Category: South Africa

South Africa

Knysna, The Garden Route

The Garden Route in the Western Cape is one of the most popular raod trip routes in South Africa. And for good reason! This coastline is absolutely breathtaking with long sandy beaches, incredible coastal hikes, lush forests, amazing farmer’s markets and characterful towns. Whether you’re stopping at Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay or Nature’s Valley […]

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A Weekend Away to Arniston

Arniston is a beautiful seaside town along the Overberg Coast in the Western Cape. Holiday makers flock to Arniston to enjoy the warm turquoise waters, and for the laid back vibe of the town. There’s so much to do in Arniston and it’s only 2.5 hrs drive from Cape Town, making it a perfect spot […]

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Camping in Beaverlac

Beaverlac is beautiful campsite tucked away in the mountains above Porterville in the Western Cape. This campsite is dearly loved by many South African families and is the perfect weekend escape for a group of friends or a family holiday. The campsite is leafy and lush and there are so many gorgeous fresh mountain pools […]

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Bainskloof Waterfall Hike

Everything you need to know about the gorgeous Bainskloof Waterfall Hike. This hiking trail takes you past three waterfalls in the Bainskloof mountains. The start of this trail is the Tweede Tol campsite in Bainskloof. This hike can thus be done as a part of a camping weekend at Tweede Tol – check out their […]

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A Weekend Away to Tulbagh

Planning a weekend away to Tulbagh Tulbagh is a quaint town located in the Western Cape Winelands. It is surrounded by tall mountains, covered in expansive vineyards and has a cute little town at its center. People flock to Tulbagh for a host of different reasons including to taste the region’s wine, enjoy the surrounding […]

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Cederberg

Cederberg The Cederberg is a truly special spot in South Africa. It’s the sort of place that gives you permission to rest, to breathe and to just be. Cradled by magnificent mountains, the Cederberg is rich in hiking trails, beautiful natural swimming pools and the most amazing scenery. The dry landscape makes the weather conditions […]

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Camping in Kogel Bay & Crystal Pools Hike

Kogel Bay is a beach campsite near Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape. Located just off the beautiful coastal road of Clarens Drive, this magical spot boasts the most incredible views of the Kogelberg mountains and Indian Ocean coastline. You’ll find grassy campsites with either beachfront views or nestled in among the trees for shade and shelter […]

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Storm’s River Mouth, Tsitsikamma National Park

At the end of 2018 Luke and I went on a 3 week long backpacking and camping trip along the East Coast of South Africa. We enjoyed swimming in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, hiked through forests, took a bath on the edge of cliff, wandered through rural towns characterised by rolling hills […]

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Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga

The Blyde River Canyon is the heart and treasure of Mpumalanga, South Africa. A vast canyon painted with a silvery blue snaking river and surrounded by grand and towering mountains. The area is about a 30 minute drive from Graskop and has a few beautiful spots to visit. The close proximity and collection of places […]

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