a must-see for every traveller. Antsirabe can be found approximately 169 kilometres south from Antananarivo which is the main city of the Vakinanakaratra region. It’s the countryside around Antsirabe to the west of the town which is popular to explore; with its many gorgeous lakes of which Lake Andraikiba and Lake Tritriva are … > View More